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Vehicle engine seems to stall at low revs or approaching a stop, been doing that last few days. Now brakes do not seem to have any power assistance. Any thoughts, think this is now not fuel related and rather an electrical problem.

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Check for a vacuum leak... the brake booster could be bad and need replacing.
check the vacuum hose that runs from the brake booster to the manifold. Sometimes they crack, leak, or get partially disconnected...the gromet on the booster itself as well.
Good luck...i hope this helps.

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It could be your Idle Air Control. which could be dirty. or maybe faulty.
A good cleaning will fix the problem or a replacement would work too.
The idle air control valve is located on the back of the throttle body. It has an oval electrical connector and two torx screws holding it in. Unplug the connector, remove the two screws then lightly tap the body with a soft faced mallet to loosen it from the body. Once you have it out and prior to installing a new valve clean the seat inside the throttle body where the idle control fits. This must be very clean! Installation is in the reverse order. Btw, to save some cash, pull the valve out and clean it, this usually fixes the problem for quite a while. Replacement would be best, but its up to your budget.

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if your cars fuel is not electronically controlled... try overhauling the carburator. brake problems? replace the vaccum pump assy.... then drain the air out of the brake fluid drain nipple located in each wheel your going to need assistance here.. someone has to continually step on the brake while u bleed the air bubbles on the fuel line.... when ur help feels the peda is getting heavy.... close the nipple and repeat the procedure on the other tires.... be sure to wear protective glass brake fluid burns.... good luck...

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