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Soft breakpedal after bleeding the system. Used the "old method", breakpedal and bleeding. Do you have to activate the ABS-pump the get rid of all the bubles..? If so, how to activate the ABS-pump without software and cable.

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At the garage they use a machine for automatic purge. This would be the ideal choice, because the brake pressure can be tested precisely while purging the system. Here an example of machine used and procedure:B3FE04K1.

Purge can be done manually, operating on pedal and lines. This can be done in several different ways.

A simple way to purge the brakes is by pumping on the pedal while a second person is purging the air using a small rubber hose and a container.

Here the procedure with pictures.

There are different ways to bleed the brakes. After bleeding ensure that the braking power is at standard, eventually having the car tested at the garage, ensure that there are no leaks, and that system is pressurized again.


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