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2001 Volvo V70 XC Question: sounds like air when I step on brakes

 

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jpinto122, Naugatuck, CT, August 19, 2013, 10:48
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my question was when I get in the car and back out of the driveway when I step on the brakes it sounds like air coming out

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13616 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper August 19, 2013, 13:40
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    POSS BRAKE BOOSTER IS LEAKING

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    A-FERNA4 August 19, 2013, 15:04
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    THE AIR LEAK TYPE NOISE WHEN STEPPING ON THE BRAKE PEDAL IS DUE TO THE BRAKE BOOSTER HAVING AN INTERNAL DIAPHRAGM VACUME LEAK. CAN BE FELT WHEN STEPING ON THE BRAKE PEDAL OR RELEASING THE BRAKE PEDAL,OR THE AIR LEAK CAN BE CONSTANT. BRAKE BOOSTER NEEDS TO BE REPLACED.

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    European Specialists (2 Answers) , Branford, CT - (203) 920-4220
    Angela at European Specialists November 05, 2013, 22:21
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    Sound like other are right , we do a fair bit of them

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