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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 -> Description -> Brake Distribution Valve & Switch -> Brake Warning Lamp Switches -> Combination Valve -> Components -> Diagonally Split System -> Failure Warning Switch -> Fluid Level Sensor -> Front & Rear Split System -> Metering Valve -> Proportioning Or Pressure Control Valve -> Warning Lamp
Vehicle: 2003 Pontiac Vibe GT 1.8 L4 GAS

Front & Rear Split System

When the brake pedal is depressed, both the primary (front brake) and the secondary (rear brake) master cylinder pistons are moved simultaneously to exert hydraulic fluid pressure on their respective systems.

If the rear (secondary) brake system fails, initial brake pedal movement will cause the unrestricted secondary piston to bottom in the master cylinder bore. Primary piston movement will displace hydraulic fluid in the primary section of the master cylinder to actuate the front brake system.

If the front (primary) brake system fails, initial brake pedal mo...

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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 -> Precautions -> ABS Service
Vehicle: 2003 Pontiac Vibe GT 1.8 L4 GAS

ABS Service

Before performing any repairs on the ABS system, note the following precautions:

  • Before using electric welding equipment, disconnect EBCM.
  • Carefully note routing, position and mounting ABS and TCS wiring, connectors, clips and brackets. ABS and TCS are extremely sensitive to electromagnetic interference.
  • Do not use a fast charger when battery is connected. Never disconnect battery from system with engine running.
  • Ignition switch must be in Off position when disconnecting EBCM.
  • Many ABS system components ...

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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+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> General Motors -> Troubleshooting -> Master Cylinder Internal Fluid Leakage Check -> Road Test
Vehicle: 2003 Pontiac Vibe GT 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+.

Drum Brakes -> Type 5 -> Inspection -> Adjuster Mechanism -> Backing Plate -> Brake Drums -> Brake Linings & Springs -> Parking Brake Cable
Vehicle: 2003 Pontiac Vibe 1.8 L4 GAS

  • If any components are of doubtful strength or quality due to heat discoloration, or are worn, replace them.
  • Inspect wheel cylinder dust boots for signs of excessive wear or damage. If any leakage is apparent replace wheel cylinder.
  • Clean dirt and/or rust from brake drum, backing plate and all other components. Do not use compressed air or dry brush to clean brake components. Many brake components contain asbestos fibers which, if inhaled, can cause serious injury. Clean brake components with a water soaked rag or a suitable vacuum cleaner to minimize airborne dust.

Brake Drums

Any time t...

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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 -> Caliper Service -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> Installation -> Removal
Vehicle: 2003 Pontiac Vibe GT 1.8 L4 GAS

Removal

  • Siphon 2/3 of brake fluid from master cylinder.
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove wheels.
  • Install two wheel lug nuts to retain rotor, then remove caliper mounting bolts, Fig. .
  • Remove union nut securing brake hose to caliper and drain fluid into a suitable container. If caliper is only being removed for brake pad replacement, do not disconnect brake hose.
  • Compress piston as needed, then remove caliper. If brake hose remains connected, secure caliper aside to prevent hose from being stretched.

Disassemble

  • Remove two caliper slide bushings, four dust boots and spacer collars...

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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 -> Precautions
Vehicle: 2003 Pontiac Vibe 1.8 L4 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 c...

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