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Old 02-24-2008, 08:56 AM
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i have an 84 trans am .my problem is with the brake pedal hieght.when i apply the brakes the pedal almost goes to the floor.ihave changed the calipers due to leaking piston seal and bled the system.after this was done the pedal was engaging to low .i also changedthe pads and rotors at the same time.after checking the ebrake cables found that the ebrake does not hold either.how hard is it to rebuild these calipers with the internalebrake system. .

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i have had a similar car with drum that worked fine.so if this problem is not fixable i am going to swap out diffs.
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Here is an article on how to adjust correctly.
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You should be able to buy complete rebuilt calipers. That makes a lot more sense than rebuilding them yourself unless yours are in very good condition and just need new seals.
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Which calipers did you replace. If they are new why would you want to rebuild them. Are you sure you put the calipers on the correct sides so the bleeder is at the top. This is a common issue and an easy mistake to make. The E Brakes on those are difficult to get adjusted properly. The above referenced article should help.
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