Question about 1994 Ford Taurus
Hi, I have a 96 taurus and the brakes will fail occasionally. Sometimes the brakes feel fine with good pedal pressure then the next stop they'll go all the way to the floor. The next stop they're working again. I've checked the fluid and it's full. I'm thinking its the brake booster or a vacuum leak but i'm not sure. Any ideas??
Presuming you have NO leaks in the hydraulic system,it would be a bad brake master cylinder.What's happening is,the piston inside the master cylinder has rubber seals,and when the pedal goes to the floor,the master cylinder is leaking internally,past the rubber seals.If the brake booster was bad,the symptom would be an extrememly HARD,unresponsive,brake pedal,and the engine would idle terrible (vacuum leak).Good luck.
Posted on Jul 10, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jan 15, 2015 | 2004 Ford Taurus
Sep 08, 2014 | 1997 Ford Taurus
Dec 08, 2012 | 2008 Ford Taurus
Nov 20, 2011 | 1996 Ford Taurus
Feb 17, 2011 | 2001 Ford Taurus
Jan 28, 2011 | 2004 Ford Taurus
Mar 25, 2010 | 1996 Ford Taurus
Dec 18, 2009 | 2001 Ford Taurus
Sep 21, 2009 | 1996 Ford Taurus
395 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: