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Evening All Forum Users,

Just a quick enqiry, I have changed the front pads on my BMW 520I 1990.
I am under gonig bleeding them as they are quite spongy.

Is there any sequence in which i should bleed the brakes of the car?
Doesn't seem to be al that great at the moment and could really do with some help.

Thanks very much

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1. you changed the front pads; did you check the back ones?
2. Bleeding IF NEEDED (i.e. changing caliber/hoses) usually when changing break pads ONLY there is no need for bleeding; bleeding constitute getting the AIR out of the lines/system; air will not get into the lines by simply pushing back the caliber piston; unless you loosen one of the hoses (that is open a closed system); did you?

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the correct order is:

back right
back left
front right
front left

that is the proper way to bleed them
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Thanks very much for that.

I actually replaced the entire caliper and pads on the front wheels.
So i needed to bleed them.

Thanks very much for that.

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