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Brake fluid replacement, 2004 Solara

Hi, is this a DIY job? I've done this many times on old British cars but never on a modern Japanese car with ABS. Any special techniques or is this a job for the professional? Approximate cost for professional, (excluding other stuff like pads, etc)?
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The ABS shouldn't present any issues in bleeding / replacing the fluid that wouldn't be problems in a pre ABS system, HOWEVER, the consequences of not doing the job correctly (i.e.: introducing air into the system) could be considerably more troublesome AND hard to correct! So proceed with caution an make sure NOT to run the reservoir dry or back-**** air through the bleeder valve.

A vacuum bleeder would be preferred over the pedal pumping partner, just to help prevent the above probs...

Hope this helps, and good luck!

-WB

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