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Old 04-17-2009, 12:33 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by rickster6144 View Post
thanks for he reply....yes they are pumped up to the piston to take in to account for the pads and piston moving back in to place when renewed..and are still soft/spongy after a lot of the same symptoms as a fluid leak without any signs of a leak have checked for a leak through out the whole system 4 times.
The only thing I can think is that when you compressed the pistons, you forced the fluid out of the calipers and back into the master cylinder, but it was overfilled and leaked out. When you pushed down on the brake pedal, the calipers filled back up, but somehow got some air into the system.

If you somehow introduced air into the system, the only way to correct is to bleed the entire system.
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