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Old 01-15-2013, 10:00 PM
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Originally Posted by HerbP View Post
I had a similar problem like this on my Lightning. Air got in the ABS module, causing the brakes to be very soft & go to the floor. After bleeding 3 qts of brake fluid & 2 master cylinders, I bled out the ABS lines. It was a pain to break all of the brake lines, but I did find air in the ABS block? After this, all was well!

Yeah I really think it is air "somewhere" in the system. Probably happened when the brakes locked up and the fluid probably got too hot.
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