Bleeding Your Own Brakes With a Hand-Held Vacuum Pump

Dan Ferrell writes about do-it-yourself car maintenance and repair. He has certifications in automation and control technology. Bleed the brake system after disconnecting a line or hose for service or repair. Photo courtesy of Ibjoe on Wikipedia You need to bleed the brakes whenever you replace a component that requires disconnecting one of the brake…

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TUBE IN A TUBELESS TYRE?????

You must have heard about people using a tube in a tubeless tire is it correct?Should this be practiced?OK if it is correct then why at the first place engineers decide not to promote it as an advantage that this tire can run both on a tube or without tube??Or why in case of tubeless…

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Great tool for brake bleeding and draining PS Res.

I wanted to share this with my new friends here in Odyclub.This is something I learned from my brother. We both work on our own cars and we like testing new ways of doing things.Well, this is a big thumbs up for me. I used it during my last brake fluid change. This also worked…

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difference between tubeless tyres and air inflated tyres

The key difference between the two types of tyres is the construction. In traditional tyres there is an inner tube sealing the air component whereas in tubeless there is only a butyl lining on the inner wall to retain air.In case of tube tyre, there is an instant leakage of air in case of puncture…

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Changed Brake Pads, Didn’t Bleed Brakes, OK? (replacing, BMW, sensor)

Last week I swapped the brake pads on our 2004 Oldsmobile Alero. I'm not a car mechanic by any means, but I decided I'd try the job myself for money-saving purposes, as the pads were $20 (vs it probably costing $100 if I'd had it done by a shop). I followed the steps as shown…

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