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1971 Jaguar XKE SIII Convertible V12 Base

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March 14, 2009, 3:37 pm

Richard A
 

Question: I need to bleed the rear brakes on my 74 XKE Series III,

I need to bleed the rear brakes on my 74 XKE Series III, however, getting to the rear brake calipers is a nightmare. I need to know the best way to get to the bleeder valve to finish the job.

Any ideas?


April 1, 2009, 8:45 am

Tyler O
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This is a tricky one. There just isn't much information available on this vehicle. I assume you are having trouble because it's using the inboard mounted brakes...

You might be able to get some information from a dealer or experienced shop. Otherwise I would try researching online or on a forum dedicated to these vehicles.

There should be a way to reach in there and get to the bleeder nipple I would assume, you might need to remove some covers etc...

Good luck.


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