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Replaced frnt pads and calipers now brk peddle is sponge even after bleeding frnt brakes

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You still have air in the system and must continue to bleed the system to get rid of it.Also you may need to pump the brake peddle for a couple of minutes to bring the brake pressure up again when the job is done.Do not continuously pump the brake peddle.Have a friend depress the brake peddle slowly as you loosen off the bleeder screw,have them push it to the floor and hold it ,tighten the bleeder screw.Foot off the peddle and repeat. Keep an eye on the fluid level in the master brake cylinder and add as needed. This can be a frustrating job and can take a lot longer than you might think.
Just relax, take your time,don't panic.Good luck

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