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2008 - MX-5 - Brakes

AIR BLEEDING

CAUTION:

NOTE:

1. Remove the cap from the brake fluid reserved tank and add brake fluid.
2. Remove the bleeder cap from the brake caliper, and connect a vinyl tube to the bleeder screw.
3. Place the other end of the vinyl tube in a clear container, and fill the container with fluid during air bleeding.
4. Working with two people, one should depress the brake pedal a few times and then depress and hold the pedal down.
5. While the brake pedal is being held down, the other person should loosen the bleeder screw using a commercially available flare nut wrench, and bleed any fluid containing air bubbles. Once completed, tighten the bleeder screw.

6. Repeat Steps 3 and 4 until no air bubbles are seen.
7. Perform air bleeding as described in the above procedures for all brake calipers.
8. After air bleeding, inspect the following:


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