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 Post subject: el break problem
Posted: Fri Apr 03, 2015 9:10 am 
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out of the blue my breaks got weird, the break pedal has become very stiff and when I break theres almost no breaking and have to push realy hard to stop the car?? what could be the cause of this? kevin.
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 Post subject: Re: el break problem
Posted: Fri Apr 03, 2015 10:43 am 
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the brake booster will be the issue, more than likely it probably has a crack in it due to being made out of plastic, common thing on ef/el
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 Post subject: Re: el break problem
Posted: Sat Apr 04, 2015 8:00 am 
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thanks for your reply, I will look into that, cheers
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 Post subject: Re: el break problem
Posted: Sat Apr 04, 2015 3:26 pm 
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you were spot on, huge crack, ripped it out and replaced it. nice to have my breaks back, cheers.
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 Post subject: Re: el break problem
Posted: Thu Apr 09, 2015 8:03 pm 
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Hope you have your BRAKES too, over the Easter BREAK :wink: :lol:
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