Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Replaced front rotors an brakes. Pedal is hard to press. Not even getting fluid to the rear brakes.

asked by on

No brake fluid getting to rear brakes. Pedal hard to press. Replaced rotors an front brakes an no change. Car slows itself down.

My car has 175000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hi there. There could be several problems h...

Hi there. There could be several problems here; seized brake components on the rear, failed proportioning valve, failed master cylinder, failed brake booster. How do you know there is no fluid getting to the rear brakes? Are the front brakes working at all? This could be a serious safety concern and truly needs a qualified technician to perform an inspection. Having a qualified technician perform the inspection will avoid replacing unnecessary parts. Your Mechanic has several available technicians that can assist you with a brake pedal is hard to press inspection.

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: Hood will not open

The most likely route to open the hood is from underneath. You may have to jack up the front of the vehicle (follow proper jacking instructions). Once elevated, the belly pan may have to be removed to gain access. A...

Q: The interior lights and the head lights randomly flicker in Chevy Tracker

It could be the alternator. You can go and have any mechanic, anywhere take a look. Most guys do it free--they can check your batteries and alternator. It takes five minutes and they can tell you if the battery is...

Q: Remove reinstall heater core

Hello there, thank you for asking about your 1990 Geo Storm. Your best option would be to purchase a service manual for your year model. The entire instrument panel must be removed in the process as well as many other...

Related articles

How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...