[A4] Brakes & Rotors Update
nickstock at gmail.com
Tue Nov 28 16:33:04 EST 2006
Drat, I'd forgotten to mention about the clutch too....there's a bleed
nipple on the top of the master cylinder that's a little bit of a pain to
bleed....make sure you use a long piece of tubing to drain the fluid and
don't get any on yourself!
On 11/28/06, Arthur Marks <aamarks at cox.net> wrote:
> In the routine maintenance chapter the Bentley manual for the A4 (B6)
> doesn't say anything about the abs for bleeding the brakes.
> Says to use fluid that "corresponds to US standard FMVSS 116 DOT 4".
> Fill pressure of 1 bar should not be exceeded (14.5 psi).
> Then bleed:
> 1. clutch (if manual)
> 2. RR
> 3. RL
> 4. FR
> 5. FL
> Also says to extract 0.4 - 0.5 liters from each caliper (only .1 from the
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Aaron Jongbloedt
> Cc: a4 at audifans.com
> Sent: Monday, November 27, 2006 1:09 PM
> Subject: Re: [A4] Brakes & Rotors Update
> Why would the A4 be any different than any other car? You shouldn't
> have to use the vagcom to cycle the abs pump unless you want to make
> sure ALL of the old fluid is out or you are replacing bits to the actual
> ABS system. Otherwise the standard pressure bleeder is fine, and work
> from the furthest away wheel to the closest. Someone correct me if I am
> thejimrose wrote:
> > ...> the gist with the a4 is that you have to bleed the system, then use
> > scan tool or vag com to cycle the abs pump, then rebleed the whole
> > system to get the reserviors in the abs pump cleared out. audiworld
> > has a writeup on it if you search.
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