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96 riviera Braking issues

Basically the brakes will not hold when i press them... I can press the brake all the way down and the car will start to slow then just keep going as if i release the pedal... First it was only on the passanger side which i found by jacking the car up and applying the brake... Now it's both sides??? I bled the brakes on both sides and replaced the brakes tubes on both sides and the car still won't stop??? help....

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Sounds like you need a master cylinder. If the fluid was full when this all started then I would suspect a master. Check the rear and front brakes for leakage. You'l have to remove the rear drims to inspect the whel cylinders. If no leaks are found its the master cylinder

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