Amount of brake fluid


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Amount of brake fluid

Post by hap2 » Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:19 pm



Another question...I'm about to change my bake fluid for both front & rear. How much Dot 4 will it take?

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Re: Amount of brake fluid

Post by WingAdmin » Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:21 am

hap2 wrote:
Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:19 pm
Another question...I'm about to change my bake fluid for both front & rear. How much Dot 4 will it take?

Thanks
I can't tell you the exact amount of fluid - but I just changed/flushed my front and rear brakes. I tend to suck (using a vacuum pump) quite a bit of fluid through to make sure it runs completely clear, I refill the reservoirs several times while doing this. I started with a 1 liter bottle of fluid, and used about half of it or so I think?

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Re: Amount of brake fluid

Post by virgilmobile » Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:16 pm

Don't forget to do the clutch too.

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Re: Amount of brake fluid

Post by hap2 » Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:37 pm

Yeah I did the clutch already

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Re: Amount of brake fluid

Post by Erdeniz Umman » Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:31 pm

I think we can say 60ml (2oz) fluid is used in one brake/clutch set. So we can say at least 240ml (to flush) plus 240ml (to change) of Dot4 is necessary.

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Re: Amount of brake fluid

Post by hap2 » Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:53 pm

I've done the clutch already & just bought 12 oz (354 ml) for the brakes. Do u think that's enough?

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Re: Amount of brake fluid

Post by Erdeniz Umman » Tue Jun 12, 2018 1:33 am

hap2 wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:53 pm
I've done the clutch already & just bought 12 oz (354 ml) for the brakes. Do u think that's enough?
If everything goes fine, yes it will be enough.

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Re: Amount of brake fluid

Post by hap2 » Tue Jun 12, 2018 2:38 am

Thank you
I appreciate it



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