2002 Cadillac Deville Base... Brake pedal is soft, losing brake fluid but can't find anything leaking. parking brake is not working. Any IDEAS?

Asked by Feb 21, 2017 at 01:30 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Brake pedal soft. Losing fluid but can not find any leaks. Parking brake is not working either.

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Does the pedal go all the way to the floor when you press it? Are you able to "pump it up" by pushing the brakes a few times to get that firm "braking feeling"? If this is the case it is the master cylinder or even something as simple as air in your brake lines.

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Another thing to check is to see if the brake fluid is burnt (meaning discolored or has particulate in it). That too can be a sign of a bad master cylinder.

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