Question about 1991 Ford Thunderbird

1 Answer

1991 ford thunderbird SC power brake problems

The power brakes do not work at all bleed the front brakes just fine but when i bleed the back i got nothing out so there is no fluid to the back the night before they worked

Posted by george marshall on

Ad

1 Answer

william marley

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    New Friend:

    An expert that has 1 follower.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 9 Answers

Take the cap off of your master cylinder fill and open the bleeders on the back brakes and let them gravity bleed

Posted on Jul 12, 2012

Ad

5 Related Answers

Anonymous

  • 957 Answers

SOURCE: spongy brakes

Does sound like you need a new master cylinder. On a 2000 you wont need to back bleed. You will just need to follow the instruction and bleed the master and all four points. you will probably need to bleed the ABS block and proportioning valve but only if they have bleeders on them.

Posted on Jun 01, 2009

Ad

Anonymous

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: brake pedel hard,can't get fluid to back brakes,

You need to replace the round Ball (accumulator ball). It's not holding pressure. You have front brake only. Is the pedal hard as a rock, the red brake light stays on, abs light stays on?
Check out this sight. http://www.albeedigital.com/supercoupe/articles/abs-system.html

Posted on Jul 14, 2009

Robert l Slater

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: Brake light, Turn signal not working rear right 06' Focus

I have a 2000 ford focus no brake lights. with the brake lights the transmission would not go into drive .replaced the brake light switch checked fuse replaced turn signal switch with no results then i moved onto the wiper switch and replaced it as much to my supp rise it fixed the problems

Posted on Aug 06, 2009

Bruce Hathcock

  • 3600 Answers

SOURCE: I replaced my brakes and now they brake fine but

You have a new defective master cylinder, happens all the time. pull it off and take it in for an exchange and buy new not rebuilt. The rebuilts do not last.

Posted on Sep 21, 2009

daltonp

Paul Dalton

  • 361 Answers

SOURCE: how to bleed braked on 1998 ford explorer

It will take 2 of you. 1 fill up the resevoir.2 you need to open the bleed nipple on the furthest brake from the master.3 have somone pump the brake once then close the nipple have them pump it again and hold their foot down on the brake, while they have their foot down on the brake open the nipple untill all of the air and fluid comes out, then close the nipple. Make sure you keep the resevoir topped up. Do this severel times until only fluid comes out of the nipple. Repeat on all of the wheels. You can buy a kit that pressurises the system so you can do it on your own but they are expensive for a 1 time deal.
Good luck.

Posted on Jul 20, 2010

Add Your Answer

×

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

The front brake pads burnt and after replacing pads and calipers during bleeding the back lines have no problems. the front lines wont even push much air, and no sign of fluid, what should i do now?


Have you left the cap off the brake reservoir whilst bleeding procedure.if the cap is on between bleeding it won't allow fluid to flow out of bleed nipple.if it is still blocked then it sounds like the lines / pipes have debris in them so need flushing through or replacing.

Jun 20, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Air in brake lines


Make sure the cap is on when you go to bleed. When you press the pedal down hold it to the floor and have an assistant pour fluid in reservoir then put cap back on before letting up on pedal repeat as necessary. If not working still you have a bad master cylinder

Feb 16, 2014 | 1989 Mercedes-Benz 300-Class

1 Answer

Rear passenger brake dosen't work


Are there two brake fluid reservoirs? And are both full? This would be a split-diagonal brake system-front driver and rear passenger are one brake system. Front passenger and rear driver are the other system. You have the one system working-the front passenger and rear driver side works. You will have to keep bleeding the rear passenger side and the front driver side-always start farthest from the master cylinder, but if that wheel just won't bleed air out, make sure the driver front is working and bleeds good. If all else fails, there are pressure bleeder kits available, I don't know the cost, but they work great. They are also a one man bleeding job, as I understand.

Dec 10, 2013 | 2000 Chrysler Concorde

1 Answer

No pressure on brake pedal 95 suburban 2500 4x4 7.4L


try bleeding your ABS block first, if that doesn not work could need a master or proportioning vavle. Some scan tools are capable of bleeding the ABS system on some vehicles, and some you have to bleed manually.

Apr 07, 2012 | 1995 Chevrolet Suburban

2 Answers

When i step on the brake pedal it goes all the way down, what's wrong?


You have air in your brake lines. Try inspecting the system for brake fluid leaks. Replace any worn out brake pads, scored discs, leaking brake piston seals, etc.Now place a clear tube on the bleeder screws, one at a time , and bleed the air out of the system with the help of a friend to push the brake pedal. Start at the rear wheel cylinders and finish with the front calipers. Once the air is out of the lines the pedal should firm back up.

Oct 27, 2011 | 1995 Toyota Corolla

1 Answer

I replaced master cylinder bleed brakes back brakes working but no brakes front . No brake fluid on bleeders in front . What next to do . Toyota cressida 1985 2.8i automatic


Bleed front more. If needed, remove line from each front caliper to ensure fluid is flowing. If no fluid movement you may have a bad master cyl.

Jan 20, 2011 | 1985 Toyota Cressida

2 Answers

Cant bleed out brakes


It takes time, do you know the sequence to bleed the brakes? Most cars r different. And you have to keep pouring brake fluid, That is a two person job. Make sure all lines r connected to MC and not leaking. After a while if nothing comes out MC could be diffective.

Jun 06, 2009 | 1990 Toyota 4Runner

1 Answer

Brakes f250 2 wheel drive


hello i think you should have the system power bleed with a power bleeder theres a good chance the plunger in the proportioning valve is sticking if you have this truck power bleed it will push out the old fluid replacing with new usually if theres any type of contaminates especially oil ,or power stewering put into master by mistake it would swell any rubber piece to the point of a hard pedal and nothing working then you would have to replace everthing like your being told the only thing you could still use would be the lines wich would have to be cleaned with denature alcahol i would have it bleed in sequence firthest tire down to the closest to the master goodluck

Jul 11, 2008 | 1997 Ford F250 SuperCab

Not finding what you are looking for?
1991 Ford Thunderbird Logo

640 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ford Experts

Marvin
Marvin

Level 3 Expert

85239 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22485 Answers

gerry bissi

Level 3 Expert

4388 Answers

Are you a Ford Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...