Question about 1999 Isuzu Rodeo
How does one replace a broken front brake line on a 1999 Isuzu Rodeo?
One gose to the parts store and get the broken part . find the master cylinder reservoir , when at parts store find out what kind it fluid ittakes. refill reservior with brake fluid .put on your safety glasses raise side of that is broken remove wheel , place on jack stand. remove broken part try not to let all the fluid drain from reservior. may have to use a trick or two to get it off but it dose come off , install new one ,check fluid again top off if necessary . IT VERY VERY IMPORTANT IT DOSE NOT RUN DRY. start at the farest brake ,on the back of where the tire gose there is a small nut with a hole running throw it that is called a bleeder valve. 2 people will be needed 1 in the kar and 1 to say hold it back to the back side of tire loosen bleeder nut then re tigthen hand tight.then yell ok the person inthe car will pump the brake paddle 7 to10 ten times slowly press to floor then back up1 one thousand then down again a thousand between each pump. after 7 to 10 pump the car person will yell ok and hold down the brake then the under buddy turns the bleeder nut open,letting out air trapped in the lines repeat until you get a good stream of fluid. move to other side of car, car person will re fill reservoir putting cap back on reservior each filled bleed the brake same way . by this time the paddle should be getting hard not going to the floor. if it is recheck brake line work for leaks . if not game on after back is done recheck fluid move to front .do the one not broken first then broken last paddel should be hard like you have brakes don t forget to top off fluid again . then turn hard. if it is you are done if not look for leak and fix
once the car is in action it may or may not have to be done again goood luck DONOT STRIP BLEEDER NUT
Posted on May 23, 2009
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