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Brakes go to the floor to stop....already replaced master cylinder and dont know symptoms of a bad hydrobooster.....i also already bleed mc and all brakes

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When you replaced the master cylinder , did you bench bleed it , in order to get all of the air out it, before installing it, and afterwards, it is recommendable to bleed all 4 wheels to get the air out also. "also some of the times , when a brake booster goe's bad the brake pedal can also become spongy.

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