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
cylinder?

2 Answers

37,005

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.

66,745

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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