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CHRYSLER CONCORDE BRAKES PROBLEM

1998 Chrysler Concorde • 118,000 miles

Getting ready to replace Power Brake Booster for the 3rd time. The booster sits under hood where water runs off. Have you heard of any problems with this and/or any solutions?
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Lkrudy
January 22, 2013.



So what keeps failing?Are the boosters rusting out?

Saturntech9
Jan 22, 2013.
No, brakes no longer work. Wonder if water is getting into booster and causing brakes to fail.
Ford had issues with windshield wiper motor because of where it is located and the water. Wondered if you had heard of any problems with Chrysler's boosters because of where they are located.

Tiny
Lkrudy
Jan 23, 2013.
So you lost the power brakes and the brake pedal is very hard now?Have you looked at the master cylinder to see if it's leaking fluid into the brake booster causing them to fail?Also what brand and where are you getting boosters from?

Saturntech9
Jan 23, 2013.
Will check out the master cylinder. The second booster was from Triple Nickel a salvage yard. The one I just purchased was from Autozone and is a Cardone Remanufactured Booster.

Tiny
Lkrudy
Jan 23, 2013.
Old booster full of water and connections rusted. New Booster didn't come with seal and there wasn't one on the old one either. Any suggestions?

Tiny
Lkrudy
Jan 23, 2013.
Use some clear silicone to seal it up so then water doesn't come in you can try that.

Saturntech9
Jan 23, 2013.