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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Lumina AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1998 Chevrolet Lumina cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Dual Piston Front Disc Brake -> Brake Pad Service
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Lumina LTZ 3.8 V6 GAS

  • Remove caliper as described under "Caliper Service."
  • Lift upward on outward shoe retaining spring of outboard shoe until it clears center lug, then remove shoe from caliper.
  • Pull inboard shoe outward to disengage retainer springs from pistons, then remove inb...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Lumina AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1998 Chevrolet Lumina cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Power Brake Units -> Application Chart
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1 V6 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Lumina AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1998 Chevrolet Lumina cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Anti-Lock Brakes -> Delphi (Delco-Moraine) Type VI -> DESCRIPTION -> ABS Warning Lamp -> Brake Warning Lamp -> Electronic Brake Control Module/Electronic Brake & Traction Control Module -> Expansion Spring Brake -> Hydraulic Modulator/Motor Pack Assembly -> System Components -> System Operation -> Wheel Speed Sensors
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Lumina LTZ 3.8 V6 GAS

System Operation

The function of the Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) is to minimize wheel lock-up during heavy braking on most road surfaces. The system performs this function by monitoring wheel speed and controlling the brake fluid pressure to each front wheel and both rear wheels during braking. This allows the driver to retain directional stability and better steering capability.

System Components

Refer to Fig. for system component locations.

Electronic Brake Control Module/Electronic Brake & Traction Control Module

The ABS system is controlled by a microprocessor based Electronic Brak...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Lumina AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1998 Chevrolet Lumina cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Brake System Bleed -> Bleed Sequence -> Hydraulic System Flush -> Manual -> Pressure
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Lumina LTZ 3.1 V6 GAS

Manual

Pressure bleeding is recommended for all hydraulic systems. However, if a pressure bleeder is unavailable, use the following procedure. Brake fluid damages painted surfaces. Immediately clean any spilled fluid.

  • Remove vacuum reserve by pumping brakes several times with engine off.
  • Fill master cylinder reservoir with clean brake fluid. Do not let reservoir fall below half full during bleeding procedure.
  • If necessary, bleed master cylinder as follows:
    • Loosen master cylinder forward brake line connection until fluid flows from reservoir, then tighten brake line.
    • Instruct an ass...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Lumina AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1998 Chevrolet Lumina cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Drum Brakes -> Type 5 -> Inspection -> Adjuster Mechanism -> Backing Plate -> Brake Drums -> Brake Linings & Springs -> Parking Brake Cable
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Lumina LTZ 3.1 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 1998 Chevrolet Lumina AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1998 Chevrolet Lumina cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Rear Disc Brake (Type 2) -> Troubleshooting -> Brake Roughness
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Lumina LTZ 3.1 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 thickness measurements vary by more than .0005 inch,...

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