Brakes lost a bite

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Brakes lost a bite

Postby Jeff_ZA » Thu Mar 22, 2018 1:24 pm

Hi All

I have changes my brakes and the have lost that bite im used to, I have allowed time to bed but no difference.

while parked, if I pump them, the next 1km they feel strong but then the bite dissipates, the car stil brake well but I drove the car long enough to feel the difference.

Where can I take the car in JHB, probably for flushing or whatever required? im in Roodeport.

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Re: Brakes lost a bite

Postby Shaunp » Thu Mar 22, 2018 4:53 pm

Seems it needs to be bled a bit
Magic happens.

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Re: Brakes lost a bite

Postby V6 Capri » Fri Mar 23, 2018 11:28 am

Also, as a side note, maybe check the disc thickness?
But a good bleed should sort it out.
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