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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+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Brake System Bleed -> Hydraulic System Flush -> Manual Bleed -> Master Cylinder Bleed -> Parking Brake Bleed -> Pressure Bleed
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6 V8 DIESEL

Manual Bleed

  • If vehicle is equipped with power brakes, remove vacuum reserve by applying brakes several times with engine off.
  • Fill master cylinder reservoirs with suitable brake fluid.. Ensure to always keep master cylinder reservoirs at least half full during entire bleeding procedure.
  • If master cylinder is suspected to have air in the bore, it must be bled first. To bleed master cylinder, proceed as follows:
    • Disconnect forward brake pipe connection at master cylinder.
    • Allow brake fluid to fill master cylinder bore until it begins to flow from forward pipe connector port.
    • Connect...

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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+.

Disc Brakes -> Bendix Single Piston Sliding Caliper -> Description
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6 V8 DIESEL

The Bendix single piston sliding caliper disc brake is standard equipment on some truck applications, while on other trucks it is used only in Hydro-Boost power brake applications with both front disc brakes and four wheel disc brakes. On four wheel disc brakes, the front and rear systems are ident...

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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

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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+.

Power Brake Units -> Delco Brake Booster -> Troubleshooting -> Brakes Grab -> Hard Pedal -> Slow Or No Release
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6 V8 DIESEL

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 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 -> System Service -> Brake Pressure Modulator Valve (BPMV) -> Brake System Bleed -> Component Replacement -> Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM) -> Front Wheel Speed Sensor -> Manual Bleed -> Pressure Bleed
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6 V8 DIESEL

Brake System Bleed

Gravity and vacuum bleeding procedures are not recommended for use with the anti-lock brake system. The manual bleed procedure is the preferred method, although pressure bleeding is also possible. Do not pump the brake pedal during the bleeding process, as fluid aeration may occur.

Manual Bleed
  • Raise and support vehicle, then connect a clear plastic tube to brake bleed screw at righthand rear wheel.
  • Place free end of tube in a glass jar partially filled with clean brake fluid. Ensure end of tube remains submerged in fluid and master cylinder reservoir is kept full.
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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 8.1 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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