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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+.

Drum Brakes -> Type 6 -> Precautions
Vehicle: 1996 Pontiac Bonneville SSE 3.8 V6 GAS

When working on or around brake assemblies, care must be taken to prevent breathing asbestos dust, as many manufacturers incorporate asbestos fibers in the production of brake linings. During routine service operations the amount of asbestos dust from brake lining wear is at a low level due to a chemical breakdown during use, and a few precautions will minimize exposure.

  • Do not sand or grind brake linings unless suitable local exhaust ventilation equipment is used to prevent excessive asbestos exposure.
  • Wear a suitable respirator approved for asbestos dust use during all repair proced...

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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 -> Adjustments -> AC-Delco Single Diaphragm Type -> AC-Delco Tandem Diaphragm Type -> Air Method -> Brake Pedal -> Gauge Method -> Pushrod -> Toyota/GM Single Diaphragm Type
Vehicle: 1996 Pontiac Bonneville SSE 3.8 V6 GAS

Brake Pedal
Toyota/GM Single Diaphragm Type
  • With engine running and brake pedal in rest position, measure distance between face of pedal and floor mat.
  • If distance is not 5.79-6.18 inches, adjust pedal height as follows:
    • Remove left lower instrument panel trim section and air duct.
    • Loosen stop lamp switch sufficiently to gain clearance for pedal adjustment.
    • Loosen locknut and rotate pedal pushrod as needed to obtain specified pedal height, then tighten locknut.
    • Adjust position of brake light switch so that plunger lightly contacts pedal stopper and brake lamps are off when pedal is release...

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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+.

Drum Brakes -> Type 6 -> Inspection -> Adjuster Mechanism -> Backing Plate -> Brake Drums -> Brake Linings & Springs -> Parking Brake Cable
Vehicle: 1996 Pontiac Bonneville SSE 3.8 V6 GAS

  • If any parts are of doubtful strength or quality due to heat discoloration, or are worn, replace them.
  • Inspect wheel cylinder dust boots for signs of excessive wear or damage. If any leakage is apparent replace wheel cylinder.
  • Clean dirt and/or rust from brake drum, backing plate and all other components. Do not use compressed air or dry brush to clean brake parts. Many brake parts contain asbestos fibers which, if inhaled, can cause serious injury. Clean brake parts with a water soaked rag or a suitable vacuum cleaner to minimize airborne dust.
Brake Drums

Any time the brake drums are r...

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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+.

Drum Brakes -> Type 6 -> Adjustments -> Parking Brake Adjustment -> Service Brake Adjustment
Vehicle: 1996 Pontiac Bonneville SSE 3.8 V6 GAS

Service Brake Adjustment
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Mark relationship of wheel to axle, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
  • Remove brake drum. If drum is difficult to remove, proceed as follows:
    • Ensure parking brake is released.
    • Back off parking brake cable adjustment.
    • Remove access hole plug from backing plate, insert screwdriver through hole and push parking brake lever off its stop.
    • Insert punch through hole in splash shield Fig. , tap on punch to loosen drum. Then remove drum.
  • Measure inside diameter of drum using special tool J 21177-A or J22364-01 or equivalent.
  • Adjust by turning star...

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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 SE 3.8 V6 GAS

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