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  • 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 LTZ 6.6 V8 DIESEL

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+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Service -> Assemble -> Bendix Master Cylinder -> Delco Master Cylinder -> Disassemble -> Wheel Cylinder
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD WT 6.0 V8 GAS

Delco Master Cylinder

When performing the following procedures, refer to Fig. 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 to remo...

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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+.

Power Brake Units -> Delco Brake Booster -> Brake System Bleed -> Hydraulic System Flush -> Manual Bleed -> Master Cylinder Bleed -> Pressure Bleed
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.0 V8 GAS

Manual Bleed

  • If vehicle is equipped with power brakes, remove vacuum reserve by applying brakes several times with engine off.
  • Fill master cylinder reservoirs with suitable brake fluid. Ensure to always keep master cylinder reservoirs at least half full during entire bleeding procedure.
  • If master cylinder is suspected to have air in bore, it must be bled first. To bleed master cylinder, proceed as follows:
    • Disconnect forward brake pipe connection at master cylinder.
    • Allow brake fluid to fill master cylinder bore until it begins to flow from forward pipe connector port.
    • Connect and ...

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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 -> Description
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.0 V8 GAS

The Bosch ABS/EBD/TCS/VSES system consists of the following vehicle performance enhancement systems: Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS); Bi-State Engine Mount (BSM); Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD); Traction Control System (TCS); Variable Effort Steering (VES); Vehicle Stability Enhancement System (VSES). The Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM) and the Brake Pressure Modulator Valve (BPMV) is serviced separately. The BPMV uses a 4 circuit configuration to control hydraulic pressure to each wheel independently.

When wheel slip is detected during a brake application, the ABS enters an...

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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 -> Brake System Bleed -> Hydraulic System Flush -> Manual Bleed -> Master Cylinder Bleed -> Pressure Bleed
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD WT 6.0 V8 GAS

Manual Bleed

  • If vehicle is equipped with power brakes, remove vacuum reserve by applying brakes several times with engine off.
  • Fill master cylinder reservoirs with suitable brake fluid. Ensure to always keep master cylinder reservoirs at least half full during entire bleeding procedure.
  • If master cylinder is suspected to have air in bore, it must be bled first. To bleed master cylinder, proceed as follows:
    • Disconnect forward brake pipe connection at master cylinder.
    • Allow brake fluid to fill master cylinder bore until it begins to flow from forward pipe connector port.
    • Connect and ...

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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+.

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Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 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.

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