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Once you are able to crack the bleeder free, don't continue to unscrew it. You are not completely out of the woods at this point.

Work it out slowly, by going back and forth, unscrewing and then screwing back in. And apply penetrating oil as you do this.

Get yourself a new bleeder, don't try to re-use it.

What I do with used bleeders is clean and drill them out and use them for my initial vacuum bleeding. I bleed with the vacuum pump until no more bubbles come out and then switch to a regular bleeder for the final bleed. That way, I don't draw air in through the loose threads of the bleeder. I know about using teflon tape to prevent the air leak around the threads but this way I'm sure the bubbles are from within the system.

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