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I replaced a blown brake line that goes to the back brakes .I bled the brakes but still have a spongy pedal. Do I need a scan tool to reset the abs system

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  • chapasst Oct 23, 2008

    i just had the same thing happen to me. did you ever get yours fixed? if so how?

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2009

    I have a 2000 chevy trail blazer and Im trying to fix the back breaks but am getting no brake fluid to the back right break.....how do I find where the blockage is......if there even is one?

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Did you bleed all four corners in the proper sequence (RR, LR, RF, LF)? This is the way to do it, since you do the caliper farthest from the master cylinder first, and go progressively to the closest one.

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