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Based on the experience of others here, it's more than likely not fixed...and they were a-holes for not doing the brake bleed for free.
I doubt its going to be fixed as well. Im not a fan of this dealership (had issues with them when they worked on my Duc too), but only one close (and they are still an hour away).
 

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I will definitely just replace the pistons before going all rcs19 corsa corta on things, but my point was that I dont think Triumph will figure out what is wrong if we go around implementing our own fixes. I do think the group of people on this forum experimenting on different things is super valuable though...
I'm ready to restart the timer - I took advantage of the crap weather this weekend to do a full rebuild of the brembo m4 calipers. Thorough cleaning, new seals, new fluid, and braketech stainless pistons and some new sbs hh pads. The old seals looked great, fluid was clear and light, the old pistons were pretty clean too, but the calipers themselves were pretty grimy and the old brembo hh pads were pretty close to the wear markers after a year of riding and five track days.

As always I will report back if my brake lever engagement starts moving around, but for now all seems good again.
 

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So my bike started having this issue again, but I think I know what may be causing it. When I was on the interstate heading home from work, the bike was at about 5,500 RPM, I looked down at the brake fluid reservoir and noticed it was all white. I think the vibration from the motor at higher RPM is ariating the brake fluid, causing a air bubble in the master cylinder, therefor giving the first squeeze softness. Once I reduced engine RPM, the brake fluid went back to its normal color/look...
 

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So my bike started having this issue again, but I think I know what may be causing it. When I was on the interstate heading home from work, the bike was at about 5,500 RPM, I looked down at the brake fluid reservoir and noticed it was all white. I think the vibration from the motor at higher RPM is ariating the brake fluid, causing a air bubble in the master cylinder, therefor giving the first squeeze softness. Once I reduced engine RPM, the brake fluid went back to its normal color/look...
There may be a hydraulic leak somewhere in your system which is pulling air in. A bit of a pita to find if there's no sign of fluid weeping

If there's air in your brake system it's likely an unrelated problem to the double pull issue being discussed in this thread
 

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I have been loosely following this problem. My 2016 Speed started doing this after about 500mi. It has been to the dealer twice. They were unable to fix the problem. I also tried a vacuum bleeder with no avail. My warranty ran out in Aug 2020.

Any idea it it is worth contacting the Santiago guy?
 

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I have been loosely following this problem. My 2016 Speed started doing this after about 500mi. It has been to the dealer twice. They were unable to fix the problem. I also tried a vacuum bleeder with no avail. My warranty ran out in Aug 2020.

Any idea it it is worth contacting the Santiago guy?
Assuming everything is stock with your bike's braking system, it doesn't hurt to contact him and/or file the complaint. Worst thing that can happen is nothing. Best case is they will want you to take your bike in to troubleshoot and perform some "good will" post warranty service.

They didn't fix my problem in the first pass and I ended up being unwilling to leave my bike for extended periods of time at the dealer during riding season...
 

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Fallen soldier to the cause here, it's been an awful experience on both parts (Triumph and the dept. of consumer) nobody really took real accountability for a crucial, life-threatening faulty component. I've also filed a complaint and been contacted by Santiago but that's the and of the story for me. I wouldn't leave them my bike to do a brake fluid change that I can do in 15 min. and termporatily regain lever stiffness.
Anyways, Speedy '16 was up in miles and up for a swap, I ended up trading it in for a 22' RS1200 last month (brakes are a beast).
My advice if you want to keep it is do the bleeding yourself every so often from calipers not just the master pump that's what makes the (bandaid) difference at least for the next few months and call Santiago at this point one more call might just trigger a real investigation.
 

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Update on my '17 Thruxton R. Put in the BrakeTech SS pistons, new Brembo seals, bled brakes out twice. Feel is much improved over the rebuild with OEM parts that the dealer did a few months back, and I'm much happier with it. No double pumping or moving pressure point on the lever. I need to get more miles on it, but I can say that it is already way better than what Triumph did.

I have a set of new pads that I'm probably going to end up fitting soon, so once those start to wear in it will be the real test. But for now, I'm optimistic given the experience of others and my immediate impression that the issue is solved.

Yes, it sucks that Brembo and Triumph misfired on this. It also sucks that it cost me close to $450 to make it right. But that's less expensive than crashing because of crap brakes.
 
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