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Breake light stays on, low brake pressure

The brake light stays on all the time. The brake pedal goes all the way to the floor before pressure applies. There's no visible fluid leaks.

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There is a recall on the brake reservoir. Call Ford.

Posted on Jan 23, 2013

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    iramos98 Jan 25, 2013

    I had a problem coming back from a road trip. The reservoir cap tends to leak fluid.

  • iramos98
    iramos98 Jan 25, 2013

    Ford will reimburse you if the reservoir cap fixes your problem.

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Since there is no loss of fluid we can rule out any leaks. A poor booster would make you apply the brake much harder to stop. So somehow you are not developing the necessary pressure for the brakes to function. The pressure is developed by the master cylinder seals. You can get a rebuild kit or a rebuilt master cylinder but the real pain is bench bleeding the new one. Luck to you.

Posted on Jul 18, 2008

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sounds like a rear wheel cylinder

Posted on Oct 15, 2008

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SOURCE: no pressure when appling break pedal

check your brake wheel cylinders. you'll probablly find one is stuck or leaks. replace wheel cylinder

Posted on Jan 10, 2009

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SOURCE: Brake pedal goes down to floor. Putting brake fluid doesn't solve problem. Vehicle must coast to a complete stop.

First look for obvious leaks under the vehicle, especially the inside area of each wheel... If you see fluid, you have either a blown cylinder seal or a bad line (check the rubber hoses to the front and back brakes too) Repair the offending part and bleed the air out of the system... (remember to clean pads or shoes if they have fluid on them)... If you see no hint of leakage anywhere, then suspect the master cylinder... if you remove the master cylinder, check and make sure that it didn't leak fluid into the brake booster diaphragm (Brake fluid will destroy the booster)... as in any repair when you open the system (lose fluid), you will need to bleed out the air to restore function... hope this helps...;-)

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if the pedal is hard to push like a manual brakes on an old truck I would say the power brake booster is going out

Posted on Aug 05, 2009

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