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Replacing Brake Fluid

I am about to service my car and feel pretty confident in most tasks, but are not to sure about changing the brake fluid.

I have read in my garage manual that if you get air in the calliper it is impossible to get out, but surely if I empty the system first, there is going to be air in there?

Has anyone got any advice, am I taking on more than I can handle?
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you dont empty the system you bleed each of the four brake capilers in turn and replace with fresh fluid all the time so eventually the system only has fresh fluid. You can get an easibleed kit from halfords for about 20 which connects to the spare wheel and pressurises the system to save you having to have someone pump the pedal.
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to make the job go a bit faster and to save on brake fluid try to remove most of the old fluid from the reservoir, with a syringe.
pour new fluid slowly from a bottle that has been standing still for a while (got to try and aviod putting air bubbles in the system).
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