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Odyssey ex 2001 intermittent problem, brake pedal will be fully extended, when pressed it will be very hard,depresses slowly with a lot of force. appears to stop ok. next trip may normal.

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It sounds like you have an intermittent vacuum leak to the power brake booster. Under the hood on the firewall on the drivers side there is a large vacuum line that goes behind where you check the brake fluid. Move the line around with the engine running and you should hear the idle change if the hose is leaking. If the hose is leaking, you may have to get a new hose. Or the power brake booster could be leaking internally. If this is the case then you will have to replace the brake booster.

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