POWER BRAKE BOOSTER

  • Tiny
  • robertmchristian
  • Chevrolet Blazer

I have a 95' S-10 Blazer, mileage 136,000 and when I press the brake pedal I hear a hissing noise and the brakes become really stiff, not to the floor like other forums I have read. I have been told that the brake booster needs to be replaced? Easy enough, but I was wondering if there was any chance it could be the breaker rather than the booster, and if so how would I check? I have no vacuum leaks under the hood that I can tell. Any help would be appreciated! Thanks!

Thursday, August 23rd, 2007 AT 11:01 AM

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  • Tiny
  • bootdog
  • Member

You have a 1 vacuum hose that runs to the booster, make sure the hose isn't leaking or disconnected. If ok, the replace the booster.

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Friday, August 24th, 2007 AT 10:16 AM
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  • rayt333
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Like already stated, you just need to replace the booster. I have had 2 blazers and had to replace the booster in both of them. It is a fairly easy job though.

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Friday, November 2nd, 2007 AT 8:16 AM

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