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Brake paddle sink to the floor - 1997 Nissan Maxima

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  • Sam Challis May 11, 2010

    You need to give some more info than that. Year, make , model, with ABS or not, how many miles .... and so on.

    Pedal sinks to the floor could be a few thing.


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I would get under and around the car to check it out first.
no 1. Check for leaks, check the master cylinder reservoir if it's empty. If empty you are losing fluid and pressure.
2. Have you had or done any work on the car ...change a caliper or something. Maybe you have air in the system and it needs bleeding. If no leaks and you have not had any work done on it, then it's quite possible the master cylinder is the culprit.

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This is caused by a defective brake master cylinder, have it replaced.

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