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    I have a vectra c 20di its 05 have a problem with the brakes when i pump up the brake pedal it gets hard and then falls back to the floor there is also a creeking noise coming from the front calbers when i pump the pedal i cant find any leaks nor is there any loss of fluid i have bleed the brakes over and over can any one help thanks.

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    thanks

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    Brake pedal creep is normal on most modern cars especially diesels...

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    right i have just had this same problem on a vectra c 2.0 dti i found that the resivoir gromets were sucking in air i have changed them replaced brake fluid and bled them now brakes are perfect no brake pedal creep all those who say brake pedal creep is normal whether petrol or diesel are wrong ive been a mechanic for 20 years

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    Quote Originally Posted by jason222 View Post
    right i have just had this same problem on a vectra c 2.0 dti i found that the resivoir gromets were sucking in air i have changed them replaced brake fluid and bled them now brakes are perfect no brake pedal creep all those who say brake pedal creep is normal whether petrol or diesel are wrong ive been a mechanic for 20 years
    so confused as with your car i am having same problem i heard about brake creep then told it could be servo now you say could be gromets how do you test for the gromets no fluid loss does the brake fluid bubble up if air getting in ?any help appreciated

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    Quote Originally Posted by johnytaff View Post
    so confused as with your car i am having same problem i heard about brake creep then told it could be servo now you say could be gromets how do you test for the gromets no fluid loss does the brake fluid bubble up if air getting in ?any help appreciated
    yes no problem when i moved the reservoir slightly you could see air bubbles coming out the two rubber seals under the resivoir

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    check all brake pipes for leaks and make sure when changind brake pads wind the pistons back do not force back with screwdriver lol and with bleed nipples open or you willl damage the seals in the master cylinder

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