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why are my brakes so hard when i press on them i was told it might be the hydraulic boost, where can i find one

celinapasadena
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Asked by celinapasadena May 17, 2012 at 09:26 PM about the 1987 Lincoln Mark VII

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Tom Demyan
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To determine if it is the Brake booster, push the brake pedal down repeatedly about 5-10 times when the car is off. Then with your foot still on the pedal, start the car, and if the pedal should move and go down a bit to the floor, you need a new booster. If it doesn't move, then check your vaccum connections from the brake booster to the vacuum tree. The booster can be purchased at any local autoparts store.

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celinapasadena
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thanks ;only one thing is that they are not regular brakes they are hydraulic. the mechanic said it didnt have the "reguler" booster or vacumn hoses.

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