What does the proportioning valve do? The proportioning valve is part of the brake system. It is also known as a metering valve as it meters the amount of brake fluid going to the brakes in order to prevent skidding or sliding of the rear of the vehicle when braking.How do you know you need proportioning valve replaced? The brake pedal soft Rear brakes lock when brake pedal is depressed Rear tires skid or slide when brake pedal depressed How is the proportioning valve replaced by a mobile mechanic? The vehicle is raised using a jack and supported with axle stands The brake lines are disconnected from the proportioning valve and the valve is removed The new valve is installed and the brake lines are reinstalled The brake system is bled of air How important is having your proportioning valve replaced? with a faulty proportioning valve the rear of the vehicle is more prone to skidding while braking
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