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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+.

Drum Brakes -> Adjustments -> Astro, Bravada, S & T Series & Safari -> Automatic Apply Parking Brakes -> Aztek, Montana, Silhouette, Trans Sport & Venture -> C & K Series -> Control Rod -> G & P Series -> Lever Type -> Manual Parking Brake -> Optional Method -> Pedal Type -> Propeller Shaft Type -> Service Brake -> Standard Method -> Tracker
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

Service Brake

These brakes have self-adjusting shoe mechanisms that ensure correct lining-to-drum clearances at all times. The automatic adjusters operate only when the brakes are applied as the vehicle is moving rearward or when the car comes to an uphill stop.

Although the brakes are self-adjusting, an initial adjustment is necessary after the brake shoes have been relined or replaced, or when the length of the adjusting screw has been changed during some other service operation.

Frequent usage of an automatic transmission forward range to halt reverse vehicle motion may prevent the ...

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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+.

Drum Brakes -> Tightening Specifications;
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

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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 -> Description -> System Operation
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

System Operation

This system is used on Montana, Silhouette, Tracker, Trans Sport and Venture. It is designed to reduce the occurrence of wheel lock-up during severe braking conditions. To accomplish this function, the system regulates hydraulic brake line pressure when a microprocessor, located inside the Electroni...

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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 -> Diagnosis & Testing -> 1997 -> 1997 Silhouette -> 1997 Tracker -> 1997 Trans Sport -> 1997 Venture -> 1998 -> 1998 Silhouette -> 1998 Tracker -> 1998 Trans Sport -> 1998 Venture -> 1998-99 -> 1999 Montana -> 1999 Silhouette -> 1999 Tracker -> 1999 Venture -> 1999-2001 -> 2000 Montana -> 2000 Silhouette -> 2000 Tracker -> 2000 Venture -> 2000-01 -> 20001 Venture -> 2001 Montana -> 2001 Silhouette -> 2001 Tracker -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Connector Pin ID -> Diagnosis Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Enhanced Diagnostics -> Intermittents & Poor Connections -> Montana, Silhouette, Trans Sport & Venture -> Temperature Vs. Resistance -> Tracker -> Wiring Diagrams
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) can only be read by connecting a suitably programmed scan tool to the Data Link Connector (DLC) and following the tool manufacturer instructions.

Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation

Refer to Figs. and , for Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) interpretation.

Wiring Diagrams

Refer to wiring diagrams in Vehicle Systems

Connector Pin ID

Montana, Silhouette, Trans Sport & Venture

Refer to Figs. and for connector pin identification.

Tracker

Refer to Figs. and , for connector pin identification.

Diagnosis Tests

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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 -> Adjustments -> Height Sensing Proportioning Valve
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

Height Sensing Proportioning Valve

The height sensing proportioning valve must be adjusted whenever the valve and/or linkage is disassembled or removed for service. In addition, adjustment should be checked if excessive front wheel lock-up is experienced with a lower than desired brake application rate when vehicle is at or near maximum GVWR.

  • Raise and support vehicle, leave wheels on and allow axle to hang freely.
  • Remove lever retaining nut and disconnect lever from valve shaft, Fig. .
  • Rotate valve shaft to permit installation of correct adjustment gauge, Fig. , ensure D shaped ho...

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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+.

Drum Brakes -> Precautions
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

When working on or around brake assemblies, care must be taken to prevent breathing asbestos dust, as many manufacturers incorporate asbestos fibers in the production of brake linings. During routine service operations, the amount of asbestos dust from brake lining wear is at a low level because of a chemical breakdown during use and a few precautions will minimize exposure. Do not sand or grind brake linings unless suitable local exhaust ventilation equipment is used to prevent ...

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