Mercedes-Benz Cars 2000-05

Hydraulic System

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Hydraulic System Bleeding



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Fill the reservoir with brake fluid. Do not allow brake fluid to contact painted surfaces.
  4.  
  5. Have a helper push the clutch pedal down and hold it.
  6.  
  7. Attach a clear plastic hose to the bleeder valve. Place the other end of the hose in a container to catch the brake fluid.
  8.  
  9. Open the bleeder valve on the release cylinder to expel air, then close the bleeder valve. Do not release the clutch pedal until the bleeder valve is closed.
  10.  
  11. Repeat the procedure until clear fluid flows out of the bleeder valve.
  12.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Fill the reservoir with brake fluid. Do not allow brake fluid to contact painted surfaces.
  4.  
  5. Have a helper push the clutch pedal down and hold it.
  6.  
  7. Attach a clear plastic hose to the bleeder valve. Place the other end of the hose in a container to catch the brake fluid.
  8.  
  9. Open the bleeder valve on the release cylinder to expel air, then close the bleeder valve. Do not release the clutch pedal until the bleeder valve is closed.
  10.  
  11. Repeat the procedure until clear fluid flows out of the bleeder valve.
  12.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Fill the reservoir with brake fluid. Do not allow brake fluid to contact painted surfaces.
  4.  
  5. Have a helper push the clutch pedal down and hold it.
  6.  
  7. Attach a clear plastic hose to the bleeder valve. Place the other end of the hose in a container to catch the brake fluid.
  8.  
  9. Open the bleeder valve on the release cylinder to expel air, then close the bleeder valve. Do not release the clutch pedal until the bleeder valve is closed.
  10.  
  11. Repeat the procedure until clear fluid flows out of the bleeder valve.
  12.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Fill the reservoir with brake fluid. Do not allow brake fluid to contact painted surfaces.
  4.  
  5. Have a helper push the clutch pedal down and hold it.
  6.  
  7. Attach a clear plastic hose to the bleeder valve. Place the other end of the hose in a container to catch the brake fluid.
  8.  
  9. Open the bleeder valve on the slave cylinder to expel air, then close the bleeder valve. Do not release the clutch pedal until the bleeder valve is closed.
  10.  
  11. Repeat the procedure until clear fluid flows out of the bleeder valve.
  12.  

 
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