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Textbook Problem

While bleeding a brake system: Technician A loosens the brake line fitting at the master cylinder to bleed the system if a bleeder screw is seized and cannot be loosened. Technician B uses shop air to push the fluid and air from the wheel units to the master cylinder. Who is correct?

  1. Technician A only

  • Technician B only
  • Both A and B
  • Neither A nor B
  • To determine

    The technician with correct approach in diagnosing the bleeding system.

    Explanation

    Given information:

    Technician A loosens the brake line fitted at the master cylinder.

    Technician B uses shop air to push the fluid and air from the wheel units to the master cylinder.

    Bleeding is a process of hydraulic braking system to remove the air present in the hydraulic valves, ports and lines. If any amount of air is present in the hydraulic system, as the pressure increases, the air compresses. It reduces the amount of force transmitted by the fluid into the hydraulic system...

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