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My brake Pedal feels kinda soft, All brakes, rotars and

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My brake Pedal feels...

My brake Pedal feels kinda soft, All brakes, rotars and calipers have been replaced and the master cylinder and the lines have been bled 8-9 times to no avail. Any suggestions?

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you tried "bleeding the brakes" to get any air out of the line?

Yes we have many times

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Dodge?

2009 Dodge Journey, not sure the model though

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Journey yourself? What have you tried so far?

No I have had a few mechanics and prior to that it had gone back to the dealship and absolutely nothing changed

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

A scan was also done on the brakes and everything checked out only thing missing was the flow charts for each of the lines

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Did this come on after a repair or did it come on over night or did it slowly get to this point?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
it has been like this for awhile and just seems to slowly get worse
Dodge Mechanic: Chris (aka-Moose), Technician replied 4 months ago

Verify your pads are correctly seating in the caliper and bracket and not binding or getting pushed away from the rotor when not braking. An air gap that is to large between the rotor, pad, and caliper can cause this. If that is fine then the only thing left in this system it could be would be the ABS. Use a scan tool to bleed the ABS the bleed again at the wheels with the brake pedal pressed pressure method. Let ms know those results.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
All that was done aswell. Any other suggestions?
Dodge Mechanic: K. Wiggins, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago
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Hello, did they replace the rubber hoses in the system?

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Dodge Mechanic: K. Wiggins, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

My apologies I thought the previous expert had opted out.

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Dodge Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago
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check that the bleeders on the calipers are above the brake line connection

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Dodge Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago

do you still need help?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I am ok thank you. Still have the problem as all the possible solutions were tested and tried a few times over and still the brakes are soft. Appreciate your help though, figured it was worth a shot to try you folks. Thanks again but have to save my pennies again and take it to a garage as this is way above my head
Dodge Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago

ok. good luck.

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Dodge Mechanic: Mike S., ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago
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make sure you are using the correct order when bleeding, it goes left rear, right front, right rear and then left front.

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Dodge Mechanic: Mike S., ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

There is also a special IPB CALIPER BRAKE BLEEDING PROCEDURE, if a rear brake caliper has been removed and installed, or replaced.

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Dodge Mechanic: Mike S., ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

Were those done correctly?

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