1999 Ford Taurus Brake booster

  • 1999 FORD TAURUS

Brakes problem
1999 Ford Taurus 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 42000 miles

How do you replace brake booster on a 1999 ford taurus? It looks like it would take a week and a day to get it out!
Thanks for any help.

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Thursday, July 2nd, 2009 AT 4:58 PM

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This is step by step according to my book
let me know if you need more info
good luck

Disconnect negative battery cable.
Remove air cleaner (if necessary).
Disconnect manifold vacuum hose from booster check valve.
Depress brake pedal several times to release vacuum in system (if ABS equipped).
Disconnect brakelines from master cylinder.
Remove master cylinder-to-brake booster nuts. Remove master cylinder.
From under dash, remove brakelight switch wiring connector.
Remove brakelight retaining pin. Slide brakelight switch off brake pedal pin just enough for outer plate of brakelight switch to clear pin. Remove brakelight switch from pin. DO NOT damage switch during removal.
Remove booster-to-dash panel retaining nuts. Slide booster push rod, bushing and inner nylon washer off brake pedal pin. From under hood, move booster forward until booster studs clear firewall.
Rotate front of booster inward (toward engine), and remove booster by raising until clear.
To install, reverse removal procedure

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