Question about 1990 Honda Accord

Open Question

Brakes won't build up pressure even after pumping. it's not losing any fluid.

Posted by on

  • Anonymous Oct 16, 2010

    There is no purpose to pumping brakes
    Brake Fluid is a liquid,it can not be compressed or built up pressure, that holds
    You got a bad master cylinder or other issues

×

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

No brakes, see fluid leaked out, can't see from where, press while engine running and it won't build up pressure, turn engine off, and it will build up pressure


Air in system can try to bleed brakes but leak needs to be found can wash fluid off with water and let dry add fluid and pump brakes see where fluid is dripping

Nov 18, 2014 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

1995 Chevy p30 chassis builds pressure and applies brake while moving or setting until you bleed front brakes


pressure build up in brake lines indicates a blocked compensating port in the master cylinder. The heat generated by brake operation is expanding the brake fluid which cannot return to the reservoir and so it is apply the brakes. If you have an ABS system on the vehicle have it checked out by an accredited brake shop for operation as well

Oct 28, 2014 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Brakes problems


I would consider replacing the brake master cylinder as it appears that the fault is in the compensating ports in the cylinder. After every application of the brake the fluid has to be allowed to drain back to a set point /pressure ( no pressure if discs) With brake application the oil heats up and expands and normally returns to the reservoir but in you case it is not allowed to so the brakes are being put on by this fluid pressure build up.

Jul 25, 2014 | 2006 BMW - X3-Series

1 Answer

Why do my brakes pump up after bleeding and still go to the floor when i start the truck?


Hello.

If the brakes pump up after you start your engine, it means your brakes are good and there are no bleeds.

They pump up as the car builds pressure inside the brake fluid circuit.

If the pedal loses pressure and hits the floor while the engine is on, this means that you may have brake fluid leaks and your brakes won t hold much longer (needs immediate fix).

Jul 23, 2014 | 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier

1 Answer

2003 nissan maxima stalls while driving slowly


have him check the fuel pump. you might be losing pressure over time causing the vehicle to die and after you let it sit the pressure is building up

Oct 15, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

1999 porsche 911 clutch on floor won't shift now


Check your clutch slave cylinder , or clutch master clutch cylinder see if it has enough fluid , if its empty fill it up and left the pedal back with your hand and pump it manually with your hand Untill it builds pressure , keep checking the fluid , Note this will only get you I a repair shop to replace necessary parts . And please becareful do the while car is rest and e-brake is engaged so car won't roll over . Becareful . Also check the correct fluid for your car . Hope this helps .

Jan 13, 2013 | 1999 Porsche 911 Carrera

1 Answer

Lose pressure in brakes


Brake master cylinder failure. best to replace with a new one. possible causes,contamination in brake fluid from moisture. cross contamination of fluids DOT 3 is not compatable with DOT 4 and should not be mixed

Nov 28, 2012 | 1996 Toyota Camry

1 Answer

Brakes


It could be your power steering pump not building pressure in your brake booster or your master cylinder which is where your fliud goes. Try flushing the system and check for leaks and restrictions

Jul 29, 2010 | 2000 Ford Focus

1 Answer

Brake pedal goes all the to the floor. can not


Check the reservoir to be sure the fluid is full. If not, top it off and try it again. If there's still trouble building pressure, pump the brakes a bunch of times, and then check around each wheel for fluid on the ground. If you see none, it's possible that you have a break in the line somewhere through the chassis and that the fluid is leaking out inside. If you see no evidence of leakage, and the reservoir is still full, you need a new brake master cylinder - what will have happened is that the diaphragm around the plunger inside the master cylinder (which moves through the cylinder when you push the pedal, and forces fluid out to the wheels) has a hole or tear in it, so instead of pushing the fluid out to the brakes, the plunger simply moves through the fluid. It never builds pressure, and your brakes don't work.

Dec 22, 2009 | 1992 Cadillac DeVille

1 Answer

Brake pedal travels all the way to the floor.pressure builds when you pump the pedal.resivoir full of fluid and no lines are leaking.


Fluid may be bypassing seals inside the master cylinder giving you a low pedal on first application and building up as it continues to be pumped. If drum brakes make sure rear brakes a well adjusted

Oct 23, 2009 | 1996 Pontiac Sunfire

Not finding what you are looking for?
1990 Honda Accord Logo

Related Topics:

199 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Honda Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76846 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22246 Answers

Kevin Daniels

Level 3 Expert

1455 Answers

Are you a Honda Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...