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Have any repairs been made to the vehicle where the impact occurred?

My first suspicion would be that perhaps there is air in the brake lines, or maybe as a result of the impact there is a crack in one of the brake lines but I would expect that you would see brake fluid around somewhere and if it were leaking you would eventually come to a point the brakes would not work at all under any circumstance.

The first steps would be to:

1. Check your brake fluid reservoir in the engine bay and make sure it is up to the correct level.

2. Look at the left rear wheel area and see if you see any signs of a fluid leak. Be careful though, if there is brake fluid back there and you get it on the paint of the vehicle, it will take the paint off.

3. Have a helper get in the vehicle and operate the brakes while you or someone observes the left rear brake and see if you can see the brake engaging or if you see any signs of a fluid leak.

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