Brake pedal goes to just before the floor before it catches

Asked by Feb 12, 2019 at 09:47 AM about the 2003 Subaru Outback L.L. Bean Edition Wagon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Replaced the brakes and caliber and brake line on
passenger side and bleed all the lines. Still pedal goes to
the floor

8 Answers

315

This is why brake fluid is a thing

I have bleed the lines with fresh fluid from passenger rear to front driver and still having the same issue

171,795

Could be low on brake fluid or the master cylinder may need replacing.

Master cylinder was my next move??

171,795

Be sure and bench bleed a new master cylinder before installation.

Some say to do it that way and others say do gravity feed and plug the lines??

171,795

After you bench bleed the MC and install it you can try a gravity bleed.

Installed MC and bench bleed and bleed all the wheels in order from the farthest too the closest and still the pedal goes to the floor..

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