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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+.

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 LT 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 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 -> Caliper Service -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> Inspection -> Installation -> Removal
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6 V8 DIESEL

Removal

  • Siphon 2/3 of the brake fluid from master cylinder.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Compress caliper pistons until they bottom in bores using suitable clamp, Fig. .
  • Disconnect brake hose at caliper by removing inlet fitting bolt.
  • Remove mounting bolts and caliper.

Inspection

Should it become required to remove the caliper for installation of new components, clean components in denatured alcohol, wipe dry using lint-free cloths. Blow out drilled passages and holes using compressed air. Inspect dust boots for punctures or tears. If punctures or tears are...

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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 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 LTZ 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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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 -> General Service
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD WT 6.6 V8 DIESEL

Certain general service procedures apply, regardless of whether the brakes are vacuum or hydraulically assisted. Only top quality, clean brake fluid should be used. More seals and valves are used with power brake systems than with ordinary brakes, so an inferior brake fluid will do much more damage. For the same reason, ensure all dirt is kept out of the system. Additionally, on models with hydraulic assist brakes, care must be taken not to mix the fluids of the booster hydraulic system and brake hydraulic system as the fluids are not compatible.

If the power unit fails, the brak...

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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 -> 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 WT 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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