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Discussion in 'Wheels / Suspension / Tires / Brakes' started by KyleCrews, Jun 19, 2003.

  1. KyleCrews

    KyleCrews Senior Member

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    I just started having some problems with my brakes. When i push the pedal when i'm driving it slowly goes all the way to the floor. It doesn't do this all the time, sometimes it works perfectly fine. I've already bled the brakes. I ran over two cans of brakes fluid through there so i know theres no air anywhere it the lines. My front brakes are almost worn down but i don't think that that could have anything to do with it. My next guess would be the master cylinder but i would hate to have to replace that if it was something cheaper. My car is a '94 Prelude and has abs if that helps. Thanks
     
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    KyleCrews Senior Member

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    no one has any ideas. Come on guys, i really need to get this fixed. I hate driving the car around and not knowing if my brakes are gonna work right or not.
     
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    probly the master or slave cyl
    could be the booster (very doubtful)

    also take a look at the lines make sure everything is tight and there are no cracks, holes, dry rot, etc
     
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    Brake booster go bye bye.
     
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    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    really?? i havent heard of it happening that much..... figured it wasnt very common
     
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    yup... same thing in my buddies truck and it was the booster
     
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    welp if it is the booster and you decide to fix it yourself
    have fun with the pin that attatches it to the brake pedal :lol:
    i swapped the booster in my car when i did my brake swap
    that pin was a fucking whore
     
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    Go read your service manual for the brake booster test. You'll see that what he did is one of the "tests"... and considering that he said line bleeding was successful, that's the only thing left.
     
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    Once the peddle goes soft does it stay that way? Or does it fade in and out?
     
  10. KyleCrews

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    fades in and out. Five minutes later i could have perfectly working brakes. Called around yesterday to find a new booster and this dumb ass at auto zone said she could get it in like two hours so i ended up ordering it and the one she gave me was for an mercury tracer. Had my dad pick it up and he didn't check it there so now he's in the process of taking it back. Four days to order a booster. THis blows.
     
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    I'd try a master cyl. I just had the same prob and it turned out to be the master cyl in my 90 hatch
     
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