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Ford Escape 2001 model - brake pedal sticking

I have had a problem with my Brake Pedal sticking and I have to pull it out with my foot. I took it to the mechanics and they found that someone had put 'coolent' in the brake fluid which had contaminated it, so they flushed out the brake fluid 3 times, that didn't work, then I had the brake master cylinder replaced and although it isn't sticking everyday like it used to, it has happened twice in the last 3 weeks. Could somebody please help? I am tired of spending money and it's not working


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What pushes the pedal back when you release the pedal is a strong spring inside the master cylander that pushes on the piston that moves the brake fluid to the calipers and wheel cyls. This spring should last the life of the master cyl. and replaceing the master cyl. is the only way I know of to replace your weak spring or a piston that is hanging up. Check all the linkage under the dash to be sure that there is not a problem with your pedal linkage that is causing your problem

Posted on Jun 23, 2008

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