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  • 1996 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8 V6 GAS, CID:231, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:231, Engine VIN:, Desg:K
  • 1996 Pontiac Bonneville SSE 3.8 V6 GAS, CID:231, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:231, Engine VIN:, Desg:1

BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Pontiac Bonneville AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Pontiac Bonneville cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Front Disc Brake (Type 2) -> Troubleshooting -> Brake Roughness
Vehicle: 1996 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8 V6 GAS

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 pulsation is experienced at low speeds, the disc may have excessive thickness variation. To check for this condition, measure the disc at 12 points with a micrometer at a radius approximately one inch from edge of disc. If thic...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Pontiac Bonneville AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Pontiac Bonneville cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Hydraulic Brake System Specifications
Vehicle: 1996 Pontiac Bonneville SSE 3.8 V6 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Pontiac Bonneville AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Pontiac Bonneville cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Front Disc Brake (Type 2) -> Precautions
Vehicle: 1996 Pontiac Bonneville SSE 3.8 V6 GAS

  • Grease or any other foreign material must be kept off the brake linings, caliper, surfaces of the disc and external surfaces of the hub, during service procedures. Handling the brake disc and caliper should be done in a way to avoid deformation of the disc and nicking or scratching brake linings.
  • If inspection reveals rubber piston seals are worn or damaged, they should be replaced immediately.
  • During removal and installation of a wheel assembly, exercise care so as not to interfere wi...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Pontiac Bonneville AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Pontiac Bonneville cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Power Brake Units -> General Service
Vehicle: 1996 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8 V6 GAS

Two basic types of power assist mechanisms are used: vacuum assist diaphragm assemblies, which use engine vacuum or, in some cases vacuum pressure developed by an external vacuum pump. The second type is a hydraulic pressure assist mechanism, which use pressure developed by an external pump (usually the power steering pump). Both systems act to increase the force exerted on the master cylinder piston by the operator. This in turn increases the hydraulic pressure delivered to the wheel cylinders, while decreasing driver effort necessary to obtain acceptable stopping performance.

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Pontiac Bonneville AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Pontiac Bonneville cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Service -> Assemble -> Aurora, Bonneville, Corvette, LeSabre, Park Avenue, Riviera, 88 & 98 -> Corvette -> Disassemble -> Except Aurora, Bonneville, Corvette, LeSabre, Park Avenue, Riviera, 88 & 98 -> Master Cylinder Overhaul -> Wheel Cylinder Overhaul
Vehicle: 1996 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8 V6 GAS

Master Cylinder Overhaul
Except Aurora, Bonneville, Corvette, LeSabre, Park Avenue, Riviera, 88 & 98
Disassemble

Refer to Figs. and when performing the following procedures.

  • Remove master cylinder from vehicle as follows:
    • Disconnect and plug hydraulic lines.
    • Remove two master cylinder attaching nuts, then the master cylinder.
  • Remove reservoir cover and diaphragm. Discard old brake fluid in reservoir.
  • Inspect cover and diaphragm. Replace if cut, cracked or deformed.
  • Remove fluid level switch, if equipped.
  • On models with compact master cylinder, remove proportioner valve assembly, Fig. ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Pontiac Bonneville AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Pontiac Bonneville cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Front Disc Brake (Type 2) -> Brake Pad Service -> Installation -> Removal
Vehicle: 1996 Pontiac Bonneville SSE 3.8 V6 GAS

Removal
  • Remove caliper assembly as described in "Caliper Service."
  • Remove shoe and lining assemblies from caliper, Figs. through , noting the following:
    • On models with tab mount outer shoe (all except series 3264), straighten bent over shoe tabs with suitable pliers.
    • On models with spring mount outer shoe (series 3264), insert screwdriver between shoe and caliper and disengage buttons on shoe from holes in caliper.
  • Remove sleeves and bushings from grooves in caliper mounting bolt holes, Figs. through .
Installation
  • Lubricate new bushings with suitable grease, install bushings in cali...

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