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Old 10-27-2019, 06:33 PM   #2
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Post Re: 54 Mercury Power Brakes Troubleshooting

Yours is a BENDIX TREADLE-VAC SYSTEM common to most cars of that period.

In the 54 MERC SHOP MANUAL, is there a diagnostic sequence offered to isolate problem(s)? What is your manifold vacuum?

It seems a major concern is the MC being an aluminum casting and if the system is not service as scheduled, the brake fluid crystallizing.

Read this - http://packardinfo.com/xoops/html/mo...=18986&forum=4

Rebuild Kits are available -

https://www.parts123.com/parts123/yb...~~~~~MONTCLAIR
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