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This is a discussion on brakes problem within the General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents. forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; I recently installed stainless steel lines on my 04 sti and then bled the brakes using the sti manual. I ...

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    I recently installed stainless steel lines on my 04 sti and then bled the brakes using the sti manual. I took it for a test drive and now my brakes are going straight to the floor. If i pump the brakes they come back for a second and then go away again. I thought i missed something and bled the brakes again with no affect at all. Is my brake booster bad or am i missing something. Also, I am NOT losing fluid anywhere. Thanks in advance.
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    alright so I gave up today and took it to a shop with a pressure bleeder. they said they got all of the air out and there still is a problem just not as bad. now if i push the pedal once it goes about halfway to the floor when i push it again it feels fine. anyone have a clue
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    Quote Originally Posted by awdlaunch132 View Post
    alright so I gave up today and took it to a shop with a pressure bleeder. they said they got all of the air out and there still is a problem just not as bad. now if i push the pedal once it goes about halfway to the floor when i push it again it feels fine. anyone have a clue
    you need to bleed the abs sytem.. i dunno what shop you brought it too but you abs control module should have been bleed..you didnt bleed your brakes properly..got air in your system..pushed it threw out you system..which includes your abs control module...only way to bleed it is with a abs system sequantial bleed..the car does it itself when in dealer check mode and the proper scan tool (sds system) is used..go to subaru tell them you have air in your abs controller and need it bled..prob solved...ive seen this about 7 times already..all caused by people getting the upgraded lines and improperly bleeding aftwerwards
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