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Re: Hydraulic system flushing

frankbauer@thevine.net wrote:

> you could buy an extra fluid reservoir from a junkyard.
> attach the suction hose to this, plug the other nozzles and fill with
> pentosin.  by now, the original reservoir will have drained.
> plug the suction nozzle.  pump your brakes until the bomb has released
> all the fluid.  operate the pump (turn the engine) while turning the
> steering from lock to lock until pure pentosin is filling the reservoir.
> you may want to repeat the pressurise/release cycle for the bomb.
> meanwhile keep the suction reservoir full and the return reservoir empty.
> this may take a large amount of pentosin since you are flushing the bomb,
> pump, steering rack, brake booster and the lines.
> (i would estimate 3-4 liters)

Brilliant idea! Thanks, Frank.

Igor Kessel
'89 200TQ -- 18psi (TAP)
'98 A4TQ
Philadelphia, PA