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Back brakes do not work

I have a 94 sunbird it had ran out brake fluid once since then abs light is always on and rear brakes do not work

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Hi mlesimon, I had the same problem as well. the shop told me it was a gear that opens the rear brake line. I think they said it was in the master cylinder. New was $600.00 and they did not find one. They found a used one and installed it for half the cost. After they finished my car the brakes were soft they bleed them and found the wheel cylinder was letting air back in, so they installed a new one, ABS light was repaired wire problem. Very happy I paid for all the repairs its an old car lots of rust, about 200,000 miles. Maybe cheaper to find a really good car and just buy it. Hope this helps you...

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You need to bleed the rear brakes to remove all air so they will work. Start w/ the wheel the greatest distance from the master cylinder, check master cyl. level often, if you draw in air, you have to start all over again. Repeat 'til all air is removed from system.

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