Re: 240 power brakes - no power (sometimes)
"B A R" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> My 1989 240 has been starting to lose power to the
> brakes, during idle (sitting in traffic).
> Pedal is still good, just no power-assist.
> Could it be a vacuum problem? (I haven't had
> time to check the hoses)
> If it is the power booster, how hard is it to replace?
> Any chance you can re-build it yourself?
A good place to start is the plastic check valve where the vacuum connects
to the booster. They are common failures, and the failure is often apparent
with just a close look.