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Old 04-14-2003, 10:48 AM
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yal yal is offline
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Location: New York, Long Island
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W124 sudden brake loss

Was pulling into the local target and I was slowing down for a speed bump. I heard a mechanically pop (thats the best I can describe it) and the brake pedal went down to the floor.
Pulled into a parking spot and turned the engine off. I was then able to pump the brake pedal until it was stiff.
When I turned the engine back on the brakes were extremely mushy and the car pulls to one side and one caliper is making a groaning sound I can't figure out which one. The stopping power is decreased dangerously. None of this happened before the incident.
Any insights appreciated. Thanks.
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