The Chevrolet Cavalier is a compact automobile produced from 1982 to 2005 by General Motors.

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What causes brake pedal to go all the way to the floor?

When I applied the brakes the brake pedal goes all the way to the floor before the brakes apply. The fluid level is full and front and rear brake pads are good.

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You probably have air in the line and need to bleed the brakes. See your owners manual or a service manual from your local library for instructions. If the brakes get spongy in a short time you need to look for a leak. Good luck.

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Oldturkey had a good starting point, could be air in lines, power booster problem, vaccume leak , master cylinder internal leak. Check around all wheels, master cylinder, brake booster, anti-lock brake unit if you have, for any signs of brake fluid leak. If nothing obvious, a full system bleed may be what's needed.

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