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Brakes not functioning properly

It is cold up here in the northeast. The last two days when you try to press teh brake pedal in it is VERY hard and the car takes awhile to stop. Not sure if it has to do with the cold weather or not. Need to find out if it is still safe to drive or not

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  • s_gollinger Jan 17, 2009

    where is that located and how can i get that done?

  • s_gollinger Jan 17, 2009

    do you think it is safe to drive till monday when i can get it in?

  • s_gollinger Jan 17, 2009

    only got to go about 2 miles today and then 4 miles to get it to the shop monday.....what should the cost be if that is the issue

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Have the power booster checked

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  • Ronnie Houston Jan 17, 2009

    you would need to take it to a brake shop but it sounds like the power brake booster is going bad or has gone bad.go to any brake shop and have them test drive the car and see what they tell you

  • Ronnie Houston Jan 17, 2009

    i would be very very careful if you do drive it. take your time and prepare for the stops before you get to them.

  • Ronnie Houston Jan 17, 2009

    the cost could be 100.00 or more depending on the shop just drive very carefully

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