Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Ferrari Life Posts: 11,866
Mike- You can change the motor without bleeding, but replacing the pump cracks the system open and you would need to bleed it. Juri sells a motor alone that will fit to your old pump head without opening the system. He has a video on how to do it.
Note that Ferrari keeps learning on the F1 systems. Early F1 systems call for just monitoring F1 fluid level and never actually changing the fluid. Not a great idea, like Josh said, like 15 year old power steering fluid. By the time the 599 came out, Ferrari was recommending changing the fluid and bleeding the system every three years. Not a bad idea for us, either.
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