If your brakes feel weak or spongy, then check the following:


Brake fluid level


Check the brake fluid level. Top up if necessary.


Contaminated brake fluid


In case of fluid contamination, drain all the brake fluid in the system and refill with new brake fluid. Bleed brakes to remove any air in the system.


Worn brake pads


Check to see if the brake pads are worn down. If so, replace pads. You can order online at myTomcar.com


Damaged brake hose


If the brake lines have been damaged in any way, air can get in the system and will cause the pedal to feel soft, spongy or a long pedal travel. 


Inspect all the brake lines and replace and lines that are damaged.


Incorrectly fitted brake pads


Check the pads are fitted correctly.