Braking circuit: Bleed
This procedure must be applied after one of the fol-
lowing components has been removed or replaced:
-the master cylinder,
-the brake fluid,
-the hydraulic unit,
-a rigid pipe,
-a calliper.aUse locally produced containers to collect the used
Front and rear callipers:
-2 washer fluid containers (1) (1 litre),
-4 mm diameter transparent pipes (2) ,
-4 pipettes (3) ,
-2 T-unions (4) .
aPosition the vehicle on a two-post lift (see Vehicle:
Towing and lifting) (02A, Lifting equipment).
aSwitch off the vehicle ignition. Equipment required
brake circuit bleeding device
To avoid all risk of damage to the systems, apply
the safety and cleanliness instructions and opera-
tion recommendations before carrying out any
repair (see 30A, General information, Brake cir-
cuit: Precautions for the repair, page 30A-2) .
Switch off the vehicle ignition so as not to activate
the hydraulic unit solenoid valves when bleeding the
The level must be between the « MIN » and
« MAX » markings on the reservoir.
The new hydraulic unit is pre-ﬁlled.
When working on one of the following compo-
nents , position a pedal press to limit the outﬂow
of brake ﬂuid and prevent any air from entering
the master cylinder and the circuits downstream
of the master cylinder:
-pipes between the hydraulic unit and brake cal-
Remove the pedal press before carrying out the
braking system bleeding procedure.