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#11857728 - 09/30/16 03:42 PM Trailer brake bleeding
OneFishAway Offline
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Registered: 02/17/15
Posts: 410
Loc: Parker County
I'm about to replace some brake components on my boat trailer. It's an EZ Loader trailer with surge brakes. Question is after I replace the parts how do I effectively bleed the system?
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#11857739 - 09/30/16 03:54 PM Re: Trailer brake bleeding [Re: OneFishAway]
trlrman Offline
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Registered: 04/24/08
Posts: 1978
Loc: wford / t-wok
plastic tube from bleeder into a coke bottle of water then pump away until nothing but brake fluid enters the water. make sure the hose stays below the water level and you wont suck any air on the return stroke.
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#11857748 - 09/30/16 03:57 PM Re: Trailer brake bleeding [Re: OneFishAway]
OneFishAway Offline
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Registered: 02/17/15
Posts: 410
Loc: Parker County
How does one pump surge brakes?
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#11857872 - 09/30/16 05:48 PM Re: Trailer brake bleeding [Re: OneFishAway]
Bandit 200 XP Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 03/03/11
Posts: 4932
Loc: Ray Roberts
Look on Youtube,they tell you how.

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#11858595 - 10/01/16 10:02 AM Re: Trailer brake bleeding [Re: OneFishAway]
DFW-fisherman Offline
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Registered: 04/01/11
Posts: 1337
Loc: DFW
Youtube is great!

There is a hole/slot cut in the frame where the surge cylinder is located where you can insert a screw driver blade and pump the system. Make sure you keep the reservoir full of the correct brake fluid.

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