I probably put about a gallon of brake fluid through the braking system trying to bleed it correctly.
1992 chevrolet c1500 brake pedal goes to floor.
My brake pedal started going to the floor.
Soft or spongy brake pedal.
Technically there are two main causes that would make the brake pedal sink all the way to the floor.
I felt the normal pressure in the pedal but it soon gave way and fell to the floor.
A low brake pedal can also be due to a fluid leak or worn brake linings.
1994 chevy c1500 pickup 157 000 miles i was driving home from work last week and had to stop for a red light.
It caught me a little by surprise and i had to brake firmly but i didn t slam on the pedal.
I finally was able to get it bleed completely and i can now lock the wheels on dry pavement.
Brake pedal goes to floor.
The booster is a mechanism that uses vacuum pressure to take the force being applied to the brake pedal and amplify it.
Reasons your brake pedal goes to the floor.
Pedal still goes almost to floor but truck stops a little be.
To solve this problem i have replace front and rear brakes and the master cylinder i have checked the pin in the vacuum booster and bleed all the lines figuring the job was done.
Here s an additional reason a brake pedal could go all the way to the floor.
I have changed out the master cylinder complete front disc brake assembly and complete rear drum brake assembly and bled all four lines.
Too much air in the system due to improper bleeding is usually the cause of this problem.
The trouble i am having is with the braking system the brake pedal goes to the floor when you step on the brake.
A bad brake booster.
New calipers wheel cylinders new brake lines.
If the brake pedal goes all the way to the floor it s likely there is a leak somewhere after the master cylinder.
Why is my brake pedal soft and go almost to floor before stopping.
One of the reasons is the brake system loses pressure from an external brake fluid leak.
The leak may coming from a brake line or one of the brake calipers.
I replaced master cylinder twice.
The brake p light turned on.
However it can also be due to fluid loss or a low fluid level.
If the pedal gets hard after adding fluid and pumping it several times with the car off then the master cylinder is still ok.
Bleed the brake lines as recommended by chevy to fix this.
If the booster is bad then the full amount of force needed to activate the master cylinder and pressurize the brake fluid isn t.
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