Below guide will teach you How to Bleed Brakes with a Tool. Please follow the instructions carefully.
Things You’ll Need:
- Combination Wrench Set
- Brake Fluid
- Clear Vinyl Tubing
- DIY Costs: Est. $41.95 parts only
- Shop Costs: Est. $138.07 parts and labor
- Park the vehicle on a flat surface.
- Using a floor jack, raise the vehicle.
- Prop the vehicle on the jack stands so that you can work easily underneath the vehicle without and harm.
- Look for brake bleeder valve on the rear passenger side brake.
- Fix a small piece of clear plastic tubing to the brake bleeder screw and insert the other end of the tubing into the container filled with brake fluid.
- Now you need to fix the brake bleeder tool. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for installation.
- Remove the bleeder screw and let the brake bleeder tool bleed the brakes for you.
- Use the same process given from step 5 to 7 for other wheels in an order of: right rear wheel, right front wheel and left front wheel.
- Put the wheels back and secure them with lug nuts.
- Remove the jack stands and floor jack and take a small drive to make certain that brakes are properly working.
Tips & Warning
- It is important to use protective clothing before working under the vehicle. Safety goggles, latex gloves, closed toe shoes and apron are necessary for your safety as they prevent you from injuries.