REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
See Figures 1 and 2
Chrysler Corporation's LH vehicles basic power brake system uses a Bendix power booster.
- Disconnect the negative battery cable.
- Remove both wiper arm assemblies and the cowl panel to expose the wiper module.
- Remove the 5 screws attaching the module to the dash panel. Remove the module.
- Remove the 2 nuts attaching the master cylinder to the brake booster. Slide the master cylinder carefully off the mounting studs and allow the assembly to rest against the left shock tower.
- Disconnect the vacuum hose from the brake booster check valve. DO NOT remove the check valve from the booster assembly.
- From under the instrument panel, position a small tipped prying tool between the center tang on the power brake booster input rod to brake pedal pin retaining clip. Rotate the tool enough to allow the retainer clip center tang to pass over the end of brake pedal pin and pull the retainer clip off pin. Discard retainer clip.
- From under the instrument panel, remove the 4 nuts attaching the power booster assembly to the dash panel.
- Slide the booster up and to the right on the dash panel, then tilt outboard and up to remove.
Do not attempt to disassemble the power brake unit as the booster is serviced only as a complete assembly.To install:
- Position the power brake unit on the dash panel and secure using the retaining screws. Tighten the mounting nuts to 21 ft. lbs. (29 Nm).
- Position the master cylinder onto the booster mounting studs and secure with mounting nuts tightened to 21 ft. lbs. (29 Nm).
- Reconnect the vacuum hose to the brake booster check valve.
- Coat the bearing surface of the brake pedal pin with Lubricate® or equivalent. Reconnect the brake booster input rod to the brake pedal pin and install a new retainer clip. Do not reuse the old retainer clip during installation.
- Check stop light operation.
- Install the wiper module and the cowl panel onto the vehicle.
- Install the wiper arm assemblies onto the pivots. Reconnect the washer hoses.
- Connect the negative battery cable.
- Test the brake pedal feel. When satisfied, test drive the vehicle to verify brake system operation.