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Old 08-12-2011, 05:56 AM
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2008 brake job

its been a while since i did a brake job and they were mostly to older vehicles but now the oldest one i have is an 01, but my question is simple...my wife has an 08 expedition eddie bauer, do i need to open the brake fluid resevouir or do i leave it closed while i change out the pads and compress the brake pistons? thank you in advance
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I always pop the cap and compress slowly. Have someone check to make sure it doesn't overflow.
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I always pop the cap and compress slowly. Have someone check to make sure it doesn't overflow.
Thats what I do. Walmart sells a syringe it the automotive section that you can draw some fluid out it needed.
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1. remove cap and do not let any fluid drip.
2. use an old syringe to remove about 90% of the fluid, its trash.
3. compress piston very slowly. critical w/anti-lock systems
4. remove more fluid not letting it get so low as to let air in to the bottom of the master
5 refill with brand new fluid so when you bleed you can see the fresh fluid at each caliper,
6 Bleed,,RR, THEN LR, THEN RF, THEN LF
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