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What Problems Can Occur with a Power Brake Booster?

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Dec 16, 2019 11:36:00 AM

By using vacuum pressure to your advantage, power brake boosters allow you to stop the car with minimal force on the pedal. The very inner workings that provide that valuable assistance can fail, however, leaving the bulk of the work in your hands without a moment’s notice. Although this is relatively rare, it is important to know just what to watch for in determining if your power brake booster is going bad or has failed. You can then take the right steps to rectify the problem and keep your vehicle in optimal condition mile after mile.

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Topics: Brake Boosters, Parts

Are You Ready to Upgrade to a Power Brake Booster?

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Nov 18, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Power brakes are on absolutely everything these days, but it was not always that way. Many cars from the 70s and before only came with manual braking systems that left all the work to the driver.

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Topics: How To Series, Tips and Info, Brake Boosters

Steps to Properly Installing a Power Brake Booster

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Nov 15, 2019 5:30:00 PM

If you want your classic car to perform at its best, the manual brakes have got to go. By upgrading to a power braking system, you can maximize the vehicle’s stopping power while greatly improving your comfort. Although some might leave this job to the professionals, installation is a cinch when using quality parts. Follow the steps below to equip your vehicle with all the right components and start enjoying the benefits today.

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Topics: How To Series, Tips and Info, Brake Boosters

Choosing The Right Booster For Your Ride

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on May 1, 2018 10:46:19 AM

”I want to convert my car to power brakes from the current manual brakes but there are so many options of different booster sizes. Can you help me pick the correct one?”

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Topics: How To Series, Tips and Info, tech tip, Brake Boosters, Vacuum Booster, Choosing the Right Booster

How to: Diagnosing a Hard Brake Pedal

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Sep 18, 2017 11:28:21 AM

Do you have a brake pedal that feels hard to press?

You may have a bad booster, booster hose, or check valve. In this 'How To' post, we offer a simple checklist to help you diagnose potential causes of a hard brake pedal.

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Topics: How To Series, Hard Brake Pedal, brake valve, Brake Boosters, brake system hose

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