My car has been idleing higher than normal when in park. I took it to the shop they seemed lost and were fixing a needle in a haystack. They fixed the hose brake, valve brake, and grommett, now say need to fix brake booster, will cost 500 diollars.Is this what is really wrong?
Brake booster? on 2001 Dodge Neon
by kzbear18 in Plattsburgh, NY on April 08, 2009
ANSWER by Bret Bodas on April 08, 2009
It is very easy to disconnect the brake booster from the system by disconnecting and plugging the vacuum hose that goes to the booster. I recommend doing this and if the problem goes away, that would be a good verification that the booster is bad.
There was a recall to replace the vacuum hose for the brake booster. In the presence of oil, the original hose could swell and become disconnected. The brakes would function but power assist would ...
IDLING ROUGH JUMPS 4000RPMS THN UP & ND DOWN. BRAKE VERY STIFF.
the air is continuous as i press the brake pedal