Value of replacing most of the brake fluid in a 2004 RT?
I like to use the local motorcycle shop for routine service work. They have done a routine motorcycle brake fluid change, which changes out most of the fluid in the front and rear brake lines. I did this before I realized you need to remove the gas tank to access all 3 circuits since it has power brakes. It is time consuming and expensive ( I would need to go to a dealer) for me to properly change the brake fluid.
My question; how much value is there in a "routine motorcycle" brake fluid change as compared to changing out 100% of the fluid? I am not a mechanic, but I am assuming all 3 circuits have to communicate and by removing the fluid in both the front and rear reservoirs, front and rear brake lines and calipers, you are removing most of the old brake fluid?
I am guessing people have been either intentionally or unintentionally doing this for years. And I realize it is not the ideal solution, but it is a compromise, and a lot better than not changing out the brake fluid at all.
Thanks for any opinions.
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