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Asked by Sep 04, 2012 at 05:51 PM about the 1995 Ford Thunderbird SC

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

put new pads on front .got soft pedal. pressure bled the brakes all 4..soft pedal.put new master cylinder on.bench bleed.cracked the brake line at master bleed it there also.still soft brakes .and will go to the floor..pulling hair out of my head

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Is there any fluid loss? Any eubber brake hose can create a bulge in it and inflates like a baloon causing this symptom to.

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nope . had good pedal befor putting new brake pads on.no leaks.no abs light and no eng light

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17,925

Is it all around disk brakes? Or have rear drum?

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all disk brake

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Hiw did you compress the rear caliper's piston?

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used a c clamp.on the two front calipers.pushed the fliud up threw the master cylinder.if there is air in the abs pump would the abs light be on?

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yes, air in the abs unit can casue the light to be on. Also some abs units want the key on to properly bleed the system. Did you use C-clamps on the rear calipers too?

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