1991 GMC K1500 Pickup Brake Service (ONLINE REPAIR MANUALS)

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We have info for following modifications of 1991 GMC K1500 Pickup

  • 1991 GMC K1500 Pickup Sierra 4.3 V6 GAS, CID:262, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:262, Engine VIN:, Desg:Z
  • 1991 GMC K1500 Pickup Sierra 5.0 V8 GAS, CID:305, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:305, Engine VIN:, Desg:H
  • 1991 GMC K1500 Pickup Sierra 5.7 V8 GAS, CID:350, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:350, Engine VIN:, Desg:K
  • 1991 GMC K1500 Pickup Sierra 6.2 V8 DIESEL, CID:379, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:379, Engine VIN:, Desg:C
  • 1991 GMC K1500 Pickup Sierra XC 4.3 V6 GAS, CID:262, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:262, Engine VIN:, Desg:Z
  • 1991 GMC K1500 Pickup Sierra XC 5.0 V8 GAS, CID:305, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:305, Engine VIN:, Desg:H
  • 1991 GMC K1500 Pickup Sierra XC 5.7 V8 GAS, CID:350, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:350, Engine VIN:, Desg:K
  • 1991 GMC K1500 Pickup Sierra XC 6.2 V8 DIESEL, CID:379, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:379, Engine VIN:, Desg:C

BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1991 GMC K1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1991 GMC K1500 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+.

HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEMS, GENERAL MOTORS -> HEIGHT SENSING PROPORTIONING VALVE, Adjust
Vehicle: 1991 GMC K1500 Pickup Sierra XC 5.7 V8 GAS

The height sensing proportioning valve must be adjusted whenever the valve and/or linkage is disassembled or removed for service. In addition, adjustment should be checked if excessive front wheel lock-up is experienced with a lower than desired brake application rate when vehicle is at or near maximum GVWR.

  • Raise and support vehicle leaving wheels on, and allow axle to hang free (no load condition).
  • Remove lever retaining nut and disconnect lever from valve shaft, Fig. .
  • Rotate valve shaft to permit installation of correct adjustment gauge, Fig. ,...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1991 GMC K1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1991 GMC K1500 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+.

DISC BRAKES, GENERAL MOTORS -> Delco-Moraine Single Piston Caliper -> BRAKE PAD, Replace -> INSTALLATION -> REMOVAL
Vehicle: 1991 GMC K1500 Pickup Sierra XC 4.3 V6 GAS

REMOVAL

  • Remove caliper assembly as outlined above.
  • Remove inboard pad with retainer spring. Dislodge outboard pad and position caliper on the front suspension so the brake hose will not support the weight of the caliper.
  • Remove two sleeves from inboard ears of the caliper.
  • Remove four rubber bushings from the grooves in each of the caliper ears.

INSTALLATION

  • Lubricate new sleeves, rubber bushings, bushing grooves and mounting bolt ends with Delco Silicone Lube or equivalent.
  • Install new bushings and sleeves in caliper ears. Position the sleeve so that the end toward the pad is flush...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1991 GMC K1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1991 GMC K1500 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+.

HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEMS, GENERAL MOTORS -> WHEEL CYLINDER OVERHAUL
Vehicle: 1991 GMC K1500 Pickup Sierra XC 5.7 V8 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove wheel, drum and brake shoes.
  • Disconnect hydraulic line at wheel cylinder. Do not pull metal line away from cylinder, as this may kink or bend line. Line will separate from cylinder when cylinder is moved away from brake backing plate.
  • Remove wheel cylinder-to-brake plate attaching screws, then the wheel cylinder.
  • Remove boots, pistons, springs and cups from cylinder, Fig. .
  • Clean all parts with brake fluid.
  • Inspect cylinder bore. A scored bore may be honed as long as the diameter is not increased by ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1991 GMC K1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1991 GMC K1500 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+.

DRUM BRAKES, GENERAL MOTORS -> Drum Brake Service -> Inspection
Vehicle: 1991 GMC K1500 Pickup Sierra XC 5.0 V8 GAS

  • Inspect components for damage or unusual wear. Replace as necessary.
  • Inspect backing plate attaching bolts, and ensure they are tight.
  • Inspect wheel cylinders. Excessive fluid indicates cup leakage and need for wheel cylinder replacement. A slight amount of fluid is always present and is considered normal, act...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1991 GMC K1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1991 GMC K1500 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+.

HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEMS, GENERAL MOTORS -> COMPONENT DESCRIPTION -> HYDRAULIC CONTROL VALVES -> MASTER CYLINDER
Vehicle: 1991 GMC K1500 Pickup Sierra XC 6.2 V8 DIESEL

MASTER CYLINDER

Some vehicles use a conventional tandem master cylinder with two hydraulic pistons operating in line. The primary piston controls the front brake system and the secondary piston controls the rear brake system.

Other models use a master cylinder that operates the same as the conventional master cylinder, but also incorporates a quick take-up feature in the rear chamber to reduce excessive pedal travel which may result from increased fluid displacement required to move the low drag caliper piston out against the rotor.

The quick take-up uses a spring-loaded ball...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1991 GMC K1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1991 GMC K1500 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+.

ANTI-LOCK BRAKES, GENERAL MOTORS -> Rear Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System -> DESCRIPTION
Vehicle: 1991 GMC K1500 Pickup Sierra XC 6.2 V8 DIESEL

The Rear Wheel Anti-Lock (RWAL) system, Fig. , reduces the occurrence of rear wheel lockup during severe braking by regulating rear hydraulic line pressure. Pressure applied to the rear wheel brakes is regulated by a control valve assembly located under the master cylinder. The control valve consists of a dump valve which releases hydraulic pressure into an accumulator, and an isolation valve which holds rear brake pressure. Operation of the dump valve and isolation valve is controlled by an Electronic Control Unit (ECU) which is mounted next to the master cylinder.

The ECU receives ...

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