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I own a 2005 Escape and am having a problem with my brakes. This problem started recently and came on suddenly. When you apply the brakes you can feel them start to engage, then they seem to disengage so you push the pedal further and the same thing happens, then you end up pushing the pedal almost to the floor. I took the car to a repair shop twice. The first time they cleaned the rear brakes and adjusted them. That did nothing in correcting the problem. On the second trip they replaced the master cylinder, again, did not fix the problem. Any ideas?

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    i have the same situation i also noticed that only one wheel in the front and one in the back are getting hot (working). my fluid was very low so air may have entered, i will bleed the system tomoro.



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Check your brake fluid level because it sounds like you are losing pressure, possibly a leak. If work has been done to your front brakes recently they may not have bled them properly. Behind your brake caliper you will see a thin hose leading into a nut. You can bleed your brakes though this but don't attempt unless you are familiar with hydraulics and fluid pressures due to safety concerns.

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