Brake pedal going to floor

Asked by Jul 13, 2016 at 08:08 PM about the 1998 Subaru Legacy

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Have a 1998 subaru legacy wagon rhd roughly
122,000 miles. Today i stopped to deliver a pkg
when i was backing down out driveway no brakes
pedal went to floor had to use emergency brake
they had been soft once or twice before. When  my
husband came to help me he qent to move and
brakes were still soft but wanted to try and get it
home by time had brakes like normal.

1 Answer

17,660

Brake master cylinder is bad and needs to be replaced.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • rear rotars and pads 2 answers

    had some problems with rear breaks before, replaced rotars and pads and fluids ,but rotars and pads are badly worn and scored, only coverd about 2000 miles , pedal is hitting the floor again have to ...

    1999 Subaru Legacy

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • heat directed only onto floor 1 answer

    When you select the floor option for heat - only a minute amount of heat comes onto the floor. Instead heat is directed to the windshield. My feet are cold! I wear contacts and have always been able...

    2010 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Premium

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • '98 Legacy L Spitting and sputtering 5 answers

    I own a 98 Legacy L, 2.2L engine. i was driving recently and had the car start to spit and sputter no matter if i backed off the gas or pushed the peddle to the floor. I sucked down a quarter tank of ...

    1998 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr L AWD Wagon

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Subaru overheating 4 answers

    So we've got a 1999 Subaru Outback. This weekend the defrost vent started spewing steam and then it dripped on the floor really hot water. So we bipased the heater core and reconnected the hoses. ...

    1998 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr Outback AWD Wagon

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Which brake line coming from the brake reservoir goes to the back brakes 2 answers

    1997 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr L AWD Sedan

    -

    General

Search Subaru Legacy Questions

Subaru Legacy Experts

#1 Anthony_60
Anthony_60
Reputation 1,200
#2 Nick Eidemiller
Nick Eidemiller
Reputation 680
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 600
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Subaru Impreza
39 Great Deals out of 659 listings starting at $2,995
Used Subaru Forester
71 Great Deals out of 862 listings starting at $2,800
Used Honda Accord
84 Great Deals out of 1,060 listings starting at $1,888
Used Toyota Camry
42 Great Deals out of 1,392 listings starting at $1,699
Used Honda Civic
253 Great Deals out of 3,980 listings starting at $1,395
Used BMW 3 Series
148 Great Deals out of 1,675 listings starting at $1,900
Used Audi A4
29 Great Deals out of 591 listings starting at $2,200
Used Nissan Altima
49 Great Deals out of 1,257 listings starting at $1,999
Used Honda CR-V
37 Great Deals out of 2,226 listings starting at $2,994

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Subaru Legacy For Sale
94 listings starting at $24,795
2016 Subaru Legacy For Sale
60 listings starting at $598
2015 Subaru Legacy For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 34 listings starting at $15,995
2014 Subaru Legacy For Sale
36 listings starting at $12,500