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My 1995 chevy truck's power boost for the brakes needs replacement. The master cylinder is good so only need to replace the boost diaphram. Is this really difficult to replace (special tools needed?) or something a do-it-yourselfer could do?? the part is $100 at autozone so not a big expense if I can replace it myself.

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  • MiddleBill Jun 22, 2009

    thanks for the quick reply....I know I will have to get up under the dash and that is probably this biggest pain right there...I will check into the junk yards too..

    thanks again!!



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You can do this with just regular hand tools you wont even need to disconnect brake lines. just remove the bolts holding the master cylinder and swing out of the way, try not to kink the lines.There is goung to be bolts on the inside above the steering column and the rod that goes to the booster from the brake pedal has a clip that holds it on and is a bugger to deal with due to lack of space. But it is a pretty straight forward replace just alot of patience with the clip

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If you know a little bit, you should be okay, and i can't think of any special tools that you would need. Get a good repair manual, it might help a lot. My favorite trick, if i'm not sure, is to get stuff at an auto wrecker where you take your own parts off. Then you can do it on your own vehicle, and you get the parts for a tenth of the price. Good luck.

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