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Bleeding Brakes

Hi,

I’m about to bleed the brakes on my EH - I have a HR front discs with a VH40 booster.
I’m a bit confused on the order to bleed the brakes. I thought you should start at the rear left (passanger side) - rear right (drivers side) - front left - front right - booster. But I’ve read that this isn’t right in the GMH manual. They say front right - rear right - front left - rear left...
Can someone tell me the correct order please? Thanks

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Staring at the front right sound Ok to me. You are bleeding the brake closest to the master cylinder first, then chasing the air out of the lines as you move away from it.
David

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I was taught as an apprentice to start at the furthest away from the master cylinder. I’ve used this since and never had a drama. Slow and steady works the best, adjust the rear brakes BEFORE you start, don’t let the master cylinder run dry, if you have a bleeder that sucks the fluid through for use that.......oh....and when you tighten the bleeder up....it’s not holding the whole car together, just nip it up...

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I tried bleeding the brakes on mine the other week by myself. The front drivers side kept leaking. I couldn't find the leak so while it was in the shop they looked at it for me. They found the leak. It was the brand new stainless banjo bolt connecting the hose to the caliper. It had a hair line crack in the head of the bolt. It would only leak under pressure when you pump the pedal.

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