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When applying the brake pedal it goes soft and

When applying the brake pedal it goes soft. what should I do in order to fix the problem?

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Check your brake fluid and make sure it's full. If it is, the master cylinder may be internally bypassing and not providing the proper pressure. If so, it needs to be replaced. If the master is not full you have a leak from somewhere (check the back underside of the master, brake lines and all wheel cylinders/calipers for signs of seepage) Anything showing any dampness needs replacement. After making repair, bleed the system of air and you should be fine.

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