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  • 1998 Chevrolet Lumina LTZ 3.1 V6 GAS, CID:189, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:189, Engine VIN:, Desg:M
  • 1998 Chevrolet Lumina LTZ 3.8 V6 GAS, CID:231, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:231, Engine VIN:, Desg:K
  • 1998 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1 V6 GAS, CID:189, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:189, Engine VIN:, Desg:M

BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Lumina AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1998 Chevrolet Lumina cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Dual Piston Front Disc Brake -> Troubleshooting -> Brake Roughness
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Lumina LTZ 3.8 V6 GAS

Brake Roughness

The most common cause of brake chatter on disc brakes is a variation in thickness of the disc. If roughness or vibration is encountered during highway operation or if pedal pulsation is experienced at low speeds, the disc may have excessive thickness variation. To check for this condition, measure the disc at 12 points with a micrometer at a radius approximately one inch from edge of disc. If thickness measurements vary by more than .0005 inch,...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Lumina AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1998 Chevrolet Lumina cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Dual Piston Front Disc Brake -> Brake Pad Service
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1 V6 GAS

  • Remove caliper as described under "Caliper Service."
  • Lift upward on outward shoe retaining spring of outboard shoe until it clears center lug, then remove shoe from caliper.
  • Pull inboard shoe outward to disengage retainer springs from pistons, then remove inb...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Lumina AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1998 Chevrolet Lumina cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Drum Brakes -> Type 5 -> Tightening Specifications
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Lumina LTZ 3.1 V6 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Lumina AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1998 Chevrolet Lumina cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Anti-Lock Brakes -> Delphi (Delco-Moraine) Type VI -> DIAGNOSIS & TESTING -> 1997 -> 1997-98 -> 1997-98 Except 1998 Grand Prix -> 1998 -> 1998 Grand Prix -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Achieva, Cutlass, Grand Am, Malibu & Skylark -> Camaro & Firebird -> Cavalier & Sunfire -> Century, Cutlass Supreme, Grand Prix, Intrigue, Lumina, Monte Carlo & Regal -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Electromagnetic Interference Test -> Ignition Cycle Default -> Intermittents & Poor Connections -> Metro & Prizm -> Scan Tool
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Lumina LTZ 3.1 V6 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) may be read using a suitably programed scan tool. There are no provisions for flash code diagnostics.

  • Before beginning service, perform the following preliminary inspection:
    • Check master cylinder for proper brake fluid level.
    • Inspect hydraulic modulator for any leaks or wiring damage.
    • Inspect brakes at all four wheels to ensure no drag exists and that brakes are operating normally.
    • Check wheel bearings for any excessive wear or damage.
    • Inspect wheel speed sensors for correct air gap, solid sensor attachment, damaged...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Lumina AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1998 Chevrolet Lumina cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Rear Disc Brake (Type 2) -> Precautions
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Lumina LTZ 3.8 V6 GAS

  • Grease or any other foreign material must be kept off brake linings, caliper, surfaces of disc and external surfaces of hub during service procedures.
  • Handling brake disc and caliper should be done in a way to avoid deformation of disc and nicking or scratching brake linings.
  • If inspection reveals rubber piston seals are worn or damaged, they should be replaced.
  • During removal and installation of a wheel assembly, ensure not to interfere with or dam...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Lumina AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1998 Chevrolet Lumina cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Anti-Lock Brakes -> Delphi (Delco-Moraine) Type VI -> SYSTEM SERVICE -> 1997 -> 1998 -> Achieva, Beretta, Cavalier, Corsica, Cutlass Supreme, Grand Am, Grand Prix, Lumina, Malibu, Metro, Monte Carlo, Prizm, Regal & Sunfire -> Achieva, Beretta, Corsica, Grand Am & Skylark -> Achieva, Cutlass, Cutlass Supreme, Grand Am, Grand Prix, Lumina, Malibu, Monte Carlo, Regal & Skylark, 1998 Cavalier & Sunfire -> Beretta, Corsica & 1997 Cavalier & Sunfire -> Brake System Bleed -> Camaro & Firebird -> Cavalier & Sunfire -> Component Replacement -> Cutlass & Malibu -> Cutlass Supreme, Grand Prix, Intrigue, Lumina, Monte Carlo, Regal & 1997-98 Century -> Electronic Brake Control Module -> Front -> Hydraulic Modulator Assembly -> Hydraulic Modulator Solenoid -> Hydraulic System Flush -> Less Scan Tool -> Manual Bleed -> Manual Flush -> Metro -> Pressure Bleed -> Pressure Flush -> Prizm -> Rear -> Rehome -> Scan Tool -> Wheel Speed Sensor
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Lumina LTZ 3.8 V6 GAS

Brake System Bleed

Before bleeding the brakes, the front and rear displacement cylinder pistons must be returned to their top most position as outlined under "Rehome."

Rehome
Scan Tool

All Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) must be repaired and cleared before attempting to rehome displacement cylinder pistons. Using suitably programmed scan tool, follow tool manufacturers instructions.

Less Scan Tool

On 1997-98 models, refer to " Scan Tool."

ABS warning lamp must not be illuminated. Do not place foot on brake pedal unless specifically directed to do so.

  • Remove foot from brake pedal.
  • Start engine...

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