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Brake pedal stiffens sometimes when braking and prakes dont work properly

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You could have a leak in the vacuum hose that is attached to your master cylinder.

the brake master cylinder is aided by a vacuum coming from the engine, if the engine dies, the brake is stiff as well as if the hose is damaged, it is just like the engine dies also.

check your brake master cylinder and trace the big black hose attached to it going to the engine,

inspect for cracks or damaged or leaks.

replace if necessary.

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Posted on Sep 16, 2008

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