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Common Questions About Bleeding Brakes
Q: What’s the problem with trapped air anyway?
A: Trapped air destroys brake response because air is compressible and results in delayed brake response.
Q: What makes Phoenix Bleeders so good?
A: They are patented and can perform every possible bleeding brakes method (especially “reverse”) for removing trapped air.
Q: Which tool should I buy for bleeding brakes?
A: View the which tool to buy page to find your perfect fit.
Q: Will it work on my vehicle?
A: The tools are not vehicle specific and will work on almost any hydraulic brake or clutch system, even motorcycles, bicycles, RV’s, and ATV’s
Q: Which bleeding method is the best?
A: Reverse bleeding brakes is the most efficient, but often a combination of bleeding techniques gets the best results.
Q: Why does it work so well with ABS?
A: Reverse bleeding brakes uses fluid paths in which ABS valving offers little to no resistance. ABS manipulates braking pressure and then allows fluid to easily return to the master cylinder.