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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+

Jaguar -> Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Electronic Control Module, Replace
Vehicle: 1994 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0 L6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove glove compartment assembly.
  • Remove control module retaining...

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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+.

Drum Brakes -> Expedition, Explorer, E-Series, F-Series, Mountaineer, Navigator & Ranger -> Brake Service -> Heavy Duty -> Installation -> Removal -> Standard Duty
Vehicle: 2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty Pickup 6.0 V8 DIESEL

Drum brakes are available in standard versions or in heavy duty versions. Refer to Figs. and for component locations when performing the following procedures.

Removal

Standard Duty
  • Raise and support vehicle, remove rear wheel and tire assemblies.
  • Remove and discard spring nut.
  • If brake drum is rusted to axle shaft pilot diameter, tap center of brake drum between wheel studs.
  • Pull brake drum off of axle.
  • If brake drums will not come off, sing a screwdriver, move brake shoe adjusting lever off of brake adjusting screw, then loosen brake adjuster to allow drum to release.
  • Remove long brake...

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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+.

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Component Locations -> C/K, G & R/V Series w/6.2L, 6.5L & 6.6L Diesel Engines
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 6.5 V8 DIESEL

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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: 1993 Buick Regal Custom 3.8 V6 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Remove brake caliper from steering knuckle and suspend caliper assembly.
  • Remove four bolts holding hub/bearing assembly to knuckle.
  • On vehicles equipped with Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS), remove ABS sensor mounting bolt, then position sensor aside to avoid damage.
  • On vehicles equipped with 125C and HM-282 transaxles and right shaft of vehicles with 440-T4 transaxles, separate drive axle from transaxle using axle shaft remover tool No....

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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+.

Component Locations
Vehicle: 2008 Honda Pilot EX-L 3.5 V6 GAS

Refer to F...

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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: 1996 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove alternator drive belt.
  • Loosen but do not remove nut on alternator support bracket at exhaust manifold.
  • Remove alternator and tensioner and power steering bracket bolt, then tensioner stud nut and tensioner.
  • Remove alternator mounting bolts, then power steering reservoir from alternator mounting bracket and position aside. Do not remove power steerin...

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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 -> Toyota -> Tundra
Vehicle: 2005 Toyota Tundra 4.7 V8 GAS

The cabin air filter should be cleaned every 18 months or 15,000 miles and replaced every 36 months or 30,000 miles. The filter should be replaced more often if air flow is less than normal.

  • Open the glove compartment door.
  • Slide off the glove damper rod, Fig. .
  • Push inward on each side of the glove compartment door to disengage claws, Fig. .
  • Remove the cabin air filter c...

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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+.

Chrysler LLC Cars -> Power Loss/Limit Lamp -> Chrysler, Dodge & Plymouth
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Stratus 2.4 L4 GAS

The Power Loss/Limit lamp should light for approximately 3 seconds after the ignition has been turned On as a bulb inspection. If improper or no signals are received by the logic module from various sensors, the logic modul...

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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: 1990 GEO Metro XFI 1.0 L3 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain coolant into a suitable container.
  • Loosen hose clamp connecting hose to heater core inlet tube.
  • Loosen hose clamp connecting hose to intake manifold.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to i...

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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: 2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8 V6 GAS

  • Rotate tensioner counterclockwise to remove the dri...

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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+.

Connector T-10m Diagram for 2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9 L4 DIESELConnector T-10m Diagram for 2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9 L4 DIESEL

Components on diagram:
  • Connector T10m
  • Door Components Diagram for 2007 Cadillac Escalade  6.2 V8 GASDoor Components Diagram for 2007 Cadillac Escalade 6.2 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Connector C800
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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.

    1993 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1993 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Speed Sensor
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • Manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor
  • Oxygen Sensor
  • ECM
  • 2003 Hyundai XG350  3.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 Hyundai XG350 3.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Brake Indicator
  • Generator
  • Charge Indicator
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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: INFORMATION ON DISCOLORATION, BLISTERING, PEELING OR EROSION OF VARIOUS EXTERIOR EMBLEMS INCLUDING THE CHEVY BOWTIE
    Vehicle: 1988 GMC V3500 Pickup 7.4 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Finishes, Body Structure, Frame, Bumpers
  • Document: RECALL - RUNNING BOARD LIGHTS - CONVERSION VEHICLES WITH SOUTHERN COMFORT BUILT RUNNING BOARDS WITH AMERICAN TECHNOLOGY COMPONENTS, INC. COURTESY LIGHTS
    Vehicle: 2003 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4 V8 CNG

    Auto Systems:
  • Lighting, Horns, Turn Signals, Steering Column
  • Chassis Electrical, Wiring, Fuses & Breakers, Wipers, Motors
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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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