[V6-12v] Brake Bleeding
thecyberpoet at cyberpoet.net
Mon Jun 19 14:11:31 EDT 2006
The bomb. Audi's have a high-pressure reservoir that store brake
pressure (about 30 to 50 ATM's worth, if I recall correctly). You
effectively discharged it when you bled the brakes. About 50 pumps of
the brake with the car running should reset everything back to normal.
How to test the bomb:
Engine off, pump the brakes and count how many pumps it takes for the
peddle to get mushy. Under 25 or so, and the bomb has seen better
days. Under 15 and it's high time to replace it. Under 10 and you are
in the danger zone.
On Jun 19, 2006, at 1:08 PM, dcooke at npacc.net wrote:
> I replaced the rear calipers/pads this weekend and bled all
> 4 corners. The brake pedal still feels soft on the first application
> and gets stiffer on each successive application. Did
> I miss a bleeder valve somewhere or do I continue to try
> and bleed again. I used the method of having someone pump
> the brake pedal since I do not have any pressure equipment
> to do it by myself.
> 96 A6Q Avant
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