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I agree with your dad, there is air in the brake system. Bleed it properly and the pedal will firm up.


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Look for 16."Inspect Parking Brake Switch"; That gives you the diagnostics. See screenshot of Page 51 in the pdf manual you posted; page 2271 in the bottom right corner of the manual. The switch itself is down below the parking brake. Five minutes in a junk yard should turn up a good one if yours has failed.


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Things I would check for : Calliper partially seizing Worn wheel bearing Faulty abs sensor All of these can cause ABS issues. The callipers are easy to compare to each other for unevenness. Significant play in a wheel bearing should be easy to detect. A multimeter can give an indication of whether an abs sensor is faulty.


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This fits the description of the ABS system is being activated. Putting in the issue of having to pump the brakes, creates the possibility of air in the brake system. First a brake bleed should be done. Afterwards the ABS module should be scanned for error codes and with the scanner check that each wheel speed sensor correlates with each other. If not the ...


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Causes of brake rubbing in order of likelihood include; brake pads not moving freely in caliper/pad carrier or caliper sliders jamming. Caliper piston jamming. Blockage in master cylinder or master cylinder cap breather Brake pipe detioration causing a blockage in the hydraulic system. Other fault in the hydraulic system preventing releasing brake pressure ...


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