How to Repair a Brake Booster in an 85 Ford Ranger?

Answer A power brake booster failure in a 1985 Ford Ranger is largely attributable to a failed diaphragm in the booster housing. There are few reasons for such a failure other than normal wear or a leak i... Read More »

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How to Check the Brake Booster in a 1986 Ford Ranger?

Ford used a brake booster in the 1986 Ranger to reduce brake pedal effort and increase power to the hydraulic brake system. Brake boosters require no special maintenance other than periodic checks ... Read More »

What Are the Causes of Brake Booster Failure in a Ford Ranger?

Brake booster problems can be both frustrating and dangerous, especially when the problem isn't with the brake booster itself. Because the Ford Ranger uses a vacuum brake booster, failure usually ... Read More »

How to Repair a Brake Booster in a 1985 Ford Escort?

The power brake booster on a Ford Escort works by harnessing the vacuum created by the vehicle's engine. This not only increases the force applied to the brakes, but also lessens the distance the b... Read More »

Ford Ranger Brake Repair Instructions?

The Ford Ranger light duty pickup truck serves a multitude of purposes. Heavy use, however, can eventually lead to the four discs brakes needing maintenance or complete replacement. Fortunately, re... Read More »