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We have info for following modifications of 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD

  • 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0 V8 GAS, CID:364, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:364, Engine VIN:, Desg:U
  • 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6 V8 DIESEL, CID:400, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:400, Engine VIN:, Desg:1
  • 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1 V8 GAS, CID:496, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:496, Engine VIN:, Desg:G

BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Drum Brakes -> Inspection -> Adjuster Mechanism -> Backing Plate -> Brake Drums -> Brake Linings & Springs -> General System -> Parking Brake Cable
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6 V8 DIESEL

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.
  • Inspect adjuster screw operation. If satisfactory, lightly lubricate adjusting screw and washer with suitable brake lube. If operation is unsatisfactory, replace.
  • Clean rust and dirt from shoe contact surfaces on backing plate using fi...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Replacement -> Master Cylinder
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6 V8 DIESEL

Master Cylinder

  • On models equipped with manual brake system, disconnect master cylinder pushrod from brake pedal.
  • On all models, disconnect all wire conne...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Power Brake Units -> Delco Brake Booster -> General Service
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0 V8 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 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Anti-Lock Brakes -> Kelsey-Hayes -> Diagnosis & Testing -> 2002 -> 2002-03 -> 2003-06 -> 2004-06 -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Astro, Blazer, Jimmy, Safari, Sonoma, SSR & S10 -> Avalanche, Escalade, Escalade EXT, Suburban, Tahoe & Yukon -> Bravada, Envoy, Rainier & Trailblazer -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Connector Pin Identification -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Express & Savana -> Intermittents & Poor Connections -> Sierra & Silverado -> Symptom Tests -> Temperature Vs. Resistance
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0 V8 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to Data Link Connector (DLC) and follow manufacturers instructions.

Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation

Astro, Blazer, Jimmy, Safari, Sonoma, SSR & S10
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Avalanche, Escalade, Escalade EXT, Suburban, Tahoe & Yukon
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2002
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Connector Pin Identification

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Diagnostic Tests

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Drum Brakes -> Tightening Specifications
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1 V8 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Power Brake Units -> Bendix Brake Booster -> Power Brake Unit Replacement -> Astro & Safari -> C & K Series -> Express & Savana -> P Series
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0 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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