Chrysler Colt/Vista 1990-1993 Repair Information

Combination Valve or Proportioning Valve

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The valve performs one or more of the following functions:

  1. Controls the amount of hydraulic pressure to the rear brakes.
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  3. Warns of failure in the brake system (warning light on dash).
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  5. Inactivates rear pressure control in case of failure in the front service brake system.
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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION




CAUTION
Brake pads contain asbestos, which has been determined to be a cancer causing agent. never clean the brake surfaces with compressed air! Avoid inhaling any dust from any brake surface! When cleaning brake surfaces, use a commercially available brake cleaning fluid.

  1. Disconnect the brake lines at the valve.
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Use a flare nut wrench, if possible, to avoid damage to the lines and fittings.

  1. Remove the mounting bolts and remove the valve.
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Do not disassemble the valve, replace with a new one if necessary.

  1. Install the valve and connect the lines. Make sure the brake lines are tight. Fill the system with fluid and bleed the brakes.
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