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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-14-2012, 12:41 PM Thread Starter
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I recently had the rear discs and calipers replaced on the Milano. The car stopped but had a loooong pedal. It got better after a bit of driving, but the ultimate fix was to rebleed and reset clearances after a week.

This appears to be a common problem, and I suspect it's a combination of the pads needing to bed and there being a LOT of tiny nooks and crannies in the Milano rears for air bubbles to hide.


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One thing to try would be to put the hydraulics "on the stick" overnight. Depress the brake pedal to put the system under pressure. Use a stick to hold the brake pedal. Let it sit! Also be sure to double or triple check the adjustment of the rear pads.
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