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Brake pressure lost all pressure when press on brakes, have to tap the brakes to stop, nothing is leaking when I look, please help?

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    does the pedal go to floor? or just hard and takes a lot to stop?



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Hi I am Vortash no pressure has got to mean the loss of oil somewhere .. but you may not see it if it is soaked up by mud or has blown clear of the vehicle while you where traveling .. check your reservoir and see if the levels have dropped .. this fault is usually due to leaking Master Cylinder Seals .. ( the oil could be inside the car with this in the servo or in the actual car ) Broken pipe split or rusted , brake cylinder seals .. worn pads would explain why it leaked so quickly and why you cant see evidence of oil ..if it is the rear cylinder and if the pads are low .. but first check is the reservoir .. it is a sealed system so theoretically it should never become empty ...... Regards Vortash

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