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Old 08-19-2018, 10:24 PM
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This is irritating,, With the engine shut off I have a good solid brake pedal. With the engine running the pedal goes nearly to the floor. 96 F150 4x4. H'mmmm what is causing this..

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Engine off. Pump all of the vacuum out of the booster at the pedal. Foot on the pedal, start the engine. The pedal should drop, indicating a working booster. Does the warning light come on, are you losing brake fluid, how well does it stop?
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Found the issue.. My brake controller failed.. Shoulda known as the issue developed while towing my trailer.. Other wise all is well..

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