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My brakes are not working. The fluid is good, and I cannot find anything wrong with the brake lines. First, the brakes just seemed weak, and the brake light came on. After that, we hit a good sized rock that bounced up underneath. Once again, brake fluid is good, cannot find any problems in the lines, just have no brakes at all, no pressure in pedal. I am at a loss as to what the damage is... help...

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  • brent and amber Sep 08, 2013

    It has disc brakes all the way around.

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    Jeremy W. Sep 08, 2013

    The brake fluid is full? The rubber seal in the cap for the brake fluid is not bloated? When the brake light came on the first time did you add brake fluid to turn it off? Did you have somebody look under the car while you pressed to brake pedal to make sure there are no leaks. If you added fluid to the brake reservoir are you sure you added brake fluid and not some other fluid?

  • brent and amber Sep 08, 2013

    The lid is messed up but yeah. everything looks good. we watched while the brakes were pumped. the night hasn't gone off since the brakes initially were weak. but yeah im sure it was brake fluid

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    Jeremy W. Sep 08, 2013

    If the lid seal is bloated than problem solved. Somebody added something other than brake fluid to the reservoir. Brake fluid will not cause the seal to bloat, power steering fluid or any other fluid will cause it to bloat. You will need to replace the master cylinder, all four brake hoses, and all four calipers and all the rubber components in these parts have likely been affected by the wrong fluid. The system will need to be cleared before any new parts are installed. Once the new parts are installed the system will need to be thoroughly flushed in order to remove and last traces of cantaminted fluid. This happens fairly often and it is expensive to repair.

  • brent and amber Sep 08, 2013

    its not swollen. sorry. its cracked

  • Jeremy W.
    Jeremy W. Sep 08, 2013

    Then I have to wonder if the fluid got low enough that air got into the master cylinder. Have you tried bleeding the brakes?

  • brent and amber Sep 08, 2013

    this morning we bled them but it didnt help. think were gunna try again. never hurts

  • Jeremy W.
    Jeremy W. Sep 08, 2013

    Than I would bet the master cylinder has gone bad. If yo decide to replace it get a new one verses a remanufactured. The reman ones are junk out of the box and will likely leave you with the same problem as you started.

  • brent and amber Sep 08, 2013

    actually. i was justinformed that no fluid came out when bleeding brakes... any clue lol

  • Jeremy W.
    Jeremy W. Sep 08, 2013

    Crack the lines loose at the master one at a time, have a helper push down on the brake pedal, if fluid comes out Thant Theresa a problem further down the line. If no fluid comes out Thant the master is no longer apply to supply pressure.

  • brent and amber Sep 08, 2013

    awesome. will try that! thanks for the idea. will post if i dont figure it out!

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Sounds bit complicated.. have u tried some help book? Or google? Or there's this website big-manuals.com
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Suggestion if you havnt done brakes before and dont no much about them.Leave this job to a mechanic who is experienced in brakes.Why do i say this no brakes or if they fail on u after you play with them you could end up injured.No mechanic on this site should suggest you try fixing them thats foolish.Qualified mechanjc here years exp training other mechanics and diagnosing.Years exp in brakes.Running workshops.

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I recommend a good brake such as Hart brake https://themotorsmasters.com/hart-brakes-reviews/

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Does this have rear drum brakes? If so have you pulled the drums off to inspect the rear brakes?

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Yes. Because the switch use a individual wire to the 3rd light.
To separete from the rear. because the rear lights, use the same bulb to signal and brake light.

Posted on Jul 24, 2008

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The hole in the pedal arm is for the cruise control. There is a plastic plug that needs to be in place to turn off the brake lights. They should be available at any dealer - there is also one for the clutch pedal arm in manual trans. These are required for the cruise as well as to turn off the brake lights. I bet that several will now be able to have their cruise back.

Posted on Nov 09, 2008

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brake pedal switch defective. Replace or adjust switch.

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SOURCE: nissan clutch problem

If your not able to shift into any gear that means your clutch is not engage/disengaging. Check for fluid leaks, you said topped off and fluid levels were low? It sounds like you have a Slave cylinder or master cylinder leak, if its leaking its bet to replace both.

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that has four wheel anti lock so your gonna need to either take all them off and clean ends it may correct the problem but more than likely your gonna have to take to a large shop that has abs computer to find which sensor is bad then correct the problem

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