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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

    Air Bag System Precautions -> General Motors Corp. -> Disarming -> 1990 -> 1990-93 -> 1990-95 -> 1990-97 -> 1991 -> 1991-93 -> 1991-94 -> 1991-95 -> 1992-93 -> 1992-99 -> 1993-2002 -> 1993-94 -> 1993-98 -> 1994 -> 1994-2002 -> 1994-95 -> 1994-96 -> 1994-98 -> 1995-2002 -> 1995-96 -> 1995-97 -> 1995-98 -> 1995-99 -> 1996 -> 1996-2001 -> 1996-97 -> 1997 -> 1997-2002 -> 1997-98 -> 1997-99 -> 1998-2000 -> 1998-2002 -> 1998-99 -> 1999 -> 1999-2000 -> 1999-2001 -> 1999-2002 -> 2000-02 -> 2001-02 -> 2002 -> 2003 -> 2003-04 -> 2003-04 Except Malibu Maxx -> Achieva & Skylark -> Alero -> Astro & Safari -> Aurora -> Avalanche -> Aveo -> Aztek & Rendezvous -> Beretta & Corsica -> Blazer, Jimmy, Sonoma & S-10 -> Bonneville, Eighty-Eight, LeSabre, LSS, Ninety-Eight & Regency -> Bravada, Envoy, Rainier, SSR & TrailBlazer -> C/K Series -> Camaro & Firebird -> Canyon & Colorado -> Caprice, Custom Cruiser & Roadmaster -> Catera -> Cavalier & Sunfire -> Century -> Corvette -> Coupe -> CTS -> Cutlass -> Cutlass Ciera & Cruiser -> Cutlass Supreme -> DeVille -> Eldorado -> Escalade -> Express, G Series & Savana -> Fleetwood -> Grand Am -> Grand Prix & Intrigue -> Impala -> ION -> L-Series -> Light Trucks & Vans -> Lumina -> Lumina APV, Montana, Silhouette, Trans Sport & Venture -> Malibu -> Malibu Maxx -> Metro -> Monte Carlo -> Park Avenue -> Passenger Cars -> Prizm -> Reatta, Toronado & Trofeo -> Regal -> Riviera -> S-Series -> Sedan -> Seville -> Sierra & Silverado -> SRX -> Storm -> Suburban, Tahoe, Yukon & Yukon XL -> Tracker -> Vibe -> VUE -> XLR -> Zone 1 -> Zone 10 -> Zone 12 -> Zone 2 -> Zone 3 -> Zone 4 -> Zone 5 -> Zone 6 -> Zone 7 -> Zone 8 -> Zone 9 -> Zones 1 & 7 -> Zones 2 & 6 -> Zones 5 & 9 -> Zones 7 & 9
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SC 2.4 L4 GAS

    Passenger Cars

    The Sensing and Diagnostic Module (SDM) can maintain enough voltage to cause air bag deployment for up to 10 minutes after the ignition is turned Off and the battery is disconnected. Servicing the Supplemental air bag (SIR) system during this period may result in accidental deployment and personal injury.

    Achieva & Skylark
    1994-96
    • Ensure front wheels are in straight-ahead position.
    • Turn ignition switch to LOCK position.
    • Remove AIR BAG fuse from fuse block.
    • On 1995 models, remove lefthand sound insulator panel to ac...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva AUTOMOBILES

    Anti-lock Brakes -> Achieva, Beretta, Camaro, Cavalier, Century, Corsica, Ciera SL, Cutlass Ciera, Cutlass Cruiser, Cutlass Supreme, Firebird, Grand Am, Grand Prix, Lumina, Metro, Monte Carlo, Prizm, Regal, Skylark, Sunbird & Sunfire (A, F, J, L, M, N, S & W Cars) -> Description -> ABS Warning Lamp (Amber) -> Brake Warning Lamp (Red) -> Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM) & Electronic Brake & Traction Control Module (EBTCM) -> Expansion Spring Brake (ESB) -> Hydraulic Modulator/Motor Pack Assembly -> System Components -> System Operation -> Wheel Speed Sensors
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SC 3.1 V6 GAS

    System Operation

    The function of the Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) is to minimize wheel lock-up during heavy braking on most road surfaces. The system performs this function by monitoring wheel speed and controlling the brake fluid pressure to each front wheel and both rear wheels during braking. This allows the driver to retain directional stability and better steering capability.

    System Components

    Refer to Fig. for system component locations.

    Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM) & Electronic Brake & Traction Control Module (EBTCM)

    The ABS system is controlled by a microprocessor base...

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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 2.4 L4 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 SL 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 2.4 L4 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Remove air induction tube as required.
    • Disconnect coolant fan connector and remove coolant fan.
    • Remove oil filter and intake manifold brace.
    • Remove starter b...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Low Washer Fluid Indicator ->
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SC 3.1 V6 GAS

    The windshield washer solvent tank has a switch that closes when the wash...

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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 SC 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+.

    Center Of I/P Near A/C Control Assembly Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SC 3.1 V6 GASCenter Of I/P Near A/C Control Assembly Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SC 3.1 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Splice S-213
  • Splice S-217
  • Splice S-218
  • Splice S-231
  • Splice S-118
  • Rear Of Engine Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SC 3.1 V6 GASRear Of Engine Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SC 3.1 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Generator
  • Ignition Module
  • Connector C-120
  • Harness Engine Wiring
  • Sensor MAP
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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:
  • Starter Solenoid
  • Battery
  • Regulator
  • Stator
  • Volts Indicator
  • 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva  2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Oldsmobile Achieva 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • RH Vanity Lamp
  • LH Header Courtesy/Reading Lamp
  • LH Header Courtesy/Reading Lamp Switch
  • RH Header Courtesy/Reading Lamp Switch
  • RH Header Courtesy/Reading Lamp
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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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