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    Avid Juicy 3s leave alone or perform preventative maintenance

    I have had my Juicy 3s for 10 months with +1500 miles on them(have ridden with Avid Mechanicals since the first model [pre BB7] was introduced. I am never going back to mechanical disc for my main bike. The Juicys are working great with just a bit of occasional fade or contact point change. Recently rode Moab for two days with the bike with no problems. Should I bleed them/replace the fluid or just leave them alone?
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    Perhaps bleed once a yr regardless of their performance.

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    I flush the fluid in my bikes annually. You'd be surprised what it looks like.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NYrr496 View Post
    I flush the fluid in my bikes annually. You'd be surprised what it looks like.
    Sorry to revive an old thread. When you say you flush the fluid, do you repeat the recommended bleed procedure a few times per break setup or do you simply add more fluid to the syringe (full syringe vs recommended half syringe)?

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    I just do the regular bleed and I get some crap out of the lines.
    I guess I do fill the bottom syringe a little more than the directions say to give em a flush.
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