Switch on the ignition
After switching on the ignition, always wait for the
BMW Integral ABS to complete its self-diagnosis.
Do not operate the brake lever until self-diagnosis
The brake fluid must always be visible in the contain-
er, because the piston in the base of the wheel-cir-
cuit reservoir must always be covered by the fluid.
The procedure must be repeated if the fluid drops
below the "min" level.
Very gently press the footbrake lever until the
pump just starts up.
Open the bleed screw, while topping up the con-
tainer with new brake fluid if necessary.
Pump out the brake fluid with virtually no pres-
sure to begin with, then vary the brake pressure.
The higher the brake pressure the faster the fluid is
pumped through the system, which means that the
level in the wheel-circuit reservoir drops all the more
When the brake fluid is clear and free of bubbles,
continue pumping until the fluid in the container
just disappears from view.
Close the bleed screw.
Release the brake and switch off the ignition.
Disconnect the brake bleeding device from the
Disconnect the container from the wheel-circuit
After changing and/or bleeding the brakes, always
top up the fluid in the wheel-circuit reservoir to the
correct level in accordance with the instructions.