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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+.

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+.

Disc Brakes -> Bendix Single Piston Sliding 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+.

Anti-lock Brakes -> Rear Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System -> Precautions -> General Service Precautions
Vehicle: 1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

General Service Precautions

Avoid contact with brake fluid when servicing the anti-lock brake syste...

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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 -> Brake System Bleed -> C/K, G & M/L Series -> C/K, G, M/L, P & S/T Series -> Lumina APV, Silhouette & Trans Sport -> Manual Bleeding -> P Series -> Pressure Bleeding -> S/T Series -> Tracker
Vehicle: 1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

The braking system can be bled manually or with pressure bleeding equipment. If bleeding manually, check fluid level frequently.

Brake fluid should never be reused. Before driving the vehicle, check brake operation to ensure a firm pedal has been obtained.

Brake fluid will damage electrical connections and painted surfaces. Use shop cloths, suitable containers, and fender covers to prevent brake fluid from contacting these areas. Always seal and wipe off brake fluid containers to prevent spills.

Manual Bleeding

C/K, G, M/L, P & S/T Series
  • If vehicle is equipped with a vacuum or hy...

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