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My stepdads 1999 Dodge Ram 1500 has been sitting for almost 3 years. The brake pedal will not retract all the way. Have to put my toe under it to pull it back. What should I do?

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Try doing the following: Bleed the system, starting with the wheel the greatest distance from the master cylinder, working your way to the wheel closest. Bleed the system to completely replace the fluid. This is a good idea, as sitting for 3 years is bad for the brake and fuel systems. The brake fluid may be contaminated (small amount of condensation in the system can cause failure of calipers and brake cylinders) If the pedal is still hanging up, and not returning all the way, you probably will have to replace the master cylinder.

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