Techstream ABS Bleeding: Lexus GS300 and CT200 Done!

Look here: how to flush my brakes on an 06′ GS-300 and a 13′ CT-200, using a Techstream scanner

 

 

What is ABS Bleeding:

ABS Bleeding is used to purge air from the hydraulic braking system

 

What for Toyota ABS Bleeding:

I purchased the Mini VCI Toyota Techstream kit off obdii365.com

 

Car: a 2006′ GS-300 and a 2013′ CT-200

 

Time: flushed my brakes on both cars in three hours. The GS took a bit longer (more steps)

 

Operation system: the software on a 32-Bit windows OS,Using Windows 8.1 on an old Vista machine.

 

Software install and connection:

Basically install the software on a 32-Bit windows OS,Using Windows 8.1 on an old Vista machine.

Then load the driver, connect to the OBD-2 port the then run the software.

Click connect to Vehicle and follow the screen shots.

It’s part old fashion two man bleed(pump pedal then crack the bleed screw) and part car purging air from the lines electronically.

 

 

ABS Bleeding with Techstream:

Utility selection menu: ABS Bleeding

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Car: LEXUS GS300 2006

Engine: 3GR-FSE

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ABS Bleeding is used to purge air from the hydraulic braking system

Note: when bleeding, ensure that the fluid level does not drop below the indicated minimum line on the resevoir

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Increase inline:

(FR/FL/RR/RL)

  • Connect the vinyl bleeder tube to one of the four bleeder plugs
  • Depress the brake pedal several times, then hold the pedal down
  • While holding the pedal down, loosen the bleeder plug to allow brake fluid to drain through the connected tube
  • When fluid stops draining, tighten the bleeder plug, then release the brake pedal

 

Repeat the process until the air stops coming out.

 

When finished with all wheels, press Next to proceed

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Increase inline:

(FR/RR)

Caution: when bleeding ensure that the fluid level does not drop below the indicated minimum line on the reservoir

 

Connect the vinyl bleeder tube to the bleeder plug at the right front wheel or the right rear wheel and loosen the bleeder plug

 

Caution: do not press the brake pedal for any of the remaining inhalation line screens

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Decrease inline:

(FR/FL/RR/RL)

Caution: ensure that the fluid level does not drop below the indicated minimum line on the reservoir

 

Connect the vinyl bleeder tube to either one of the bleeder plug and loosen the bleeder plug

 

Caution: the next step requires the brake pedal to be depressed and held

Do not release the brake pedal while the 4 seconds bleeding process is running

 

Press and hold the pedal down, then press Next to run the bleeding process for 4 seconds

 

Tighten the bleeder plug, then release the brake pedal

Please wait for 20 seconds

 

Repeat this process until all the air in the fluid is completely bled out for FR and RR

Press yes to repeat this process, or press no to exit this process

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Increase inline:

(FR/FL/RR/RL)

  • Connect the vinyl bleeder tube to one of the four bleeder plugs
  • Depress the brake pedal several times, then hold the pedal down
  • While holding the pedal down, loosen the bleeder plug to allow brake fluid to drain through the connected tube

 

Air bleeding is complete!

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Job’s done!

 

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