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We have info for following modifications of 2001 Chevrolet Express 3500

  • 2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7 V8 GAS, CID:350, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:350, Engine VIN:, Desg:R
  • 2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.5 V8 DIESEL, CID:395, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:395, Engine VIN:, Desg:F
  • 2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 8.1 V8 GAS, CID:496, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:496, Engine VIN:, Desg:G

BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Drum Brakes -> Inspection -> Adjuster Mechanism -> Backing Plate -> Brake Drums -> Brake Linings & Springs -> General System -> Parking Brake Cable
Vehicle: 2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 8.1 V8 GAS

General System

  • Inspect components for damage or unusual wear. Replace as required.
  • Inspect backing plate mounting bolts and ensure they are tight.
  • Inspect wheel cylinders. Excessive fluid indicates cup leakage and need for wheel cylinder replacement. Slight amount of fluid is always present and is considered normal, acting as lubricant for cylinder pistons.
  • Check adjuster screw operation. If satisfactory, lightly lubricate adjusting screw and washer with suitable brake lube. If operation is unsatisfactory, replace.
  • C clean rust and dirt from shoe contact surfaces on backing plate using fi...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Power Brake Units -> Delco Brake Booster -> Description -> Operation -> Single Diaphragm Type -> Tandem (Dual) Diaphragm Type
Vehicle: 2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.5 V8 DIESEL

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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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Delco Single Piston Sliding Caliper -> Description
Vehicle: 2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.5 V8 DIESEL

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 2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 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: 2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.5 V8 DIESEL

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 2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Power Brake Units -> Bendix Brake Booster -> Power Brake Unit Replacement -> Astro & Safari -> C & K Series -> G Series -> P Series
Vehicle: 2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7 V8 GAS

Astro & Safari

  • Apply parking brake.
  • Disconnect reservoir and power steering hoses from booster.
  • Remove master cylinder to brake booster retaining nuts.
  • Position and support master cylinder away from booster. Do not remove hydraulic lines from master cylinder.
  • Remove booster rod from top of brake pedal.
  • Remove booster mounting nuts from inside of vehicle.
  • Remove booster assembly and gasket.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Torque booster mounting nuts to 27 ft. lbs.
    • Torque master cylinder retaining nuts to 27 ft. lbs.
    • Torque power steering hoses to booster n...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Power Brake Units -> Bendix Brake Booster -> Troubleshooting -> Accumulator Leak-Down, System Does Not Hold Charge -> Grabby Brakes Or Booster Chatters/Pedal Vibrates -> Slow Brake Pedal Return
Vehicle: 2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 8.1 V8 GAS

Slow Brake Pedal Return

  • Excessive seal friction in booster.
  • Faulty spool action.
  • Restriction in return line from booster to pump reservoir.
  • Damaged input rod end.

Grabby Brakes Or Booster Chatters/Pedal Vibrates

  • Faulty spool action caused by contamination in sys...

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