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Brake problem i have a 2001 gmc yukon xl and my brake pedal is almost down to the floor when i brake to stop. I've bleed the system, replaced brake pads every year, no leaks on the lines or any brake system parts but i've noticed the brake pads hardly wear out every time i replace the pads. what else can i do to fix it? please help

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Hi Tora, Go to the back brakes. This is where the prob could be. But with you bleeding the brakes, the peddle has went beyond its normal travel causing the rubbers in the master cylinder to get messed up. Happens too often! Replace the master cylinder 'after' you had a good look at the back! Frankster016

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