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I have a 93 accord and when i go to stop the brake gose to the floor,just put new pad on didnt fix help

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  • tracyscott62 Jul 30, 2009

    could it be the checkvalue?

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First bleed system and check for leaks. Pay attention to the area below the master cyl where it attaches to the brake booster. If it's wet there the master is obviously bad. It does not need to leak to fail though as they can internally bypass which will give you the exact symptom you reported.

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  • Richard Scordino Jul 30, 2009

    What your symptom is is classic master cylinder failure.

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Check your fluid level to see if you might have a leak in a line. If all brakes are not rusty or frozen up, you might be looking at a master cylinder.

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Have 1992 accord ex with abs , abs light is on and the brake peddle goes nearly to floor before car stops. put a new brake booster and bleed the brakes and pads or good.


the abs and brakes are related, but not brakes are not dependent on abs. you mentioned you got new brake pads and the brake pedal got fixed? if it didnt get fixed, then your master cylinder might be going out, its the only logical thing if you bled your brake pads. about the abs, it stands for anti-lock braking system. what it does is at instant high speed stops, it pumps your brakes very fast to stop your wheels from locking up, which prevents your car from skidding, and allows you to manouver your steering wheel as you are braking. very helpful, but not essential. it is like passanger or even drivers airbags, definately better to have, but not essential. if you dont have money to fix your abs right now, dont worry about it, as at least half the cars on the road, including newer, basic cars are not equiped with abs. another thing, abs is a relative new technology, which became common in the 1990s, which means before that, cars didnt have abs, so if someone says to fix it right away because it is 100 percent dangerous, they are just exagerating. just take a little extra precaution while braking, thats all. on the other hand, if you do have the money to fix the abs, you can start by retrieving the code first using a paper clip:

http://www.cb7tuner.com/vbb/showthread.php?t=21259

this will lead you in the right direction. hope this helps, and if you need any help, leave a comment and ill gladly respond. goodluck

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I needed front brakes for my 1994 Honda Accord LX and I put them on. Sometimes it feels like my brakes don't want to stop my car. I put them on correctly and i bled the brakes. Maybe I didnt bleed them...


It does sound like the system is not fully bled -- I'd try that again. If that doesn't work inspect to insure calipers / pads / etc. are properly installed.

Charlie

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Change the brakes and have abs


Make sure the rear brakes ,if they are brake SHOES,that they are adjusted up,to where the drum drags on the shoes as you turn the drum by hand,the rear brakes,are what gives you pedal height.If this is fine,replace the master cylinder.

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Ok when i am driving my car and when i need to apply the breaks they make a almost squealing noise but after i drive for a little the stop any help will be much appriciated


I have same problem; turns out all Honda Accords of this generation (2003-2007) do this. It has something to do with cold brakes and unseated pads, and the first time you stop from medium speed, you will hear a grinding, maybe from the back of the car (i think in my case).
My girlfriend looks at me, and we both wonder what it is, but it goes away in about 1 minute and I've realized it's only when the brakes are cold and it's not a problem. My brakes are basically ok, and there is nothing to fix...
I've done enough reading about this car on the internet, I feel pretty sure everybody's Accord does this, so I stopped worrying about it. A real problem, the sound would not go away as soon as the brakes warm up and seat the pads. After that, the breaks work fine.
If it was worn pads, the squealers will start up and not go away quickly. If it was a worse problem, the sound would grind continuously until fixed.
The two major problems with Honda Accord brakes are: 1) Brake judder at hi-speed medium braking. If you are going downhill, and just want to slow the car a little, if your rotors are getting worn, the steering wheel will give you feedback as brake judder. Hit the brakes harder, it will go away but it's scary and requires the rotors be replaced with a much higher quality rotor than came from the factory, and probably want to use ceramic pads (like Bendix CQ or CT). 2) Back brake pads wear down quickly. I read about this constantly with Accord owners, the EX back brakes are smaller rotors and pads than the front, but the electronic brake distribution system of the Accord will balance brake force between front and back, so the front pads will actually last longer than the back pads! This is very unusual but entirely normal for this car. Most cars are the opposite but that may change as we see new generations of cars with more evenly balanced braking front to rear. Be ready and watch your back brakes closely. Mine were toast at 30k...
I replaced my back pads and rotors, used cheapest new rotors I could find, and ceramic pads, and they have lasted considerably longer than the first set.
I now have 92k on my 2004 and the original front brakes are ready to be replaced. I replaced back brakes at 34k I think, and was very surprised they needed replacement at early, but the new pads have gone almost 60k, but look ready to be replaced sometime this year I think.
I have bad judder on high speed braking, but the pads are still ok in front. Rotors are **** in front and I'll replace with Centric Cryo-Stop rotors, they should last a long time as long as they get put on straight and I don't let anybody warp them with an air gun at the tire shop...
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