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2002beamer 01-22-2013 05:05 AM

Any diy brake booster change threads out there?
 
Can't seem to find any. Looking for a good step by step thread on how to change a brake booster on my 02 325ci. Thanks!!

jvr826 01-22-2013 08:48 AM

Here's some... CLICK ME!

2002beamer 01-22-2013 11:54 AM

Thanks much!! Just as I has figured it was gonna be...nightmare!!!

JKRIT 01-22-2013 02:20 PM

Just curious: What are the symptoms that you diagnosed as needing a new booster?

I bought a new booster for our 2002 325it because it wouldn't hold vacuum with engine off, even after replacing the check valve (twice; just hoping). But after almost a year, but before I ginned up my nerve to tackle the job (disconnect all brake lines from the master cylinder and re-bleed, etc.), it started behaving normally again.

2002beamer 01-22-2013 05:32 PM

It has a loud hissing noise coming from behind the cluster and down in the booster area when hood is open. Also the noise goes away when brake is pressed all the way. Also getting a rough idle and car wants to stall out. Someone mentioned its the member inside the booster that's bad.


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