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Boot Hydraulic replacment

230 SLK R170 2001 I need to replace the boot Hydraulic Left rear and would like to know do I need to fill the new lines with hydraulic fluid, prior to fitting. or can I just install empty and the pump will sense and work till its full.????
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They are self bleeding. Make sure the pump is full and cycle the roof a few times and eventually the line will be bled.

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Thanks Tim, for that was unsure, and hoped it would be that easy. I will try when the new hydraulic arrives. And thanks Jeff I will get used to the site eventually, but it has been a great resource so far
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