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Old 04-06-2015, 10:19 AM   #1
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Question hard brake pedal,

Hi All, having an issue with my brakes. Car has never given me any Jip, drove fine until friday, drove to work no probs, got in it to go home and the brake pedal is rock solid and barely does anything!

the cars a 2002 facelift e46 touring auto.

anyway, did a few tests, vacuum pump ok, vacuum line ok, valve ok, fitted a new brake servo and master cylinder, old servo by the way wasn't pretty inside, very moist with brake fluid.

anyhoo, new master cyl and servo, bled up, still the same! aaargh!" ok now my ideas are

1, ABS pump by servo is shot and needs recon or replacing.
2, electrical fault, ie sticky relay, blown fuse for ABS, however I have NO warning lights on.

Any ideas will be gratefully received.
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