Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Brake going to floor

asked by on

The brake is going to the floor.

Hello. I believe there is a leak in the braking system somewhere, which would cause this problem. It is also possible that there is a master cylinder leak, a leaking brake caliper, or a leak in a brake line, which would cause the brake pedal to go to the floor. It would be necessary to have the entire brake system checked by a certified technician in order to determine what is leaking, and fix the problem you are having with the brake.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: What does the ABS Light mean on the dash?

There are quite a few important lights on the dash of your car. One of them is the ABS Light. Under normal conditions, the only time you should see this light turn on is when you first crank the ignition....

Q: Grinding/Scrapping noise

This may be potentially related to the brake rotors which can accumulate a slight rust film on them even when sitting just overnight. When you begin to drive in the morning and they are cold, the scraping sound you may...

Q: Advice on having the transmission flushed

Hello there, changing the transmission fluid at the recommended service intervals helps the transmission last longer and reduces chances of faults down the line. Mercedes recommends a transmission fluid service at 40,000 miles as part of the 40,000 mileage service...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...