Plymouth Workshop Manuals
PB 150 V8-318 5.2L VIN T 2-BBL (1983)
Brakes and Traction Control > Brake Bleeding > System Information > Service and Repair > About Brake System Bleeding > Page 2522
Brake Bleeding: Service and Repair
Fig 2 Extending Valve Stem
NOTE: All vehicles are equipped with a pressure hold-off valve. The valve is located (in the combination valve) on the left frame rail. The hold off
CAUTION: Under no circumstances should a rigid clamp, wedge or block be used to depress the valve stem. This could cause an internal valve failure
1. Clean all dirt and foreign material from the cover of the master cylinder to prevent dirt from falling into the master cylinder reservoir when the
cover is removed.
2. Install metering valve hands off tool, part No. C-4121 to valve stem of metering valve.
NOTE: Complete bleeding of dual master cylinder is important before performing this procedure!
3. Starting with RWAL hydraulic valve, clean all dirt from the bleeder valve.
permit the observation of air bubbles as they are being expelled from the hydraulic system and also prevent air from being drawn back into the
5. Continue this bleeding with:
a. The right rear wheel
6. Repeat this bleeding procedure if there is any indication of air remaining in the hydraulic system:
Spongy brake pedal
Warning light ON
CAUTION: The pressure release valve is in its innermost position when there is no pressure present. No attempt should be made to further depress the
NOTE: If diagnosis determines that master cylinder alone is cause of trouble, it can be replaced without bleeding the hydraulic system provided the
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