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Question 2013 ZX6R Front Break issue

I did not ride the bike for few months as it rains everyday here. Today I ride the bike and noticed front break is very weak. Breaking power does not kick in until lever travels halfway!! Pretty scary.

I am guessing, Low break fluid, Bubble in break line or does the moisture in breakfluid can cause this?
Is this why people wrap something on break fluid container?
What could cause such symptoms?

I know for sure that pads are new. Any thoughts !!
Thanks in advance.
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Originally Posted by theteju View Post
Low break fluid, Bubble in break line or does the moisture in breakfluid .
All of the above.
When you change the pads, completely change the fluid and bleed it good.
Wouldn't be a bad idea to disassemble the caliper and clean it out and replace the seals.

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