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Old 08-23-2003, 01:55 AM   #1
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I GOTTA A BIIIIGGGG PROBLEM AND NEED IMMEDIATE ADVICE. MY MOM HAD A CLOSE CALL TODAY IN THE 91 SSE CAUSING HER ANTILOCK BRAKES TO COME INTO USE AND NOW HER BRAKES BARELY WORK AND HER CAR PULLS TO THE RIGHT. THERE IS NOW A LOT OF PLAY IN THE BRAKE PEDAL AND THERE NEVER USED TO BE. WHAT COULD BE THE PROBLEM? MASTER CYLINDER, BRAKE LINE, WHAT?? PLEASE ADVISE BECAUSE I GOT TO GET THIS FIXED BEFORE MONDAY!1
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If you cant go over the brakes yourself I suggest taking it in to a good mechanic.

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Chances are a line popped somewhere - check everywhere for a leak. If not then it needs to be gone over by someone who understands that ABS system (GM had several in '91).
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surenuff it was the line in front of the rear passenger tire. it snapped when she slammed on her brakes. we replaced the line and now she has very good brakes again.
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