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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 -> Troubleshooting
Vehicle: 1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

Refer to "Troubleshooting," as out...

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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 -> Description
Vehicle: 1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

The Bendix single piston sliding caliper disc brake is standard equipment on some truck applications, while on other trucks it is used only in Hydro-Boost power brake applications with both front disc brakes and 4 wheel disc brakes. On 4 wheel disc brakes, the front and rear systems are identical.

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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 -> Troubleshooting
Vehicle: 1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

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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 -> Power Brake Unit Service -> Accumulator Service -> Assemble -> Bleeding Booster -> Cleaning & Inspection -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

Disassemble

  • Place accumulator compressor tool No. J-26889 or equivalent, around end of accumulator.
  • Install nut onto stud as shown in Fig. , then depress the accumulator with a C-clamp.
  • Remove retainer by using a punch.
  • Release C-clamp and remove accumulator compressor tool.
  • Remove accumulator, O-ring, retainer, plug and spring, Fig. .
  • Remove retainer, output pushrod, baffle, piston return spring and retainer.
  • Using a suitable saw, cut off eyelet of pedal rod, then remove the boot.
  • Remove nut, bracket and bolts, then separate cover from housing.
  • Remove piston assembly and seals...

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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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