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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 -> Description -> Hydraulic Control Valves -> Master Cylinder
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

Master Cylinder

Some vehicles use a conventional tandem master cylinder with two hydraulic pistons operating in-line. The primary piston controls the front brake system and the secondary piston controls the rear brake system.

Other models use a master cylinder that operates the same as the conventional master cylinder, but also incorporates a quick take-up feature in the rear chamber to reduce excessive pedal travel which may result from increased fluid displacement required to move the low drag caliper piston out against the rotor.

The quick take-up uses a spring-loaded ball check val...

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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 -> Description
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

The caliper assembly slides on its mounting surfaces, Fig. . Upon brake application, hydraulic pressure against the piston forces the inboard pad against the inboar...

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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 -> Troubleshooting -> Brakes Grab -> Hard Pedal -> Slow Or No Release
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

Hard Pedal

  • Internal vacuum leak.
  • Faulty control valve.
  • Broken or damaged hydraulic brake lines.
  • Collapsed or damaged vacuum hose.
  • Plugged or loose vacuum fitting.
  • Bad stud welds on front or rear housing on power head.
  • Faulty booster diaphragm.
  • Restricted air filter element.
  • Worn or distorted reaction plate or levers.
  • Cracked or broken pow...

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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 -> Caliper Service -> Assemble -> Blazer, Bravada & Jimmy -> Disassemble -> Front -> Inspection -> Installation -> Rear -> Removal -> Sierra & Silverado
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

Removal

Front
  • Siphon brake fluid out of master cylinder until fluid level is approximately 1/3 full, this will prevent fluid overflow when caliper piston is pushed back into its bore.
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove wheels.
  • Push piston back into its bore using suitable C-clamp, Fig. .
  • Remove two caliper mounting bolts and lift caliper off of rotor.
Rear
Blazer, Bravada & Jimmy
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Mark position of wheel to hub for installation reference.
  • Remove wheel assembly.
  • Remove mounting bolt and disconnect brake hose fitting from caliper. Discard gaskets and plug brake h...

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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+.

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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