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Brake light came on then pedal got hard but would still stop. After releasing pedal it took about 45 sec. for light yo go out. When depresed again would work good until light comes on again. Have asked parts person about problem sujected master cylinder did not help. Could it be the vacuum pump or brake booster?

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Abs in throwing a code thats what makes the pedal hard check for codes in abs system

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    2. Slowly depress the brake pedal and hold it.
    3. Block off the outlet plug with your finger, and release the brake pedal.
    4. Repeat 3 or 4 times.

  3. Bleed the brake starting with the one furthest from the reservoir and then the next furthest, etc.
  4. Depress the brake pedal several times, then loosen the bleeder plug with the pedal held down.
  5. At the point when fluid stops coming out, tighten the bleeder plug to 11 Nm (8 ft. lbs.), then release the brake pedal.
  6. Repeat until all the air in the fluid has been bled out.
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