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Chevrolet Equinox Service Manual: Brake Pipe and Hose Inspection

Chevrolet Equinox Service Manual / Chassis / Brakes / Brake Pipe and Hose Inspection

Warning:Refer toBrake Fluid Irritant Warning.

Caution:Refer toBrake Fluid Effects on Paint and Electrical Components Caution.

Visually inspect all of the brake pipes for the followingconditions:Kinks, improper routing, missing or damaged retainersLeaking fittings, excessive corrosionIf any of the brake pipes exhibited any of the conditionslisted, then the identified pipe, or pipes, requirereplacement.Ensure that the vehicle axles are properly supported at rideheight in order to maintain the proper relationship of the flexiblebrake hoses to the chassis.

Brake Pipe and Hose Inspection

Visually inspect all of the flexible brake hoses for thefollowing conditions:Kinks-(1), improper routing, twists, chafing,missing or damaged retainersLeaking connections, cracking, dry-rot, blisters,bulgesIf any of the flexible brake hoses exhibited any of theconditions listed, then the identified flexible brake hose, orhoses require replacement.Squeeze the flexible brake hoses with firm finger pressure tocheck for soft spots-(2), indicating an internalrestriction. Check the entire length of each flexible brakehose.If any of the flexible brake hoses were found to have softspots-(2), then the identified flexible brake hose, orhoses require replacement.

Master Cylinder Bench Bleeding
Warning:Refer toBrake Fluid Irritant Warning.Caution:Refer toBrake Fluid Effects on Paint and Electrical Components Caution.Secure the mounting flange of the brake master cylinder in abench vise so th ...

Master Cylinder Reservoir Filling Hydraulic Brakes Brake Fluid Reservoir
Warning:Refer toBrake Fluid Irritant Warning.Caution:Refer toBrake Fluid Effects on Paint and Electrical Components Caution.Visually inspect the brake fluid level through the brakemaster cylinder rese ...

Other materials:

Lower Control Arm Replacement Control Arms Lower Control Arm
Special ToolsJ-42188-B -Ball Joint SeparatorFor regional equivalent tools, refer toSpecial Tools.Removal ProcedureRaise and support the vehicle. Refer toLifting and Jacking the Vehicle.Remove the tire and wheel assembly. Refer toTire and Wheel Removal and Installation.Remove and discard the lower co ...

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