Question about 1997 Mitsubishi 3000GT

1 Answer

Brake failer when turbos are dumping

Since having another engine fitted, my brake pedal goes to the floor when the turbos are dumping, any suggestions.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 20 Answers

The brakes are on vacuum assist, if the check valve is missing or in the wrong direction, boost will pressurize the vacuum assist, and mess with your brakes.

Good luck,
Scott
Iceman_ii on 3si.org

Posted on Feb 15, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Fixya. I have no idea how my question has related to a 2002 Montero. The car in question is a 2005 Pajero 3.2 turbo diesel. Same questions still apply.


You need to have the brakes bled. What happens is you pump up brakes and hold while another person unlooses brake line to lest out air in the brake fluid. Its down for all 4 brakes and then you will have a good brake pedal.

May 06, 2014 | 2005 Mitsubishi Pajero 3.2

4 Answers

Brake pedal goes nearly to floor front pads, calipers, brake hoses changed, rotors turned Master cylinder changed, brake booster check valve changed rear brakes checked, drums good no ridge, shoe's...


I would go with not bled correctly

The booster should hold up with a hard pedal until
you start the engine, then vacuum causes it to move
down when pressing on the brake

Sep 16, 2011 | Saturn SC Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

I have a 2000 sierra 3500 dually dump truck and the brakes go to the floor. but have no leaks


If the brake pedal goes to the floor and there are no external leaks, then the master cylinder may need to be bled.

Feb 08, 2011 | 2003 GMC Sierra

2 Answers

My abs light comes on and my trackion light shuts off and the pedal goes to the floor . Ihave new breaks and there is no problem , this is on a 2000 pontiac grand prix what could it be and is it safe to...


If the brake pedal goes to the floor with the car off, I would suspect air in the system or some other issue with the service brakes. If you feel and hear a growl in the pedal when it goes to the floor then your abs controller may be at fault. There are many possibilities. In either case if your pedal goes to the floor, then you are looking at a safety issue. Generally the service brake system (regular brake system) is the fault and not the abs. I have however seen a sticking dump valve or faulty wheel speed sensor cause an abs issue. Start with the basics first. Leaky wheel cylinders/ calipers, brake lines, or master cylinder. Verify the hydraulic integrity of the service brakes before tackling an abs issue.

Nov 19, 2009 | 2002 Buick Rendezvous

2 Answers

With motor running, brake pedal goes to floor and swoosh of air is heard


Could be brake booster leaking. When engine is off the brake pedal should be firm and not go to the floor. If the pedal goes to the floor engine off, there may be a master cylinder problem also.

Oct 28, 2009 | 2005 GMC Envoy Xl

3 Answers

Brake Pedal goes to the floor in my 1990 Chevy C1500 Scottsdale


do you have a self bleeder kit? first off, you have to bleed the master cyl back into its self and the combination valve before you go to the wheels. when you do that, I think you will find that you have air in the lines. disconnect both brake lines from the master cyl and put the bleeder kit fittings on the master cyl, then put the rubber tubing with the kit on the fittings and submerge it in the brake reservoir. make sure its full. then pump the pedal until you get a hard pedal. if that is the case, reconnect the lines to the master, then have an assistant pump up the brake pedal with the engine off, and bleed the combination valve which should be connected to the master by steel tubing. pump it up, then hold it down, and crack the fittings loose, one at a time until the pedal goes about half way down, but do not release the brake pedal until the line is tight again, otherwise you will **** air in the lines. after you do all that, go to the farthest caliper or wheel cylynder from the master and bleed that with the same technique,and dont release the pedal until you close the bleeder screw. unless you have a major prob, this will work.

Jul 20, 2009 | 1995 Chevrolet K1500

1 Answer

Overheating & brake issues when turbos dumping


there should be a resevoir for the brakes that prevents that from happening... it's either not hooked up or leaking/failed. as for the fan.... locate the relay for the fan in the fuse panel engine compartment near the battery and replace it... if that doesn't work you need to do some troubleshooting ... starting with the fans actually working... to power to the sockets for the fans

Robert

Feb 03, 2009 | 1997 Mitsubishi 3000GT

Not finding what you are looking for?
1997 Mitsubishi 3000GT Logo

Related Topics:

62 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Mitsubishi Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

70387 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22041 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

6880 Answers

Are you a Mitsubishi Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...