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Old 08-14-2002, 01:19 AM
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if your brake pedal is still hard make sure they replaced the rubber seal between the booster and the master cylinder, without that seal the booster will NEVER get vacuum.
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Old 08-16-2002, 12:11 PM
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Sam checked vacuum and reported it to be good. But... the brakes are still have a hard pedal and the car's stopping power, well, I do have brakes now but they stop slower and that last bit of rolling takes an extra hard push on the pedal.

I'll have someone look at them.

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Old 08-20-2002, 10:21 PM
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You haven't mentioned whether your mechanic bled the brake lines at the master cylinder. If he doesn't do that, you'll have a great hard pedal but never enough brakes.

Have him try it, it only takes about two minutes with you pumping the brakes when he tells you to.

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