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Old 07-02-2010, 05:06 PM   #16
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2000 VR6 Jetta Brake Job?


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When the pedal hits bottom.
There is a bleeding job in my future and I was advised not to run the pedal past where it usually goes, about 1/2 the total stroke.

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There is a bleeding job in my future and I was advised not to run the pedal past where it usually goes, about 1/2 the total stroke.
I've heard this before too. I've read to put a 2x4 under the break pedal so when you push it down, it stops before the floor.
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I've heard this before too. I've read to put a 2x4 under the break pedal so when you push it down, it stops before the floor.
Yes, otherwise the piston seal can be damaged by going over parts of the brake cylinder surface that have not been used lately.

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