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11-10-20 06:41 PM - Post#2807430    

I had my 11957 Treadlvac power brake unit rebuilt by Ecklers/White Post. With very light pedal pressure everthing if OK. With harder pressure such as making a normal stop at 25 MPH the unit squeals and there is no power assist. I returned the unit to the rebuilder and they say it checks out OK, I reinstalled it and the probem is still there. I suspect it is an internal vacuum leak. Any one ever have this problem?
I am not happy with the service I got from Ecklers.
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11-11-20 10:08 PM - Post#2807551    

Gene, try Jeff at Karp's Power Brake in Upland CA 909-985-0800.

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04-08-21 03:22 AM - Post#2817687    

I had one rebuilt through Ecklers a few years back now and it worked fine.
Chap by the name of Ed Strain did it near Orlando FL somewhere.
All I remember was it cost me my left arm to get it done.
1967 Chevrolet Impala SS 2 Door Coupe
327 V8, Aluminum Powerglide, 12 Bolt
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Gold Interior
Tilt Column
Power Steer
Power Disk Brakes
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Bucket Seats With Console
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