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soft peddle feel maybe from a damaged brake master cylinder. this pressurizes the peddle, and if there is a leak in the cylinder it might feel soft or flop all the way to the floor.

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Why is brake peddle still soft after bleeding There is no evidence of air in the system The vehicle is a 2001 Nissan Maxima?

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