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Old 08-06-2015, 10:38 AM
WTB: 94/95 E320 Wagon
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Originally Posted by barry12345 View Post
Also your problem can just be some aftermarket brake pads that have materials incorporated that have poor coefficients of friction.
This is good, our '96 Infiniti came with el cheapo pads and the pedal feel wasn't too terribly affected but the braking performance was terrible. New pads (Akebono ceramic) and new rotors were a huge improvement.

Originally Posted by barry12345 View Post
One test I can think of in your case is to put your brakes on with the engine off and the vacuum system drained by a couple of applications. Then start the car holding the pedal down.
Another good point, I think the pedal is supposed to rise slightly as vacuum builds, right?
M. Dillon
'87 124.193 (300TD) "White Whale", ~380k miles, 3.5l IP fitted
'95 124.131 (E300) "Sapphire", 379k miles
'73 Balboa 20 "Sanctification"
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