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Pajero 1993 3 door 2.8 turbo

Hi, Please help with my brake problem. Brake warning light came on and pedal got very stiff. I suspected servo problem so checked vacuum at servo end of rubber pipe. Seems to be no vacuum at all (using finger to block pipe). Fluid level is fine. Can I do any tests to diagnose problem.

Thanks in advance.

Peter

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  • dax021 Oct 09, 2008

    Hi Garry (?), thanks for that advice. I also suspected the vacuum pump, but this model does not have it on the back of the alternator, it is separate unit which seems to be part of the waterpump. Any idea on how to test this unit?



    Thanks,

    Peter

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Pajeros have a common fault, the park brake warning light, is also connected to the brake fluid reservoir, if the fluid level is ok, the rubber boot inside the cap may be down, and pushing down on the float sensor in the reservoir, push the boot back up into the cap, it should not hang down below the edge of the cap.

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IT SOUNDS LIKE YOUR VAC PUMP HAS FAILED IT SITS ON THE BACK OF THE ALT

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