2003 Chevrolet Tahoe Brake Service (ONLINE REPAIR MANUALS)

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We have info for following modifications of 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe

  • 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe 4.8 V8 GAS, CID:294, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:294, Engine VIN:, Desg:V
  • 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3 V8 GAS, CID:323, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:323, Engine VIN:, Desg:T
  • 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3 V8 FLEX, CID:323, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:323, Engine VIN:, Desg:Z

BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe AUTOMOBILES

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

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Adjustments -> Height Sensing Proportioning Valve
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe 4.8 V8 GAS

Height Sensing Proportioning Valve

The height sensing proportioning valve must be adjusted whenever the valve and/or linkage is disassembled or removed for service. In addition, adjustment should be inspected if excessive front wheel lock-up is experienced with a lower than desired brake application rate when vehicle is at or near maximum GVWR.

  • Raise and support vehicle, leave wheels on and allow axle to hang freely.
  • Remove lever retaining nut and disconnect lever from valve shaft,. Fig. .
  • Rotate valve shaft to permit installation of correct adjustment gauge,. Fig. , ensure D shaped hol...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe 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 Tahoe 4.8 V8 GAS

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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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe 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: 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3 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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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe 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 Tahoe 4.8 V8 GAS

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

Drum Brakes -> Adjustments -> Astro, Bravada, S & T Series & Safari -> Automatic Apply Parking Brakes -> Aztek, Montana, Rendezvous, Silhouette, Trans Sport, Vue & Venture -> C & K Series -> Control Rod -> Express, Savana & P Series -> Lever Type -> Manual Parking Brake -> Optional Method -> Pedal Type -> Propeller Shaft Type -> Service Brake -> Standard Method -> Tracker
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3 V8 GAS

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 vehicle comes to an uphill stop.

Although the brakes are self-adjusting, an initial adjustment is required 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 t...

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

Anti-Lock Brakes -> Kelsey-Hayes -> Description
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3 V8 FLEX

When wheel slip is detected during a brake application, the ABS enters anti-lock mode. During anti-lock braking, hydraulic pressure in the individual wheel circuits is controlled to prevent any wheel from slipping. A separate hydraulic line and specific solenoid valves are provided for each wheel. The ABS can decrease, hold, or increase hydraulic pressure to each wheel brake. The ABS cannot, however, increase hydraulic pressure above the amount which is transmitted by the master cylinder during braking.

During anti-lock braking, a series of rapid pulsations is felt in the brake pedal...

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