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July 20, 2013

Auto Scanner: Having trouble bleeding the brakes

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Although I read on the Internet about technical service bulletins concerning this problem, I have yet to see one. A tech service bulletin just tells the technician how to strip and paint the car. It is not a warranty or no-charge service.

Car Care Tip: When filling your car, when you think you are almost finished, back the fuel filler gun to half speed. At full speed a percentage of the fuel is splashing back and being sucked back into the underground tank after it has passed by the meter.

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Larry Rubenstein is a master technician who owns a North Shore service station. His column appears every Saturday. Write to Larry at The Salem News, c/o Auto Scanner, 32 Dunham Road, Beverly, MA 01915, or send an email to scanauto@aol.com.

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