[Author Prev][Author Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Author Index][Thread Index]

Re: Bleeding ABS Brake Lines

On Tue, 2 Dec 1997, Phil Payne wrote:

> b) With a vacuum bleeder, air enters via the threads of the bleed screws.
>    Eliminating this air from consideration is an art.

Which is why you should first back the bleeding screw out as far as
you can without removing it, and smearing its threads with petroleum
jelly... stops those leaks in their tracks!

-Douglas Hurst Quebbeman (dougq@iglou.com)
Current AUDIs:
74 100LS Automatic w/Weber 32DGV (in storage awaiting restoration) [#01]
77 100LS Automatic (in driveway, rusting)                          [#06]
84 Coupe GT (Running since Jan. '97 w/dry 5sp transmission)        [#07]
86 5KCSTQ (Finally, a Quattro!)                                    [#08]
"The large print giveth, and the small print taketh away."  -Tom Waits