Why does the brake pedal pushes in when I come to a stop?

Asked by Apr 23, 2014 at 01:41 PM about the 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4WD Crew Cab

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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695

May need bleeding

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The only reason for bleeding is if air entered. This doesn't just happen by chance. If the brake fluid isn't leaking from anywhere and the fluid level is good, it's likely that the Master Cylinder has failed. Be sure to check for fluid leakage into the Brake Booster too. Kind of a Double-whammy.

695

Yes but does happen it could very well be a wheel cylinder leaking ...never hurts to check

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