The Guide to Change Brake Fluid in 2014-2019 Chevy Corvette

Today we’re gonna be changing the brake fluid on my 2017 c7 Corvette. Now for this, we’re going to be using the motive power bleeder and a GM brake fluid reservoir adapter kit. Today we’re gonna be removing all four wheels from the car to bleed the brakes, however, you can lift the car in each spot and take off each wheel individually.

Change Brake Fluid in 2014-2019 Chevy Corvette

Replace the cap on the brake reservoir with the bleeder kit adapter make sure it’s screwed on tight. You can go to your brake bleeder valve crack it open and the fluid we pushed through the system. Usually, you’ll fill this reservoir up with brake fluids so that you don’t have to worry about running the system dry.

Change Brake Fluid in 2014-2019 Chevy Corvette

The first caliper that you want to bleed is going to be farthest away from the ABS module. If you look at the caliper it has two bleeder screws, you’re going to want to bleed the inside screw first and then work your way to the outside screw, make sure that you get all the old fluid out on the inside, and then come to the outside and flush all that brake fluid out to the after the rear.

Change Brake Fluid in 2014-2019 Chevy Corvette

Remove the rubber caps on the bleeder screws use an 11-millimeter wrench to loosen the screws. Place the end of the rubber tube onto the end of the bleeder screw. Once you crack this open and the fluid starts to flow, you’re going to want to go and check on the power bleeder in the front of the car and make sure that you maintain a proper pressure to keep pushing the fluid. And make sure that you don’t run out of fluid in the reservoir because if you push any air through the system then you’re gonna have to redo everything all over again.

Change Brake Fluid in 2014-2019 Chevy Corvette

Reinstall all of your wheels and torque the lug nuts down to a hundred foot-pounds, it’s probably a good idea to use some anti-seize on the studs. The lug nuts dolts seize to these the gun is currently on the lowest setting number one this will only go to 20 foot pounds, you may want to make sure that you torque everything down by hand not with the gun.

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