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Re: help please thanks
The advice I've given is based on my assumption that your servo is working normally. As you have tested the operation of it as described in the link it appears to be working as it should, but if you are in any doubt make sure to get a mechanic to look at the car.
With the engine off press and release the brake pedal a few times, with every press you will hear an air noise, after a few presses the air noise will stop and the pedal will be a lot firmer. This is what the brakes would feel like if there was no servo fitted to the car.
Cars never used to have brake servos, so the force you had to apply to the brake pedal was a lot greater.
Even if a servo were to stop working whilst driving the brakes would still work but you would have to apply a lot more pressure on the pedal.
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