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Posted: Fri Oct 13, 2006 9:14 am 
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I've recently had all four of my pads replaced as well as havning all discs machining to get rid of that horrible shudder these cars seem to get but when I apply the brakes, the pedal feels like there is some sponginess in it. I assumed it was air in the brakes so I had them re bled again but still does the same thing. Im a normal car you press the brakes and they will come on pretty much straight away and hard, where as with my ute there is a bit of sponginess and you have to press the pedal with a bit of effort to get the brakes to pull the car up. Any ideas guys? I'm assuming its perhaps something to do with the master cylinder or brake booster because I don't have any leaks.

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Posted: Fri Oct 13, 2006 10:26 am 
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have you checked for vacume leaks to booster.
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Posted: Fri Oct 13, 2006 9:51 pm 
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Wot sort of pads are you using? If they are s**t quality wot may happening is a build up of a layer of gas between the pad and the disc under braking which can cause this softness in the pedal. Not gospel but can happen 8-)

 

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