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Old 09-24-2012, 07:27 AM   #1
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New Brakes Now Spongy Pedal

Put new brakes on my car, pads and rotors. Driving my car today to work my pedal went further down than normal and my pedal is a lot more spongy than before. I pumped the brake pedal many times with no luck. What's going on I've done many brakes and never had this issue.
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Did you bleed them after you put new pads on?
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Did you bleed them after you put new pads on?
I've never had to before. Should I do that every time?
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I've never had to before. Should I do that every time?
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Re: New Brakes Now Spongy Pedal

I've done lots of brakes and have never bled em but they weren't spongy. I'd definitely bleed them and see if that works before stressing to much.
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Re: New Brakes Now Spongy Pedal

yea sounds like you have air in the lines
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Might as well give it a good flush and get all new fluid in there. I usually do so every other brake job.
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Might as well give it a good flush and get all new fluid in there. I usually do so every other brake job.
I think I will do this^
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I think I will do this^
Yeah I have the same problem after I hit replaced my rotors and pads lol looks like I'll be doing the same thing
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