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Brakes are still soft. Do I need a new ABS Pump? 07 Mazda 3

I posted a while back about my brakes being spongy. I've tried a lot of different solutions to no avail. I bought my 07 Mazda 3 around 7 months ago. They told me about the spongy breaks, and said ...
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How to drain a brake booster

I improperly installed a master cylinder. This punctured a hole in the cylinder. I didn't realize this until I pumped a gallon of brake fluid into my booster. How do I get it out? 2014 jeep wrangler ...
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Brake master cylinder rubber seals - replaceable or not?

This is probably a completely newbie question, but it's my first car and I'm yet just learning. So my master cylinder is defective, the brake pedal sinks and even though I can live with it, it has ...
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Unable to bleed brakes 87 nissan 300zx

I am currently restoring a 1987 Nissan 300zx I replaced the master cylinder and when bleeding the brakes the pedal would hold for a few seconds and then slowly fall I ran about 2 liters of fluid ...
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After changing brake lines the brakes are extremely soft. Bleeding doesnt help and theres no leak. No abs

I put new brake lines in the car, put the fluid into tank and started bleeding the system. The problem is the pedal goes hard after a few pumps but gradually loses pressure and its not getting any ...
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Brake pedal still soft

I have a 2007 Mazda 3. When I purchased it, it came with a soft brake pedal. I thought that the brakes needed bleeding, but after taking it in to get it bled, there was no difference and apparently it ...
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Container holding brake fluid is bubbling

The brake fluid container of my 2010 Honda has started to bubble (clear reservoir).
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Motorcycle Brake Lever - Soft Feel & Long Pull

I have a 2008 Kawasaki ER6 / Ninja 650R race bike. Within my class I must use OEM calipers & a OEM master cylinder. These components are also not allowed to be modified. As the title says, the ...
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Why would my brake pedal go halfway to the floor before the brakes engage?

I've got a 2008 Mazda 3i with 120k miles on it, manual transmission. The brake pedal started going halfway to the floor before the brakes engage, although braking action seems normal after that, maybe ...
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Gasket between master cylinder and brake booster?

So I replaced my master cylinder on my 1995 Acura legend and there a hissing sound coming from the brake booster area. Upon more thorough inspection, I found that placing my finger on the bottom side ...
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How do I bleed the master cylinder and check the booster for fluid?

We bled the brakes after replacing the 4 brake hoses that run to the calipers since a hose burst the other day. We bled them, and the brakes still feel spongy and the fluid is decreasing ever so ...
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What vehicle does this master cylinder and booster go too

This is a pic of my old master and booster off my 1966 chevy c10. It is not correct to vehicle. I'm trying to figure out what make and model vehicle this is for. Any help would be much appreciated. ...
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How do I check the brake fluid in master cylinder of my car?

I want to check the brake fluid level of my car, its my first time so I dont know how to check it.
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Clutch problems

I have a Seat Leon 1.9TDI with about 53k miles on it. While driving one day I started noticing that when I press the clutch pedal down and then release it, it starts to get stuck on the way back up. ...
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Clutch Peddle Pops Down When Barely Touched and Doesn't Return

My friend has a manual transmission 2000 Honda 1.6L iSR whose clutch peddle pops down at the slightest touch and doesn't return to the up position unless you pull it up. The clutch system is ...
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Emptying motorbike master cylinder

I had to drill out the rear brake reservoir screws on my '98 Suzuki GS500E as they'd rotted but in doing so I managed to snap the drill bit. Carelessly, the top of the reservoir was off by this point ...
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Pass-through hydraulic hand brake cylinder

I'm designing a custom hydraulic hand brake I want to build next. It will be a pass-through or "in-line" system, which is to be installed between the master cylinder and the rear brakes by "...
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Stripped Thread: Motorcycle Brake Lever Master Cylinder

I was busy re-positioning the brake lever (left-to-right on the handlebar) by loosening the bolts that clamp the brake lever master cylinder onto the handlebar. When I tightened the bolts I noticed ...
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Is it okay for master cylinder to be crooked (leaning to left) on aftermarket power brake booster?

I am replacing the power brake booster on my 2005 Ford Escape V6 3.0 XLT. When I go the new booster in and put the master cylinder on the bolts, the master cylinder was leaning to the left, so it is ...
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Did I ruin my master cylinder by putting vacuum pressure on the reservoir?

99 Saturn SC2 I was bleeding my brakes and accidentally let some air into the master cylinder because I didn't refill the reservoir. I was going to take the master cylinder out and bench bleed it but ...
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Work involved in changing master cylinder and brake booster on 1972 Mustang

How much work is involved to change out the master cylinder and power brake booster on a 1972 Mustang?
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brakes wont bleed after replacing lines from mc back 98 gmc jimmy

98 gmc jimmy 4.3 liter. brake pedal to floor after ok previous day. eventually stops me although don't stop on dime. hubby replaced lines from mc back (rubber and metal) part of line. Tried to bleed ...
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Brakes don't work

I have a 98 Chevy Blazer 4.3 liter I was driving down the road coming home when I went to apply the brakes the pedal went to the floor but I did not slow down nor stop I had to use a hill in order to ...