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brake pedal to the floor

hi, I just got back from the dealer ! they replaced the BRAKE BOOSTER and the MASTER CYLINDER on my 2012 JEEP SRT8 but my brake pedal is still dropping to floor ....ANY IDEAS ?
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Have you checked to make sure your calipers aren't reversed? Ie left on right and vice versa? Check to make sure the bleeder valve points up. If they are reversed it will point down.
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Did they forget to bleed the system?? I would take it back.
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Re: brake pedal to the floor

Take it back immediately.
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Re: brake pedal to the floor

Bad booster or leaking booster. Not retaining vacuum.
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Re: brake pedal to the floor

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Bad booster or leaking booster. Not retaining vacuum.
I don't think that the booster would cause the pedal to hit the floor. If anything it would be harder to depress the pedal.

More than likely they did not properly bleed the master cylinder or they only bled the m/c and not the entire system.


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Re: brake pedal to the floor

Is the fluid level in the brake fluid reservoir going down? You notice any fluid drops or spills underneath where you park your Jeep? Crawl underneath it on a dry and sunny day and look for any dampness anywhere along any of the brake lines - there could be a hole in a hose; faulty bleeder screw; etc. Although the dealer should have inspected all that as part of the repairs they just did.
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