No breaks

Asked by Dec 09, 2017 at 10:10 AM about the 2008 Lincoln MKZ

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have no breaks I put new
brake pads on bled the
brakes Could it Be the
booster how would I know if
it was that or the master

2 Answers


Bad how? Hard to press? Pedal goes to floor? Assuming no leaks and no air in system, a pedal that goes to the floor will be a bad master cylinder. A bad booster would make for a hard pedal.

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Normally when installing brake pads you do not bleed the brakes as it is totally unnecessary. It is possible that you ran the system dry enough to require a trip to a Ford / Lincoln dealership to get the brakes bled properly. Did the brakes function properly before you worked on them?

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