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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+.

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+.

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 -> General Service
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

Certain general service procedures apply, regardless of whether the brakes are vacuum or hydraulically assisted. Only top quality, clean brake fluid should be used. More seals and valves are used with power brake systems than with ordinary brakes, so an inferior brake fluid will do much more damage. For the same reason, ensure all dirt is kept out of the system. Additionally, on models with hydraulic assist brakes, care must be taken not to mix the fluids of the booster hydraulic system and brake hydraulic system as the fluids are not compatible.

If the power unit fails, the brak...

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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+.

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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