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1995 gt4 brake

Hello, The brake pedal on my gt4 has a long travel distance before they work. Even worse when hot. They work fine but you have to push the pedal to within 10 to 15 cm from the firewall. We have replaced the master cylinder kit, added braided brake hoses and bled all the air out to no avail. Any ideas? Thanking you.

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  • Toyota Ed May 11, 2010

    Do you have rear disc brakes or rear drum brakes? If drum brakes, perhaps the rear shoes are way out of adjustemnt; comment back for more info...

  • Dan Ford May 11, 2010

    Has the brake booster been tested or replaced?
    Does the vehicle have ABS?
    Possibly a faulty caliper?



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First check the adjustment of the rear brakes, if the are adjusted correctly (to test them pull up on the e-brake handle, you should only get 5-7 clicks more than that means they are out of adjustment) if they are good it is most likley a need to adjust the brake pedal push rod. assuming of corse that they were bledd correctly at all four corners and good quality fluid is used

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