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Why do brakes have no power when car started.

(1990 Mercedes-Benz 190E)
in Plainfield, IN on November 10, 2012
I replaced booster and mastercylinder. All 5 brake lines and calipers. System has presure until I start engine and then no brakes and pedal drops to floor?
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on November 11, 2012
Incorrect adjustment between master cylinder and booster. Describe , again , the symptoms and difference from shut off to start-up.
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on November 10, 2012
possible air in lines...brake bleeding is critical
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on November 10, 2012
was the whole system bleed to get rid of the air /<?Sounds like you have air in the system
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on November 10, 2012
I bled rear brakes and front brakes from the calipers with a vacum pump
on November 11, 2012
The best way to get the air out is to have someone pump the brake until it`s hard and then bleed the lines till you have brake fluid coming. I wouldn`t trust a vacume pump..
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