2001 Vauxhall Astra - Braking System

Astra 1.6 16v Problem
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Rich Wright
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Braking System
Jan 12, 2014 (6 years ago)
Hi, I have recently renewed my front and rear brakes but there is no constant pressure in the brake pedal, I have tried to bled the front but still always need to repeatedly depress the pedal for effective, please help as this is no good in an emergency.

Car: Vauxhall Astra
Variant: 1.6 16v
Year: 2001
Category: Steering, Suspension, Brakes, Wheels & Tyres
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bustedknuckles
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Jan 12, 2014 (6 years ago)
Do you mean pads only ,if so check they are moving freely in the slides ,you could try jacking up individual wheels and see that they lock when the pedal is pressed.Also check you have not kinked a flexi pipe.If you replaced discs then could be dirt on the mating surface causing the disc to sit squint.
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whittingehame
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Jan 12, 2014 (6 years ago)
No use bleeding only the front , bleed all in correct sequence .
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