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HARD BRAE PEDAL AND NO BOOST ASSIST

HARD BRAKE PEDAL AND NO BOOST ASSIST

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You either have a bad brake booster or no vacuum to the booster.Check for vacuum while running if you have vacuum replace the brake booster :)

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