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I think there is no reliable answer possible. We do not know enough about the state of your brakes. Can you describe the color of the brake fluid? Did the brake totally failed to break or was there only a weak breaking? Where there any unusual sounds? If the fluid is very dark it would be an indication that maintainance got neglected. The most serious answer ...


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I would say that every component of the brake system should be evaluated to make certain you will "not have brake problems while driving." Particular attention to friction materials (pads in front, I suspect on a 1996 Tercel shoes in the rear) are the major wear components, but rotor discs and drums should also be evaluated. As @Pete suggested, brake ...


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Yes, change the hoses. No need to buy 'braided stainless steel' hoses that they might up sell you to in the store; the cheap rubber OEM hoses lasted 20 years. You might as well change all pads and shoes (and associated hardware), and replace the brake fluid (and then bleed the system). Check the rotors and drums for wear (replace if scored). After all that, ...


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Try checking the earths between engine and body / battery - if the engine is using the ac earth to run - when you switch on the ac it can kill the engine


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Your oil has nothing to do with the AC circuit. When you push the button inside your car it throws an electro magnetic clutch in the pump engaging it to compress the refrigerant. The circuit may be damaged. Try checking for a short to ground.


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