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10-25-2012, 12:01 AM #1
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- Oct 2012
Need Tech Advice for brakes on 4x4 Highrider
I posted this in the Sonoma section too.
I had stop real quick and hard from someone running a red light in my 94 Sonoma Highrider 4x4. So I stomped on the pedal real hard to stop and the very next time I had to stop, the pedal went to the floor and I had to pump the brakes to slow down and stop. They never recovered.
No leaks from the wheels cylinders, master cylinder, lines, or booster. No brake, SES or Anti-Lock lights are on.
In the off mode, I can pump the brake until the pedal is hard and it holds. Once the engine starts, bam, to the floor. So I replaed the MCylinder with the same results. I bleed the system from the LR -> RR -> LF -> RF, twice. Same results.
My next move is the booster but the symtoms don't act like a typical booster. I did notice a vacuum (hiss) sound (not a loud sound, but loud enough) in the cabin when I first press the on the brake pedal.
Is the booster the logical part to replace?
All answers welcome.
10-25-2012, 09:45 AM #2
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- Mar 2007
- Grand Prairie, Texas
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Check your flexible brake lines for any distortion or signs they may be ready to blow out.
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