2005 Chevrolet Malibu Brake Service (ONLINE REPAIR MANUALS)

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We have info for following modifications of 2005 Chevrolet Malibu

  • 2005 Chevrolet Malibu 2.2 L4 GAS, CC:2198, CID:134, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:134, Engine VIN:, Desg:F
  • 2005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LT 3.5 V6 GAS, CID:213, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:213, Engine VIN:, Desg:8
  • 2005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LS 3.5 V6 GAS, CID:213, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:213, Engine VIN:, Desg:8
  • 2005 Chevrolet Malibu LT 3.5 V6 GAS, CID:213, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:213, Engine VIN:, Desg:8
  • 2005 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.5 V6 GAS, CID:213, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:213, Engine VIN:, Desg:8

BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2005 Chevrolet Malibu cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Service -> Assemble -> Aura, Bonneville, DTS, ION, LeSabre, Lucerne, Park Avenue, Solstice & SKY -> Aveo -> Corvette -> CTS -> Disassemble -> Except Aura, Aveo, Bonneville, Cobalt, Corvette, CTS, DTS, G5, ION, L-Series, LaCrosse, LeSabre, Lucerne, Park Avenue, Solstice, SKY, STS, Vibe & XLR -> L-Series -> LaCrosse, STS & XLR -> Master Cylinder Overhaul -> Vibe -> Wheel Cylinder Overhaul
Vehicle: 2005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LS 3.5 V6 GAS

Master Cylinder Overhaul

Except Aura, Aveo, Bonneville, Cobalt, Corvette, CTS, DTS, G5, ION, L-Series, LaCrosse, LeSabre, Lucerne, Park Avenue, Solstice, SKY, STS, Vibe & XLR
Disassemble

Refer to Figs. and when performing the following procedures.

  • Disconnect and plug hydraulic lines.
  • Remove mounting nuts and master cylinder.
  • Remove reservoir cover and diaphragm. Discard old brake fluid.
  • Inspect cover and diaphragm.
  • Remove fluid level switch.
  • On models equipped with compact master cylinder,remove proportioning valve, Fig. .
  • On all models, depress primary piston and remove lock ring.
  • Plu...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2005 Chevrolet Malibu cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Rear Disc Brake -> Description
Vehicle: 2005 Chevrolet Malibu LT 3.5 V6 GAS

On all models except Century, Grand Prix and Regal,the caliper assembly has a single bore and is mounted to the support bracket with two mounting bolt and sleeve assemblies, Fig. . Hydraulic pressure created by applying the brake pedal is converted by the caliper to a stopping force. This force acts equally against the piston and the bottom of the piston bore to move the piston outward and to slide the caliper inward resulting in a clamping action. This clamping action presses the linings against the rotor, creating friction to stop the vehicle.

On Century, Grand Prix and Regal model...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2005 Chevrolet Malibu cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Brake System Bleed -> Bleed Sequence -> Manual -> Pressure
Vehicle: 2005 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.5 V6 GAS

Brake fluid is corrosive to painted surfaces. Care must be taken not to allow brake fluid to come in contact with painted surfaces on vehicle.

When bleeding the brake system, always bleed righthand rear wheel circuit first, followed by the lefthand front, lefthand rear and, finally, righthand front.

Manual

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 o...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2005 Chevrolet Malibu cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Power Brake Units -> Adjustments -> AC-Delco Tandem Diaphragm Type -> Air Method -> Brake Pedal -> Gauge Method -> Pushrod -> Toyota/GM Single Diaphragm Type
Vehicle: 2005 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.5 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 2005 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2005 Chevrolet Malibu cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Anti-Lock Brakes -> Delphi DBC 7 -> Precautions -> ABS Service
Vehicle: 2005 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.5 V6 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 c...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2005 Chevrolet Malibu cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Front Disc Brake -> Brake Pad Service
Vehicle: 2005 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.5 V6 GAS

  • Remove approximately 2/3 of brake fluid from master cylinder.
  • Raise and support front of vehicle, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
  • Push piston back into caliper bore using suitable C-clamp, Fig. .
  • Do not disconnect brake line fitting from calipe...

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