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Old 09-14-2013, 11:21 PM   #1
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Brake light on dash

Changed rear rotors and brake lines yesterday. Now the brake light won't go off.
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Don't you hate it when that happens?
Probably some of that nasty Japanese air got in there and fouled things up... Japanese air hates American cars.

How do the brakes feel? Nice and solid or mushy? You didn't let the master cylinder run dry while you were bleeding them or anything like that?
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Yeah definitely the air. Lol. No I refilled the fluid after bleeding the lines. Did two rounds on all 4 lines. Breaks feel a little mushy. I was anticipated firmer breaks after installing Teflon lines.

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The light was going out for a few seconds after applying the brakes but them came back on. Still air in the lines?
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I've read of people having similar issues performing the same job.
If they're mushy it means that there is air in the system.
I haven't had the pleasure of bleeding the brakes on my Bullitt yet, but it looks like there is a lot of places for air to get trapped in the system. Maybe try banging on the likely spots a bit and bleed them again.
What a pain... I know
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A good power bleed should sort you out. Doing the brakey pumpy thing is ok but you can still get little pockets of air in there. Or you might have banged one of the ABS sensors and not realized it.
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I had this problem. Bleed the hydro booster. It's super easy and the brake pedal will be rock hard
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Ya, mine is like that, pretty much like pushing on a pedal attached to a hardpoint.
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