|206-00 Brake System - General Information||2014 Fiesta|
|General Procedures||Procedure revision date: 06/4/2013|
NOTICE: Do not spill brake fluid on painted or plastic surfaces or damage to the surface may occur. If brake fluid is spilled onto a painted or plastic surface, immediately wash the surface with water.
NOTE: The HCU bleeding procedure is only necessary if the HCU has been replaced. The brake system pressure bleed procedure must be repeated after the HCU bleeding procedure is completed.
WARNING: Before beginning any service procedure in this section, refer to Safety Warnings in section 100-00 General Information. Failure to follow this instruction may result in serious personal injury.Refer to: Health and Safety Precautions (100-00 General Information, Description and Operation).
NOTE: Master cylinder pressure bleeder adapter tools are available from various manufacturers of pressure bleeding equipment. Follow the instructions of the manufacturer when installing the adapter.Install the bleeder adapter to the brake master cylinder reservoir and attach the bleeder tank hose to the fitting on the adapter.
NOTE: Make sure the bleeder tank contains enough clean specified brake fluid to complete the bleeding operation.Open the valve on the bleeder tank and apply 207-345 kPa (30-50 psi) to the brake system.
NOTE: Due to the complexity of the fluid path within the rear integral parking brake calipers, it is necessary to apply and release the parking brake during the bleed procedure.
NOTE: The HCU bleeding procedure is necessary if the HCU or any components upstream of the HCU are installed new. The brake system pressure bleed procedure must be repeated after the HCU bleeding procedure is completed.If necessary, follow the diagnostic scan tool instructions and carry out the ABS HCU bleeding procedure and then repeat brake system pressure bleeding steps 5-10.
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