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2003 ford taurus power booster and master cylinder removal

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SOURCE: 2003 Ford Taurus spark plug diagram

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Posted on Feb 02, 2009

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SOURCE: stuck ignition cylinder 1992 ford taurus

It is not necessary to have the dealer do this, think of the cash! Though it does require patience and time. The pin you are supposed to push in goes into a slot when you have it in run position, since you cannot turn it to run you have to make a slot for the pin to go into, with a drill. Be very careful as you only have a 1/4" of play before you break a washer behind the cylinder. Once you have drilled out the key far enough to the pin hole you can take a nail set and tap the pin up, you can tell when the pin clears the housing, then it just takes wiggle, patience and tinkering to get the cylinder to slide out, keep the green washer and the metal slot washer. Metal slot washer goes in first with green plastic washer ontop of that with lock cylinder in last. You can play around with the new lock cylinder and washer before insertion to determin correct direction.

Here are official directions with inoperable lock cylinder. They say drill out retaining pin but it just spun in circles for me - I looked at new cylinder and saw how it worked. retaining pin needs a place to go.
Removal & Installation (Non-Functional)
NOTE:Use this procedure to remove ignition lock cylinder if key is missing or cylinder is frozen.

Disconnect negative battery cable. Disable air bag system. See appropriate AIR BAG RESTRAINT SYSTEMS article in RESTRAINTS. Wait at least one minute for air bag back-up power supply to deplete. Remove steering wheel. See STEERING WHEEL . Using a 1/8" bit, drill out retaining pin located below lock cylinder on housing. DO NOT drill deeper than 1/2".
Using channel lock pliers, twist lock cylinder cap until it separates from lock cylinder. Using a 3/8" drill bit, drill down center of ignition lock key slot about 1 3/4" until lock cylinder breaks loose from its base.
Remove retainer, washer, and lock cylinder gear from housing. Remove metal shavings from lock cylinder bore. Replace housing if damaged. To install, reverse removal procedure. Connect negative battery cable. Check air bag system for proper system operation. See appropriate AIR BAG RESTRAINT SYSTEMS article in RESTRAINTS.

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SOURCE: brake pedal hard to push, like the power is gone.

Could be booster, chk. vacume from engine to booster, usely when that happends you have lost vacume to the booster, very seldom does the booster go out, I'am not saying they don't, its just seldom they do. Do you hear a hissing sound either from under the hood or under the dash above break peddel? If you do you got a major vacume leak,if you hear it comming from under the dash its the booster, if you just hear it under the hood its in the vacume line from engine to booster.

Posted on Aug 09, 2009

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SOURCE: brake light and abs light stays on after i

sounds like the brake fluid level sensor maybe stuck . it is in the master cylinder reservoir. if you open the cap you will see a float in there. push on it and tap the side of reservoir and it will float back up. let me know if you have any more question. good luck

Posted on Nov 26, 2009

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Well, in essence you disconnect the brake lines, unbolt the MC and bolt the new one on, but you knew that.
What you need to know is you really must bench bleed the replacement unit, or you may never get it to go. What you need is a little bleed kit from aftermarket parts stores. This has hoses that screw in to the brake line fittings and route back into the reservoir, under the fluid level. Actuate the MC until no more bubbles....bolt the unit on the vehicle, (DO NOT let MC fluid run low, or start all over again), remove one of the bleeder hoses at a time and screw in the brake line.

Usually, you would bleed all of the brakes, next. You need all clean fluid at each wheel. and again: DO NOT let MC fluid run low, or start all over again.

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It isn't that bad of a job if you are able to get under the dash to remove the actuator rod from the brake pedal and unbolt the 4 bolts that hold the booster to the firewall. Other than that, you just have to unhook the vacuum line from the booster under the hood and remove the two bolts that hold the master cylinder to the booster. You do not have to open up the brake system, so there is no need to worry about having to bleed the brakes.

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Use line wrenches if possible,but a good open end will probably work to loosen lines.Use a socket to loosen mounting bolts and remove the cylinder straight forward.
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If replacing the master cylinder,make sure the piston end is the same distance into the booster as the old one.If there's a difference,you can adjust the actuating rod on the booster so it's the same.Bolt it back on,attach the lines,fill with fluid and there is probably a bleeder screw on the cylinder.Always bleed brakes with 2 people.As the person pushes the brake down,the mechanic loosens the bleeder,then tightens it before the person lets the pedal up.Repeat this a coupla' times, and do a 4 wheel brake bleed to purge all air,whi.le you add brake fluid all the while when needed.Do not EVER let the master cylinder go dry while bleeding this way(the old fashioned way) Protect your eyes while bleeding fluid. don-ohio

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION NOTE: Make sure that the booster rubber reaction disc is properly installed if the master cylinder push rod is removed or accidentally pulled out. A dislodged disc may cause excessive pedal travel and extreme operation sensitivity. The disc is black compared to the silver colored valve plunger that will be exposed after the push rod and front seal is removed. The booster unit is serviced as an assembly and must be replaced if the reaction disc cannot be properly installed and aligned, or if it cannot be located within the unit itself.

  1. Disconnect the stop lamp switch wiring to prevent running the battery down.
  2. Support the master cylinder from the underside with a prop.
  3. Remove the master cylinder-to-booster retaining nuts.
  4. Loosen the clamp that secures the manifold vacuum hose to the booster check valve, and remove the hose. Remove the booster check valve.
  5. Pull the master cylinder off the booster and leave it supported by the prop, far enough away to allow removal of the booster assembly.
  6. From inside the cab on vehicles equipped with push rod mounted stop lamp switch, remove the retaining pin and slide the stop lamp switch, push rod, spacers and bushing off the brake pedal arm.
  7. From the engine compartment remove the bolts that attach the booster to the dash panel. To install:
  8. Mount the booster assembly on the engine side of the dash panel by sliding the bracket mounting bolts and valve operating rod in through the holes in the dash panel. NOTE: Make certain that the booster push rod is positioned on the correct side of the master cylinder to install onto the push pin prior to tightening the booster assembly to the dash.
  9. From inside the cab, install the booster mounting bracket-to-dash panel retaining nuts.
  10. Position the master cylinder on the booster assembly, install the retaining nuts, and remove the prop from underneath the master cylinder.
  11. Install the booster check valve. Connect the manifold vacuum hose to the booster check valve and secure with the clamp.
  12. From inside the cab on vehicles equipped with push rod mounted stop lamp switch, install the bushing and position the switch on the end of the push rod. Then install the switch and rod on the pedal arm, along with spacers on each side, and secure with the retaining pin.
  13. Connect the stop lamp switch wiring.
  14. Start the engine and check brake operation.
Fig. 1: Check the booster pushrod adjustment using a gauge with the shown dimensions

Fig. 2: Exploded view of the typical power brake booster tecnovative_79.gif Fig. 3: Booster vacuum hose connections - 2.3L & 2.9L

Fig. 4: Booster vacuum hose connections for the 4.0L


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  1. Step 1 Mark the brake lines coming into and out of the master cylinder using masking tape and permanent marker.
  2. Step 2 Orient the tube wrench so that it grabs the end of the nut by first sliding it over the brake line.
  3. Step 3 Pull the brake lines out of the master cylinder.
  4. Step 4 Unbolt the two bolts that hold the master cylinder to the brake booster.
  5. Step 5 Slide the master cylinder off the brake booster.
  6. Step 6 Remove the bolts that hold the brake booster to the firewall.
  7. Step 7 Remove the cotter pin from the pin holding the back of the brake pedal to the master cylinder.
  8. Step 8 Slide the brake booster to brake pedal pin out of the mounting bracket.
  9. Step 9 Pull the brake booster off the firewall.
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disconnect the neg batt cable,loosen clamp and disconnect air cleaner outlet tube and resonator from the air cleaner. 2.disconnect maf sensor connector. 3.lift air cleaner assy from tray and position aside. 4. remove screws from power steering resevoir, and position aside. 5.disconnect brake fluid level sensor, and if equiped brake pressure switch. 6.remove the two mounting nuts holding master cylinder, position master cylinder aside (DO NOT LOOSEN LINES ON MASTER CYL). 7.remove mounting bolts for degas bottle and postion aside. 8.if equiped diconnect wiring at the pedal position sensor. 9.relaease clamp and disconnect hose. 10.remove the pin, washer, bushing and switch, disconnect pushrod. 11.remove the nuts and brake booster, to access nuts fold back sound insulation. reverse procedure to install.

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Presuming you have NO leaks in the hydraulic system,it would be a bad brake master cylinder.What's happening is,the piston inside the master cylinder has rubber seals,and when the pedal goes to the floor,the master cylinder is leaking internally,past the rubber seals.If the brake booster was bad,the symptom would be an extrememly HARD,unresponsive,brake pedal,and the engine would idle terrible (vacuum leak).Good luck.

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