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Re: Clio mk2 brakes

Be wary of bleed nipples that get that tight.
If they break they can be a pain to get the remainder out.
And a stripped thread is curtains for the caliper.

Plenty of penetrating fluid and time for it to soak in.
Try an undersized socket if they are rounded...tap on, try to avoid grips as they can offload and snap the things.
Imperial (AF &whit) V metric sockets often come up a sorta half size down.
And full hex sockets rather then bi-hex (12 point) give a better grip.
Once they are loose, toddle along to motor factors and get a replacement. Check thread is correct before fitting.
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