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help - brake problem

Hey guys,
I've got a 92 F350 7.3 truck. And I am having some brake problems with it.

When I push on the brake it goes to the floor real easy and then stays there for a little bit, Then it will just come back up. And also, if I just tap the brake, it will go down a little bit and then come back up by itself.

I was thinking it's either the vacuum pump or the brake booster.

Any help would be great.

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Norayah
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post #2 of 6 Old 11-01-2010, 11:40 AM
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have you checked the fluid and for any leaks around the truck and master cylinder?has it been getting progressively worse?

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My brake pedal squashed to the floor and i found out my front wheel bearings went out and the front brakes where the only thing holding the front wheels on! might check that out.



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how did you not feel the bearing out until then?

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Dunno it was pretty weird! nothing acted wrong until the brakes went out then when I took my calipers off the front rotors pretty much fell off. hubs, bearings, seals an spindles where all toast! they didn't make any noise or any thing b4 that.



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have you checked the fluid and for any leaks around the truck and master cylinder?has it been getting progressively worse?
Yeah, I did. I even bled the brakes and still same problem. Another thing I noticed when I drove it today, is that when I was driving, every now and then the brake would just go to the floor by itself. So I would have to drive with my foot under the pedal.
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