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

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    A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva AUTOMOBILES

    Manual Air Conditioning & Heater System Diagnosis & Testing -> Passenger Cars -> A/C Component Diagnosis & Testing -> A/C & Heater Controls -> Achieva, Beretta, Cavalier, Corsica, Cutlass, Grand Am, Malibu, Skylark & Sunfire -> Achieva, Grand Am & Skylark -> Beretta & Corsica -> Blower Motor -> Bonneville, LeSabre, LSS, Park Avenue, Regency, 88 & 98 -> Camaro & Firebird -> Caprice, Impala SS & Roadmaster -> Cavalier & Sunfire -> Ciera & 1996 Century -> Corvette -> Cutlass & Malibu -> Cutlass Supreme, Grand Prix, Lumina, Monte Carlo & Regal -> Cutlass Supreme, Grand Prix, Lumina, Monte Carlo & Regal & 1997 Century -> Electronic Controls -> Manual Controls -> Metro -> Metro & Prizm -> Prizm -> Saturn
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SC 2.4 L4 GAS

    On models equipped with a Powertrain Control Module (PCM) or Vehicle Control Module (VCM) controlled A/C system, connect a suitable Scan Tool to the Diagnostic Link Connector (DLC), normally located behind the lefthand side of the instrument panel, near the steering column.

    Blower Motor

    Achieva, Grand Am & Skylark

    Refer to diagnostic tables, Figs. through , for blower motor diagnosis. Refer to "Functional tests" for air flow information and "A/C & Heater Controls"for related diagnosis and testing.

    Beretta & Corsica

    Refer to diagno...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva AUTOMOBILES

    Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Front Disc Brake (Type 2) -> Precautions
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva 2.4 L4 GAS

    • Grease or any other foreign material must be kept off the brake linings, caliper, surfaces of the disc and external surfaces of the hub, during service procedures. Handling the brake disc and caliper should be done in a way to avoid deformation of the disc and nicking or scratching brake linings.
    • If inspection reveals rubber piston seals are worn or damaged, they should be replaced immediately.
    • During removal and installation of a wheel assembly, exercise care so as not to interfere wi...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Component Locations -> Skylark (1986-98), Somerset (1985-87), Achieva, Calais & Grand Am (1985-98)
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SC 3.1 V6 GAS

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva AUTOMOBILES

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SC 3.1 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 Oldsmobile Achieva AUTOMOBILES

    Alternator, Replace
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SC 2.4 L4 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Rotate or lift belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from drive belt.
    • Remove drive belt.
    • Disconnect oil/air separator hose, then vacuum harness brack...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Reduce Engine Power Indicator Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva 2.4 L4 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 Oldsmobile Achieva AUTOMOBILES

    Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva 3.1 V6 GAS

    Inlet

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at thermostat bypass pipe using hose clamp pliers.
    • Remove heater inlet hose from thermostat bypass pipe.
    • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at heater core using hose clamp pliers.
    • Remove hose from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure to install.

    Outlet

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition heater hose outlet clamp at thermostat bypass pipe using hose clamp pliers.
    • Disconnect heater outlet hose from thermostat bypass pipe.
    • Reposition heater core outlet hose clamp at heater core usin...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva 3.1 V6 GAS

    • Remove belt guard, if equipped.
    • Lift or rotate tension...

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    COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva AUTOMOBILES

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

    Behind RH Side Of I/P Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SL 3.1 V6 GASBehind RH Side Of I/P Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SL 3.1 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Outside Air Valve Vacuum Actuator
  • Photoresistor
  • Connector C-200
  • Connector C-205
  • Splice S-289
  • Rear Luggage Compartment Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SC 2.4 L4 GASRear Luggage Compartment Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SC 2.4 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Connector C-324
  • Splice S-300
  • Splice S-317
  • Splice S-319
  • Splice S-320
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva AUTOMOBILES

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

    1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SL 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SL 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Sensing Diagnostic Module
  • Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM)
  • Powertrain Control Module (PCM)
  • PRNDL Control Module
  • 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SC 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SC 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • LH Rear Speaker
  • LH Front Speaker
  • RH Rear Speaker
  • RH Front Speaker
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SL 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 Oldsmobile Achieva SL 3.1 V6 GAS

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

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva 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 Oldsmobile Achieva 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 Oldsmobile Achieva 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 Oldsmobile Achieva 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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