2001 DODGE RAM BRAKE ISSUES

  • Tiny
  • dgz3120
  • 2001 Dodge Ram
  • 5.2L
  • V8
  • automatic
  • 147,000 miles

Ok, ive been having some brake issues with my truck. I took it to shop and they said it was the brake booster, got it replaced and adjusted, but the problem persists.
What its doing is this: Sometimes, not all the time, my brake pedal gets very firm, other times it goes down about 3-4", but when it gets hard I can onlt press it about 1-2". It does this at random times. The pressure I need to apply is not consistant. I believe the vacuum line if fine as when I press on the brake and turn engine on, it depresses. What else do I need to have checked?

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Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 AT 11:51 AM

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  • Tiny
  • hmac300
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Cold be the abs module or the valve going into the booster they go bad sometimes. Also could be a master cylinder. Hav eit professionally bled otherwise you'll get an air pocket in abs unit.

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Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 AT 12:40 PM

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