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When I press on the brake pedal it's very hard and gets when

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When I press on the brake pedal it's very hard and gets harder when I apply more pressurer
JA: Besides this, what condition is the car in?
Customer: Good condition
JA: What is the model/year of your BMW?
Customer: 2010 X5
JA: Are you fixing your X5 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Nothing it just started
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: I just want to know if it's safe to drive
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Lou P replied 1 month ago.

Hello, my name is***** and i will do my best to assist you.I am going over your story now and will reply back soon with some info,thanks!

Expert:  Lou P replied 1 month ago.

hello if you press the brakes and its super hard that tells me that you have a failing brake booster, the car is safe to drive but you will not have power assisted brakes you will have to press hard to get the car to stop, i would get this checked out asap, i would avoid driving it if you could.

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