Sentra 2007

Bleeding the ABS System

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Nissan Sentra 2007-2012


WARNING
Be careful not to splash brake fluid on painted areas; it may cause paint damage. If brake fluid is splashed on painted areas, wash it away with water immediately. All hoses must be free from excessive bending, twisting and pulling.

  1. While bleeding, pay attention to master cylinder fluid level.
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  3. Disconnect ABS actuator and the hydraulic electric unit or disconnect the negative (-) battery cable.
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  5. Connect a vinyl tube to the rear right bleed valve.
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  7. Fully depress brake pedal 4 to 5 times.
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  9. With brake pedal depressed, loosen bleed valve to let the air out, and then tighten it immediately.
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  11. Repeat until no more air comes out.
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  13. Tighten bleed to 61-78 inch lbs (7-9 Nm).
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  15. Following these steps, with master cylinder reservoir filled at least half way, bleed the remaining brake cylinders in order: front left, rear left, and front right.
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