Having problems with your 1997 Ford Escort ?

Did complete brake job on 1997 Ford Escort wagon no abs rear shoes, drums, lines, wheel cylinders,even changed the block at the rear were the lines go in & out of. Front lines hoses pads, caliplers & rotors everything is new. Hit brakes when driving brakes will not lock on as if you were just lightly stepping on the pedal were do I look now never had a problem like this before. We have bleed the fronts & rears 5 times now still no change.

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 17-01-2022

Answers :

Is brake pedal hard to push down without engine running ,if so proceed to step two and thats to start engine and then push on brake and if pedal softer to push then the servo is working ,now if excessive pedal travel with engine running then remove the rear drums ,make sure the outside lip is cleaned out and then adjust the brake shoes manually till they rub when you turn the drum ,this will cure it but remember that it has to bed in of course new pads brake disks ,new shoes and drums it has to bed in so give it a chance .
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