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I noticed that on my Yamaha TW200 the bleeder valve on the front brake is snapped off.



My questions is, how can I remove it easily? I was thinking a reverse drill bit might work the best.



Another question. If I remove it, I guess it means bleeding the front brake?
 

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Is it broken flush with the caliper? A reverse drill bit might work. Maybe an Easy-Out? Tap in a tight-fitting allen or torx? Coax it out with a chisel and hammer? If the entire head is broken off, and it isn't real tight, maybe just pushing down with a finger tip and twisting?
 

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It's broken a little below the caliper.



I have to take the bike in for a base gasket replacement, so I'll see what they recommend.



Is it broken flush with the caliper? A reverse drill bit might work. Maybe an Easy-Out? Tap in a tight-fitting allen or torx? Coax it out with a chisel and hammer? If the entire head is broken off, and it isn't real tight, maybe just pushing down with a finger tip and twisting?
 

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I would ignore it and fit a new banjo bolt with a bleed nipple in it. I've drilled these out before and it just isn't worth the hassle, especially as you can ruin the calliper.
 

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Yea, since it not leaking, I'm going to ignore it for now. Might get time int he Winter to remove and replace it.

I would ignore it and fit a new banjo bolt with a bleed nipple in it. I've drilled these out before and it just isn't worth the hassle, especially as you can ruin the calliper.
 
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