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Brake pedal is intermittent spongey on my 2005 silver ado Z71

Happens more when turning and pushing on the brake pedal

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One of two issues are typical. Either a bad wheel cylinder(s), or a bad Master Cylinder. The sponginess is caused by air or some other contaminant in the hydraulic fluid. It's intermittent because the more often you use the brakes, the hydraulic pressure is built up. If you pump the brakes before stopping, the sponginess will be less. Check all brake cylinders, and Master Cylinder, and possibly a complete Brake system fluid flush.

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When you press on the brake? Have your brake vacuum assist checked. It,s that bigspaceship looking thing between the brake master cylinder an firewall. good luck and be safe.

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