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1954 Buick Brake Specifications

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1954 BUICK BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS, DESCRIPTION, OPERATION CONTENTS OF SECTION 9-A 9-1 1954 BUICK BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS Tightening Specifications Use a reliable torque wrench to tighten the parts listed, to insure proper tightness without straining or distorting parts. The 1954 Buick brake specifications are for clean and lightly lubricated threads only; dry or dirty threads produce increased [...]

2014 2014/11

1952 Buick Brake Replacement and Repair

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SECTION 8-D 1952 BUICK BRAKE REPLACEMENT AND REPAIR PROCEDURES 8-16 REPLACE OR RELINE 1952 BUICK BRAKE SHOES Matched Replacement Linings The most satisfactory method of replacing 1952 Buick brake lining is to install new shoe and lining assemblies. This insures brake shoes that are not distorted through use, and linings properly riveted to shoes and ground [...]

2014 2014/11

1952 Buick Brake Service

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SECTION 8-C 1952 BUICK BRAKE SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENT PROCEDURES 8-8 FILLING 1952 BUICK BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER The 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 due to heat absorbed at brakes and from engine would cause [...]

2014 2014/11

1952 Buick Brake Trouble Diagnosis

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SECTION 8-B 1952 BUICK BRAKE TROUBLE DIAGNOSIS 8-5 1952 BUICK TESTING BRAKES Overall 1952 Buick brake performance cannot be properly tested with the wheels jacked up because this procedure does not test the self-energizing servo action of the brake shoes and the effect of car weight distribution on deceleration. 1952 Buick Brakes should be tested on dry, [...]

2014 2014/11

1952 Buick Brake Specifications

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SECTION 8-A 1952 BUICK BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS, DESCRIPTION, OPERATION, SERVICE RECOMMENDATIONS 8-1 1952 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 specifications are for clean and lightly lubricate threads only; dry or dirty threads produce increased friction which prevents [...]

2014 2014/11

1953 Buick Brakes

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GROUP 8 - 1953 BUICK BRAKES NOTE: For 1953 Buick brake information not listed above refer to Group 8 of the 1952 Buick Shop Manual. 8-1 CHANGES IN 1953 BUICK BRAKE MECHANISM The regular (foot powered) hydraulic 1953 Buick brake mechanism used as standard equipment on all 1953 models except Model 76 X (Skylark) is essentially the [...]

2014 2014/11

1951 Buick Brake Replacement and Repair

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SECTION 8-D 1951 BUICK BRAKE REPLACEMENT AND REPAIR PROCEDURES 8-16 REPLACE OR RELINE 1951 BUICK BRAKE SHOES The most satisfactory method of replacing 1951 Buick brake lining is to install new shoe and lining assemblies. This insures brake shoes that are not distorted through use, and linings properly riveted to shoes and ground to correct radius [...]

2014 2014/11

1951 Buick Brake Service

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SECTION 8-C 1951 BUICK BRAKE SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENT PROCEDURES 8-8 FILLING 1951 BUICK BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER The fluid level must be maintained at 1/2" to 1" below top of master cylinder filler opening at all times. Low fluid level in master cylinder reservoir may permit air to be pumped into the brake pipes and wheel [...]

2014 2014/11

1951 Buick Brake Trouble Diagnosis

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SECTION 8-B 1951 BUICK BRAKE TROUBLE DIAGNOSIS 8-5 TESTING 1951 BUICK BRAKES 1951 Buick brakes must be tested on dry, clean, reasonably smooth and level roadway. A true test of brake performance cannot be made if roadway is wet or greasy, or is covered with loose dirt so that all tires do not grip road [...]

2014 2014/11

1951 Buick Brake Specifications

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SECTION 8-A 1951 BUICK BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS, DESCRIPTION, OPERATION, SERVICE RECOMMENDATIONS 8-1 1951 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 1951 Buick brake specifications are for clean and lightly lubricated threads only; dry or dirty threads produce increased [...]

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