Brakes

Asked by Jan 02, 2015 at 01:11 AM about the 1996 Pontiac Grand Am 2 Dr GT Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Brakes are out,  also the brake peddle goes
all the way to the floor & don't work.  Just
curious on what this issue could be. .
Thanks

10 Answers

7,830

Fluid leak external, fluid leak internal, bypass internal...in the master cylinder. If you have recent repairs it can be trapped air in the system, and a system bleed can be a prove out for the part needing replacement. You cannot drive it like that. start with inspection and only you know what's been done up to now.

7,830

If you have other failures mechanically or hydraulically in the system, they can give the same symptoms somewhat. Inspecting all 4 wheel brakes is indicated.

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7,830

peddle is spelled , brake pedal, the other kind means you are trying to move some merchandise for a profit. just keeping terms clear.

585

Sounds like a bad master cylinder. Also check the brake lines and fittings for leakage. If the master cylinder tank is full, then the cylinder is likely the problem. Also, ensure that the rod connecting the brake pedal to the master cylinder is attached.

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I had to change my master cylinder.

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585

Ha ha Dannyl, I only feed my dogs the best, sorry yours get garbage.

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