Question about GMC Sonoma

Open Question

How do you bleed the abs module on a 1994 sonoma

Posted by on

Ad

5 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
Brian032472
  • 150 Answers

SOURCE: bleeding abs brakes

Manual

WARNING: Brake fluid contains polyglycol ethers and polyglycols. Avoid contact with eyes. Wash hands thoroughly after handling. If brake fluid contacts eyes, flush eyes with running water for 15 minutes. Get medical attention if irritation persists. If taken internally, drink water and induce vomiting. Get medical attention immediately.

CAUTION: Do not allow the brake master cylinder reservoir to run dry during the bleeding operation. Keep the brake master cylinder reservoir filled with the specified brake fluid. Never reuse the brake fluid that has been drained from the hydraulic system.

CAUTION: Brake fluid is harmful to painted and plastic surface's. If brake fluid is spilled onto a painted or plastic surface, immediately wash it with water.

NOTE: When any part of the hydraulic system has been disconnected for repair or installation of new components, air can get into the system and cause spongy brake pedal action. This requires bleeding of the hydraulic system after it has been correctly connected. The hydraulic system can be bled manually or with pressure bleeding equipment.

  1. Clean all dirt from and remove the brake master cylinder filler cap and fill the brake master cylinder reservoir with the specified brake fluid.

  2. Place a box end wrench on the RH rear bleeder screw. Attach a rubber drain tube to the RH rear bleeder screw and submerge the free end of the tube in a container partially filled with clean brake fluid.
  3. Have an assistant pump the brake pedal and then hold firm pressure on the brake pedal.
  4. Loosen the RH rear bleeder screw until a stream of brake fluid comes out. While the assistant maintains pressure on the brake pedal, tighten the RH rear bleeder screw.
    • Repeat until clear, bubble-free fluid comes out.
    • Refill the brake master cylinder reservoir as necessary.
  1. Tighten the RH rear bleeder screw.
  2. Repeat Steps 2, 3, 4 and 5 for the LH rear bleeder screw.
  3. Place a box end wrench on the RH front disc brake caliper bleeder screw. Attach a rubber drain tube to the RH front disc brake caliper bleeder screw, and submerge the free end of the tube in a container partially filled with clean brake fluid.
  4. Have an assistant pump the brake pedal and then hold firm pressure on the brake pedal.
  5. Loosen the RH front disc brake caliper bleeder screw until a stream of brake fluid comes out.
    • While the assistant maintains pressure on the brake pedal, tighten the RH front disc brake caliper bleeder screw.
    • Repeat until clear, bubble-free fluid comes out.
    • Refill the brake master cylinder reservoir as necessary.
  1. Tighten the RH front disc brake caliper bleeder screw.
  2. Repeat Steps 7, 8, 9 and 10 for the LH front disc brake caliper bleeder screw.

Posted on Nov 08, 2008

Ad
fcsr
  • 43 Answers

SOURCE: Replacing climate control module on 1994 Sonoma

Removal instructions for the car stereo are available at www.carstereohelp.com/strgmc.htm They should give you access to the climate controls for replacement.

Posted on Nov 13, 2008

  • 20 Answers

SOURCE: How do I replace the ABS module on a GMC sonoma 1997

ok you have to find out what sensor is bad first. the sensors are mounted in the front spindle.or just pull the fuse out.its cheaper wont make you unsafe. i hade abs to tell the truth.

Posted on Apr 25, 2010

Testimonial: "thx i will take a look"

  • 80 Answers

SOURCE: no fluid comes out of right front brake line 1994 sonoma

replace the brake hose if that doesn't work then replace the caliper also

Posted on May 27, 2012

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

Having trouble getting air out of brake lines on GM Sonoma2001


Best way is to purchase a vacuum bleeding kit.

Dec 03, 2016 | 2001 GMC Sonoma

1 Answer

How to bleed chevy abs module


With your system it is bled thru with the regular brake bleeding. If you recently replaced the pads and pushed the fluid back thru the ABS and didn't open the bleed valves on the calipers or cylinders. you probably blew the seals in the ABS. You will have to replace it.

Aug 11, 2014 | 1994 Chevrolet K2500

1 Answer

Abs light stays on


Scanned the ABS module in order to know what specific fault code is stored there. Generally could be a speed wheel sensor problem, but the conde can confirm this condition.

Hope this helps; also keep in mind that your feedback is important and I`ll appreciate your time and consideration if you leave some testimonial comment about this answer.

Thank you for using FixYa, have a nice day.

Aug 22, 2012 | 1994 GMC Sonoma

1 Answer

I have no brake peddle afther changing master& boster& bleeding all lines and abs what can i look for now


im haveing the same prob there only two thangs it can be booster or make sure u have good anof brakes pads in front i thank booster or a leekin wheel clyinder

May 07, 2012 | 1994 GMC Sonoma

1 Answer

Need to rest my proportional brake valve on my 1996 sonoma 4x4 I replaced all the brake lines to the ABS, the ABS brake light stays on and I have only less than half the brake fluid flow at the rear


By the sounds of it you need to bleed your brakes the ABS light should go out by itself if this is done unless their is a ABS problem.Remeber when you bleed brakes that have ABS you must have the vehicle running when you bleed them.

May 03, 2011 | GMC Sonoma Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Bleeding brakes on a 2000 sonoma , having problems


that is because you don't have the special tool to bleed the ABS system. The tool holds the hydraulic pressure valves open so the system can be bled, this tool cost $100's

Oct 07, 2010 | 2000 GMC Sonoma Extended Cab

1 Answer

I have a 2001 gmc sonoma 4.3 replace brake lines on back i am not getting any fluid to rear wheels i tryed bleeding sys with help diconected abs sys to reset to defalt no abs light is on stumped


a special tool is required to hold the ABS hydraulic control unit popit valves open during bleeding of the brakes, without this special tool you will not be able to get the air out of the system, most good brake shops have this tool or of course the local Chevy dealer or GMC dealer. I am a dealer tech and know this information is correct..

May 12, 2010 | 2001 GMC Sonoma Extended Cab

1 Answer

How do i bleed the abs module on my 94 c1500 suburban.


well that is a great question
the only problem is that you would need a modis computer to bleed the ABS module on a Gm vehicle they have it in the PCM of your vehicle and its an option when the vehicle is plugged in at a shop..
this should not cost more than $25 to plug it in unless they are tryin to rip you off...
if you need any other info just replay ill check in later on

Oct 08, 2009 | 1994 GMC Suburban

1 Answer

2003 Sonoma SLS 6 cylinder 4.3L ABS issue


I WOULD NOT KEEP DRIVING IT.WHEN ABS LIGHTS AND BRAKE LIGHTS COME ON.YOU HAVE BRAKE FAILURE. TOW IT TO DEALERSHIP HAVE IT SERVICE.AND CHECK THE ABS BRAKES SYSTEM .BECAUSE ABS BRAKE SYSTEM IS NOT A HOME FIX.BECAUSE THE ABS HYDRAULIC MODULATOR UNIT HAS LOWER FROM HOME POSITION .IN ORDER TO MOVE THE MASTER CYLINDER FROM UNIT.YOU NEED A TECH 2 SCANNER TO DO THE JOB.TO GET ABS BRAKES TO BLEED RIGHT BEST TO GET THEM PRESSURE BLEED INSTEAD OF MANUAL BLEEDING GET LESS AIR IN SYSTEM.THAT WHY SEE DEALER SHIP HAS THE THINGS TO DO THE JOB.

Jun 06, 2009 | 2003 GMC Sonoma Extended Cab

2 Answers

1994 Cavalier -replaced master cylinder-no pressure to rear brake


The most common bleeding procedure is to bleed the ABS brake furthest from the master cylinder first, then bleed the other brake that shares the same hydraulic circuit (which may be the other rear brake on a rear-wheel drive car, or the opposite front brake on a front-wheel drive car or minivan). After these have been bled, you then bleed the other brake circuit starting with the furthest brake from the master cylinder.
Air can be very difficult to remove from an ABS modulator assembly because of all the nooks and crannies inside the unit. The modulator may have eight to 10, or more, ABS/traction control solenoid valves, plus various check valves and dead-end ports. Some ABS modulators have special bleed screws to help you vent the trapped air when bleeding the system. Others do not and require the use of a scan tool to cycle the ABS solenoids while you bleed the system. 1. To bleed the isolation valves in the modulator, there are two bleeder screws. Start with the one toward the engine. Turn the ignition on and apply light pressure on the brake pedal. Open the bleeder screw and allow the fluid to flow until clear. Close the screw and do the same at the second bleeder screw. 2. Depressurize the accumulator by pumping the pedal 40 times with the key off. Wait about two minutes for the brake fluid to de-aerate, then refill the fluid reservoir with DOT 3 brake fluid. 3. Now you can bleed the boost section. This is done by applying moderate pressure on the brake pedal and turning the ignition on for three seconds, then off. Repeat this a total of 10 times. Make sure the pedal feels firm when you have finished, and give the car a road test to make sure the brakes are working properly.

Mar 15, 2009 | 1994 Chevrolet Cavalier

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

69 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top GMC Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76846 Answers

Freddy

Level 3 Expert

1311 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22246 Answers

Are you a GMC Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...