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Old 04-04-2003, 09:32 PM
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I always bleed the excess fluid out the bleeder screw when changing pads. It's very easy and there is zero risk of introducing air to the system -- since you're not pumping the brakes, there's no "draw back" pressure. When you stop squeezing, the fluid stops dead in the line, it is not drawing fluid and air back into the caliper.

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