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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 09-30-2005, 12:09 AM Thread Starter
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Brakes very mushy

My front brakes are extremely mushy. I've bled them and they feel good with a solid stream of fluid coming out but as soon as i take it for a ride they are soft again (the lever almost touches the bar). The bike was dropped and the master cylinder took a good hit, could the problem be inside there? Or could it be somewhere in the calipers? Any help will be greatly appreciated.
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Might have done some damage to the seals or something in the master cylinder. Also inspect the lines for leakage/cracks.
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Make sure you didn't bend the rotor. If it's bent it will push the pads out and give you the same problem as your describing
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Make sure you didn't bend the rotor. If it's bent it will push the pads out and give you the same problem as your describing

Good point, I didn't consider that.
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To blend properly the brakes use a seringe to remove oil/air, there maybe some air on the tube.


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uh oh . . .sounds like a bent rotor . . . lame ! ! !

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