1989 Buick Reatta: Brakes do not function. Brake pads are good. Several mechanics have inspected the brake system but do not know what the problem is or how to fix it. Please help! Thanks in advance!

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Asked by Aug 03, 2015 at 07:50 PM about the 1989 Buick Reatta Coupe FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1989 Buick Reatta: Brakes do not function. Brake pads are good. Several mechanics have inspected the brake system but do not know what the problem is or how to fix it. Please help! Thanks in advance! Considering selling the vehicle if no fix is found.

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When you say not functioning please give more details.

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Sorry. The brake pedal has no pressure. When I press on the brake pedal it goes in all the way. I've been told before that it might simply be a relay thats bad, a bad master cylinder or the accumulator. These were just guesses from mechanics that have never worked on this kind of car and could not guarantee that replacing the above mentioned items would result in resolving the issue. Thank you!

20,790

Did you have any brake work done before or after this problem started happening ?

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