I have a 1986 escort 1.9 liter; when you bleed the brakes (engine off), brake pedals is fine. When you start the car, pedal goes near the floor feeling spongy. When bleeding again, I notice air back in the brake line. I bleed RF-LR, RR-RF. What could be the problem? Fluid is not down, doesn't appear to be any leaks.

Asked by Jun 03, 2007 at 12:32 PM about the 1986 Ford Escort

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try bleeding prcedure rr,lr,fr and fl.any differance if not possible brake booster problem,check vaccum circuit or booster.good luck.

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