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  • 2003 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.1 V6 GAS, CID:189, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:189, Engine VIN:, Desg:J
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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Pontiac Grand Prix AUTOMOBILES

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

Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Front Disc Brake -> Description
Vehicle: 2003 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8 V6 GAS

The caliper has a single piston and is mounted to the support bracket by two mounting bolts, Figs. through . The caliper assembly slides on the two mounting bolts. Upon brake application, fluid pressure against the piston forces the inboard s...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Pontiac Grand Prix AUTOMOBILES

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

Power Brake Units -> Adjustments -> AC-Delco Single Diaphragm Type -> AC-Delco Tandem Diaphragm Type -> Air Method -> Brake Pedal -> Gauge Method -> Pushrod -> Toyota/GM Single Diaphragm Type
Vehicle: 2003 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.1 V6 GAS

Brake Pedal

Toyota/GM Single Diaphragm Type
  • With engine running and brake pedal in rest position, measure distance between face of pedal and floor mat.
  • Distance should be 5.850-6.244 inches.
  • If distance is not as specified, adjust pedal height as follows:
    • Remove lefthand lower instrument panel trim section and air duct.
    • Loosen stop lamp switch sufficiently to access pedal adjustment.
    • Loosen locknut and rotate pedal pushrod as required to obtain specified pedal height. Tighten locknut.
    • Adjust brake lamp switch position so plunger lightly contacts pedal stopper and brake lamps are off when pe...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Pontiac Grand Prix AUTOMOBILES

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

Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Rear Disc Brake (Type 1) -> Caliper Service -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> Replacement
Vehicle: 2003 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.1 V6 GAS

Replacement

  • Remove 2/3 of brake fluid from master cylinder reservoir.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Mark relationship of wheel to axle flange, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
  • Using a suitable C-clamp, compress caliper piston enough for clearance.
  • Remove brake hose from caliper plug openings in caliper and brake hose to prevent fluid loss and contamination.
  • Remove caliper bolts, then the caliper housing from rotor and caliper bracket.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

Disassemble

  • Pad interior of caliper assembly with a clean shop towel, then remove piston assembly using low pressure compres...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Pontiac Grand Prix AUTOMOBILES

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

Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Rear Disc Brake (Type 1) -> Rotor Replacement
Vehicle: 2003 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8 V6 GAS

  • Remove caliper assembly as outlined under "Caliper Service."
  • Remove caliper mounting bracket atta...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Pontiac Grand Prix AUTOMOBILES

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

Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Rear Disc Brake (Type 1) -> Precautions
Vehicle: 2003 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8 V6 GAS

  • Grease or any other foreign material must be kept off brake linings, caliper, surfaces of disc and external surfaces of hub during service procedures.
  • Handling brake disc and caliper should be done in a way to avoid deformation of disc and nicking or scratching brake linings.
  • If inspection reveals worn or damaged rubber piston seals, they should be replaced.
  • During removal and installation of a wheel assembly, ensure not to interfere with or damage ca...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Pontiac Grand Prix AUTOMOBILES

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

Anti-lock Brakes -> Bosch Type 5.3 -> System Service -> Brake Pressure Modulator Valve (BPMV) -> Brake System Bleed -> Camaro & Firebird -> Catera -> Component Replacement -> Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM) -> Electronic Brake Traction Control Module (EBTCM) -> Front -> Grand Prix & Intrigue -> Hydraulic System Flush -> Manual Bleed -> Rear -> Wheel Speed Sensor
Vehicle: 2003 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8 V6 GAS

Brake System Bleed

Manual Bleed

Pressure bleeding is recommended for all hydraulic systems. However, if a pressure bleeder is unavailable, use the following procedure. Brake fluid damages painted surfaces. Immediately clean any spilled fluid.

  • Remove vacuum reserve by pumping brakes several times with engine off.
  • Fill master cylinder reservoir with clean brake fluid. Check fluid level often during bleeding procedure, do not let reservoir fall below half full.
  • If necessary, bleed master cylinder as follows:
    • Disconnect front EBTCM pipe fitting at master cylinder.
    • Allow fluid to fill maste...

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