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2002 camry breaks

My 2002 camry has spongie breaks. The front pads are new. The mechanic adjusted rear shoes and bled the system and said everything looked good. The car just doesn't feel right to me. I can lock up the breaks if I need to but I don't get a hard peddle. These are NOT ABS breaks. What should I do?

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    Do this for me: Go out, start the car, and apply the park brake. Put it in drive and give it a bit of gas. Does the car move at all? Please respond with the results. Thanks.

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Take off brake caliper, take off your brake pads. check the sliders. sliders are on the side of the bracket. see if they are moving freely in and out. im pretty sure they are seized. that's why your pedal is soft and sinks down really fast when applied.

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