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Brake booster testing off car.

Brake booster testing off car.

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ZR1cliff

Original Poster:

17,987 posts

146 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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Is there anyway of testing a brake booster off the car?

TIA

robseagul

168 posts

110 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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Hello there.i take it your talking about the servo.if so the main issue is that they leak vacume out.as it could be tricky to measure negative pressure at home I would say apply lightly regulated compressed air to check for leaks.if its air tight(don't go mad) and the body is corrosion free coupled with free moving parts I would say its a goer!!rob

robseagul

168 posts

110 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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Hello there.i take it your talking about the servo.if so the main issue is that they leak vacume out.as it could be tricky to measure negative pressure at home I would say apply lightly regulated compressed air to check for leaks.if its air tight(don't go mad) and the body is corrosion free coupled with free moving parts I would say its a goer!!rob

ZR1cliff

Original Poster:

17,987 posts

146 months

Wednesday 10th October 2012
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It appears to be a goer Rob, I've also found a link since and tested it with a vacuum pump. After a bit of cleaning up and testing again it's working up to standard.

ZR1cliff

Original Poster:

17,987 posts

146 months

Wednesday 10th October 2012
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A good site for such servo/booster restoration work. And more.

http://www.jlspares.co.uk/