Easy step by step guide on how to bleed and flush an automotive brake system,
though appearances may vary, the procedure is the same on most vehicles.
Difficulty Scale: 4 of 10Tools and Supplies Needed
Small wrench set
Protective clothing and gloves
Start with the vehicle on level ground, engine "OFF", lifted safely using jack
stands, using everyday tools while wearing protective eyewear and gloves.
Step 1 - Locate and identify brake master cylinder
fluid reservoir, fluid cap, lines, and fluid level sensor, check the system for leaks
which is a sign of component failure (Note: Brake systems should never leak).
Master cylinder replacement