Q: Q: Breaks

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Breaks have little resistance. Added break fluid but still have no results. What to do?

My car has 155682 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

If your brake pedal is going to the floor and you are not losing any brake fluid from a leak then the problem is inside the master cylinder and will need to be replaced and system bleeding of air after replacement.

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