i replaced the brakes on a 2000 Ford Explorer but now i cant get them to bleed on 2000 Ford Explorer

The brakes were starting to go almost all the way to the floor, so I changed the front brakes and now I can't get them to pump back up.

by in Weatherford, TX on November 07, 2013
4 answers 5 comments
ANSWER by on November 07, 2013
The problem is the master cylinder. Assuming the front is disc then your peddle pressure will remain constant with a little more travel as the rear shoes wear down. Have the master cylinder replaced.
COMMENT by on November 08, 2013
I checked the master cylinder and it looks like its working.... but I see the brake lines going into a black box located beside the master. It has a total of 5 lines going into it. Do ya know what its called and could it be out?
COMMENT by on November 08, 2013
That is the abs.There is a procedure to bleeding abs. You also need a non return valve if you are doing it alone. Vehicle must be running
COMMENT by on November 08, 2013
Ok thanks a lot for your help.
COMMENT by on November 08, 2013
Your welcome
ANSWER by on November 08, 2013
You need to get some hands-on help with this. Probably from a mechanic before doing any more work on your brakes!!
ANSWER by on November 08, 2013
have system pwr bled to get rid of air
COMMENT by on November 08, 2013
By the way are the rear disc or drum?
ANSWER by on June 08, 2015
The same here when the car is off I get pressure when the car is on it goes to the floor dose that mean the master cylinder is out our do I need to bleed the breaks again

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