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slow returning brake pedal

just recently, i have been having issues where sometimes i will push the brakes to stop, and the pedal to stop, and i take my foot of, and its a very slow return. i can pull it back up with my toe.

if i pump up the brakes while sitting still about 4 or 5 times the Brake light on the dash comes on then turns off real quick, and the problem with the slow return goes away.


i just replaced the rear brake line about a month ago, and topped off the system ,and bled the rears.

also, i think my front calipers are frozen, the wear difference from inside to outside front discs are pretty big.

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Check out your vaccum pump. If it is going bad, your brake booster won't work properly. I had that problem with my truck and had the vacuum pump replaced. That fixed my problem.
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that or check the lines for cracks, but its probably the pump


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well, the past 2 days, theres been no problem at all. as if its fixed itself.

97 Single Cab F250 4x4 5 speed

Swapped D-60
Locked front and rear
160 sticks
Wildman Tunes
Hood Stack
OFE clutch
T500 HPOP
Linex rockers
35" MTR Kevlars
and a bunch more...
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