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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 -> Bendix Single Piston Sliding Caliper -> Brake Pad Service
Vehicle: 1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

The procedures to remove & install the brake pads are outlined under "Caliper Service, Removal" and "Caliper S... "

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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+.

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.

T...

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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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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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