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Old 08-24-13, 03:53 PM   #1
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One of my front calipers has been jammed a long time and now it's making a squeaking noise, I just wanna replace both of them but no way I'm paying lexus like a grand to do it, I guess what I mostly need to know is do you have to bleed the brakes and how to go about doing that?
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some great informational videos on youtube of how to bleed and replace brakes..
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yeah, check youtube on how to rebuild your calipers....and bleeding the brakes.
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I bled the brakes on my '00 GS3 per the tutorials on here, key on, let the ABS pump do the work, etc. And never got a good pedal. I found in the Techstream software they have a brake bleeding utility, seemed to do a MUCH better job that I could manually.
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I bled the brakes on my '00 GS3 per the tutorials on here, key on, let the ABS pump do the work, etc. And never got a good pedal. I found in the Techstream software they have a brake bleeding utility, seemed to do a MUCH better job that I could manually.
This is my issue as well I've replaced the pads and the car does stop but I know it should be braking better I have to push a little farther than I think I should to brake, did it fix this for you after the fluid was bled? That's what I'm planning on getting done next
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This is my issue as well I've replaced the pads and the car does stop but I know it should be braking better I have to push a little farther than I think I should to brake, did it fix this for you after the fluid was bled? That's what I'm planning on getting done next
Bleed it and get the old brake fluid and air out....it may feel better at the pedal.
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