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2008 mazda 5 brake pedal goes to the floor and th ebrakes do work, but not enough

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SOURCE: bleeding brake on a 2002 mazda protege 5

Start from the furthest away from the master cylinder and work your way forward..And make sure who is helping you bleed them they hold the brake to the floor and dont let up until you've tighten the bleeder screw..And make sure your master cylinder is full every time you bleed one tire so that you dont run out getting more air in the systems..Hope this helps you and Have A Great Day

Posted on Apr 05, 2009

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SOURCE: brake pedal goes to floor

there is still air in your hydraulic lines somewhere bleed the system with a pressurised power bleeder and you will get instant results

Posted on May 01, 2009

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SOURCE: Brake pedal goes down to floor. Putting brake fluid doesn't solve problem. Vehicle must coast to a complete stop.

First look for obvious leaks under the vehicle, especially the inside area of each wheel... If you see fluid, you have either a blown cylinder seal or a bad line (check the rubber hoses to the front and back brakes too) Repair the offending part and bleed the air out of the system... (remember to clean pads or shoes if they have fluid on them)... If you see no hint of leakage anywhere, then suspect the master cylinder... if you remove the master cylinder, check and make sure that it didn't leak fluid into the brake booster diaphragm (Brake fluid will destroy the booster)... as in any repair when you open the system (lose fluid), you will need to bleed out the air to restore function... hope this helps...;-)

Posted on May 04, 2009

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SOURCE: parking brake pedal goes to floor

The disc brake pads are NOT used for the parking brake. The parking brake uses mini-drum type shoes inside the rear disc rotor.

Take a look at http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_do_you_change_the_emergency_brake_pads_on_a_2000_Chevy_1500_Silverado_Pickup

For more info

Posted on Jun 21, 2009

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SOURCE: brake pedal goes down to far abs brakes

Hi I'm litoshop if you bled the system and get no results then your brake pump needs to be replaced now before replacing make sure your pads are installed correctly because if there not this to can cause this problem good luck. if this information has been useful please let us know thank you.

Posted on Aug 11, 2009

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your ebrake is on try pulling the handle and push it back down or get the foot pedal to release. if that's not it. you have to check the fluid level. or you have air in the system. does the pedal feel spongy when you stop on the brake pedal. if it slowly goes to the floor you could have another problem with air or a leak

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You are definitely getting air into the system from somewhere. Look for wetness at all 4 wheels, around brake pipes and hoses and at the back of the master cylinder where it is bolted to the brake booster. You find where the fluid is getting out you find where the air is getting in.

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Clutch pedal goes to floor and half works on my b2200 1987 mazda pick-up


If the clutch is hydraulic operated, you need to bleed the clutch at the slave cylinder, down on the transmission housing. Bleed it just like you bleed brakes of air in the line-open bleeder valve, someone pushes clutch pedal slowly to floor, close valve, and repeat until fluid comes out valve in a steady stream. Make sure the clutch reservoir is full before starting. It uses regular brake fluid.
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Brake pedal goes to floor when first applied. Fluid within limits. No signs of leak(s). Hissing sound noted. No vibration.


Hissing sound indicates booster diaphragm has torn. Please let me know if you would like instructions for replacing the booster.

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For left hand drive vehicles: (If the car does not have ABS system you do not need any diagnostic equipment!)

IMPORTANT NOTE: You need using diagnostic equipment connected to the data link connector of the car in order to bleed the ABS block. Follow instructions by scantool equipment for bleeding the ABS block.


1. This bleeding procedure requires two people. Remove the brake system reservoir cap, and fill up with new brake fluid until "MAX" level is reached.
2. Lift the car, or use a channel for access under vehicle.
3. Put the gearbox in "N" - Neutral position, or in "P" - Parking position for automatic transmission.
4. Start the engine and push the brake pedal firmly for 4 - 5 times to the floor, and maintain the brake pedal pushed to the floor.
5. Begin with the rear right wheel. Another person remove the dust cap and loose the brake caliper bleeding screw until the brake pedal goes to the floor. At this moment maintain the brake pedal pushed to the floor, engine idling, and tight the brake caliper bleeding screw. Use a plastic hose: one end connected to the brake caliper bleeding screw, and another end inside a recovery bottle for used brake fluid.
6. Repeat steps no.#4 and no.#5 until no air flows through the brake caliper bleeding screw. Tight the brake caliper bleeding screw, and put the dust cap in their place.

IMPORTANT NOTE: All the time check the brake fluid level in the brake system reservoir, and fill up if necessary!

7. Push the brake pedal firmly for 4 - 5 times to the floor, and maintain the brake pedal pushed to the floor, engine idling.
8. Continue with the rear left wheel. Another person remove the dust cap and loose the brake caliper bleeding screw until the brake pedal goes to the floor. At this moment maintain the brake pedal pushed to the floor, engine idling, and tight the brake caliper bleeding screw. Use a plastic hose: one end connected to the brake caliper bleeding screw, and another end inside a recovery bottle for used brake fluid.
9. Repeat steps no.#7 and no.#8 until no air flows through the brake caliper bleeding screw. Tight the brake caliper bleeding screw, and put the dust cap in their place.

IMPORTANT NOTE: All the time check the brake fluid level in the brake system reservoir, and fill up if necessary!

10. Push the brake pedal firmly for 4 - 5 times to the floor, and maintain the brake pedal pushed to the floor, engine idling.
11. Continue with the front right wheel. Another person remove the dust cap and loose the brake caliper bleeding screw until the brake pedal goes to the floor. At this moment maintain the brake pedal pushed to the floor, engine idling, and tight the brake caliper bleeding screw. Use a plastic hose: one end connected to the brake caliper bleeding screw, and another end inside a recovery bottle for used brake fluid.
12. Repeat steps no.#10 and no.#11 until no air flows through the brake caliper bleeding screw. Tight the brake caliper bleeding screw, and put the dust cap in their place.

IMPORTANT NOTE: All the time check the brake fluid level in the brake system reservoir, and fill up if necessary!

13. Push the brake pedal firmly for 4 - 5 times to the floor, and maintain the brake pedal pushed to the floor, engine idling.
14. Continue with the front left wheel. Another person remove the dust cap and loose the brake caliper bleeding screw until the brake pedal goes to the floor. At this moment maintain the brake pedal pushed to the floor, engine idling, and tight the brake caliper bleeding screw. Use a plastic hose: one end connected to the brake caliper bleeding screw, and another end inside a recovery bottle for used brake fluid.
15. Repeat steps no.#13 and no.#14 until no air flows through the brake caliper bleeding screw. Tight the brake caliper bleeding screw, and put the dust cap in their place.
16. Now the brakes are bleeded. Check the brake fluid level in the reservoir. Fill up with new brake fluid until "MAX" level is reached. Put back the brake reservoir cap.
17. Test the car brake system. The brake pedal movement no more than 1/3 of total stroke until the floor, when brake pedal is applied. Maximum admissible is 1/2 of total stroke.

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Brake pedal hits floor with no pressure


if the brake fluid resovoir is full and you havent opened the brake brake system (ie a bleeder screw or removed a brake line) then you probably need a master cylinder. if the brake fluid IS empty then first you must find the leak and repair it before bleeding will do any good.

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Bleeding brake on a 2002 mazda protege 5


Start from the furthest away from the master cylinder and work your way forward..And make sure who is helping you bleed them they hold the brake to the floor and dont let up until you've tighten the bleeder screw..And make sure your master cylinder is full every time you bleed one tire so that you dont run out getting more air in the systems..Hope this helps you and Have A Great Day

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