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Subject:  Re: UAI - Kia Sorrento Date:  9/3/2012  3:30 PM
Author:  xtn Number:  11385 of 11674

And apparently once she lifted the gas pedal her brakes started working again. Weird.

Sounds like the loss of vacuum assist to me. If you've never experienced that, you might describe it as the brakes failing particularly if the brakes in your car are overboosted and normally take only the smallest effort to stop the car.


I have experienced it. Unless your reservoir leaks pretty badly, you've got at least one big brake press left.

xtn
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