1990 Volvo 240 Brakes not working

Tiny
JLR240DL
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  • 1990 VOLVO 240
  • 4 CYL
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 127,000 MILES
I replaced the calipers, rotars, and the brake pads, but they don't work at all. The brake pedal goes all the way to the floor, without any response. I checked for leaks, but there are none. What could be the problem?
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Thursday, September 4th, 2008 AT 10:01 AM

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Tiny
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Did brakes work before repair? If so did you bleed air out of system?
If no brakes before repair then master cylinder is the culprit.
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Friday, September 5th, 2008 AT 12:12 PM
Tiny
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The brakes worked before I replaced the calipers, etc. Sounds like I need to bleed my lines then. How should I go about doing that?
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Friday, September 5th, 2008 AT 2:29 PM
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Go to the site menu and click on How to Repair or Service. Then click on #16 how to bleed brakes. Then click on video of how to bleed.
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Friday, September 5th, 2008 AT 2:42 PM

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