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How to bleed rear brakes on harleydavidson 2005fxdwgi

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Depending on your arms might take two people. Find the bleeder screw on the rear brake caliper. Should be either a 10mm wrench or a 3/8 wrench. Be a good Idea to get a short length of hose from the bleeder to a catch pan.(prevents fluid from getting on rotor/pads/Paint) Pump up the rear brake untill you got a good firm pedal. Hold pressure on the brake pedal and open the bleeder. Once pedal is to full down position shut the bleeder valve. Re pump pedal and repeat. 4-5 times or until solid fluid flow is present. Also watch the master cylinder for fluid level. Make sure you don't **** air into system defeating everything your trying to do. Option two is get a vacuum brake bleeder kit. With that you open the bleeder and start pumping the vacuum tool. Watching for fluid level in master cylinder. Same principal. If you use the vacuum method i still strongly recommend finishing the bleed manually.

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