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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 -> Brake System Bleed -> Hydraulic System Flush -> Manual Bleed -> Master Cylinder Bleed -> Parking Brake Bleed -> Pressure Bleed
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

Manual Bleed

  • If vehicle is equipped with power brakes, remove vacuum reserve by applying brakes several times with engine off.
  • Fill master cylinder reservoirs with suitable brake fluid. Ensure to always keep master cylinder reservoirs at least half full during entire bleeding procedure.
  • If master cylinder is suspected to have air in the bore, it must be bled first. To bleed master cylinder, proceed as follows:
    • Disconnect forward brake pipe connection at master cylinder.
    • Allow brake fluid to fill master cylinder bore until it begins to flow from forward pipe connector port.
    • Connect ...

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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 -> Brake Service -> Astro, Bravada, S & T Series & Safari -> Aztek -> C & K Series -> Duo-Servo -> G Series -> Installation -> Montana, Silhouette, Trans Sport & Venture -> P Series -> Removal -> Single-Servo -> Tracker
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

C & K Series

Duo-Servo
Removal
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Mark relationship of wheel to hub, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • On models equipped with full-floating axles, remove hub and drum assembly as described in "Drive Axles."
  • On models equipped with semi-floating axles, proceed as follows:
    • Install pin into park brake lever.
    • Mark relationship of drum to axle.
    • Remove rear brake drum retainers, as required.
    • Remove rear brake drum.
  • On all models, remove return springs and shoe guide, Fig. .
  • Remove brake hold down springs and pins.
  • Disconnect actuator lever and pivot.
  • Remove lever return spri...

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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+.

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+.

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+.

Power Brake Units -> Delco Brake Booster -> Power Brake Unit Replacement -> Bravada, S & T Series -> C & K Series -> G Series -> Montana, Silhouette, Trans Sport & Venture
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

G Series

  • Remove brake pipes from master cylinder. Plug pipes to prevent fluid contamination.
  • Remove master cylinder attaching nuts and position master cylinder aside.
  • Disconnect stop lamp switch electrical connector.
  • Remove stop lamp switch retainer from brake pedal pin, then the stop lamp switch from brake pedal support.
  • Disconnect power brake unit pushrod from brake pedal.
  • Remove attaching nuts, then the power brake unit.
  • Reverse procedure to install.
    • Torque booster retaining nuts to 27 ft. lbs.
    • Torque master cylinder retaining nuts to 27 ft. lbs.
    • Torque brake pipe fittings...

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