E 150 V8-4.6L SOHC VIN W (2004)
Brake Bleeding: Service and Repair
Bleeding - System
Brake System Bleeding
WARNING: Use of any brake fluid other than approved DOT 3 will cause permanent damage to brake components and will render the
brakes inoperative. Failure to follow these instructions may result in personal injury.
WARNING: Brake fluid contains polyglycol ethers and polyglycols. Avoid contact with eyes. Wash hands thoroughly after handling. If
brake fluid contacts eyes, flush eyes with running water for 15 minutes. Get medical attention if irritation persists. If taken internally, drink
water and induce vomiting. Get medical attention immediately. Failure to follow these instructions may result in personal injury.
CAUTION: Do not allow the brake master cylinder reservoir to run dry during the bleeding operation. Keep the brake master cylinder reservoir filled
with the specified brake fluid. Never reuse the brake fluid that has been drained from the hydraulic system.
CAUTION: Brake fluid is harmful to painted and plastic surfaces. If brake fluid is spilled onto a painted or plastic surface, immediately wash it with
NOTE: When any part of the hydraulic system has been disconnected for repair or installation of new components, air can get into the system and
cause spongy brake pedal action. This requires bleeding of the hydraulic system after it has been correctly connected. The hydraulic system can be
bled manually or with pressure bleeding equipment.
1. Connect the diagnostic tool to the vehicle Data Link Connector (DLC) and follow the diagnostic tool instructions.
2. Clean all dirt from and remove the brake master cylinder filler cap. Fill the brake master cylinder reservoir with the specified brake fluid.