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Re: Re: Ford Taurus brake problem

"Andrew Rossmann" wrote:
> In article
> <>,
> says...
> > I was on the highway doing about 60mph when I went to apply

> the
> > brakes, I had NONE. After coasting for miles I was able to

> get off the
> > highway. I checked the brake fluid and it was empty. I

> filled it and
> > just made it to the end of the off ramp when my brake light

> came on
> > and again the fliud was empty. I had the car towed to my

> house and
> > found that the lines coming from my ABS had been worn thru.

> Why didn't you use your parking/emergency brake instead of
> 'coasting
> for miles?'. That is what it is for.
> Also, what year car? The Taurus has been around for a long
> time, and
> if it was that bad, you'd think there would have been a recall
> or more
> messages about it by now.
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I did use the emergency brake when the car slowed down enough. But I’m
not hitting the emergency brake doing 60 mph.

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