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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 -> Description -> Hydraulic Control Valves -> Master Cylinder
Vehicle: 1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

Master Cylinder

Some vehicles use a conventional tandem master cylinder with two hydraulic pistons operating inline. 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 check valv...

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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 -> Troubleshooting -> Brake Rattle -> Brake Roughness Or Chatter; Pedal Pumping -> Caliper Brake Fluid Leak -> Excessive Pedal Effort -> Excessive Pedal Travel -> Heavy Brake Drag -> No Braking Effect When Brake Pedal Is Depressed -> Pull, Uneven Or Grabbing Brakes -> Rear Brakes Locking On Application
Vehicle: 1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

Excessive Pedal Travel

  • Worn brake linings.
  • Disc pads knock back after cornering or rough road travel.
  • Piston and linings not properly seated or positioned.
  • Insufficient fluid in system.
  • Loose wheel bearing adjustment.
  • Damaged or worn caliper piston seal.
  • Improper booster pushrod adjustment.
  • Pads out of flat more than .005 inch.
  • Rear brake automatic adjusters inoperative.
  • Improperly ground rear brake shoes.

Brake Roughness Or Chatter; Pedal Pumping

  • Excessive lateral runout of rotor.
  • Rotor excessively out of parallel.

Excessive Pedal Effort

  • Frozen or seized pistons.
  • Brake fluid, oil or grease on ...

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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+.

Anti-lock Brakes -> Rear Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System -> System Service -> 1992 -> 1993-95 -> Anti-Lock Pressure Valve (APV) -> Brake System Bleed -> C & K Series -> Component Replacement -> Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM) -> Electronic Control Unit (ECU) -> Isolation/Dump Valve Assembly -> Manual Bleeding -> Pressure Bleeding -> Vehicle Control Module (VCM) -> Vehicle Speed Sensor
Vehicle: 1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

Brake System Bleed

1992

Before bleeding the brakes, the front and rear displacement cylinder pistons must be returned to the top most position. Using a TECH 1 or equivalent scan tool, enter manual control function and apply the front and rear motors. Ensure enable relay is on.

Use only DOT 3 brake fluid from a clean and sealed container. Do not use DOT 5 brake fluid.

Pressure Bleeding
  • Remove master cylinder cover, ensure reservoir is properly filled.
  • Connect bleeder adapter tool No. J 35589, or equivalent, to master cylinder reservoir.
  • Connect bleeder adapter to pressure bleeding equipm...

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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+.

Anti-lock Brakes -> Rear Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System -> Diagnosis & Testing -> 1992 -> 1993 S & T SERIES -> 1993-94 C & K SERIES & 1994 S & T SERIES -> 1993-95 -> 1995 S & T SERIES -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> C & K Series -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> RWAL System -> S & T Series -> ZPRWAL System
Vehicle: 1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

1992

Diagnostic trouble codes can be accessed by connecting a TECH 1 or equivalent scan tool or by manually grounding the Assembly Line Diagnostic Link (ALDL) connector. To manually ground the ALDL connector, connect a jumper wire between terminals A and H, Fig. , and observe the flashes of the brake warning lamp. Note the following when performing the Diagnostic Circuit Check to access diagnostic trouble codes:

  • When terminals are jumped, count number of short flashes starting from initial long flash, include long flash in count.
  • The count se...

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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+.

Anti-lock Brakes -> Four Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System -> Diagnosis & Testing -> 1992-95 -> 1992-95 Except S & T Series w/VCM & VCM-A -> 1992-95 Models & 1996 S & T Series w/VCM -> 1995 S & T Series w/VCM & VCM-A & 1996 -> 1996 -> 1996 Except S & T Series w/VCM -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Except S & T Series w/VCM & VCM-A -> S & T Series w/VCM & VCM-A
Vehicle: 1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Except S & T Series w/VCM & VCM-A
1992-95

Diagnostic trouble codes can be read using a TECH 1 scan tool or by jumping terminal "H" to terminal "A" of the Assembly Line Diagnostic Link (ALDL) connector, Fig. , and counting the Anti-Lock lamp flashes. The terminals must be jumped for a few seconds before the diagnostic trouble codes will begin to flash.

1996

Diagnostic trouble codes can only be read by connecting a suitable scan tool to the Data Link Connector (DLC), Fig. . Follow the instructions provided by the scan tool manufacturer.

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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+.

Anti-lock Brakes -> Four Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System -> System Service -> 1992-95 -> 1996 -> Astro & Safari -> Brake Pressure Modulator Valve (BPMV) -> Brake System Bleed -> C & K Series -> Combination Valve -> Component Replacement -> Electro-Hydraulic Control Unit (EHCU)/Brake Pressure Modulator Valve (BPMV) Module -> Electro-Hydraulic Control Unit Brake Pressure Modulator Valve (EHCU/BPMV) Module -> Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM) -> Except S & T Series w/VCM & VCM-A -> Front Wheel Speed Sensor -> Pressure Bleed -> Rear Wheel Speed Sensor -> S & T Series -> S & T Series w/VCM & VCM-A -> Two-Person (Manual) Bleed
Vehicle: 1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

Brake System Bleed

1992-95
Electro-Hydraulic Control Unit Brake Pressure Modulator Valve (EHCU/BPMV) Module

The EHCU/BPMV Module should be bled after replacement or if air is trapped in the unit. If bleeding is required, the module must be bled thoroughly before the wheel cylinders and calipers.

There are two bleeders on top of the unit that appear to be normal bleeders, Fig. . These are modulator bleeders and must remain closed when the unit is not pressurized.

The internal bleeders are on either side of EHCU/BPMV module. The valves are used to open the internal passages within the E...

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