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1998 Dodge Dakota Question: test brake booster

 

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Visitor, 3.9L V6, Philadelphia, MS, March 22, 2010, 17:10

to test the brake booster can u take the vaccum hose off from the brake booster and see if it release vaccum pressure?

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    Visitor, March 22, 2010, 22:01

    What makes you think you have a problem with the brake booster? If the diaphram inside the booster assembly was ruptured, the engine would barely, if at all, run at idle.

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    Visitor, May 17, 2010, 11:25

    mechnics have diagnosed my small vacuum noise, which disappears when I depress the brakes, to the booster. my engine idles smoothly, brakes smoothly, but I sense the loss of acceleration. booster?

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