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I'm going over in half hour to check things out but until then I'm hoping you could leave me other ideas here as this problem is new to me and not Rickey. Re-bleeding a few days later then removes the rest of it. Front rotors were resurfaced to remove 'high spots'. Return to top 2013 Ford Taurus 4dr Sedan 215 kilowatts 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD 41984 km Rear brakes were shot navigate here

Both brake lines were replaced. 61290 kmUS $20 Rear shoe adjustment and clean. Finally go around and bleed the brakes at all corners until the fluid comes out looking new. REPAIR GUIDES BECOME A MEMBER Sign up with Facebook OR I AGREE TO THE USER AGREEMENT LOG IN Login with Facebook OR REMEMBER ME BECOME A MEMBERFORGOT PASSWORD? let me know the who made the replacement booster. Ask Your Own Ford Question Customer: replied4 years ago.

2010 Ford Taurus Brake Problems

Just checked all four wheels. beltstowing 127,385 views 23:30 Replace Brake Master Cylinder - Duration: 9:14. Madcat45505-27-2005, 02:11 PMI just checked my 03 Vulcan engine... Watch QueueQueueWatch QueueQueue Remove allDisconnect Loading...

THIS IS THE WAY I WAS TAUGHT KEEP FLUID IN THE RESERVOIR AT ALL TIMES/ CONSTANTLY CHECKING! All four wheels appear to be working. He left a key that he cut that turns on ignition. 2007 Ford Taurus Brake Problems Last Saturday I pulled all four wheels to bleed brakes, examine pads, shoes, rotors, and drums.

Working... No repair. 151000 kmC $800 Brakes made grinding noises 200000 kmUS $60 Master Cylinder bad. Please try again later. I'd like to know what I'm getting into more to fix it myself (if possible).

Start by inspecting all the brakes which will involve taking off the drums. 2003 Ford Taurus Brake Booster I simply open one bleeder screw and let it slowly bleed by gravity. Replaced shoes and drum. 151613 kmUS $150 Replaced front rotors and pads 308065 kmUS $50 vacuum leak 325794 kmUS $85 Master cylinder was kaput! Return to top 2002 cliffdodge 2013-12-16 05:38:48 UTC #7 I was thinking the same.

Taurus Brake Troubleshoot

When brakes are applied, wheels can not be turned by hand. If you replace the rear shoes but don't replace the drums, notch the edges of the pads so you're not braking all on the edges of the shoes. 2010 Ford Taurus Brake Problems However if I let off the brakes briefly and then re-apply; the pedal is lower and still adequate. Ford Taurus Master Cylinder I do not hear any grinding or have any problems stopping.

Replaced Master cylinder, 116129 kmUS $850 Found a constant/slow disappearance of brake fluid in the master cylinder over a 5 week period. http://win8s.com/ford-taurus/ford-taurus-blower-not-working.html The master cylinder is staying full, and there are no apparent fluid or vacuum leaks. However, if it went dry during the bleeding process, bench bleeding it may be in order. The lines from the ABS are directly under the battery and riding on those lines is the radiator hose which has a metal stiffener wrapped around it. 2012 Ford Taurus Brake Problems

But first I'd eliminate the possibility that the calipers are leaking, either the bleeder screws or the piston seals. Rickey. Brakes can indeed be a frustrating job for the DIY. his comment is here Caliper not stuck.

I had a few Tauruses with the drum brakes and they are all crap. Ford Taurus Master Cylinder Replacement Cost Repaired as per TSB; replaced mounting bolts, calipers, disks, and pads. 79032 kmUS $250 Rear rotors replaced. I'm glad that so far everyone else isn't having the problem.

Since it doesn't affect normal braking performance, and the unit was very expensive (parts and labor) to replace, I decided not to fix it.

I bled the brakes manually and replaced the fluid in the system Expert: Ironmike replied4 years ago. Please let us know what year/engine eize your taurus is. Glad you figured it out. 2006 Ford Taurus Brake Problems I just purchased a 2001 SE with rear drums.

If the pedal slowly sinks then you probably need a new master cylinder. So I'm thinking a component has a problem. Check for leakage on the rear cylinders when you get the drums off. weblink Service history is basically unknown.

THE MEDIC SPONSORED LINKS Was this answer helpful?YesNo Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 AT 3:42 AM Please login or register to post a reply. I checked the brake fluid and found that it was empty. At 5 in vacuum, I believe that may be the problem. Either way, drivers who are following are operating on incorrect information, which could result in a crash.

Mark helpful 206,805 Report Tom answered 2 years ago This just happened to my Taurus, look under the car near the rear wheels, the hard lines there rusted on me and I just wanted to maybe get some other suggestions as well. DiscoverC Home Decor & Repair Crafts Food & Drink Garden Entertaining Fashion & Beauty Holidays Tech Personal Finance Cars Pets Legal Life's Moments Retirement Investing for Today Honest Hacks U Search No ABS on this car by the way.

The whole booster was replaced they said. Return to top 2011 Ford Taurus 4dr Sedan turbocharged 272kW 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD 4839 km The car has 2,400 miles