Date: Wed, 7 Jul 1999 09:54:28 -0600 From: "Charles H. Stoyer" <cstoyer <0Jsg3.73$x4.11220nopsam3.voicenet.com>... >Hello, > I have a brake problem I was wondering if I can get any info on. > Here are the symptoms, > > When I first apply the brake pedal, the pedal feels correct and >gives about an inch of motion. > As soon as I touch the brake pedal there is a slight rushing noise >like a leaky vacuum hose. > Very soon after I apply the brakes the pedal becomes much firmer and >pushes back against my foot, at this point there is no vacuum assist. > I've pulled the dash apart and have found that the rubber bellows >around the push rod the brake pedal is attached is where the vacuum noise is >coming from.