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1996 1500 goldwing put new brake master cylinder new brakes brake pedal willnot stay hard

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SOURCE: front brakes are sticking on

Ok Have you recently replaced the pads? Do they act normal after they cool down? Are the pads in good condition, pads that are so worn that the caliper pistons come out beond their normal limit may stick there due to excessively worn pads. If so make sure they are at least factory grade quality Good are bendix, the only thing that can cause your symptoms is a bad master cylinder because it affects BOTH front calipers equally if it was a caliper it is likely to affect only ONE. Let me ask you this happens after driving in heavy traffic or after along drive?
If So there have been countless cases of boiling brake fluid, Old Brake Fluid gathers moisture and its boiling point is lowered, Fluch out ALL the old brake fluid and have new put it.

also is there any chance even the slightest chance that something other than brake fluid even a drop or two is enough to do damage. has been added to the master cylinder at any time? If so you need to replace EVERY PART IN THE BRAKE SYSTEM INCLUDING THE ABS CONTROLLER THAT HAS ANY RUBBER PIECES IN IT CALIPERS HOSES WHEEL CYLINDERS,MASTER CYLINDER just for your information.
I believe you have a bad master cylinder but do not buy a rebuilt one only bran new and preferably from the dealer.
Please contact me if you need more help and would you give me a good rating if you feel my information is helpful.
Thank you ,Randy

Posted on Aug 10, 2008

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SOURCE: brake pedal will not depress

Let the fluid out of the master cylinder or from a line. If the pedel  then goes down w/o the fluid, then the booster is working ok. Rebuild or replace the master cylinder. 

Posted on Dec 28, 2008

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SOURCE: 2005 f150 spongy brakes

possibly new master cylinder is defective

Posted on Mar 24, 2009

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SOURCE: 1993 Goldwing foot brake & Carb Sinc

Just had that brake problem fixed on my 94.They had to flush the brake lines and master cylinder.The bike sat for two years and the brake fluid turned into jelly only the front brake would function.

Posted on Apr 22, 2009

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SOURCE: Air/Hissing Noise from Brake Pedal

air may have gotten into your brake lines. try bleeding your brakes. this will require two people

Posted on May 29, 2009

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