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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 GMC Jimmy AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 GMC Jimmy cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Delco-Moraine Single Piston Caliper -> Precautions -> Brake Disc Service -> Brake Lines & Linings -> Brake Roughness -> General
Vehicle: 1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

Brake Lines & Linings

Remove one of the front wheels and inspect the brake disc, caliper and linings.

Do not allow any oil or grease on the linings. It is recommended that all linings be replaced in sets when worn or damaged.

If the caliper is cracked or fluid leakage through the casting is evident, it must be replaced as a unit.

Brake Roughness

The most common cause of brake chatter on disc brakes is a variation in thickness of the disc. If roughness or vibration is encountered during highway operation or if pedal pumping is experienced at low speeds, the disc may have excessive thickne...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 GMC Jimmy AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 GMC Jimmy cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Drum Brakes -> Adjustments -> 1992-94 -> 1992-94 Lumina APV, Silhouette & Trans Sport -> 1993-96 Astro/Safari & 1995-96 S & T Series -> 1995-96 -> Automatic Apply Parking Brakes -> Bravada, 1992 Astro/Safari & 1992-94 S & T Series -> C & K Series -> Control Rod Adjustment -> Duo-Servo Brakes -> Except 1992-94 Lumina APV, Silhouette & Trans Sport -> G-Van & P Series -> Lever Type -> Lumina APV, Silhouette & Trans Sport -> Manual Parking Brake -> Non-Servo Brakes -> Optional Method -> Pedal Type -> Propeller Shaft Type -> Service Brake -> Standard Method -> Tracker
Vehicle: 1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

Service Brake

Except 1992-94 Lumina APV, Silhouette & Trans Sport

These brakes have self-adjusting shoe mechanisms that assure correct lining-to-drum clearances at all times. The automatic adjusters operate only when the brakes are applied as the vehicle is moving rearward or when the car comes to an uphill stop.

Although the brakes are self-adjusting, an initial adjustment is necessary after the brake shoes have been relined or replaced, or when the length of the adjusting screw has been changed during some other service operation.

Frequent usage of an automatic transmission forward ra...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 GMC Jimmy AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 GMC Jimmy cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Service -> Assemble -> Bendix Master Cylinder -> Cast Iron Type -> Composite Type -> Delco-Moraine Master Cylinder -> Disassemble -> Inspection -> Tracker Master Cylinder -> Wheel Cylinder
Vehicle: 1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

Delco-Moraine Master Cylinder

Composite Type

When performing the following procedures, refer to Fig. for all models except Lumina APV, Silhouette & Trans Sport, noting that the composite reservoir may vary in design. Refer to Fig. for Lumina APV, Silhouette & Trans Sport models.

Disassemble
  • Remove master cylinder from vehicle.
  • Remove reservoir cover and diaphragm. Discard old brake fluid in reservoir.
  • Inspect cover and diaphragm. Replace if cut, cracked or deformed.
  • Remove fluid level switch and proportioning valve assembly, if equipped.
  • Depress primary piston and remove lock ring.
  • P...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 GMC Jimmy AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 GMC Jimmy cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Power Brake Units -> Delco-Moraine Brake Boosters -> Power Brake Unit Service -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> Single Diaphragm Type -> Tandem (Dual) Diaphragm Type
Vehicle: 1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

Single Diaphragm Type

Disassemble
  • Remove boot, silencer, vacuum check valve, grommet and front housing seal, Fig. .
  • Scribe a line across front and rear housing, then mount brake booster to brake mounting fixture tool No. J 23456 or equivalent, Fig. .
  • Turn fixture handle counterclockwise to unlock housings.
  • Remove return spring, power piston assembly and power piston bearing from rear housing, Fig. .
  • Remove reaction body retainer, piston rod, reaction retainer and filter.
  • Remove power piston and pushrod assembly as follows:
    • While holding the pushrod down against a hard surface, ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 GMC Jimmy AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 GMC Jimmy cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Power Brake Units -> Bendix Brake Boosters -> Troubleshooting -> Accumulator Leak-Down, System Does Not Hold Charge -> Grabby Brakes Or Booster Chatters/Pedal Vibrates -> Slow Brake Pedal Return
Vehicle: 1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

Slow Brake Pedal Return

  • Excessive seal friction in booster.
  • Faulty spool action.
  • Restriction in return line from booster to pump reservoir.
  • Damaged input rod end.

Grabby Brakes Or Booster Chatters/Pedal Vibrates

  • Faulty spool action caused by contamination in ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 GMC Jimmy AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 GMC Jimmy cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Drum Brakes -> Brake Service -> C & K Series w/Non-Servo Brakes -> Duo-Servo Brakes -> Installation -> Lumina APV, Silhouette & Trans Sport -> Removal -> Tracker
Vehicle: 1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

Duo-Servo Brakes

Removal
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Remove brake drum. If brake lining is dragging on brake drum, back off brake adjustment by rotating adjustment screw. Refer to individual truck chapter for procedure. If brake drum is rusted or corroded to axle flange and cannot be removed, lightly tap flange to drum mounting surface with a suitable hammer.
  • Using brake spring pliers or equivalent, unhook primary and secondary return springs, Fig. . Observe location of brake parts being removed to aid during installation.
  • Remove brake hold-down spri...

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