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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported cars and light trucks from 1990+

Vacuum & Wiring Diagrams -> Passenger Cars -> Cooling Fans
Vehicle: 1993 Chrysler Intrepid 3.5 V6 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported cars and light trucks from 1990+.

HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEMS -> BRAKE SYSTEM BLEED -> Brake Lines -> Master Cylinder
Vehicle: 1993 Toyota Pickup RN02 2.4 L4 GAS

Master Cylinder

  • Fill reservoir with fluid.
  • Disconnect tubes from master cylinder. Then slowly depress brake pedal and hold.
  • Block off outlet holes with fingers, and release pedal. Repeat three or four times.

Brake Lines

Bleed wheel with longest brake line first, then work your way...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. for 1980+.

Ford Motor Co. Passenger Cars -> Fuel Shutoff Switch Location -> 1991-96 Sable & Taurus -> Sedan -> Wagon
Vehicle: 1995 Ford Taurus SHO 3.2 V6 GAS

Sedan

The inertia switch is located on quarter panel near the lefthand rea...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported cars and light trucks from 1990+.

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Mitsubishi Galant Ralliart 3.8 V6 GAS

Do not strike ABS rotors or outer race of driveshaft against other parts when removing or installing driveshaft. Use care not to strike pole piece at tip of front wheel speed sensor with tools when servicing vehicle.

  • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.
  • Remove front engine undercover bolts then undercover.
  • Remove drain plug from transaxle and drain into suitable container.
  • Remove wheel nuts and front wheels.
  • Remove wheel hub cotter pin, nut, and washer. Do not apply pressure to wheel bearing from vehicle weight to avoid possible dama...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES

Description, component locations, reset procedures, relearn procedures, diagnosis and testing, wiring diagrams, component replacement, and identification of vehicles equipped and not equipped with tire pressure monitoring system for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from mid 1990's+.

Reset Procedures
Vehicle: 2009 Toyota FJ Cruiser 4.0 V6 GAS

This warning lamp will illuminate when tire pressure falls below a specified psi. When the warning lamp illuminates, check the air...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1991 GMC G15/G1500 VAN Rally 4.3 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Disconnect terminal plug and battery lead from rear of alternator.
  • Remove accessory drive belt.
  • Remove alternator mounting bolts.
  • Separate alternator from mounting bracket.
  • Rem...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

Cabin air filter locations and replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. as equipped to the current model year.

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Mercedes-Benz -> 1998-2005 ML Class
Vehicle: 2003 MERCEDES-BENZ ML320 3.2 V6 GAS

Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 15,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

  • Remove the instrument panel righthand lower trim panel.
  • Release the three cabin air filter cover retainers securing the cover to the bottom of the AC/hea...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES

Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Mercedes-Benz -> Low Coolant Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2009 MERCEDES-BENZ R350 3.5 V6 GAS

The Low Engine Coolant Level warning lamp will illuminate when the ignition switch is placed in the On position to indicate the warning lamp is operational. After the engine has been started, the warning lamp should go off. If the warning lamp remains on af...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported cars and light trucks from 1990+

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 1991 Ford F-250 Pickup Super CAB 7.5 V8 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp at heater core and remove hose.
  • Reposition hose clamp at coolant tube and remove hose.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure t...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES

Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1991 Buick Century Limited 2.5 L4 GAS

  • Rotate or lift the belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from dr...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS

Component location diagrams for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Under RH Rear Bumper Diagram for 2004 BMW 325I  2.5 L6 GASUnder RH Rear Bumper Diagram for 2004 BMW 325I 2.5 L6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • I01041
  • TV Bumper Antenna
  • Ignition Coil 2 Diagram for 2001 Volkswagen Passat  1.8 L4 GASIgnition Coil 2 Diagram for 2001 Volkswagen Passat 1.8 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Coil
  • N128
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1986+ domestic and 1990+ imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2007 GMC Sierra 3500 HD SLT 6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2007 GMC Sierra 3500 HD SLT 6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Body Control Module
  • RH Battery
  • Auxiliary Battery Relay
  • LH Battery
  • Run/Crank Relay
  • 2002 Hyundai Accent  1.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2002 Hyundai Accent 1.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Transmission Control Module
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Starter Motor
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS

    OEM TSB listings for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES REQUIRED ON REPAIR ORDERS - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2004 GMC Sierra 1500 4.3 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Document: RUBBING AND SCRAPING NOISE FROM THE STEERING COLUMN
    Vehicle: 2002 BMW X5 3.0 L6 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Noise
  • Auto Systems:
  • Steering, Suspension
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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