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Kia Sephia: changed the brakes and bled them and still have

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changed the brakes and bled them and still have excessive brake pedal travel
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  fix it man replied 1 year ago.

fix it man :

Hello, and thank you for allowing me the opportunity to help you. If I am not online when you are, please allow me time to return. Did you only replace the front brakes? Does the vehicle have rear drum or disc brakes?

Customer:

front and back. It has drums on the rear

fix it man :

Did you adjust the rear brakes?

Customer:

yes

Customer:

they were against the drum

fix it man :

And even though the pedal is low does it stop the vehicle fine or does it go to the floor?

Customer:

goes to the floor

fix it man :

If you have installed new brakes and have gotten all of the air out of the system then you more than likely need a new master cylinder. If one of the cup seals in the master cylinder fails then this will occur. You need to replace it with a new master cylinder. Do not use a rebuilt one.

Customer:

That is what I was wondering thank you

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