I have a 2000 ford focus zx3 hatch and the brakes are messed up and when you bleed them nothing comes out. Any answers as to what could be wrong ?

Asked by Mar 19, 2014 at 11:39 AM about the 2000 Ford Focus ZX3

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

We just got done putting a alternator
on it and to sometimes when you hit
the gas the car sounds like its losing
power !

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So you're saying that when someone pumps the pedal several times and holds pressure on the pedal and you open any bleeder screw nothing comes out? Is this ever since you changed the alternator?

Yes thats what im saying and yes after we got it off the blocks and tried to drive it is when we found out about the brakes

21,845

You may have crushed a brake line.

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