EVERY morning, when I reverse my new Persona Elegance out of the
house, the brake system fails to stop the car at the desired
My car porch is higher than the tarred road.
This problem is aggravated when the car is parked overnight.
The Proton Service center has adjusted the hand brake but the
I am making a guess here as I do not have a real feel of your problem.
When you say that the brake system fails to stop the car, do
you means that the car does not stop or the brakes do not seem
to be effective ?
If the brakes do not seem to be effect, I suspect that when
the car starts, there is insufficient vacuum to assist the foot
In that case, I suggest checking the vacuum hose from the
intake manifold to the brake booster for leaks and also, the
one-way valve that is fitted in the hose.
If the hose or valve is leaking, you will have ineffective
Also, the brake booster may be leaking but you probably will
not notice it as the leak may not be that bad and thus, does not
affect your breaking on level ground and after you have driven
the car for a while.