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    hi hope someone can help with this my vectra 2ltr dti 04 reg has just failed mot reason for refusal
    1, brake pedal creeps down under servo assistance and touches the floor .the brakes work fine it passed on the rolling road but when you apply the brakes the pedal gets hard then goes soft and you can push it further down till it hits the floor ? well confused mot tester says could be servo or abs unit help plz

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    Does it hold pressure without the engine running?

    If it does.......Pump the peddle a few times and hold it under pressure......With your foot still on the peddle start the car......If it goes down then yes its the servo.

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    Could be the seals in the master cylinder.

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    Sounds like servo mate

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    thanks guys hope its just the servo

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