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How much does Vacuum Booster Replacement cost?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to. Our mechanics are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2007 Dodge Ram 2500 $318 $165.56 $151.98 14% $369.81
2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500 $330 $178.16 $151.98 13% $382.41
2008 Dodge Challenger $343 $151.24 $191.97 16% $409.24
2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 $727 $526.76 $199.97 8% $795.51
2008 Mercedes-Benz CLS550 $708 $508.39 $199.97 8% $777.14
2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG $598 $397.96 $199.97 10% $666.71

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Vacuum Booster Replacement Service

What is the Vacuum Booster all about?

Today’s braking systems use a number of different components, one of which is called the vacuum booster, or brake booster. It is the main component in the power brake system. The vacuum booster is attached to the brake master cylinder, and sits between the master cylinder and the firewall on the driver’s side, to the rear of the engine compartment. It has a rod that extends into the brake master cylinder to create line pressure, forcing the caliper to squeeze the brake rotors. The vacuum booster ‘boosts’ brake pedal pressure with vacuum to make it easier to press the pedal.

Keep in mind:

  • The vacuum booster is a sealed component and is difficult to inspect.
  • A leaking check valve can produce the same symptoms as a failed vacuum booster.

How it's done:

  • The brake master cylinder is removed for to gain access to vacuum booster
  • The defective vacuum booster is removed from the firewall and brake pedal
  • The new vacuum booster is installed and connected to the brake pedal
  • The brake master cylinder is reinstalled and brakes are bled of air
  • The vehicle is road tested for proper brake operation

Our recommendation:

The vacuum booster does not require any maintenance and is designed to last the lifetime of your vehicle. It is possible, though very rare, for an internal failure to occur. If that is the case, have one of our expert technicians diagnose the vacuum booster.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Vacuum Booster?

  • Brake pedal is extremely hard to press
  • Stopping distance is increased
  • Brake pedal feel is inconsistent on the same application

How important is this service?

While a failed vacuum booster will not render the brakes completely dysfunctional, it will make the brakes much harder to apply. Stopping distance is increased, which poses a safety risk in short braking situations. Have a faulty vacuum booster replaced immediately.

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Dan

39 years of experience
856 reviews
Dan
39 years of experience
Ford F-150 - Vacuum Booster - Duluth, Georgia
Great customer service and very knowledgeable. I'll be requesting him in the future.
Volkswagen CC - Vacuum Booster - Lawrenceville, Georgia
I highly recommend this guy !

Benji

22 years of experience
188 reviews
Benji
22 years of experience
GMC Yukon XL 1500 - Vacuum Booster - Phoenix, Arizona
Benji made sure to get all the brakes done before we left on our trip, even making a special trip to get parts and come back.

Tung

16 years of experience
310 reviews
Tung
16 years of experience
Chevrolet K1500 Suburban - Vacuum Booster Replacement - Acworth, Georgia
Tung is great! We had a small problem after our repair on an older car and he came back and fixed it. Tung has worked on several of our cars in the past. He is courteous and skilled. I would highly recommend him as a mechanic.

Robert

20 years of experience
868 reviews
Robert
20 years of experience
Jeep CJ7 - Vacuum Booster - Denver, Colorado
Very successfully was able to troubleshoot and solve a problem (with brand new equipment that had been installed) that was missed by another mechanic. Well done sir!

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