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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+.

Anti-Lock Brakes -> Bosch ABS/EBD/TCS/VSES -> Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Code -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Connector Pin Identification -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Intermittents & Poor Connections -> Symptom Tests
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.0 V8 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Code

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

Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation

Refer to "Diagnostic Tests" for trouble code interpretation.

Connector Pin Identification

Refer to Figs. through for connector pin identifications.

Diagnostic Tests

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Symptom Tests

Refer to Figs. and for symptom diagnosis.

Intermittents & Poor Connections

Most Intermittents are caused by faulty electrical connections or wiring, although a...

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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+.

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: 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD WT 6.6 V8 DIESEL

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 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+.

Anti-Lock Brakes -> Bosch ABS/EBD/TCS/VSES -> System Service -> ABS Automated Bleed -> Acadia, Enclave & Outlook -> Avalanche, Escalade, Sierra, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe & Yukon -> Brake Pressure Modulator Valve (BPMV) -> Brake System Bleed -> Component Replacement -> Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM) -> Front Wheel Speed Sensor -> Hydraulic Brake System Bleeding - Manual -> Hydraulic Brake System Bleeding - Pressure -> Rear Wheel Speed Sensor -> Vehicle Yaw Sensor & Lateral Accelerometer
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.0 V8 GAS

Brake System Bleed

ABS Automated Bleed

The base hydraulic brake system must be bled before performing this automated bleeding procedure.

  • Connect a suitable scan tool to Data Link Connector (DLC).
  • Start engine and allow engine to idle.
  • Follow instructions on scan tool to access automated bleed procedure.
  • Apply brake pedal when instructed by scan tool.
  • Turn ignition off and remove scan tool from vehicle.
  • Fill brake master cylinder reservoir to maximum fill level with brake fluid from a clean, sealed brake fluid container.
  • Bleed hydraulic brake system as outlined under "Hydraulic Brake System... "

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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+.

Drum Brakes -> Brake Service -> Canyon, Colorado, Sierra & Silverado -> HHR -> Installation -> Removal -> Vue
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6 V8 DIESEL

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+.

Drum Brakes -> Adjustments -> Automatic Apply Parking Brakes -> Canyon & Colorado -> Control Rod -> HHR -> Manual Parking Brake -> Service Brake -> Sierra & Silverado -> Vue
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD WT 6.0 V8 GAS

Service Brake

The following procedure has been revised by a technical service bulletin.

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 automati...

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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+.

Drum Brakes -> Brake Service -> Canyon, Colorado, Sierra & Silverado -> HHR -> Installation -> Removal -> Vue
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD WT 6.6 V8 DIESEL

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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