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  • 1990 Oldsmobile 98 Regency 3.8 V6 GAS, CID:231, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:231, Engine VIN:, Desg:C
  • 1990 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Brougham 3.8 V6 GAS, CID:231, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:231, Engine VIN:, Desg:C
  • 1990 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Touring 3.8 V6 GAS, CID:231, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:231, Engine VIN:, Desg:C

BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Oldsmobile 98 AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1990 Oldsmobile 98 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

DRUM BRAKES, GENERAL MOTORS -> General Information -> SERVICE PRECAUTIONS
Vehicle: 1990 Oldsmobile 98 Regency 3.8 V6 GAS

When working on or around brake assemblies, care must be taken to prevent breathing asbestos dust, as many manufacturers incorporate asbestos fibers in the production of brake linings. During routine service operations the amount of asbestos dust from brake lining wear is at a low level due to a chemical breakdown during use, and a few precautions will minimize exposure.

  • Do not sand or grind brake linings unless suitable local exhaust ventilation equipment is used to prevent excessive asbestos exposure.
  • Wear a suitable respirator approved for asbestos dust use during all repai...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Oldsmobile 98 AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1990 Oldsmobile 98 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEM, GENERAL MOTORS -> TROUBLESHOOTING -> CHECKING FOR FLUID LEAKAGE -> ROAD TESTING
Vehicle: 1990 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Touring 3.8 V6 GAS

When troubleshooting the hydraulic brake system, perform the following checks and inspections as outlined below. If problem still exists within system, refer toFig. first, then toFig. as necessary.

ROAD TESTING

When testing brakes, ensure the road is level and dry. Test brakes at both light and heavy pedal pressure. Do not lock up brakes or slide tires during a brake test.

Check the tires on the vehicle before performing a brake test. Tires should be equally inflated, identical in size ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Oldsmobile 98 AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1990 Oldsmobile 98 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

ANTI-LOCK BRAKES, GENERAL MOTORS -> 1990 Bonneville, DeVille, Eighty-Eight, Electra, Fleetwood, Ninety-Eight, Park Avenue & 6000 (Teves Type) -> OPERATING PRECAUTIONS -> COMPUTER SYSTEM SERVICE PRECAUTIONS -> GENERAL SERVICE PRECAUTIONS
Vehicle: 1990 Oldsmobile 98 Regency 3.8 V6 GAS

Some of the following procedures require that hydraulic lines, hoses and fittings be disconnected for inspection of testing. This Teves brake system uses a hydraulic accumulator which, when completely charged, contains brake fluid under high pressure. Before disconnecting any hydraulic lines, hoses or fittings, ensure the accumulator is completely depressurized as described further on. Failure to depressurize the hydraulic accumulator may result in personal injury and/or damage to painted surfaces and/or the vehicle.

Certain components in the system are not intended to be s...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Oldsmobile 98 AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1990 Oldsmobile 98 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEM, GENERAL MOTORS -> COMPONENT DESCRIPTION -> BRAKE DISTRIBUTION VALVE & SWITCH -> BRAKE WARNING LAMP SWITCHES -> COMBINATION VALVE -> Failure Warning Switch -> Fluid Level Sensor -> Metering Valve -> Proportioning or Pressure Control Valve -> Testing Warning Lamp Operation
Vehicle: 1990 Oldsmobile 98 Regency 3.8 V6 GAS

BRAKE WARNING LAMP SWITCHES

There are four basic types of brake warning lamp switches as shown,Figs. through . When a pressure differential occurs between the front and rear brake systems, the valves will shuttle toward the side with the low pressure.

In the switch shown inFig. , movement of the differential valve forces the switch plunger upward over the tapered shoulder of the valve to close the switch contacts and light the dual brake warning lamp, signaling a brake system failure.

InFig. , the valve assembly consists of two valves in a common bore that are spring loaded ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Oldsmobile 98 AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1990 Oldsmobile 98 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

ANTI-LOCK BRAKES, GENERAL MOTORS -> 1990 Bonneville, DeVille, Eighty-Eight, Electra, Fleetwood, Ninety-Eight, Park Avenue & 6000 (Teves Type) -> SYSTEM SERVICE -> BRAKE SYSTEM BLEEDING -> BRAKE SYSTEM FILLING -> DEPRESSURIZING HYDRAULIC ACCUMULATOR -> Front Circuit -> Manual Bleeding -> Pressure Bleeding -> Rear Circuit
Vehicle: 1990 Oldsmobile 98 Regency 3.8 V6 GAS

DEPRESSURIZING HYDRAULIC ACCUMULATOR

Depressurize accumulator before performing any ABS service.

  • Disconnect battery ground cable or place ignition switch in the Off position.
  • Apply and release brake pedal a minimum of 20 times using approximately 50 lbs. of force on pedal. A noticeable change in pedal feel will occur when accumulator is completely discharged. If battery negative cable was disconnected, reactivate Delco-Loc radios by turning ignition and radio to the On position, then pressing the Mute button on the steering wheel control.

BRAKE SYSTEM FILLING

Ensure pump is not allowe...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Oldsmobile 98 AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1990 Oldsmobile 98 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

DISC BRAKES, GENERAL MOTORS -> General Information -> BRAKE SHOES, LININGS & CALIPERS
Vehicle: 1990 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Touring 3.8 V6 GAS

Remove wheels and inspect brake disc, caliper and linings. The wheel bearings should be inspected at this time and repacked if necessary. Do not get any grease on the linings.

Do not replace individual pads or replace pads on one wheel of an axle set alone, as braking performance will be adversely affected.

If a visual inspection does not ade...

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