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2004 pt cruiser idles fast when you put in drive brakes are

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2004 pt cruiser idles fast when you put in drive brakes are hard
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Chrysler
Expert:  Lou P replied 9 months 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 9 months ago.

From what you are describing tells me the issue is with a leaking brake booster, hose to the brake booster, or loose hose . there is a hose that runs from the power brake booster to the intake manifold, the booster works off of engine vacuum and assist the brakes. that is what makes the pedal feel soft. when this booster or hose fails it allows excess air to the engine which will make the engine rev up, and it will deplete the assist in the booster. so you need to have those items checked. hope this helps, Lou P.

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