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Problems with pressing brakes to stop

I have a 2006 F150 4x4 supercrew. The problem just started. When I went to press my brakes, they were extreme hard to engage. I have to pump the brakes to get the truck to stop. Needless to say I am afraid to drive it anywhere.

Any suggestions as to the problem?

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  • dfaison Dec 29, 2008

    The vaccuum hose to the booster had burst. Luckily it was covered under a ford recall, so it didn't cost me a thing. Also, got it towed in free since I was under the powertrain warrranty. Only took them about an hour to fix.

    Thanks for the input


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U either have a leaking power brake booster or a loss of vacuum to the booster.

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