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Replaced master cylinder on 1988 t-bird 5.0 now have no

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replaced master cylinder on 1988 t-bird 5.0 now have no brakes. bleed master cyl. off car, bled m/c on car, bled all four wheel cylinders with power bleeder. push hard on brake pedal goes to floor. I replaced all wheel cylinders still have no brakes. i've worked on cars for 54 yrs. i'm stumped.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Gary replied 11 months ago.

Hi Vance,

The car needs to be running for some reason to do with the ABS module.

Others have had the same issue, and some say to have the engine running.

Two man job, no full stroke each time etc.

Hope this helps.