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06-09-2007, 10:24 PM #1
strange brake condition
I am having a brake issue in My 82 GMC van. when I press on the brake, normally it will be firm, other times it will start firm, then go to floor slowly, setting the brake light. when this occurs, I press down hard, and light goes out. do I have something to worry about????
06-10-2007, 01:02 AM #2
I'm not liking the sound of that Jeff. Have you checked top to bottom for leaks in hydralics? Resevior to bleeder screws.
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06-10-2007, 07:00 AM #3
Air in the lines,
Leak in the lines,
Leaking master cylinder,
All dangerous and should be corrected immediately.
Look for wet spots near any brake part, lines.
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06-10-2007, 06:28 PM #4
To me it sounds like bad master cylinder.Patrick
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