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Old 01-31-2014, 13:52   #1 (permalink)
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2001 ford focus brake issue

i have a 2001 ford focus and suddenly the brakes stopped working i cant push the pedal down at all. i think the issue is the brake booster. is tere any way to test the booster to see if its actualy bad?
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Old 01-31-2014, 14:32   #2 (permalink)
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Re: 2001 ford focus brake issue

Check vacuum hose from manifold to booster .Brake pedal should drop when engine started if hard or air evacuated prior to that .
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Re: 2001 ford focus brake issue

Also seen this caused on some cars when front flex hose has collapsed inside and prevented brake fluid from returning and holding on the pads in calliper .
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Re: 2001 ford focus brake issue

we checked all the vacum/ air lines and they are all good. the brakes are not ingauged. i can start the car and it will drive just have to use the ebrake to stop
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Old 01-31-2014, 16:18   #5 (permalink)
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Re: 2001 ford focus brake issue

Checked ABS fuse /fuses ?
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