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ABS-SYSTEM....OR-dodge caravan 3.3-1991

My van breaks just got so hard with brake light on.help me out

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  • kentv56 Feb 02, 2009

    Same model year and engine size Dodge Caravan. Both ABS and Brake warning lights are on and I have no power assist to brakes. Took it to a mechanic (NAPA) who said the pump inside the booster was likely shot and it doesn't operate on a vacuum system. List price for Manufacturer's original part is $2800. Internet searches show a Cardone part that might be what is needed for about $100. Still checking it out.

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What is the main cause of a hard pedal is failure of brake booster.....check and make sure that the vacuum to the booster is not kinked and is connected tightly....This is whats wrong if it feels as though you have no power brakes....Good Luck

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