Gotta pump the brake pedal to get pressure

Tiny
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I have had the front brake pads, both rear wheel cylinders and the master cylinder replaced on my 1998 4 wheel drive ford ranger, the brakes are going to the floor

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Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 AT 5:52 AM

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Tiny
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Can you describe what is happening?

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Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 AT 6:08 AM
Tiny
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The truck does not stop when the brakes are applied. The pedal goes to the floor. It will pump up to about half a pedal with 3 or 4 pumps, but will go back to going to the floor after less than 30 seconds. The pedal goes to the floor rapidly with no resistance.

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Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 AT 6:20 AM
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Something in the MC is bypassing (even though it is new) or you have a rubber brake hose that is expanding. Also, make sure the rear brakes are properly adjusted and the brakes were properly bled. Check for any leaks too expecially the flex hose to the rear axle.

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Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 AT 6:35 AM
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Thanks. Will do as you have advised and then get back to you.

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Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 AT 6:56 AM
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Let me know what you find.

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Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 AT 4:06 PM

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