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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+.

Disc Brakes -> Delco Single Piston Sliding Caliper -> Brake Pad Service -> Installation -> Removal
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 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 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+.

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+.

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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