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post #1 of 3 Old 10-05-2012, 02:50 PM Thread Starter Rookie
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Brake Trouble

Well I was driving my truck back from lunch today and my brake pedal got really stiff and i had to put a decent amount of pressure on it to get it to stop. I also noticed lately that sometimes my abs light stays on for longer than normal and also sometimes coming to a stop my rear brakes would lock up. Not sure if the second part is really part of my problems but i dunno. Any ideas what it could be?
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post #2 of 3 Old 10-05-2012, 07:19 PM
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Could be your vacuum pump going out or the brake booster is bad

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I second the vacuum pump, take the line off and put your thumb over and see how much suction you got, I just had same problem. I paid About $130 for mine, 3 bolts and need to swap the pully wheel over.

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