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I just replaced both front calipers on a2006 chevrolet malibu 2.2L, and i need to know the brake bleeding procedure?

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Bleed the master cylinder first,then the right front,and the left front.Now only pump brake pedal one time all the way to the floor,

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*these direction were extracted from personal experience and manufacturer information*

any other questions just ask!


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