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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 Replacement -> Astro & Safari -> C & K Series -> Full Size Except C & K Series
Vehicle: 1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

Astro & Safari

For power brake unit replacement procedures, refer to "Delco Moraine Brake Boosters."

Full Size Except C & K Series

Before disconnecting lines from power unit, depress and release brake pedal several times to allow pressure to discharge from accumulator.

  • On P30 motor home, raise and support vehicle.
  • On all models, remove master cylinder to power brake unit attaching nuts, then position master cylinder aside. Do not disconnect brake lines from master cylinder.
  • Disconnect hydraulic lines from power brake unit. Plug all lines and ports to prevent fluid loss and ...

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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 -> Adjustments -> Height Sensing Proportioning Valve
Vehicle: 1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

Height Sensing Proportioning Valve

The height sensing proportioning valve must be adjusted whenever the valve and/or linkage is disassembled or removed for service. In addition, adjustment should be checked if excessive front wheel lock-up is experienced with a lower than desired brake application rate when vehicle is at or near maximum GVWR.

  • Raise and support vehicle leaving wheels on, and allow axle to hang freely.
  • Remove lever retaining nut and disconnect lever from valve shaft, Fig. .
  • Rotate valve shaft to permit installation of correct adjustment gauge, Fig. , ensuring that D shape...

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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+.

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+.

Power Brake Units -> Bendix Brake Boosters -> Description
Vehicle: 1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

In order to properly service power brake systems, a thorough understanding of the power assist system is necessary. These systems provide a mechanical assist, acting to increase the force applied to the master cylinder piston by the driver while decreasing the effort necessary to obtain acceptable stopping performance.

Hydraulic assist units incorporate a basic open center spool valve, hydraulic cylinder and an accumulator assembly in a common housing. When the brake pedal is depressed, the hydraulic piston moves forward closing off fluid relief passages, the spool valve applies flui...

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