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How to bleed the brakes
pretty easy, and you can do it with a helper the old school way.
The order you will bleed them is right rear, left rear, right front left front.
(you should bleed toe longest lines first.)
Open the hood and fill the master cylinder with DOT 3 brake fluid.
Close the cover to the master cylinder.
Get in position at the right rear wheel with the wrench ready to open the bleeder screw on the back of the wheel cylinder.
Have the helper push the brake pedal 3 full times to the floor and hold it down on the 3rd pump. (keep pushing it down)
They should say "Holding" at that point and you will open the bleed screw just a little until you see fluid coming out.
(the pedal will fall to the floor when you open the bleed)
You should close the bleed screw before they release the pedal.
Repeat the process a few times until you don't see air or dirty fluid.
You should check the fluid level every few times you repeat this to make sure it's still full of fluid, and make sure to seal the master cylinder cap before pumping the brake.
The process is the same for all 4 wheels.
You can also use a small clear tube/hose.... put it over the end of the bleed screw and the other end in a bottle or something to catch the mess coming out.
They sell one man bleed kits at the autoparts places, but I found them more messy and not as good as the old way.
hope this helps.
on Dec 24, 2012
1983 dodge pickup
at the base of the steering colomn where the colomn goes under the dash is a panel that is held on with two screws take them out and the panel comes off
on Aug 25, 2012
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