2006 Ford Explorer Q&A
2006 Ford Explorer Question: soft brake pedal
when braking, I have to depress, release and depress again for the pedal to be firm. vehicle has about 50K miles on it, with no trailering. fluid level has always been in spec - Visitor
It sounds like air is in the brake hydraulic system, have the brakes "bleed", air should not be present in the system. There is a possibility the brake master cylinder is failing. Another less likely but possible reason is if the front wheel bearings are worn play in the whell bearing can "push back the brake pads" giving a soft pedal on first press of the brake pedal and gets firm on second application of the pedal. This would be more noticeable after taking several sharp turns/winding road. - patrick mannion
while i'm driving truck runs fine i pull up to a stop light truck stops fine. if i sit at the light too long truck starts to move. i press harder on the breaks truck stops. i continue this till ped...