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Old 03-01-2001, 01:53 AM
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It almost sounds like you used up your available vacuum by depressing the brake pedal several times before trying to actually stop. Check your vacuum source, the vacuum pump, for proper function. Using a vacuum gauge, it should be pulling something like 22" HG. Also, check the big vacuum line that runs from the vacuum pump to the brake booster, make sure it has no obvious holes/leaks. There may also be a check valve involved
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