How to Bleed car brakes with a one-person brake bleeder

One day, your car may break down and you won't be able to afford to hire a mechanic, so what do you do... you look on the web for some how-to vehicle repair videos and become your own car mechanic, that's what. You don't need any advanced training to perform repairs and simple maintenance on your automobile, but you may need a few tools. Invest in the basic tools and you'll be prepared for just about any car malfunction you can think of. These tutorials will help get you on your way, as long as your willing.

This video will show you how to bleed brakes with a one-person brake bleeder. You can buy a commercial one or make one yourself out of an ordinary jar, some tubing, a metal line and some brake fluid. To get those brakes back in working condition, bleeding the brakes is always a good idea.

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Forgot to say that you should keep an eye on the brake fluid reservoir - and top up with fresh fluid - so it doesn't empty and suck air into the master cylinder

Great Idea! Great tool! I'd like to make this bleeder. Sure would like a little more detailed instruction on how to make the lid,,size of brake line,what method of soldering,,looks like a nut on the top of the lid,,I want to make this bleeder.

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