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We have info for following modifications of 2005 GMC Sierra 3500

  • 2005 GMC Sierra 3500 6.0 V8 GAS, CID:364, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:364, Engine VIN:, Desg:U
  • 2005 GMC Sierra 3500 8.1 V8 GAS, CID:496, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:496, Engine VIN:, Desg:G
  • 2005 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6 V8 DIESEL, CID:400, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:400, Engine VIN:, Desg:2

BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2005 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2005 GMC Sierra 3500 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Drum Brakes -> Adjustments -> Automatic Apply Parking Brakes -> Aztek, Montana, Rendezvous, Silhouette, Trans Sport, Venture & Vue -> Canyon & Colorado -> Control Rod -> Equinox, HHR & Torrent -> Express & Savana -> Manual Parking Brake -> Service Brake -> Sierra & Silverado -> Tracker
Vehicle: 2005 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6 V8 DIESEL

Service Brake

These brakes have self-adjusting shoe mechanisms that ensure correct lining-to-drum clearances at all times. The automatic adjusters operate only when the brakes are applied as the vehicle is moving rearward or when the vehicle comes to an uphill stop.

Although the brakes are self-adjusting, an initial adjustment is required after the brake shoes have been relined or replaced, or when the length of the adjusting screw has been changed during some other service operation.

Frequent usage of an automatic transmission forward range to halt reverse vehicle motion may prevent t...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2005 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2005 GMC Sierra 3500 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Description -> Hydraulic Control Valves -> Master Cylinder
Vehicle: 2005 GMC Sierra 3500 6.0 V8 GAS

Master Cylinder

Some vehicles use a conventional tandem master cylinder with two hydraulic pistons operating in-line. The primary piston controls the front brake system and the secondary piston controls the rear brake system.

Other models use a master cylinder that operates the same as the conventional master cylinder, but also incorporates a quick take-up feature in the rear chamber to reduce excessive pedal travel which may result from increased fluid displacement required to move the low drag caliper piston out against the rotor.

The quick take-up uses a spring-loaded ball check val...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2005 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2005 GMC Sierra 3500 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Service -> Assemble -> Bendix Master Cylinder -> Delco Master Cylinder -> Disassemble -> Tracker Master Cylinder -> Wheel Cylinder
Vehicle: 2005 GMC Sierra 3500 8.1 V8 GAS

Delco Master Cylinder

When performing the following procedures, refer to Figs. and , noting that the composite reservoir may vary in design.

Disassemble
  • Remove master cylinder from vehicle.
  • Remove reservoir cover and diaphragm. Discard old brake fluid in reservoir.
  • Inspect cover and diaphragm. Replace if cut, cracked or deformed.
  • Remove fluid level switch and proportioning valve assembly, if equipped.
  • Depress primary piston and remove lock ring.
  • Plug primary fluid outlet (outlet nearest to cowl when master cylinder is installed), then apply compressed air into secondary fluid outlet ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2005 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2005 GMC Sierra 3500 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Anti-Lock Brakes -> Kelsey-Hayes -> Diagnosis & Testing -> 2002 -> 2002-03 -> 2003-06 -> 2004-06 -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Astro, Blazer, Jimmy, Safari, Sonoma, SSR & S10 -> Avalanche, Escalade, Escalade EXT, Suburban, Tahoe & Yukon -> Bravada, Envoy, Rainier & Trailblazer -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Connector Pin Identification -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Express & Savana -> Intermittents & Poor Connections -> Sierra & Silverado -> Symptom Tests -> Temperature Vs. Resistance
Vehicle: 2005 GMC Sierra 3500 8.1 V8 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to Data Link Connector (DLC) and follow manufacturers instructions.

Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation

Astro, Blazer, Jimmy, Safari, Sonoma, SSR & S10
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Avalanche, Escalade, Escalade EXT, Suburban, Tahoe & Yukon
2002
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2003-06
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Bravada, Envoy, Rainier & Trailblazer
2002-03
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Express & Savana
2002
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Sierra & Silverado
2002
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Connector Pin Identification

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Diagnostic Tests

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2005 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2005 GMC Sierra 3500 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Delco Dual Piston Sliding Caliper -> Troubleshooting -> Brake Rattle -> Brake Roughness Or Chatter; Pedal Pumping -> Caliper Brake Fluid Leak -> Excessive Pedal Effort -> Excessive Pedal Travel -> Heavy Brake Drag -> No Braking Effect When Brake Pedal Is Depressed -> Pull, Uneven Or Grabbing Brakes -> Rear Brakes Locking On Application
Vehicle: 2005 GMC Sierra 3500 6.0 V8 GAS

Excessive Pedal Travel

  • Worn brake linings.
  • Disc pads knock back after cornering or rough road travel.
  • Piston and linings not properly seated or positioned.
  • Insufficient fluid in system.
  • Loose wheel bearing adjustment.
  • Damaged or worn caliper piston seal.
  • Improper booster pushrod adjustment.
  • Pads out of flat more than .005 inch.
  • Rear brake automatic adjusters inoperative.
  • Improperly ground rear brake shoes.

Brake Roughness Or Chatter; Pedal Pumping

  • Excessive lateral runout of rotor.
  • Rotor excessively out of parallel.

Excessive Pedal Effort

  • Frozen or seized pistons.
  • Brake fluid, oil or grease on ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2005 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2005 GMC Sierra 3500 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Drum Brakes -> Inspection -> Adjuster Mechanism -> Backing Plate -> Brake Drums -> Brake Linings & Springs -> General System -> Parking Brake Cable
Vehicle: 2005 GMC Sierra 3500 8.1 V8 GAS

General System

  • Inspect components for damage or unusual wear. Replace as required.
  • Inspect backing plate mounting bolts and ensure they are tight.
  • Inspect wheel cylinders. Excessive fluid indicates cup leakage and need for wheel cylinder replacement. Slight amount of fluid is always present and is considered normal, acting as lubricant for cylinder pistons.
  • Inspect adjuster screw operation. If satisfactory, lightly lubricate adjusting screw and washer with suitable brake lube. If operation is unsatisfactory, replace.
  • Clean rust and dirt from shoe contact surfaces on backing plate using fi...

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