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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 -> Application Chart
Vehicle: 2005 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.5 V6 GAS

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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 -> System Service -> Alero & Grand Am -> Alero, Cavalier, Century, Grand Am, Impala, Monte Carlo, Regal & Sunbird -> Alero, Cavalier, Grand Am & Sunfire -> Alero, Grand Am & Malibu -> Automated Bleed -> BPMV Bracket -> Brake Pressure Modulator Valve (BPMV) -> Brake System Bleed -> Cavalier & Sunfire -> Century, Impala, Monte Carlo & Regal -> Component Replacement -> Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM) -> Front -> Hydraulic System Flush -> Malibu -> Manual Bleed -> Manual Flush -> Pressure Flush -> Rear -> Wheel Speed Sensor
Vehicle: 2005 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.5 V6 GAS

Brake System Bleed

In most circumstances a manual brake bleed is all that is required. Automated ABS bleeding is required under the following conditions: when manual bleeding does not achieve desired pedal height or feel; brake pressure modulator valve (BPMV) replacement; extreme loss of brake fluid; air ingestion is suspected.

Manual Bleed

Use suitable container to catch fluid.

  • Clean reservoir cover and surrounding area.
  • Remove cover, fill fluid reservoir and install cover.
  • Attach one end of a clear plastic hose to rear hydraulic modulator bleeder valve, then submerge other end of hos...

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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 -> Rotor, Replace
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 caliper.
  • Remove mo...

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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 LT 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+.

Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Rear Disc Brake -> Brake System Bleed -> Bleed Sequence -> Manual -> Pressure
Vehicle: 2005 Chevrolet Malibu LT 3.5 V6 GAS

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 off.
  • Fill master cylinder reservoir with clean brake fluid. Do not let reservoir fall below half full during bleeding procedure.
  • If required, bleed master cylinder as follows:
    • Loosen master cylinder forward brake line connection until fluid flows from reservoir, then tighten brake line.
    • Have assistant t...

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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 -> 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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