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Brake pad replacement

Audi A4 Quartro 2003. I replaced back brake pads and blead them same as always now I can't get pressure on break pedal did I use wrong fluid? I bought Dot $ from Kragen which looked clear in color instead of green.

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  • Joseph May 11, 2010

    That's actually backwards. Most cars are done that way, but on your audi you'd start at the front driver's side, then front passenger's, driver's side rear, and lastly passenger's rear. Before messing with something as important as your brake's you should pick up a service manual.

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You will need to bleed all four corners, starting at the right rear, then left rear, then right front, then left front. Your bleed procedure always goes from the wheel farthest from the master cylinder, to the closest. By bleeding only the rear brakes, you've gotten air out back there, but not necessarily any air that might have moved farther forward. Bleed your rears again, and then move forward to bleed the fronts, and see if that helps.

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    Hasan AL-shamm Sep 19, 2012

    so i've done a procedure similar to that.. but the brakes were still lose n then i took i to the mechanic n he said that a computer has to be used to do the ABS or wateva.. so i was jus wondering if thats true .. also he said that he will use a pressure bleeder . cheerz

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