bleeding rear brakes

Asked by Dec 05, 2010 at 03:13 PM about the 1989 GMC Jimmy

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

cant find bleeder on rear wheels nothing to put a wrench on

3 Answers

It is possible they have been broken off previously. Otherwise they are very obvious to find, right near the top of the caliper. When they break off, they break flush and after a bit of dirt, become invisible.


check on the top center of the backing plate on each side - use a metal brush to clen away any rust corrosion - they are probably very rusty. if they are broken i would suggest removing the rear drums and replacing the wheel cylinders.

thanks much had dirt around bleeders so cleaned them and all is well thanks again

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