I HAVE TO PUMP THE PADDLE TWICE TO GET THE BRAKES WORKING,AND DOESN'T HAVE THE ABS FEELING. COULD IT BE THE ABS MODULE THAT IS DUE FOR CHANGE?
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1998 Toyota RAV4 Question: MY ABS LIGHT IS NOT ON BUT MY BRAKES DONT SEEM TO BE WORKING RIGHT .ABS MODULE?
Answer #1G. T. Service Center (4243 Answers) , Stephenville, TX - (254) 638-3236ProfessorG January 20, 2014, 14:14Master
No; Do you have rear drums, if so they probably need adjusted.
ReplyOIBARIA, January 21, 2014, 12:30Rookie
Yes i do have rear drums .i will have to check and adjust however could it be the brake master cylinder that has gone bad?
ReplyProfessorG, January 21, 2014, 12:34Master
If it's bad you shouldn't be able to pump it up and it hold pressure. Should keep dropping.
ReplyOIBARIA, January 21, 2014, 12:57Rookie
Thanks again ,that eliminates the cylinder .Actually it drops off after i have pumped it a few times to get the pressure up before it starts to drop off again .However when i give a pump (1 stroke) the paddle goes straight to the floor
ReplyProfessorG, January 21, 2014, 13:04Master
You're not leaking fluid, correct? Could also air in the lines, but usually when the adjustment is out the pedal has to pump up the slack before it will hold. Once the adjusters have been reset, try it again to see if the pedal drifts.
ReplyOIBARIA, January 21, 2014, 13:15Rookie
Thankyou very much ,I'll get back to you as soon as i'm done adjusting,and yes i'm not leaking fluid.
ReplyProfessorG, January 21, 2014, 13:19Master
ReplyOIBARIA, March 08, 2014, 01:17Rookie
Hi I have been out of net coverage for a while ..I adjusted the rear drums and it did feel a bit ok but reverted back to the old symptoms again after a few days. should I change the master cyclinder for interest?
ReplyProfessorG, March 08, 2014, 09:42Master
ReplyOIBARIA, March 13, 2014, 13:20Rookie
OK THANKS WILL UPDATE AS SOON AS AM DONE