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Bleeding brakes I replaced my 96 windstar brake line but I'm having problem with air in the line, brakes is spongy, do I let the motor run while I'm bleeding the brakes? is it better to replace the factory bleeder with speed bleeders?.

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  • adlatuk Mar 28, 2009

    Replaced rear brake lines, and have no brakes.bleed rear only. do I need to bleed all there a bleeder valve for rear brakes?

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    brake bleeding

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2014

    replaced break line on 4x4,now abs override at low speed,can't stop at 10-30 mph



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No need to run the engine. Start the bleed procedure from the caliper farthest from the master cylinder, and work toward it. This means bleed the passenger rear first, then the driver rear, then passenger front, then driver front. Don't stop bleeding any caliper until you get three or so consecutive streams of air-free fluid through the bleeder. Monitor the level of fluid in the cylinder, and be sure the cap is on while bleeding - only open it to add additional fluid as needed.

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