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My 1994 lincoln mark viii brake pedalo goes to the floor with no resistance. no leaks and fluid is full what is the problem

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If ur sure there are no leaks then usually the issue is the mastercylinder internal leak, where fluid passes the seal. i also suppose if the vehicle has abs then it could be bypassing the fluid flow. to verify, unplug the abs unit/motor and make sure the problem is there. if the pedal goes to the floor with car shut off its more than likely a base braking problem. hope the ideas help

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Your power assist is leaking air or the vacuum to it shot, you will need to check this, first just listen to it for a leak or a hiss, have someone step on the brake while you have your ear under the hood, You should be able to hear a leak. The power assist works with a vacuum line to it but it also depend on the atmospheric pressure for something, They are impossibly to fix, they need to be replaced, you can probably find the same one on a lot of ford products, like T-birds, Crown Vics, Grand Marquis, any big car. Hope this helps.

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Not
sure but sounds like u have air in your lines

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