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If I am topping off the resevoirs with brake fluid do I have to bleed the brakes. THis is what the dealer said.

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cia... Have not heard the need to bleed the brakes but doesn't mean it isn't advised. Can note this... after many years, many bikes, when finding one of the hydraulic reservoirs at the "add" level, and remaining fluid is clean/recently changed, I've topped off the reservoir with never a problem.
 

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No adding fuild indicates the caliper piston is sticking out and the fuid level is dispacing the cailper piston,check your brake pads,if you add fluid now you will need to remove it when the brake pads are replaced,it is not a useing system,it is sealed and displaces each other,no need to bleed if the level isnt below the hole in the bottom.Unless you are having a squishy brake handle or pedal,or want to replace old brake fluid with new.
 
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