why does my brake pedal suddenly go all the way to the floor?

biggshugg
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Asked by biggshugg Mar 25, 2013 at 10:37 PM about the 1993 Toyota Corolla

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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7jimmy7
10,885

ya sprung a leak ,imagine that! keep pumping the peddle ,add fluid till you see a puddle .it will tell you where

tennisshoes
19,915

Air in the system. Brake master cylinder could be bad, a major leak in the brake system, ie brake lines, hoses, wheel cylinders etc. Will the brakes pump up? If they do try bleeding the system, if not and you can't find a leak replace the master cylinder, follow directions on bench bleeding before installing and then rebleed the brake system make sure there is no air left in the system.

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judge_roy
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if the level is still high, it's a bad master cylinder. If it's dry, look to a leaking caliper seal or rubber hose leakin'~

tenspeed
50,685

'93 Corolla - I voting for a leak in a rusted brake line.

Mai Quest
20

hello, i have the same problem after totallly changing the complete brake system (front and rear), what the mechanic did wrong ? Thank you.

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