I have a 2001 ford taurus the prob i have is i cant get brakes on the left front or right rear when i bleed the lines i just get lotts of air ..iv replaced the lines the abs unit the master cylinder new pads&shoes cant figure it out ....also sometimes my driversdoor power window dont work other times works perfect seems like when it doesnt work you can hear a clicking sound under the dash
Check the slave cylinder......also, you may have a vacuum line off....
The power window: you could have corroded contacts....You will have to remove the door panel prob to get to the place where the switch plugs into the motor. Just unplug and clean the contacts with a very small wire brush if they are bad....with a pencil eraser if not bad...just dirty
If you replaced the ABS you might have to take the car to someone (dealer) that has the unit to bleed the abs unit by command. Sometimes you get lucky and you can bleed it like a non abs brake system. Sounds like to me that you will have to purge/bleed the abs with the unit from the dealer.(It opens and closes individual ports within the ABS)
1 hour at the most should do it.
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You must start bleeding the brakes at the wheel farthest from the master cylinder (usually the right rear), then the next farthest from the master cylinder, then the next, then the closest. If your master cylinder is at the left front of the car, start with the right rear, then the left rear, then the right front, then the left front. If you don't bleed the brakes in the correct order, you are just shifting the air in the lines from one line to another. Make sure that you close the bleeder before letting the brake pedal up, and the engine should not be running when you bleed the brakes... Make sure that the emergency brake is off. Make sure that the master cylinder does not run out of brake fluid at any time that you are bleeding the brakes.
was the wheel cyl leaking? make sure there are no other leaks anywhere i see rusted out line on these a lot check down left side of undercarage fuel lines and brake lines run along there .if you have abs you should only have to bleed rears the front are on different valves no air can get in from a rear leak.If no leaks anywhere master cyl most likely
these use by directional braking like the volvos have used for decades.that is the left rear brake works with the right front brake and right rear brake works with the left front brake.this is how the brake lines are connected to work for the braking system.so when you have a brake leak you will have to bleed the opposite brake to get the air out.this maybe your problem also if the abs system has air in it then it will have to be bleed of air.
you may have to run the motor as you bleed the brakes so the abs hydraulic unit can purge any air that might be caught within the unit itself.did you bench bleed the master cylinder before installing it on the car.this can save time and reduce the possible chance of air entering the system.make sure you don`t allow the master cylinder to run low on brake fluid.i also assume that you are bleeding the brakes properly.Left front brake works with Right rear brake and Right front brake works with Left rear brake.this is how the brakes should be bleed.
When replacing any brake components it's always a great idea to bleed the brakes. Because your life depends on the serviceability of your brake system. When you open, crack or brake any line in your brake system, you automaticity introduce air into the system. Air can be compressed easily as opposed to brake fluid, which is designed not to compress as well as resist heat. The air in your system will cause your ABS and sensors to malfunction and or not work at all. When bleeding your brake system use this sequence start with: 1)right rear, 2)left rear, 3)front right, 4)front left. All vehicle parts and locations are referred to as the vehicle's left and right sides. Or as your setting in the drivers seat. Hope that helps.
Make sure the rear brakes are adjusted and also make sure there are no leaks. if there are no leaks then you have air in the system or a bad mastercylinder, rebleed the brakes, have someone inside pumping the pedal three times every time, then start at the right rear wheel and bleed it four times, each time have them pump pedall three times and hold it down, then go to left wheel and do the same then the right front then left front. to make sure you dont run master dry top off the fluid after every wheel, then adjust the rear brakes, and after that if pedal is low replace the master but you may just have air in the system, and make sure there are no leaks on any line. hope this helps.
try disconnecting the front line, have someone else then step on the brake pedal and hold it down while you re-install the line. If that doesn't do it, you probably did get a defective master cylinder.
Start by bleeding master cylinder, will take two to do this, have some pump the brake paddle about ten time every time, have them pump it and hold it down while you open brake line when paddle goes to floor close and pump again ( one of the brake lines at the master cylinder ), keep doing that till no more air comes out, then do the other brake line at master cylinder again till no more air comes out, keep an eye on master cylinder that it don't go low on brake fluid or you will have to start all over again, how go to right rear wheel and bleed till no more air comes out ( have them pump brake paddle and hold while you open and close bleeder valve, do not let them release brake paddle till you have close bleeder valve, keep doing that till no more air comes out, then go to right rear, then left rear, from there right front and last left front.Hope this was very helpful, good luck.
A perssure bleeder is the best way to bleed the brakes. You can't properly just bleed one or two lines. You must start with the left rear, then right rear, then front right and finally front left. Any other order will just push a bubble around.