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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

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

Power Brake Units -> Delco Brake Booster -> Power Brake Unit Service
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

The power brake unit is n...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

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

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Replacement -> Master Cylinder
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

Master Cylinder

  • On models equipped with manual brake system, disconnect master cylinder pushrod from brake pedal.
  • On all models, disconnect all wire conne...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

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

Disc Brakes -> Delco Single Piston Sliding Caliper -> Rotor Replacement -> 2WD Models -> 4WD Models -> Astro, Blazer, Bravada, Jimmy, K1500/2500 & T Series Pickup -> Except Montana, Silhouette, Trans Sport & Venture -> Front -> K3500 -> Montana, Silhouette, Trans Sport & Venture -> Rear
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

2WD Models

Except Montana, Silhouette, Trans Sport & Venture
Front
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Remove caliper as outlined under "Caliper Service."
  • Remove grease cap from hub/rotor, Fig. .
  • Remove cotter pin, nut and washer.
  • Remove hub/rotor from spindle, being careful not to damage spindle threads or outer bearing.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Apply high-temperature wheel bearing grease to inner and outer wheel bearings.
    • Torque nut to 12 ft. lbs. while turning wheel assembly forward by hand, back nut off one flat or until hole in spindle...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

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

Power Brake Units -> Delco Brake Booster -> Description -> Operation -> Single Diaphragm Type -> Tandem (Dual) Diaphragm Type
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 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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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 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 Oldsmobile Silhouette 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 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

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

Anti-lock Brakes -> Delphi Type VI -> System Service -> 1997-99 Montana, Silhouette, Trans Sport & Venture -> 2000-01 Montana, Silhouette & Venture -> ABS Lamp Driver Module -> Accelerometer -> Brake Modulator/Master Cylinder Assembly -> Brake Solenoid Valve -> Brake System Bleed -> Component Replacement -> Electronic Brake Control Module/Electronic Brake Traction Control Module (EBCM/EBTCM) -> Front Wheel Speed Sensor -> Front Wheel Speed Sensor Jumper Harness -> Manual Bleeding -> Montana, Silhouette, Trans Sport & Venture -> Pressure Bleeding -> Rear Wheel Speed Sensor -> Rear Wheel Speed Sensor Jumper Harness -> Tracker -> Traction Control System (TCS) Modulator/Motor Pack
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

Brake System Bleed

Pressure Bleeding
Montana, Silhouette, Trans Sport & Venture
  • Remove master cylinder cover, ensure reservoir is properly filled.
  • Connect bleeder adapter tool No. J 35589, or equivalent, to master cylinder reservoir.
  • Connect bleeder adapter to pressure bleeding equipment.
  • Connect a clear plastic bleeder hose to modulator assembly rearward bleeder valve, submerge other end of hose into clean container partially filled with brake fluid.
  • Adjust pressure bleeding equipment to 5-10 psi, then wait for approximately 30 seconds to ensure there is no leakage.
  • Adjust pressure blee...

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