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Old 04-26-2014, 12:57 PM
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Replaced brakes and abs is super sensitive now, brakes feel soft

I just recently replaced my pads and rotors on my 2008 f350. Since then I have noticed that the brakes feel pretty mushy, and don't bite hard at all. It takes quite a bit of pressure to slow my truck down . The pedal does not go to the floor though, so I'm a little lost on what it could be
Also, the other day going down the highway, I got on my brakes to slow down coming into town, and I got a ton of abs feedback in the pedal. Since then this has happened a few times when I'm at speed on dry roads

Any ideas?
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Old 04-27-2014, 10:28 PM
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Try bleeding them. While in there, have a good look to make sure everything is where it should be.
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Old 04-27-2014, 11:23 PM
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I also changed all my brake pads this weekend and the same thing happened to me. I bleed all the brakes in sequence RR,LR,RF,LF and I have great pedal know.
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Originally Posted by lvniko11 View Post
I also changed all my brake pads this weekend and the same thing happened to me. I bleed all the brakes in sequence RR,LR,RF,LF and I have great pedal know.
Or in other words, furthest wheel location from the master cylinder first, working your way to the nearest one last.
David from jax
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