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1996 Chevrolet Lumina CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Chevrolet REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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    A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Chevrolet Lumina AUTOMOBILES

    Automatic Temperature Control Systems Diagnosis & Testing -> Cutlass Supreme, Grand Prix, Lumina, Monte Carlo, Regal & 1997 Century -> Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Intermittents
    Vehicle: 1996 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1 V6 GAS

    Before beginning diagnosis on this system, it is important to know how a properly operating system should work. Refer to Figs. and to compare and check system operations.

    Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs)

    To access the display panel diagnostic system depress the "AUTO" and "OFF" buttons at the same time.

    There are two display modes within the system diagnostics, the "Diagnostic Pointer" and the "Diagnostic Value." By rotating the "FAN" knob in either direction, the display will be toggled between Pointer and Value. Rotating the "TEMP" knob will switch diagno...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Chevrolet Lumina AUTOMOBILES

    Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Service -> Assemble -> Aurora, Bonneville, Corvette, LeSabre, Park Avenue, Riviera, 88 & 98 -> Corvette -> Disassemble -> Except Aurora, Bonneville, Corvette, LeSabre, Park Avenue, Riviera, 88 & 98 -> Master Cylinder Overhaul -> Wheel Cylinder Overhaul
    Vehicle: 1996 Chevrolet Lumina LS 3.1 V6 GAS

    Master Cylinder Overhaul
    Except Aurora, Bonneville, Corvette, LeSabre, Park Avenue, Riviera, 88 & 98
    Disassemble

    Refer to Figs. and when performing the following procedures.

    • Remove master cylinder from vehicle as follows:
      • Disconnect and plug hydraulic lines.
      • Remove two master cylinder attaching nuts, then the master cylinder.
    • Remove reservoir cover and diaphragm. Discard old brake fluid in reservoir.
    • Inspect cover and diaphragm. Replace if cut, cracked or deformed.
    • Remove fluid level switch, if equipped.
    • On models with compact master cylinder, remove proportioner valve assembly, Fig. ...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Chevrolet Lumina AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Except Aveo, Chevette 1.8L Diesel, Corvette, GTO, LaCrosse, Malibu (2004-06) & Malibu Maxx, Vibe, XLR, 2004-05 Corvette & 1998-2002 Metro & Prizm
    Vehicle: 1996 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1 V6 GAS

    Do not smoke or allow an open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel system related components. The highly flammable vapor mixtures may ignite, resulting in serious personal injury.

    Prior to disconnecting fuel lines, the fuel system pressure must be relieved to prevent accidental spray of fuel.

    After the battery has been disconnected and reconnected, some abnormal driveability symptoms may occur. The vehicle may need to be driven while the v...

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Chevrolet Lumina AUTOMOBILES

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 1996 Chevrolet Lumina LS 3.4 V6 GAS

    • Raise and support vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
    • Install a brass drift or a screwdriver to prevent rotor from turning.
    • Remove axle nut and washer.
    • Remove ball joint pinch bolt, then using a suitable pry bar, separate ball joint from knuckle.
    • Remove drive axle from hub and bearing assembly using front hub spindle rem...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Chevrolet Lumina AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 1996 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1 V6 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Remove air cleaner assembly.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • On models equipped with engine oil cooler,proceed as follows:
      • Position a suitable drain pan under vehicle, then remove oil filter.
      • Position hose next to starter motor aside.
    • On all models, remove nut attaching starter brace to A/C compressor.
    • Remove nut attaching starter brace to engine, then brace.
    • Remove bolts attaching flywheel inspection cover, then cover.
    • Remove starter mot...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Chevrolet Lumina AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Reduce Engine Power Indicator Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 1996 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1 V6 GAS

    The Reduce Engine Power indicator lamp should light for a approximately 3 seconds when the ignition is turned on as a bulb check. If the warning lamp turns on during vehicle operation, a vehicl...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Chevrolet Lumina AUTOMOBILES

    Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
    Vehicle: 1996 Chevrolet Lumina LS 3.1 V6 GAS

    Lower

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition hose clamp from radiator using hose clamp pliers.
    • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator.
    • Reposition hose clamp from water pump housing using hose clamp pliers.
    • Remove radiator outlet hose from water pump housing and from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure to install.

    ...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Chevrolet Lumina AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 1996 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1 V6 GAS

    • Remove belt guard.
    • Lift or rotate tensioner usin...

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    COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 Chevrolet Lumina AUTOMOBILES

    Component location diagrams for most 1996 Chevrolet Lumina cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    Theft Deterrent Components Diagram for 1996 Chevrolet Lumina LS 3.4 V6 GASTheft Deterrent Components Diagram for 1996 Chevrolet Lumina LS 3.4 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Theft Deterrent Module
  • Theft Deterrent Relay
  • Level Control System Components Diagram for 1996 Chevrolet Lumina  3.1 V6 GASLevel Control System Components Diagram for 1996 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Auto Level Control Solenoid Valve
  • Auto Level Control Relay
  • Inflation Air Switch
  • Grommet P-300
  • Auto Level Control Inflation Timer Relay
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 Chevrolet Lumina AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1996 Chevrolet Lumina cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1996 Chevrolet Lumina  3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Turn/Hazard Flasher Module
  • Turn Signal Switch
  • 1996 Chevrolet Lumina LS 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Chevrolet Lumina LS 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Cigar Lighter
  • Underhood Lamp
  • Auxiliary Power Outlet
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1996 Chevrolet Lumina AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1996 Chevrolet Lumina cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 1996 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
  • Document: New Website for AFIT, TPM, and VDR Updates
    Vehicle: 1996 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1996 Chevrolet Lumina AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1996 Chevrolet Lumina 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 1996 Chevrolet Lumina 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 1996 Chevrolet Lumina 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 1996 Chevrolet Lumina 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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