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Brakes are soft

2002 nissan maxima brakes are blead well and still during braking the pedal goes fully to the floor what are some possible solutions the master cylinder has been changed

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  • alsparks May 28, 2009

    cylinder was bench blead and all 4 wheels have been bleed used nearly a quart of fluid during bleeding

  • alsparks May 28, 2009

    i don't have an abs sanner, is there any way around this with out the tool or a costly dealer

  • alsparks May 28, 2009

    I did do it myself have done several over my career. I did bench bleed it and i also gravity bleed prior to having help with bleeding

  • alsparks May 28, 2009

    say I were to go force the abs solinoids to activate could this move the air away to get it to bleed more

  • alsparks May 28, 2009

    could this problem be caused by the brake booster

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    no way around the ABS

  • Frank
    Frank May 11, 2010

    did you changed the Master Cylinder youself?

    did you bleed the master clinder before you install it?

    how did you bleed the brake? one person or with help?

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    did you have the ABS in bypass by using a scanner? if not the ABS hydraulic valve has air trapped in it, you need to have the dealer bleed the brakes using a Nissan scan tool with ABS capabilities

  • perry bray Jun 27, 2013

    changed booster, bled brakes. still no emergency. Is there a manual adjustment through a port on the inside of the drum that can tighten this?


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Must still have air in system or a bad new master cly.make sure you bleed all 4 wheels.could take awhile if you did not bench bleed the master cly first.

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