DeVille, Eldorado, Seville 1999-2005

Pressure Bleeding

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  1. Remove the master cylinder reservoir cap and replace with appropriate adapter.
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  3. Charge the bleeder to 20-25 psi (140-172 kPa).
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  5. Connect the hose to the adapter.
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  7. Open the valve on the brake bleeder tank.
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  9. Raise the vehicle and support.
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  11. Place a proper size wrench over the bleed screw.
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  13. Attach a clear tube over the screw and allow the tube to hang submerged in a clear container partially filled with brake fluid.
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  15. Open the bleed screw at least 3 / 4 turn and allow brake fluid flow to continue until no air is seen in the brake fluid.
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  17. Close the bleed screw.
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  19. Tighten bleed screws to 115 inch lbs. (13 Nm).
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  21. Repeat bleeding sequence in the following order:

    Bleed the left front caliper.
     
    Bleed the right front caliper.
     
    Bleed the left rear caliper.
     
    Bleed the right rear caliper.
     

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  23. Lower the vehicle.
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  25. Check the brake pedal for sponginess. Repeat the entire bleeding procedure if a low brake pedal or sponginess is found.
    CAUTION
    Do not move the vehicle until a firm brake pedal is obtained. Air in the brake system can cause the loss of brakes with possible personal injury.

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  27. Remove the brake bleeding equipment from the master cylinder.
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