Note: This is a general guide for all vehicles.
How to Bleed Brakes with a Tool
This guide requires the following supplies:
Always wear safety glasses when working on your vehicle. Wear other personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary, for example latex gloves or closed toe shoes.
Secure your vehicle on a level surface, making sure your car will not roll or lean too much when jacked up.
Use a jack to lift up your vehicle.
Secure the vehicle with jack stands on both sides for safety before starting any work. Do not rely on the jack to hold the vehicle up while working.
Locate the brake bleeder valve on your passenger side rear brake.
Install a piece of clear plastic tubing over the brake bleeder screw and the other end into a container.
Install the brake bleeder tool as instructed by the manufacturer.
Crack bleeder screw open and allow the tool to bleed the brakes for you.
Repeat steps 5-8 for all four corners of the vehicle, Starting at right rear, then left rear, right front and last left front of vehicle.
Lower vehicle on to the ground and verify repairs with a road test.
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