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Old Jul 01, 2012, 06:55 PM
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Originally Posted by jim e View Post
Hope that you bled the calipers or even better bled the rear brake cylinders/calipers and then the front in order to : flush out normal debris that accumulates and to remove some of the brake fluid (that gradually absorbs water). I try to do that once a year, or every 10,000 miles or when i rotate the tires. Do not ever have to replace parts other than pads/linings.
Very good recommendation. It was not necessary since we had this done after we got the car recently because the fluid was very dark. The Fluid was very clear at the time we did the brake job so, perhaps next time, however, yes this is something that needs to be done normally when doing a brake job as Hydraulic fluid certainly attracts water molecules.
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