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VCDS BRAKE BLEEDING, help please ?

Discussion in 'VCDS (formerly VAG-COM) forum' started by HOTTIGGER, Aug 25, 2012.

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    [Aug 25, 2012]
    hi all, can i bleed my brakes with vagcom? ive broken 1 of the small bleed nipples off the master cylinder, while trying to bleed my brakes, and i need to know if you can bleed them through vagcom without having to change the broken bleed nipple on the m/c ?, if so how ? is this the correct way VCDS (VAGCOM) ABS Bleed Procedure - uk-mkivs ?? anything else i need to know ? please help
    thanks in advance martin.
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    All that's for is bleeding the ABS module after completly emptying the system. You need to fix that broken nipple, no electronic aid is going to get the air out of a broken MC
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    it was bleed a few months ago at a vw garage with vcds and it had the same broken nipple,so it can be done m8!, the garage is closed, ive got vcds,, any help ?

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    I know it can be done, what i'm saying, unless you've drained the system right out it won't bleed any better than the manual method. Give it a try, nothing to lose
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    I carn't do the manual method, 1 of the nipples is broken off the m/c, its bin done b4 so can defo be done , I just wanted a but off help with it ,as I'm not used to using vcds, thanks,
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    Bleed it manually - you'll have no probs
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    have u read the thread m8? i carnt bleed manualy, 1 of the nipples is broke off the m/c. thanks
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    bleed it manually its easy.
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    What we are all trying to tell you, is using the VDCS method will have no difference in bleeding than doing it manually. If the nipple is broken, fix it. Then bleed however you like
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