In this video IDParts.com will show you how to flush the brake fluid on a MkIV Jetta by using a Motive Power Bleeder.

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Comments

    • FoxIII
      FoxIII

      3 bottles is way too much fluid.

      about 1 month ago
    • William Lynch
      William Lynch

      i have a 02 jetta gli 30 valve with 6spd trans it has that weird clutch whats the trick to bleed it please

      about 1 month ago
    • google plus sucks
      google plus sucks

      what about a mk6 jetta?

      about 8 months ago
    • Matthew Munyakazi
      Matthew Munyakazi

      Thank you for sharing your knowledge. In which order did you bleed those brakes? Is there a certain order of wheels in which you bleed brakes on 2006 jetta 2.5L?

      about 1 year ago
    • Rene K
      Rene K

      check what type of ABS system you have before you start bleeding, MkIV golf can be fitted with different types. It is important to know because it effects the bleeding sequence. One system requires bleeding right hand rear-left hand rear-right hand front-left hand front, the other system requires a reversed sequence (left hand front first etc.)

      about 1 year ago
    • Rene K
      Rene K

      Something goes very wrong at the end: when finished, first depressurize the bleeder tank, then take the cap off the reservoir, not the other way around like they say in the video, the pressurized tank will force the remainder of the brake fluid out and all over your engine bay. Motive's instructions read: "Never remove reservoir cap before depressurizing Power Bleeder tank."

      about 1 year ago
    • frans Peter
      frans Peter

      eish my car VW polo vivo don't want to change the gear I'm looking where is clutch tank is please help 0791775412

      about 1 year ago
    • John Richardson
      John Richardson

      Is that metal bit in the middle of the pressure bleeder hose a non-return valve? Also, what happens to the air trapped on the top of the brake fluid reservoir? I take it just gets forced through, once you open the bleed valves on each caliper?

      about 1 year ago
    • MRWHITE3535
      MRWHITE3535

      what happened to the clutch

      about 1 year ago
    • Ruslan Pavlov
      Ruslan Pavlov

      You guys don't have any parts for 2008 models?

      about 2 years ago
    • utube882
      utube882

      Thanks for your great demonstration. I have a vw golf tdi and want to bleed the clutch with a pressure bleeder, do I do the same as the brakes but on the clutch. I.e. Set the pressure to 10psi open the bleeder on the clutch and wait till no air comes out? Do I pump the clutch or just leave it?

      about 2 years ago
    • Zane Woodson
      Zane Woodson

      I have a 2013 VW CC. Will the process be the same for me?

      about 2 years ago
    • Jassie M
      Jassie M

      hi, I have had continuous problems with master or slave cylinder for 3 years I must have changed at least 5 times each times lasting me 6 months at the most. this last time it has been changed has lasted me a while and now the clutch pedel started to feel soft again. Last week I had my brake pads and disc changed and its just a coincidence the cluth pedal started to feel soft a week after. Do you think the bleeding of brakes pads not been done properly?

      about 2 years ago
    • Mike Wong
      Mike Wong

      What about bleeding the clutch?

      about 2 years ago
    • Jaymz Pope
      Jaymz Pope In reply to Mike Wong

      Same process, you just do it last. Your slave cylinder has a bleeder screw just like your calipers.

      about 1 year ago
    • arebrec
      arebrec In reply to Mike Wong

      Ditto.
      6 months on and no reply to a simple question....

      about 1 year ago
    • Laurence Goldkamp
      Laurence Goldkamp

      Year of the car would have been nice, and a quick "here is where everything is" segment too

      about 2 years ago
    • 306marko
      306marko

      It also includes a roller clutch. You also need to aerate.

      about 2 years ago
    • FockYouMang
      FockYouMang

      I didn't tighten the bladder valve ask the way and I thought a hose or hard line went, so when I finally found it was the bleeder valve ask the fluid leaked out. Do I need to bleed every single caliper and flush old fluid? What about the clutch? Do I need to bleed the clutch also?

      about 2 years ago
    • That YouTubeChannel
      That YouTubeChannel

      You guys are great for DIYers. Thanks!

      about 2 years ago
    • Chris Norris
      Chris Norris

      Is this any different in procedure for a MKV Jetta?

      about 3 years ago
    • Bert T.
      Bert T.

      does this also bleed the abs? cause i see other forums were people post of needing a vagcom to do abs. thanks.

      about 3 years ago
    • Wanda Harris
      Wanda Harris

      i have a 2001 jetta ive bled the brakes i have no leaks but cant keep pressure

      about 3 years ago
    • Darren Costello
      Darren Costello

      As stated in the video. First removing the cap at the reservoir proceeded to throw the remaining brake fluid in the bleeder bottle all over my car. Not a fun cleanup. Motive demo video shows first releasing pressure at bleeder bottle cap. Unfortunately I watched their video too late.

      about 3 years ago
    • Thomas Metcalf
      Thomas Metcalf In reply to Darren Costello

      +Darren Costello

       i thought the same thing. didnt make sense.

      about 3 years ago
    • J Howard
      J Howard

      Great ! I am prepare to changing the brake fluid of my car, which is 2006 MK5 VW Jetta 2.5L. Could you please tell me what kind of brake fluid you used or fits in my car?

      about 4 years ago
    • IDParts.com
      IDParts.com In reply to J Howard

      We used the OEM DOT 4 brake fluid (http://idparts.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=1873), which is the correct fluid for your car as well.

      about 4 years ago