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  • 2003 Pontiac Vibe GT 1.8 L4 GAS, CC:1795, Fuel Injection, Engine VIN:, Desg:L
  • 2003 Pontiac Vibe 1.8 L4 GAS, CC:1794, Fuel Injection, Engine VIN:, Desg:8

BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Pontiac Vibe AUTOMOBILES

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

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> General Motors -> Troubleshooting -> Master Cylinder Internal Fluid Leakage Check -> Road Test
Vehicle: 2003 Pontiac Vibe 1.8 L4 GAS

When troubleshooting the hydraulic brake system, perform the following inspections.

Master Cylinder Internal Fluid Leakage Check

Start engine and depress the brake pedal. If the pedal gradually falls under constant pressure, the hydraulic system may be leaking. Raise the vehicle on a lift and inspect all tubing lines and backing plates for signs of leakage. It may be required to lift or remove the carpeting or floor mats to inspect for boost...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Pontiac Vibe AUTOMOBILES

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

Power Brake Units -> Application Chart
Vehicle: 2003 Pontiac Vibe 1.8 L4 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Pontiac Vibe AUTOMOBILES

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

Drum Brakes -> Type 5 -> Adjustments -> Parking Brake -> Service Brake
Vehicle: 2003 Pontiac Vibe GT 1.8 L4 GAS

Service Brake

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Mark relationship of wheel to axle, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
  • Remove brake drum. If drum is difficult to remove, proceed as follows:
    • Ensure parking brake is released.
    • Back off parking brake cable adjustment.
    • Remove access hole plug from backing plate, insert screwdriver through hole and push parking brake lever off its stop.
    • Insert punch through hole in splash shield, Fig. , tap on punch to loosen drum, then remove drum.
  • Measure inside diameter of drum using tool Nos. J-21177-A or J-22364-01, or their equivalents.
  • Adjust by turning star whe...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Pontiac Vibe AUTOMOBILES

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

Anti-lock Brakes -> Lucas/Sumitomo -> Description -> ABS Indicator -> Brake Pressure Modulator Valve/Electronic Brake Control Module -> System Components -> System Operation -> Wheel Speed Sensors
Vehicle: 2003 Pontiac Vibe GT 1.8 L4 GAS

System Operation

The Lucas/Sumitomo system is a hybrid non-integral Anti-lock Braking System (ABS). The system uses a single valve per channel, 4 channel system to reduce the tendency of any wheel to lock-up. ABS operation is available from approximately 4 mph to maximum vehicle speed. During braking, ABS is available from maximum vehicle speed to 3 mph. ABS is used to minimize wheel slipping during braking, allowing for improved vehicle stability and steerability. ABS is accomplished by controlling the hydraulic pressure applied to each front wheel brake and both rear wheel brakes a...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Pontiac Vibe AUTOMOBILES

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

Disc Brakes -> Toyota/GM Single Piston Caliper -> Troubleshooting -> Brake Roughness
Vehicle: 2003 Pontiac Vibe GT 1.8 L4 GAS

Brake Roughness

The most common cause of brake chatter on disc brakes is a variation in disc thickness. If roughness or vibration is encountered during highway operation or if pedal pulsation is experienced at low speeds, the disc may have excessive thickness variation. To inspect for this condition, measure the disc at 12 points with a micrometer at a radius approximately one inch from edge of disc. If thickness measurements vary by more than ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Pontiac Vibe AUTOMOBILES

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

Anti-lock Brakes -> Lucas/Sumitomo -> System Service -> All Wheel Drive (AWD) -> Auto Bleed -> Brake Modulator & Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM) Assembly -> Brake System Bleed -> Component Replacement -> Deceleration Sensor -> Electronic Brake Control Relay -> Front Wheel Drive (FWD) -> Front Wheel Speed Sensor -> Hydraulic System Flush -> Manual Bleed -> Pressure Bleed -> Prizm -> Rear Wheel Speed Sensor -> Vibe
Vehicle: 2003 Pontiac Vibe 1.8 L4 GAS

Brake System Bleed

Pressure Bleed

If the master cylinder or BPMV was replaced, refer to " Auto Bleed."

  • Ensure level of brake fluid in reservoir is at least 1/2full during bleeding operation.
  • Install brake bleeder adapter tool No. J39801, or equivalent, to master cylinder reservoir.
  • Charge pressure bleeder with 20-25 psi of compressed air.
  • Connect pressure bleeder to brake bleeder adapter.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Attach a transparent hose over valve, then submerge other end of hose in a transparent container filled with brake fluid.
  • Loosen bleeder valve in order to purge air from system.
  • T...

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