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Old 04-10-2003, 10:39 PM
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Brake failure

My 95 E3oo has intermitant brake failure. The pedal will go hard and no stopping power, then everything is OK. Sometimes on start up it will be hard then after driving a short ditance its OK again. Sometimes on the interstate it will happen on the off ramp.
Whats happening?
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Old 04-10-2003, 11:23 PM
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It sounds like you're having intermittent problems with the vacuum brake booster system. Check the vacuum lines going to the brake booster.
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Old 04-11-2003, 02:56 PM
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Is that a 95 E300 or E320? If it's an E300 Diesel then it might be a fault in the vacuum pump.

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