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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 -> 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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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+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Service -> Assemble -> Bendix Master Cylinder -> Delco Master Cylinder -> Disassemble -> Tracker Master Cylinder -> Wheel Cylinder
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

Delco Master Cylinder

When performing the following procedures, refer to Figs. and noting that the composite reservoir may vary in design.

Disassemble
  • Remove master cylinder from vehicle.
  • Remove reservoir cover and diaphragm. Discard old brake fluid in reservoir.
  • Inspect cover and diaphragm. Replace if cut, cracked or deformed.
  • Remove fluid level switch and proportioning valve assembly, if equipped.
  • Depress primary piston and remove lock ring.
  • Plug primary fluid outlet (outlet nearest to cowl when master cylinder is installed), then apply compressed air into secondary fluid outlet t...

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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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