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1959 Buick Brake Service, Adjustment and Repair

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SECTION 9-C 1959 BUICK BRAKE SERVICE, ADJUSTMENT, REPAIR PROCEDURES 9-7 FILLING, BLEEDING, FLUSHING 1959 BUICK BRAKE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM Filling 1959 Buick Brake Master Cylinder The 1959 Buick brake master cylinder must be kept properly filled to insure adequate reserve and prevent air from entering the hydraulic system. It must not be overfilled, however, as expansion [...]

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1959 Buick Brake Specifications

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1959 BUICK BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS, DESCRIPTION, OPERATION 9-1 1959 BUICK BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS Tightening Specifications Use a reliable torque wrench to tighten the parts listed, to insure proper tightness without straining or distorting parts. These 1959 Buick brake specifications are for clean and lightly lubricated threads only; dry or dirty threads produce increased friction which prevents accurate [...]

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1958 Buick Brake Specifications

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SECTION 9-A 1958 BUICK BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS, DESCRIPTION, OPERATION 9-1 1958 BUICK BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS Tightening Specifications Use a reliable torque wrench to tighten the parts listed, to insure proper tightness without straining or distorting parts. These 1958 Buick brake specifications are for clean and lightly lubricate threads only; dry or dirty threads produce increased friction which [...]

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1957 Buick Brake Trouble Diagnosis

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1957 BUICK BRAKE TROUBLE DIAGNOSIS SECTION 9-B 9-5 INSPECTING AND TESTING 1957 BUICK BRAKES Inspecting 1957 Buick Brakes At reasonably frequent intervals the brakes should be inspected for pedal reserve, which is the clearance between the pedal pad and the toeboard when the brake pedal is firmly depressed while brakes are cold. For average driving, [...]

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1955 Buick Brake Specifications

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SECTION 9-A 1955 BUICK BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS, DESCRIPTION, OPERATION 9-1 1955 BUICK BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS Tightening Specifications Use a reliable torque wrench to tighten the parts listed, to insure proper tightness without straining or distorting parts. These 1955 Buick brake specifications are for clean and lightly lubricated threads only; dry or dirty threads produce increased friction which [...]

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1955 Buick Brakes

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1955 BUICK BRAKES CAMPAIGN FOLLOWING IS A REPRINT OF SPECIAL SERVICE LETTER - DEALER NO. 151 (REVISED) JANUARY 4, 1955 A very important improvement in the hydraulic section of the 1955 power brake unit has recently gone into production. This improvement will prevent the possibility of air entering the hydraulic lines, will facilitate bleeding, and [...]

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1950 Buick Brake Specifications

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SECTION 8-A 1950 BUICK BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS, DESCRIPTION, OPERATION, SERVICE RECOMMENDATIONS 8-1 1950 BUICK BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS 1950 Buick Brake Tightening Specifications Use a reliable torque wrench to tighten the parts listed, to insure proper tightness without straining or distorting parts. These specifications are for clean and lightly lubricated threads only; dry or dirty threads produce increased [...]

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1953 Buick Brake Maintenance

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BRAKE CHANGES Series 40 The 1953 Series 40 will have the same brake specifications and dimensions as the 1952 Series 40. However, all series are now equipped with the new orange-colored brake shoe lining. This lining was started in production on all late 1952 production. Tests have proven this lining to be the best available. [...]

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1951 Buick Brake Maintenance

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BRAKE DRUM SEALING TAPE Further investigation and testing by the Engineering Department has revealed a material, for sealing between the brake drum and backing plate, that is considerably more durable than the felt material formerly recommended. The new material is Tadpole Gasketing Tape, Style No. 123, Size #1, consisting of a center core of soft [...]

2014 2014/10

1957 Buick Brake Maintenance

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PEDAL RETURN SPRING CAMPAIGN 1957 Power Brake Following is a reprint of Special Service Letter - Dealer No. 211, dated May 8, 1957: In Special Service Letter - Dealer No. 209, dated April 26th, it was announced that the torsional power brake pedal return spring was being replaced by the extension type return spring. On [...]

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