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How do I remove the brake power booster from a '97 Thunderbird? I'm getting a hissing sound and can feel air under the dash when I press on the brake pedal. All of the bolts, clips, master cylinder, etc have been removed but I cannot get the necessary clearance to remove the booster. Is there some magic trick Haynes doesn't tell us about?

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Remove the rod going to the brake pedal,then remove the master cylinder,you may can unbolt the master,from the booster,and move it out of the way without removing the brake lines,they will give quit a bit.Now go back inside and remove the four nuts on the studs holding the brake booster in,they may be a little hard to reach,and of course remove the check valve with the hose on it,going to the booster under the hood,If this was at all helpful,please rate,thank you.

Posted on Jul 12, 2010

  • robert moline Apr 13, 2013

    its hitting fender well,

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