Accidentally poured tranny fluid in the brakes master cylinder. Syphoned it out wiped it out. Did not touch the brake pedal. Will my brakes b ok

Asked by Nov 29, 2015 at 07:45 PM about the 2003 Pontiac Grand Prix

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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115,095

If you got all the fluid out then yes.

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85,345

i would say it would be fine, as long as you got 99% of it out. To be sure, Since you did not hit the break pedal, I would bench bleed the master cylinder.

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Key: did not push brake pedal. Those guys are right.... as long as you got most, and, and I define 99% as most - out you will be fine. There is no harm in bench-testing master cylinder as Rowefast said. Just a lot of time -consuming work....but brakes are a life-and-death system, and you will have to bleed all four corners of wheels. But that is your call Aleta. I carry my grandkids in my car and if there is even the very slightest chance of a brake problem ....personally, I would spare NO expense in making sure brakes are tip-top

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By the way, Full_of_Regrets and Rowefast, a belated and happy Thanksgiving to you. And yours/ And same to you Aleta

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85,345

Right back at-cha!

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775

I would bleed the system. You could also flush it with some brake line specific cleaner.

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