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Brake pedal has no resistance

I have no brakes. The brake pedal pushes all the way down but there is no resistance at all. There is still brake fluid in the resevoir but i cant seem to see if there might be a small leak anywhere.

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Check your master cylinder, make sure that all is working ok. If your master cylinder is bad then you will have this issue

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