How to Fix Spongy Brakes?

Answer Spongy brakes are when the pedal has a mushy feel to it that seems to go away after pressing it multiple times at once but comes back after laying off the pedal. This is a big problem when getting ... Read More »

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How to Fix Spongy Brakes on My Corolla?

If you have changed a brake line, brake master cylinder or caliper in your Corolla, chances are you have introduced air into the brake system. Air in the brake system causes a mushy brake pedal and... Read More »

What Are the Causes of Spongy Brake Pedals?

The first brakes on automobiles resembled the tire brake utilized by drivers of horse-drawn vehicles. Advances followed Ransom E. Olds' introduction in 1902 of brakes that consisted of a "single fl... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot a Spongy Brake?

Spongy brakes are a symptom of air in the brake lines of your vehicle. Brakes on an automobile use hydraulic fluid to apply significant pressure to a caliper mechanism that forces a piston against ... Read More »

How to Diagnose a Spongy Brake Pedal?

You're driving along and notice your brake pedal seems soft. It almost feels like you're stepping on a sponge. Something is obviously wrong, and you need to find out the cause. Spongy brakes is alw... Read More »