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Old 12-01-2009, 10:30 AM
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I use the MityVac all the time as well. They are great for starting fluid after putting new brake lines in and drawing the fluid to the wheels. I've found that although the MityVac works and gets fluid through the lines, the old fashioned method of pumping the brakes and breaking the bleeders works best, particularly with disc brakes. The Mityvac sucks the fluid, where pumping builds up pressure in the line and pushes the fluid out. The Mity Vac works well if you only have one person as well. Always start from the furthest bleeder and work your way up to the Master cylinder when bleeding each wheel. Keep an eye on your brake fluid as well in the reservoir. If you run out, you get to start all over again. (been there done that!)
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