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Q: Brakes still not getting pressure

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Changed the brake line and caliper bled the brakes and still getting no pressure

My car has 394000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Try checking the brake booster itself. Some...

Try checking the brake booster itself. Sometimes when there is a leak in the brake booster diaphragm, this can cause a drop in pressure or loss of all pressure depending on how bad the leak is. If you need help scoping out the problem, a certified technician from YourMechanic , can come to your car's location to diagnose the brake system and advise you on a proper fix.

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