Suggestions for broken bleed nipple on rear caliper, if
knotnook at traverse.com
Sun Mar 10 11:34:47 EST 2002
I've had good and bad results drilling out a broken off bleeder. One
thing, the bleeder has a nice centering hole for a drill bit :~). I think
I'd look for some of those left-hand drilling bits. Maybe running a couple
of them in would loosen/remove the bleeder.
At 09:46 AM 03/10/2002 -0500, Carl and Dawn wrote:
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>Well, I got a rear caliper rebuild kit and did the passenger side
>yesterday without any issues. I did the drivers side this morning and
>after I got it all back together, I broke the bleed nipple, that baby was
>siezed in there. Is a new caliper in order or can they be saved after a
>nipple is broken in there. It is a shame because it now has all new seals
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