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Brake flush

How many 12oz DOT 3 bottles does it take to flush the entire system.

I will be flushing from the bottle using the Motive Power bleeder kit.

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I purchased a 32oz bottle of Prestone synthetic and used the whole bottle, but I did mine manually. Glad to see you are taking care of your braking system. Not many people do this maintenance and don't realize how important it is, then wonder why their brakes fade when hot.

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Ok thakns.

Thank you for the complemet

did you do all 4?
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Well Im finally getting around to it, is it 4 bottles?
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I would get 2- 32oz bottles that should be plenty

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I just got the same bleeder for an early X-Mas. gift.
Please let us know how it works.

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Well it works just fine. Its kinda slow with just one person. One tip is to suck out the break reserver out first then put a some new fluid then start pumping, once your done you can fill the rest of it up.
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Well it works just fine. Its kinda slow with just one person. One tip is to suck out the break reserver out first then put a some new fluid then start pumping, once your done you can fill the rest of it up.
Thanks for the tip.
I am planing to do my truck and the wife's van after the new year.

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