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I have a 2001 V40 2.0T and the brakes are real bad for the first 30 seconds/ 200 meters. I have to stand on the brakes to get the car to stop. The dealer has changed the vacuum hose and valve with no improvement. Any suggestions.
 

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Has the vaccum pump been relocated to the engine compartment yet?In the us there was a recall on them for that problem.
 

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On sending the car into the dealers workshop again they now want to change the vacuum pump at a cost of US400. There is no recall here and I am told that the vacuum pump is located in the engine compartment near the steering column.Any ideas.
 

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Sent the car back to the dealer with a copy the American recall which I downloaded from the net. As a goodwill gesture the pump was changed for free and the problem no longer exist.
 
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