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We have info for following modifications of 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD

  • 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD WT 6.0 V8 GAS, CID:364, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:364, Engine VIN:, Desg:K
  • 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LTZ 6.0 V8 GAS, CID:364, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:364, Engine VIN:, Desg:K
  • 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.0 V8 GAS, CID:364, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:364, Engine VIN:, Desg:K
  • 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD WT 6.6 V8 DIESEL, CID:400, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:400, Engine VIN:, Desg:6
  • 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LTZ 6.6 V8 DIESEL, CID:400, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:400, Engine VIN:, Desg:6
  • 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6 V8 DIESEL, CID:400, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:400, Engine VIN:, Desg:6

BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Drum Brakes -> Inspection -> Adjuster Mechanism -> Backing Plate -> Brake Drums -> Brake Linings & Springs -> General System -> Parking Brake Cable
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD WT 6.0 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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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Description -> Hydraulic Control Valves -> Master Cylinder
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 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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Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Drum Brakes -> Brake Service -> Canyon, Colorado, Sierra & Silverado -> HHR -> Installation -> Removal -> Vue
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LTZ 6.0 V8 GAS

Vue

Removal
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Mark relationship of drum to hub.
  • Remove and discard retaining clip.
  • Remove brake drum. If brake drum does not come off easily, proceed as follows:
    • Loosen parking brake cable.
    • Remove backing plate access hole plug.
    • Disengage self adjuster by inserting suitable flat-bladed tool through backing plate access hole.
    • Loosen adjuster screw by inserting another flat-bladed tool through access hole .
    • Install access hole plug.
    • Apply small amount of penetrating oil around brake drum center hole.
    • Remove brake drum.
  • Disengage adjuster spring hook end from tab on adjus...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Power Brake Units -> Delco Brake Booster -> Description -> Operation -> Single Diaphragm Type -> Tandem (Dual) Diaphragm Type
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.0 V8 GAS

In order to properly service power brake systems, a thorough understanding of the various power assist systems is required. These systems provide a mechanical assist, acting to increase the force applied to the master cylinder piston by the driver while decreasing the effort required to obtain acceptable stopping performance. Two basic types of power assist mechanisms are used: vacuum assist diaphragm assemblies which use engine vacuum and in some cases vacuum from an external vacuum pump, and hydraulic assist assemblies which use hydraulic pressure developed by an external pump (us...

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Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Drum Brakes -> Tightening Specifications
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LTZ 6.6 V8 DIESEL

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Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Delco Dual Piston Sliding Caliper -> Description
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LTZ 6.6 V8 DIESEL

The caliper mounts in a way that allows the caliper to move laterally inboard as the brake pads wear. The caliper housing is a one piece casting with the inboard side containing the piston bore. The piston seal also acts as a return mechanism for the piston.

Applying the brake pedal causes the hydraulic pressure that moves the caliper piston. The piston then forces the inboard brake pad against the inboard braking surface of the rotor. Increasing the force against...

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