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  1. ebergm5

    ebergm5 Junior Member

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    Question...I am putting a new proportioning valve on my 2001 Ram 1500....getting it on isn't the issue, how does one bleed this puppy?
     
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    I am putting a proportioning valve on my 2001 Ram 1500, no problem there. Question...how does a person bleed this puppy?
     
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    according to google, it should come with a tool.

     
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    To bleed the complete brake system, we use a front/rear split instead of a diagonal sequence.

    Start with the wheel farthest away from the master cylinder which is the right rear.

    Next, move to the left rear and then to the right front and then the left front to complete the bleeding procedure.
     
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    My question is, the proportioning valve, how to bleed that, or...are you saying I will need to bleed the whole system again after installing the proportioning valve?
     
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    Yes, bleeding the entire system is required after the proportioning valve has been replaced.

    Use the method I described earlier to bleed the system. Make sure you always top off the master cylinder during bleeding so you do not introduce more air into the system.
     
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    +1 I replaced the proportioning valve on my 99 (brake and ABS lights on) Just swapped in a new one and bled the brakes all the way around, all good after that and the lights went out.
     

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