No. Brakes must be bled after shortening the hose because you are opening a closed hydraulic system to air exposure. Air in the hydraulic line can lead to inconsistent performance, injury or even death.
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- Which is the right brake pad for my SRAM MTB brake?
- How do I shorten my SRAM MTB DOT brakes hose?
- Can I bleed my SRAM brakes without the indicated bleed block?
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- How often should I bleed my SRAM DOT brakes?
- Can I use DOT 5 in my SRAM DOT brakes?
- When should my SRAM brake pads be replaced?
- Can I use other manufacturer's DOT fluid in my SRAM DOT brakes?
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- How do I bleed my SRAM DOT brakes?