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Why Does My Brake Pedal Feel Weird?

Why Does My Brake Pedal Feel Weird?

Brake pedals should feel just the right amount of firmness and softness. It is a good in-between that we are usually familiar with. That is why the slightest softness or sponginess with our brake pedal may be very obvious. A spongy or mushy brake pedal is not something that you should ignore. You could deal with major ramifications if you leave the issue ignored. It might not seem like a big deal at first. But soon, you will notice a decrease in your brake performance. It may take longer for you to come to a full stop. To avoid putting your life and others’ lives at risk, please bring your vehicle to Central Park Garage for a brake inspection.  Here are some of the most common explanations for a spongy brake pedal: Air in Your Fluid Lines If you know a thing or two about cars and vehicle fluids, you may know that your brake fluid’s biggest enemy is air. That is why it is not recommended that you open the brake fluid tank. When air or moisture escapes into the brak ... read more

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