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Brakes freeze? On very cold days here in the mid-atlantic, while trying to backup my wagon first thing in the morning, I have a very stiff/solid brake pedal. it does not move at all when trying to depress it. I have to try several times before it finally breaks free and I have good brakes and no further problems. I have had the fluid changed, brakes bled, thinking it was actually water/condensation in the system. Any others experience this? Any help would be appreciated.

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You seem to need a Brake booster. You master cylinder is mounted to the brake booster. You will need to remove the master cylinder and then loosen the (4) bolts under, up above the brak pedal. nThere should be a rod coming from the booster that connected to the brake pedal. Remove the cotter pin or clip and remove rod from top of brake pedal. Then release the (4) bolts holding booster and you should be able to get it out. Replace in the opposite way. Good luck

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