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Rear brakes spoungy + rear tail light comes on for no reason

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1/ How's the brake pads? High or low?
2/ How's brake pedal? In good shape and condition?
3/ How's brake switch conditions? Good?
4/ Sounds like there is air bubbles in brake system, get a friend if you never done any purging/bleeding brake lines before hand..
Find a small size clear air hose fit tightly over brake nipple on the caliper, tie it tight with twist-ties, stuck other end into a catcher or clean clear container, use a size 8 sock wrench loosen brake nipple slightly, pump the brake pedal until it can not be pressed anymore, keeping it pressed down, using your other hand release the nipple nut so brake fluid can flow out and into container, automatically your pedal will goes down and fluid will stop flowing then close nipple and repeat process until all fluid are flowing clear of bubbles. If brake fluid reservoir is low, keep topping-up with fresh brake fluid until you see a clear brake fluid flows out from the brake nipple. Once that happens, tighten the nipple and you should be in orime state to ride again. Good enough?

Posted on Apr 30, 2010

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