On occasion, my brakes will get really soft and almost go to the floor when pushed. It will scare you to death. Then, all of the sudden, they are fine. Just every few weeks it will do this. I thought I was imagining this at first, but now my husband drove it and noticed it, as well.
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2008 Buick Enclave Question: What would cause the brakes to feel really soft and almost go to the floor?
Answer #1G. T. Service Center (4142 Answers) , Stephenville, TX - (254) 638-3236ProfessorG March 08, 2014, 20:35Master
You might have the ABS system function, auto bleed, to make sure there is no air trapped in ABS controller. The TECH2 scan tool has this function.
Replycarterb, March 09, 2014, 09:47Rookie
I apologize, but what is the tech2 scan tool?
ReplyProfessorG, March 09, 2014, 09:49Master
Many shops have them, I have one. It is the scan tools that the manufactuer uses for the GM line of vehicles.
Replycarterb, March 09, 2014, 15:37Rookie
Oh, okay. Thanks!
Answer #2pushrod March 08, 2014, 20:59Master
Do yo know a good mechanic in your zip code! If so, test drive is what it needs to determine the problem! Mechanic will know how to check for a master cylinder bypass problem by lightly and constantly applying brakes. Any warning lights on in dash?
Replycarterb, March 09, 2014, 09:45Rookie
Replypushrod, March 09, 2014, 09:58Master
OK! That's all i need to know!!!