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Old 01-15-2009, 12:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
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brake booster location?

can someone point me to where the brake booster cable is located in my 98 4 runner. i want to pour seafoam down it! thanks
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Old 01-15-2009, 12:38 AM   #2 (permalink)
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The rubber hose that goes into the right side of the brake booster, right next to the master cylinder. There is no cable.

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Old 01-15-2009, 11:08 AM   #3 (permalink)
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any pics?
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Old 01-16-2009, 12:41 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Sorry, no pic! Might do a search, others might have put up pics on the subject.

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Old 01-16-2009, 09:23 AM   #5 (permalink)
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A brake booster works off of engine vacuum, why in the world would you want to pour seafoam i to it ??
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I believe he is thinking about using the vacuum hose to the brake booster to suck the seafoam in.

Here is a diagram for the booster, you are probably looking for the vacuum hose at the upper left corner of the page: http://www.*******.com/fsm/2000/Repa...oster/comp.pdf.

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yes that is correct i need to suck it in. im still confused on where it is, i wonder if i took a pic and had yall circle it, if that would help me out more.
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Can't you tell by the diagram above on what the booster looks like and the vacuum hose that you are looking for?

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Dude, it's the big round thing 8-10" in diameter the master cylinder is bolted to, right in front of the steering wheel, but on the other side of the firewall in the engine compartment.
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If you can`t find the brake booster and vacuum line going to it, then i would recomend that you not try to work on it or do anything to it.
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i found it and ran seafoam through it twice. its still spewing out white smoke days later hahaha
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