GM Lumina/Grand Prix/Cutlass Supreme/Regal 1988-1996

Solenoid Assemblies

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1

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Fig. Fig. 1: View of the solenoid assembly and related components

Wipe the reservoir cover assembly and surrounding area clean before removing. A clean work area is essential to completing this procedure without damaging the hydraulic unit.

  1. Depressurize the Powermaster III unit.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Remove the reservoir cover assembly and reservoir assembly.
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  7. Unplug the 3-pin electrical connector from the solenoid assembly.
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  9. Remove the screws attaching the solenoid assembly.
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  11. Remove the solenoid assembly. Make sure both lower solenoid O-rings (2 per solenoid) are removed from the hydraulic unit.
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To install:
  1. Install the solenoid assembly into position; make sure the lower solenoid O-rings are in place and in good condition before installing.
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  3. Install the screws holding the solenoid assembly and tighten to 45 inch lbs. (5 Nm).
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  5. Engage the electrical connector to the solenoid. Make sure all connector position assurance locking pins are installed.
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  7. Install the reservoir cover and reservoir assembly.
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  9. Connect the negative battery cable.
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  11. Properly bleed the ABS brakes, as outlined in this section.
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