Problem with Vibes

I am using Sibelius 6.1 and the newest VDL with the template.  I am writing for my percussion ensemble, and the vibes were playing all of the pedal markings back correctly for a few weeks.  Now, it sounds as if it strikes the bars first and then puts the pedal down after (so it does ring, there is just a LOT of attack and very little ring).  This only happens on the first note with the pedal, all of the others play back just fine.

What did I do?  How do I fix this to where everything rings evenly?  Any help would be greatly appreciated!
Gabe, I'm presuming that by farther from the first note you mean place the pedal marking earlier - similar to placing instrument changes earlier to get the proper noteheads to show up?
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I am using Sibelius 6.1 and the newest VDL with the template.  I am writing for my percussion ensemble, and the vibes were playing all of the pedal markings back correctly for a few weeks.  Now, it sounds as if it strikes the bars first and then puts the pedal down after (so it does ring, there is just a LOT of attack and very little ring).  This only happens on the first note with the pedal, all of the others play back just fine.

What did I do?  How do I fix this to where everything rings evenly?  Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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Move the pedal marking a little farther from the first note.  This should give a little more time for Sibelius to trigger the command.  Are you using the PED instrument from the template?
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