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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 -> Brake Pad Service -> Installation -> Removal
Vehicle: 1996 GMC Jimmy 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 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 -> Bendix Single Piston Sliding Caliper -> Caliper Service -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> Inspection -> Installation -> Removal
Vehicle: 1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

Removal

  • Siphon 2/3 of brake fluid from master cylinder reservoir serving front disc brakes.
  • Raise vehicle, support on jack stands and remove front wheels.
  • Bottom caliper piston in bore. Insert a screwdriver between inboard shoe and piston, then pry piston back into bore. The piston can also be bottomed in the bore with a large C-clamp, Fig. .
  • Remove support key retaining screw.
  • Drive caliper support key and spring from steering knuckle with a suitable drift and hammer, Fig. .
  • Lift caliper from anchor plate and off rotor, Fig. . Hang caliper from coil spring with wire. Do not allow cal...

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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 -> Brake System Bleed -> Hydraulic System Flush -> Manual Bleed -> Master Cylinder Bleed -> Parking Brake Bleed -> Pressure Bleed
Vehicle: 1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

Manual Bleed

  • If vehicle is equipped with power brakes, remove vacuum reserve by applying brakes several times with engine off.
  • Fill master cylinder reservoirs with suitable brake fluid. Be sure to always keep master cylinder reservoirs at least half full during entire bleeding procedure.
  • If master cylinder is suspected to have air in the bore, it must be bled first, as follows:
    • Disconnect forward brake pipe connection at master cylinder.
    • Allow brake fluid to fill master cylinder bore until it begins to flow from forward pipe connector port.
    • Connect and tighten forward brake pipe at...

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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+.

Disc Brakes -> Delco-Moraine Single Piston Caliper -> Rotor Replacement -> 2WD Models -> 4WD Models
Vehicle: 1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

2WD Models

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Remove caliper as outlined under "Caliper Service."
  • Remove grease cap from hub/rotor.
  • Remove cotter pin, nut and washer.
  • Remove hub/rotor from spindle, being careful not to damage spindle threads or outer bearing.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Apply high-temperature wheel bearing grease to inner and outer wheel bearings.
    • Torque nut to 12 ft. lbs. while turning wheel assembly forward by hand, back...

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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 -> Description -> 1992 -> 1993 S & T Series -> 1993-94 C & K Series & 1994-95 S & T Series
Vehicle: 1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

1992

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 rec...

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