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Old 04-25-2012, 10:59 AM   #133
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Originally Posted by surtees View Post
when I first filled and bled it I saw swirls of the fluid turn dark in the MC reservoir (I had it open to check the level) - seemed like maybe there was some oil or gasket material left in there. Did you notice that?
Yes! That worried me, but I kept flushing/bleeding the entire system until clear brake fluid was flowing out. I might flush the system again after a few months. Brake fluid is cheap. We have heard about rust/corrosion in the calipers and MC's on this and several other threads. Fellow inmates, flush the system at least once yearly.
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