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post #1 of 21 Old 05-19-2008, 05:25 PM Thread Starter
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Shop says i need a BRAKE PUMP.....WTF

I brought my 97 250 in for brake line replacements. They said after doing the lines that the peddle was VERY STIFF. The claim that the cause is a bad brake pump. Iv never heard of this part before. can anyone help me out with this one, i dont want to spend extra $$ if i dont have to with the price of diesel here
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Probably talking about the vacuum pump.

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how much is the part it self from ford do you think?
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From Ford i don't know but i've seen them for $120 - $130 at auto parts stores. Also seen them on E-bay too.

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Here's a price and what it looks like:
Diesel Specialists Inc. - Diesel performance and repair parts for chevy/gmc, Dodge, Ford diesels.

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Herees a bump for you. Good luck!

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Yea, it is a Vacuum Pump HUGE one at that

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I would check out the brake booster. Which is most likely what they are talking about. A bad brake booster will cause a very hard pedal.


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The shop called today and said it was the vacume pump and it fixed it up. thanks for the info guys!
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Glad ya got er' taken care of.

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