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Ford Escape: Power Brake Actuation / Removal and Installation - Brake Booster


NOTE: Removal steps in this procedure may contain installation details.

  1. Remove the battery tray.
    Refer to: Battery Tray - 1.5L EcoBoost (132kW/180PS) – I3 (Y1)/2.0L EcoBoost (177kW/240PS) – MI4 (414-01 Battery, Mounting and Cables, Removal and Installation).
  1. Remove the brake master cylinder.
    Refer to: Brake Master Cylinder - Vehicles With: Vacuum Brake Booster (206-06 Hydraulic Brake Actuation, Removal and Installation).
  1. Detach the vacuum check valve from the booster and position aside.
  1. If equipped.
    Disconnect the brake vacuum sensor electrical connectors.
  1. NOTICE: Do not service the brake pedal or brake booster without first removing the stoplamp switch. This switch must be removed with the brake pedal in the at-rest position. The switch plunger must be compressed for the switch to rotate in the bracket. Attempting to remove the switch when the plunger is extended (during pedal apply) will result in damage to the switch.

    Remove the stoplamp switch.
    Refer to: Stoplamp Switch (417-01 Exterior Lighting, Removal and Installation).
  1. Remove and discard the booster push rod clevis-locking pin.
  1. Remove the nuts.
    Torque: 18 lb.ft (25 Nm)
  1. Remove the brake booster.


  1. NOTICE: Do not press, pull or otherwise move the brake pedal while installing the stoplamp switch. The switch must be installed with the booster push rod attached to the brake pedal and with the brake pedal in the at-rest position. Installing the switch with the brake pedal in any other position will result in incorrect adjustment and may damage the switch.

    To install, reverse the removal procedure.

    Description and Operation - Power Brake System - Vehicles With: Electric Brake Booster - System Operation and Component Description


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