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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+.

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

  • After disassembling a power brake unit, soak all metal parts in solvent.
  • Use only alcohol on parts containing rubber. After the parts have been thoroughly cleaned and rinsed in solvent, they should be rewashed in clean alcohol before assembling.
  • Use compressed air...

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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 -> Description -> Brake Distribution Valve & Switch -> Brake Warning Lamp Switches -> Combination Valve -> Components -> Diagonally Split System -> Failure Warning Switch -> Fluid Level Sensor -> Front & Rear Split System -> Metering Valve -> Proportioning Or Pressure Control Valve -> System Operation -> Warning Lamp
Vehicle: 1996 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8 V6 GAS

System Operation
Front & Rear Split System

When the brake pedal is depressed, both the primary (front brake) and the secondary (rear brake) master cylinder pistons are moved simultaneously to exert hydraulic fluid pressure on their respective systems, .

If the rear (secondary) brake system fails, initial brake pedal movement will cause the unrestricted secondary piston to bottom in the master cylinder bore. Primary piston movement will displace hydraulic fluid in the primary section of the master cylinder to actuate the front brake system.

If the front (primary) brake system fails, init...

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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 -> Brake Service -> Installation -> Removal
Vehicle: 1996 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8 V6 GAS

Removal
  • 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.
  • Remove actuator spring using special brake tool J 38400 or equivalent to pry loop end of spring from adjuster actuator, 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+.

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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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+.

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

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