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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Volvo 960 AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Volvo 960 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Rotor Replacement -> Front -> Rear
Vehicle: 1996 Volvo 960 2.9 L6 GAS

Front

  • Remove retaining spring from caliper.
  • Remove mounting bolts, then the caliper. Hang caliper from a steel wire as not to damage brake hose.
  • Remove caliper mounting bracket.
  • Remove rotor locating pins, then the rotor.
  • Reverse procedure to install. Tighten locating pin and caliper mounting bracket bolts to specifications.

Rear

  • Press out split pins with a .12 (3mm) mandrel, the remove retaining spri...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Volvo 960 AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Volvo 960 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Description
Vehicle: 1996 Volvo 960 2.9 L6 GAS

The function of hydraulic brake system is to transmit pressure from the master cylinder to caliper pistons. The system will operate properly if fluid is tight and brake fluid cannot be compressed. Normally, brake fluid cannot be compressed. If however the fluid overheats sufficiently it can partially change to a vapor form. Vapor can be compressed and since the master cylinder has a specific volume with which to build up pressure, the compression of vapor can result in excess brake pedal travel before the system has time to develop adequate braking pressure.

Brake fluid is h...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Volvo 960 AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Volvo 960 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Parking Brake Service -> 850 -> 940 & 960 -> Parking Brake Shoes, Replace -> Parking Brake, Adjust
Vehicle: 1996 Volvo 960 2.9 L6 GAS

Parking Brake Shoes, Replace

  • Loosen parking brake cable adjusting screw. Refer to " Parking Brake Adjustment."
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove rear wheels.
  • Remove caliper.
  • Remove brake disc, then remove brake shoe springs, brake shoes and adjuster, if applicable. On some models, it may be necessary to work through holes in axle shaft flange to gain access to springs.
  • Before assembly, apply a thin layer of heat resistant graphite grease, or equivalent, on brake shoe sliding surface.
  • ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Volvo 960 AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Volvo 960 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Anti-lock Brakes -> Description
Vehicle: 1996 Volvo 960 2.9 L6 GAS

The Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) uses a control unit, hydraulic modulator, transient surge protector, front speed sensors and a speedometer sensor to control wheel lock-up. The control unit receives vehicle speed, wheel speed and wheel acceleration information from the sensors, then sends the information to the hydraulic modulator. The hydraulic modulator uses this information to ensure correct hydraulic pr...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Volvo 960 AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Volvo 960 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Anti-lock Brakes -> Troubleshooting -> 850 -> 940 & 960 -> Component Fault Tracing
Vehicle: 1996 Volvo 960 2.9 L6 GAS

Component Fault Tracing

850

Refer to wiring diagram and component locations in Figs. and , during fault tracing procedures.

  • Visually inspect terminals as follows:
    • Whenever a connector is disconnected for measurements or checks, terminals should be visually inspected.
    • Check for oxidation affecting contact in terminals.
    • Check terminal pins and ensure copper conductor makes good contact with pin.
  • Check for breaks in the circuit as follows:
    • An open circuit is indicated by the loss of a function. Worn wiring or terminals which have come loose are common causes of faults.
    • Disconnect connector...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Volvo 960 AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Volvo 960 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Anti-lock Brakes -> Precautions -> Battery Ground Cable -> Microprocessor Radios
Vehicle: 1996 Volvo 960 2.9 L6 GAS

Microprocessor Radios

On models equipped with microprocessor radios, always switch radio off before disconnecting or connecting batt...

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