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97 blazer can you tell me why my blazer shut off at a light and the brakes are hard there is a hissing sound

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  • bett18446 Nov 28, 2008

    1997 Chevy Blazer, when brakes are applied the engine wants to stall but the brakes are not hard.

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Power Brake Booster is bad and will need to be replaced. The diaphram leaks when you push on the pedal which robs the engine of vacuum and causes it to stall and the brakes are hard because with a bad booster you get no power assist.

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