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Questions tagged [brake-booster]

A vacuum, electrical, or hydraulic driven component of a braking system on motor vehicles to multiple the manual force applied to a brake pedal operated by a driver

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Diagnosing Hydroboost Brake Systems

I have a 91 Chevy Astro with the hydroboost brake system. I took my van to a shop because I was having difficulties with the brakes. I was informed that this was due to low brake fluid and I needed a ...
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Can a brake booster vacuum hose malfunction in a situation where the car is wet but work fine when the car is dry?

I'm posting this in follow up to this question. To summarize, when conditions are wet (snow or rain) after a few minutes without braking my car will lose the ability to slow down quickly. I'd ...
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Normal Brakes? Master Cylinder replacement gone bad?

The brakes after I bled them and changed the master cylinder feel like they start to grab when the pedal is 1/3-1/2 the way depressed, is this normal? I did bench bleed the master cylinder before I ...
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2010 Camry - Can Brake Booster Push Rod be Loose?

2010 Camry, I4. Heard snap while driving, pedal went to floor. Had some brake power but pedal always went to floor under moderate-heavy braking, drove home (no traffic, etc). Assumed master cylinder. ...