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    Exclamation Brake pedal travel

    My break pedal seems to travel alot further than the pedals on some of my friends cars and it has felt like it lost its bite. I have EBC turbo discs and greenstuff pads but it still gets brake fade quite quickly and as i push the pedal further it doesnt slow down and quicker like it used to.

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    any air in the system?
    how olds the brake fluid?

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    How do i find out if there is any air in the system? Fluid must be at least a year old.
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    excessive pedal travel is usually a sign of air

    if "at least a year" could be read as "almost 2 years" then it's time to change the fluid too

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    Ive only had the car a year and i had a service before i got it. How do i fix the problem? its only gotten bad over the last week or so.
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    Get the brake fluid changed, if you don't fancy doing it yourself it won't cost you a fortune to have it done by a garage
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    bleed the breakes

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mitul View Post
    bleed the breakes
    Like the spelling Mitul
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