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How do u bleed the brakes on a1978ford f150 after

How do u bleed the brakes on a1978ford f150 after replaeing the power brake booster

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WHEEL CYLINDERS AND CALIPERS

  1. Clean all dirt from around the master cylinder fill cap, remove the cap and fill the master cylinder with brake fluid until the level is within 1 / 4 inch; of the top of the edge of the reservoir.
  2. Clean off the bleeder screws at the wheel cylinders and calipers.
  3. Attach the length of rubber hose over the nozzle of the bleeder screw at the wheel to be done first. Place the other end of the hose in a glass jar, submerged in new brake fluid.
  4. Open the bleed screw valve 1 / 2 - 3 / 4 turn.
  5. Have an assistant slowly depress the brake pedal. Close the bleeder screw valve and tell your assistant to allow the brake pedal to return slowly. Continue this pumping action to force any air out of the system. When bubbles cease to appear at the end of the bleeder hose, close the bleed valve and remove the hose.
  6. Check the master cylinder fluid level and add fluid accordingly. Do this after bleeding each wheel.
  7. Repeat the bleeding operation at the remaining 3 wheels, ending with the one closest to the master cylinder. Fill the master cylinder reservoir hope this is what you wanted if it is please let me know by clicking on comments below and answer. thanks
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SOURCE: replace rusted brake lines for ford van F150 1998. How i bleed the brakes

There is a bleeder screw at each caliper/wheel cylinder. You looosen this screw (don't remove it) and have someone depress brake pedal and hold it down. Tighten bleeder screw, release brake pedal, and repeat until you get only fluid (no air) from the bleeder.

Catch the fluid in something to kep it off the ground. Make sure you keep the master cylinder reservoir full of fluid during this process or you'll get air back in the lines.

You may have to do this several times for each wheel.

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