View Full Version : Bleeding Brakes

08-27-2007, 08:27 PM
This is probably a dumb question, but how important is it to bleed the brakes after I change the front rotors and pads?

08-27-2007, 08:39 PM
it isn't. at work we only bleed the brakes if we change a caliper

08-27-2007, 09:27 PM
yeah no need to bleed them if your only doing pads and rotors

08-28-2007, 06:18 AM
no need is true, but its a good idea to bleed the brakes a few times a year, if not once a year. Brake fluid has the tendency to absorb moisture in the air, and when your brakes get hot that water will "boil" and cause the brake pedal to be mushy..

I do mine before every HPDE but im also anal when it comes to my brakes :).....


08-28-2007, 06:57 AM
Good to know...i'll probably do them anyway while i'm down there. Thanks.