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G'day all,

I am encountering a problem where occasionally my brakes decide to play dead. Where they go spongy, but hold pressure after a few pumps. After researching I have found that the fix is to trigger an ABS event to a complete stop, and in my cases this has fixed it. This problem has happened twice, both times during wet weather, so I am presuming that that is the cause of the problem. My question is why does this happen, and is there a more permanent fix?
 

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When was the last time you bled your brakes?

Air in the system will cause sponginess. If you drive about 35 miles per hour and slam on the brakes, sometimes the air will come back up in the reservoir, although, not always a guarantee. You probably need a full brake bleed.
 

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When was the last time you replaced your brake fluid?
Its possible that there is excessive moisture in the system, which is what you are feeling. I doubt that rain had much to do with the problem.
 
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