1996 GMC Jimmy Q&A
1996 GMC Jimmy Question: brakes
To replace the brake booster diaphragm the brake booster has to be removed and disassembled. You sometimes do hear a slight hiss when the brake pedal is depressed which would be normal. The brake pedal will sink a little to the floor if the brake servo i working correctly. If the brake servo is failing due to loss of vacuum you loose brake assist and the pedal gets hard to press and takes longer to stop as you drive the vehicle. I suspect the problem may be more related to the brake master cylinder if the pedal "goes to the floor". Is your brake fluid fresh and Amber in color or is it dark black and merky? Contaminated dirty brake fluid can cause master cylinder failure. - patrick mannion
The Anti-lock brake system (ABS) control unit may fail internally causing the ABS warning light to illuminate.
My Brakes feel like they are dragging sometimes when I am driving. And sometimes the pedal goes all soft...
also makes a hydraulic noise and the brakes dont work, when you push really hard they will work again
hi about 2 days ago i realized my brake lights were not working but my turn signal lights were working and parking lights as well but no brake lights even changed brake switch all fuses are good no...
how do you replace the brake drums on a 96 gmc jimmy