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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 -> 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 Service
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

The power brake unit is n...

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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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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 -> Precautions -> Battery Ground Cable -> Delco LOC II -> General Service Precautions -> Radio Security System -> Theftlock
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

Battery Ground Cable

Prior to service disconnect battery ground cable and isolate as required.

Radio Security System
Theftlock

If the Theftlock system is active when battery power is interrupted, the customers security code must be entered to restore proper function of the radio. To unlock a secured radio after power loss, proceed as follows:

  • "LOC" appears with ignition in On position.
  • Press "NM" and "000" will appear on display.
  • Press "NM" again to make last two digits agree with security code.
  • Press "HR" to make first 1 or 2 digits agree with security code.
  • Press "AM-FM" to select code entered. "SEC" wi...

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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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