Infinity_QX56_2004-2005

Bleeding the Brake System

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NOTE
Be sure that the master cylinder is full of clean fresh brake fluid before starting the bleeding process. Use only the recommended brake fluid when bleeding the system. Do not allow brake fluid to spill on painted surfaces as damage will occur.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Turn the ignition switch OFF. Disconnect the ABS actuator and electric control unit connector.
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  7. Connect a vinyl tube to the rear right bleed valve. Be sure to have a catch pan handy to catch excess brake fluid.
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  9. Fully depress the brake pedal four or five times.
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  11. With the brake pedal depressed, loosen the bleed valve to let air out, then tighten it immediately.
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  13. Repeat the above steps until all air is removed from the system. Be sure to keep watch on the brake fluid level and replenish, as necessary.
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  15. Tighten the bleed valve.
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  17. Repeat the above steps at each wheel, with the master cylinder reservoir tank filled at least half way.
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  19. Bleed the remaining components in the following order: front left, rear left and front right.
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