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brake bleeding procedure

Discussion in 'New Members' started by maui808taco, Apr 17, 2013.

  1. Apr 17, 2013 at 11:43 PM
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    maui808taco

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    can anyone help me da bleeding procedure 08 tacoma 4.0l prerunner with abs?
     
  2. Apr 19, 2013 at 7:03 PM
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  3. Apr 19, 2013 at 7:06 PM
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    moondeath

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    Use 2 people. One person pumps the brakes, other opens the bleeders. Have person pump pedal 2 or 3 times and hold pedal down, then 2nd person opens the bleeder. Let it bleed then close. Repeat until just fluid comes out. Make sure fluid in reservoir stays high enough during the bleeding procedure.
     
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  4. Aug 11, 2013 at 8:39 AM
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    What is the preferred sequence for bleeding out trucks ? Mine is a 2.7 if that makes any difference. I heard start at rear right - the furthest form the master cylinder and I've head start at the left front - closest to the master cylinder. Thanks.
     
  5. Aug 11, 2013 at 8:51 AM
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    I have always heard and practiced start furthest from the master cylinder.
     
  6. Aug 11, 2013 at 9:00 AM
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    Watari06V6

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    use the gravity method. i did- everytime. no probs
     
  7. Aug 11, 2013 at 9:02 AM
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    X2. Same here but recently I've heard some want the closest first but I have no idea which Toyota prefers and or why. Thanks.
     
  8. Aug 11, 2013 at 10:13 AM
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    What's the gravity method ?
     
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