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As with many Mazda cars my brake booster is bad. But I have

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As with many Mazda cars my brake booster is bad . But I have to replace it (too many miles on it) will you send me instructions please... can't get the booster past the ac lines to remove it
JA: Have you checked the Freon level?
Customer: Pearl, are you a computer?
JA: No. I'm the Mazda Mechanic's Assistant.
Customer: What does the Freon level have to do with removing the break booster
JA: What year is your Mazda2?
Customer: 2010
JA: Are you fixing your Mazda2 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I'm in the process of removing the defective brake booster, all bolts are removed but there's no room to pull it out of firewall because of ac lines
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Mazda
Expert:  Eric replied 2 months ago.

HI,

Ok, this one is a pain. You will need to remove the battery and battery tray, upper intake, wiper arms, then remove the cowling grille below the wiper arms, remove the wiper motor, then the cowl panel below it in order to remove the booster

see attachments

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Expert:  Eric replied 2 months ago.

Hi,

upper intake directions didnt attach, so here they are

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Expert:  Eric replied 1 month ago.

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