rear rotars and pads

Drhw
65

Asked by Drhw Apr 24, 2012 at 12:19 PM about the 1999 Subaru Legacy

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

had some problems with rear breaks before, replaced rotars and pads and fluids ,but rotars and pads are badly  worn and scored, only coverd about 2000 miles , pedal is hitting the floor again have to pump pedal to stop most of the time any help would be great . legacy gx 2.5 awd estate late model 99 .

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Chris Yeary
385

sounds like you got sticky calipers. when the caliper sticks it can destroy a set of new brakes real quick. If they get hot enough it can boil the brake fluid in the calipers, this would cause air bubbles and then a spongy pedal.

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Drhw
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thanks chris i will have another look and re do the fluid

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