2008 brake pedal goes "bump" - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Forum Ford Forum

» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
ยป Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Trucks | Utes | Vans |SUVs | Crossovers > Ford Escape | C-MAX | Mercury Mariner Forum
Register Home Forum Active Topics Photo Gallery Auto Loans Garage Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance

Ford Escape | C-MAX | Mercury Mariner Forum This forum is for discussion of the Ford Escape, C-MAX, the Ford Escape Hybrid and the Mercury Mariner.

FordForums.com is the premier Ford Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-02-2012, 09:25   #1 (permalink)
1993 F-250 plow truck
 
DizzyD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Snow Belt, Geauga County Ohio
Posts: 20
2008 brake pedal goes "bump"

My recently purchased 2008 gas Escape just turned 83K and is providing comfortable, dependable transportation while my Power Stroke sits out the crazy high Diesel prices, then it will become daughter #2's ride when she gets her permit. My only concern with it now is that when rolling to a stop, the brake pedal will "bump" down what feels like about a half inch towards the floor. When this happens, it does not seem to affect the stop. It has disc on front, drums on rear. It does not do this every time I stop. Warm or cold doesn't matter. I have not noticed it ever under hard braking. There is no pulling right or left in the steering. I have had it happen with the radio and A/C off and there is no sound or sensation familiar to ABS being activated. Have not seen any codes or indications on the dash.
Should I be thinking about a new master cylinder? It feels like the primary or secondary piston is hanging up occasionally and when enough pressure gets behind it and it breaks loose... for lack of a better description :<)
Any direction you can provide is greatly appreciated!
DizzyD is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Trucks | Utes | Vans |SUVs | Crossovers > Ford Escape | C-MAX | Mercury Mariner Forum



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:14.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.