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As the title states my front brakes are very soft. Actually it feels like the lever isn't even doing anything when I pull it. Fluid is good, no air in the system as its been bled, but still no brakes at all. Did I do something wrong? Am I maybe missing something? What should I check
 

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Welcome.

From your description, I'm assuming you mean no brakes instead of soft brakes?

Are the caliper pistons out enough so the pads are in contact with the rotors?

This is probably not the issue, but has the master cylinder recall been done? If the reservoir hose goes to a fitting on the top, it is the new type. If it goes to a fitting on the side, it is the old style and should be replaced.
 

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Maybe remove the calipers, make sure the pistons move, and try new pads?
I suggest EBC HH's.
 

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Take off the calipers, open them up, take the pistons out and clean well. I had that when I bought my k4 and found a sort of brownish goo behind the pistons. Clean it all up, fresh fluid, check seals while you're at it and bleed well. When you think it's bled, do it again. First MC then calipers
 

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Summarizing the above comments:
  1. Maintenance
    1. Change the break fluid and ensure it's been bled right
    2. Did you place grease on the caliper pins that hold the pad
    3. Clean the brake caliper pistons by removing one at a time. Pump the brakes so that the pistons start coming out giving you access to clean them.
      1. Check youtube on how to do this right
    4. Deglaze your rotors so that it can adhere to the new brake pads. Are you rotors within thickness spec?
    5. Did you put lubricant behind the brake pads so that the pistons don't get stuck?
    6. Did you bleed the nipple at the brake master cylinder?
  2. Modications (If exhaust all above or you got money to blow)
    1. Stainless steel brake lines
    2. Better brake pads (A good set of front pads run are $50 or more.
      1. I've run EBC EPFA, EBC HH, SBS Street Pads, Vesrah Pads JL
    3. RBF 600 brake fluid (ideal if doing lots of track days or racing)
    4. Upgrade you master cylinder to R6 one or Brembo (See other threads)
    5. Upgrade calipers to R6 ones or Brembos (See other threads)
 
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