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Just got done putting rear brakes on. Bled them good and put some fresh fluid through them. Do you guys notice that when the pads are worn a bit the pedal goes down pretty far. I forgot whats normal but this pedal goes down far before they lock up tight. The piston has to go out a good amount.:bonk:

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That doesn't sound right to me. Even with worn pads, you shouldn't have to depress the pedal far. Are you sure you bled it well enough?

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I am going to keep bleeding and try to find this air bubble. I inspected everything and I don't think any seals are bad. The brake worked fine the last time I rode it. Of course there's a problem when I put it back on.:bonk:

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What a pain. I guess you really need to be patient with these little guys. I just kept pushing fresh fluid through it and then saw a few tiny bubbles in my clear hose. Whenever I bleed I use a water bottle and clear hose. I have never had such a problem getting these brakes to tighten up like I did today.

I was just about to crack that banjo bolt to see if the bubble was hiding there but he finally snuck out.

By the time I was done I basically changed the fluid in the rear. I suppose I should do it on the front now. I never did it on this bike to be honest- never felt the need- whenever my front felt squishy I just tied the lever overnight and topped it off (TJ).:bonk:

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