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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

    Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Achieva, Grand Am & Skylark -> Heater Core, Replace
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SL 2.4 L4 GAS

    • Drain cooling system into suitable container.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Disconnect heater hoses from heater core assembly.
    • Remove drain tube, the lower vehicle.
    • If equipped, remove console as follows:
      • Apply parking brake and block drive wheels.
      • Position transaxle shift lever in Neutral.
      • On models with automatic transaxle, remove clip retaining shift lever handle to lever, then remove shift lever handle.
      • On models with manual transaxle, turn shift lever handle counterclockwise to remove from lever.
      • On all models, carefu...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva AUTOMOBILES

    Power Brake Units -> Precautions
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SL 3.1 V6 GAS

    • After disassembling a power brake unit, soak all metal parts in solvent.
    • Use only alcohol on parts containing rubber. After the parts have been thoroughly cleaned and rinsed in solvent, they should be rewashed in clean alcohol before assembling.
    • Use compressed air...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Fuel Pressure Relief -> Except Aveo, LaCrosse, LeMans (1988-93), Malibu & Malibu Maxx (2004-05), Metro, Nova, Prizm, Spectrum & Storm -> Engine Fuel Pressure Service Port -> Engines Less Fuel Pressure Service Port
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SL 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 vehicle relearns its adaptive strateg...

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

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva 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

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SL 3.1 V6 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove starter motor mounting bolts, the...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Check Gauge Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva 3.1 V6 GAS

    The Check Gauge warning lamp will light to warn the driver to inspect the oil pressure gauge, engine coolant temperature ga...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva AUTOMOBILES

    Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SL 2.4 L4 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 surge tank using hose clamp pliers.
    • Remove radiator outlet hose from surge tank.
    • Reposition hose clamp from coolant outlet using hose clamp pliers.
    • Remove radiator outlet hose from co...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SL 2.4 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 FOR 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva AUTOMOBILES

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

    LH Rear Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SC 3.1 V6 GASLH Rear Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SC 3.1 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Right Front ABS Solenoid
  • Brake Fluid Level Switch
  • Electronic Brake Control Module
  • Left Front ABS Solenoid
  • ABS Actuator Motor Assembly
  • LH Side Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva  2.4 L4 GASLH Side Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva 2.4 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Bracket Fuse Box
  • Fuse Center Engine Compartment
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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:
  • Seat Switch
  • Forward-Back Motor
  • Front Height Motor
  • Rear Height Motor
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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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