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2002 chrysler town and country loses brake pressure after about a week reman master cylinder seems to always be on the drivers side front

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  • bri350rock Jul 22, 2009

    yes in the divers front no leaks disc brakes all around

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Is that where you are finding the air? Check for leaks around the piston in the caliper. If you have drum brakes, I have seen the Wheel cylinders "****" air into the system, and make the pedal go low.

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2002 Chrysler town and country, always had soft brake pedal, replaced calipers and master cylinder bled brakes several times problem still there, suddenly pedal got full but brakes started dragging.


A soft or spongy brake pedal is an indicator that there is air in the hydraulic line(s) of your brake system.
Improper bleeding could be a cause.
Damaged or malfunctioning master cylinder could be another cause...
Damaged, crimped, or pin hole leak in the brake line...
Leaking or damaged wheel cylinder...
Poorly adjusted brake calipers...
Using the wrong type of DOT brake fluid...
Using brake fluid from a previously opened container that has been sitting around for more than 6-months (DOT type 3 and type 4 are glycol-based fluids that absorb water).

Feb 22, 2017 | Chrysler Cars & Trucks

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Master cylinder replaced and still no brakes


Did you bleed the master cyclinder before installing it?

Aug 30, 2012 | 1998 Chrysler Town & Country

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99 town & country put a new master cylinder on, bleed the brakes all the way around and still no brake pedal why?? what can i do to fix this.


did you bench bleed the master cylinder? are you getting good fluid flow and pressure from all four wheels? it is possible that you may have gotten a bad part.

Aug 07, 2011 | 1999 Chrysler Town & Country

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I have replaced the master cylinder on my 2006 chrysler town and country about every week we keep losing brake pedal so we have bleed them and get pedal back. the only place i find air is the front driver...


Could be a couple of problems, bad master cylinder (not bench bled properly or bad seal out of the box, I have had a few like that), proportioning valve seal, brake line not tight/sealed properly sucking air into system,bad caliper. First of all, are you losing brake fluid along with your pedal? Need to know that first. If you are, try to find where you losing it from, you will find your problem. There can be absolutly NO leaks in a brake/hydraulic system. If not, check that all lines are tightly seated and nuts are quite tight using a line wrench to get proper torque. If so, you can replace the master cylinder again (take old one back to store for new one under warranty) and be sure to thoroughly bench bleed. When bench bleeding, take your time, do not push plunger in too quickly, use a SLOW steady push until ALL bubbles, no matter how small have been eliminated. Tapping on the bottom of the cylinder while bleeding will help remove trapped air. Even a very small amount of air will take forever to bleed out at the calipers. If cylinder/all calipers/lines appear to be right, I would suspect the proportioning valve is faulty. To find it, follow brake lines from master cylinder to where they go into the valve. Replace. Hope that helps.

May 30, 2011 | 2006 Chrysler Town & Country

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Replaced 4 master cylinders in 1year still brake pedal goes to the floor


you have air in the lines....must be blead from the furthest wheel cylinder first going forward to the closest one to the master cylinder. then bleed the master cylinder last

Jan 22, 2011 | 2002 Chrysler Town & Country

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Have a low sinking brake pedal after depressing 1 time? Changed out the master cyclinder?


Sounds like air in system. Bleed entire system starting at master cylinder, and check for any brake fluid leaks.

Oct 06, 2010 | 2002 Chrysler Town & Country

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2003 town and country brake problem


Did your mechanic use a DRB III or equivalent scanner before performing the bleeding procedure after installing the master cylinder? This is a requirement by the manufacturer (Chrysler) when bleeding the brake system.

Jan 16, 2009 | 2003 Chrysler Town & Country

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New Mastercylinder/brakes still lose pressure


ITS THE MASTER CYLINDER AGAIN.More than likely they are using a re manufactured master cylinders. Get a new one from MOPAR-(CHRYSLER) that will take care of your problem. Trust me I have had the same problem with a similar vehicle in the past in my shop. Good Luck, thank for using FIX YA

Jan 16, 2009 | 2003 Chrysler Town & Country

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Ok my brakes go all the way to the floor i do not know if it is the brake buster or the brakes.


Ok most likely its NOT the brake booster, some of the most common reasons for your symptoms are: a leaking line or wheel cylinder, you may see fluid on the ground or on the inside of a wheel. If you cannot find any external leaks, remove the brake drums and carefully inspect for any evidence of fluid leakage from the wheel cylinders also carefully inspect the front brake calipers for any fluid leaks repair or replace with new parts never use used brake parts under any condition, and if the level in the master cylinder remains full you have no leaks any where, then you have a master cylinder that has failed internally, Change the master cylinder and bleed the system.

Jul 21, 2008 | 2000 Chrysler Town & Country

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