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No brakes in my 1998 buick leSabre

My brake light came on and i have no brakes. it is not leaking fluid. i put brake fluid in and still no brakes. what could it be

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  • silver top May 11, 2010

    hi from the uk when you say you put fluid into reservoir /topped it up ?? was it empty? or very low ? does the pedal go to the floor? or feel soft ? you mention no leaks ?? are you certain? when was last time prior to this did you check brake fluid? or have brakes inspected for wear to pads/shoes ? i only ask because of age of car ? please come back with more info or update and will look forward to helping you with advice and diagnosis and above all help save you $$$$$$s on garage charges ?best wishes from n/west uk

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Running master low enought for brake light to come on, you might have got air into system, if that is the case you will have to bleed out the breaks. worse case, it would need a new master cyl.

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