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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Venture AUTOMOBILES

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

Power Brake Units -> Delco Brake Booster -> General Service
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Venture 3.4 V6 GAS

Certain general service procedures apply, regardless of whether the brakes are vacuum or hydraulically assisted. Only top quality, clean brake fluid should be used. More seals and valves are used with power brake systems than with ordinary brakes, so an inferior brake fluid will do much more damage. For the same reason, ensure all dirt is kept out of the system. Additionally, on models with hydraulic assist brakes, care must be taken not to mix the fluids of the booster hydraulic system and brake hydraulic system as the fluids are not compatible.

If the power unit fails, the brak...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Venture AUTOMOBILES

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

Drum Brakes -> Inspection -> Adjuster Mechanism -> Backing Plate -> Brake Drums -> Brake Linings & Springs -> General System -> Parking Brake Cable
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Venture 3.4 V6 GAS

General System

  • Inspect components for damage or unusual wear. Replace as required.
  • Inspect backing plate mounting bolts and ensure they are tight.
  • Inspect wheel cylinders. Excessive fluid indicates cup leakage and need for wheel cylinder replacement. Slight amount of fluid is always present and is considered normal, acting as lubricant for cylinder pistons.
  • Check adjuster screw operation. If satisfactory, lightly lubricate adjusting screw and washer with suitable brake lube. If operation is unsatisfactory, replace.
  • C clean rust and dirt from shoe contact surfaces on backing plate using fi...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Venture AUTOMOBILES

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

Disc Brakes -> Delco Single Piston Sliding Caliper -> Troubleshooting -> Brake Rattle -> Brake Roughness Or Chatter; Pedal Pumping -> Caliper Brake Fluid Leak -> Excessive Pedal Effort -> Excessive Pedal Travel -> Heavy Brake Drag -> No Braking Effect When Brake Pedal Is Depressed -> Pull, Uneven Or Grabbing Brakes -> Rear Brakes Locking On Application
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Venture 3.4 V6 GAS

Excessive Pedal Travel

  • Worn brake linings.
  • Disc pads knock back after cornering or rough road travel.
  • Piston and linings not properly seated or positioned.
  • Insufficient fluid in system.
  • Loose wheel bearing adjustment.
  • Damaged or worn caliper piston seal.
  • Improper booster pushrod adjustment.
  • Pads out of flat more than .005 inch.
  • Rear brake automatic adjusters inoperative.
  • Improperly ground rear brake shoes.

Brake Roughness Or Chatter; Pedal Pumping

  • Excessive lateral runout of rotor.
  • Rotor excessively out of parallel.

Excessive Pedal Effort

  • Frozen or seized pistons.
  • Brake fluid, oil or grease on ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Venture AUTOMOBILES

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

Disc Brakes -> Delco Single Piston Sliding Caliper -> Brake Pad Service -> Installation -> Removal
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Venture 3.4 V6 GAS

Removal

  • Remove caliper as outlined under "Caliper Service."
  • Remove inboard pad with retainer spring.
  • Remove outboard pad and position caliper on front suspension so brake hose will not support weight of caliper.
  • Remove two sleeves from inboard ears of caliper.
  • Remove four rubber bushings from grooves in each of caliper ears.

Installation

  • Lubricate new sleeves, rubber bushings, bushing grooves and mounting bolt ends with lubricant part No. 19010909, or equivalent.
  • Install new bushings and sleeves in caliper e...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Venture AUTOMOBILES

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

Anti-lock Brakes -> Delphi Type VI -> Precautions -> Battery Ground Cable -> Delco LOC II -> General Service Precautions -> Radio Security System -> Theftlock
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Venture 3.4 V6 GAS

Battery Ground Cable

Prior to service disconnect battery ground cable and isolate as required.

Radio Security System
Theftlock

If the Theftlock system is active when battery power is interrupted, the customers security code must be entered to restore proper function of the radio. To unlock a secured radio after power loss, proceed as follows:

  • "LOC" appears with ignition in On position.
  • Press "NM" and "000" will appear on display.
  • Press "NM" again to make last two digits agree with security code.
  • Press "HR" to make first 1 or 2 digits agree with security code.
  • Press "AM-FM" to select code entered. "SEC" wi...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Venture AUTOMOBILES

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

Power Brake Units -> Delco Brake Booster -> Description -> Operation -> Single Diaphragm Type -> Tandem (Dual) Diaphragm Type
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Venture 3.4 V6 GAS

In order to properly service power brake systems, a thorough understanding of the various power assist systems is necessary. These systems provide a mechanical assist, acting to increase the force applied to the master cylinder piston by the driver while decreasing the effort necessary to obtain acceptable stopping performance. Two basic types of power assist mechanisms are used: vacuum assist diaphragm assemblies which use engine vacuum and in some cases vacuum from an external vacuum pump, and hydraulic assist assemblies which use hydraulic pressure developed by an external pump (...

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