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There is too much downward play (slack) in the rear brake pedal before the brakes engage. Is there a way to adjust that? There is sufficient pad left. All fluid levels are correct and the fluid is fresh. Front brakes are perfect. I do have ABS. Second question is: Should I be hearing the ABS pump when I apply the brakes? I do is why I ask this question. Thanks for the willingness to help. Much appreciated. Russ

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Hi Russ:

There is some adjustment at the threaded rod between the rear master cylinder and the brake pedal. Kinda hard to describe, but you loosen the locking nut and turn the rod a few turns to make it longer and raising the pedal...... BUT the brake switch is separate and too much adjustment will cause the ABS modulator pump to run... not a good thing. Basically, brake pedal height is non adjustable.... just have to get used to it.

Yes, the ABS pump runs whenever the brakes are applied. Your '04 1150GSA has the power assisted ABS brakes.

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