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2006 SAAB Soft Brake Pedal after changing rear brake pads

I just changed the rear pads on my SAAB. I never touched any hydraulic lines. The brakes work fine except for the pedal being softer than usual. It will go to the floor if I let it. I had to use a tool that rotated and compressed at the same time. I have never used this before. It is not that it needs a few pumps. Did that and drove it a few miles too.

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  • b_harte Jun 22, 2009

    Thanks for the reply. Bleeding was my first thought but I can't figure out how an air might have gotten in. I never touched the bleeding valves. How could air have gotten in?

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Bleed the system

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  • jrnbudd Jun 22, 2009

    air will work past the brake seals it's also possible you may need to check your wheel cylinders to make sure they are in good condition they might need replaced so there's a headsup for ya:)

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