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1996 Oldsmobile Ciera 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 Ciera AUTOMOBILES

    Compressor Service -> Harrison V5 Variable Displacement Compressor -> Shaft Seal, Replace -> Installation -> Removal
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 2.2 L4 GAS

    The shaft seal should not be replaced if only small amounts of oil are noted on adjacent surfaces. The shaft seal should only be replaced if a large amount of sprayed oil is observed, and then only after actual refrigerant leakage is found using an approved leak test procedure.

    Removal
    • Recover refrigerant as outlined under >, then remove compressor drive belt.
    • Reposition compressor, as needed, to gain access to clutch assembly and seal, or remove compressor and mount in suitable holding fixture.
    • Remove clutch plate and hub assembly as outlined under "Compressor Clutch Service."
    • Rem...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera AUTOMOBILES

    Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Troubleshooting -> Master Cylinder Internal Fluid Leakage Check -> Road Test
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 2.2 L4 GAS

    When troubleshooting the hydraulic brake system, perform the following checks and inspections as outlined below. If problem still exists within system, refer to Fig. first, then to Figs. and as necessary.

    Master Cylinder Internal Fluid Leakage Check

    Start engine and depress the brake pedal. If the pedal gradually falls under constant pressure, the hydraulic system may be leaking. Raise the vehicle on a lift and check all tubing lines and backing plates for signs of leakage. It may be necessary to ...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera 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 Oldsmobile Ciera 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 v...

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

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera 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 remover t...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 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 moto...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Anti-Lock Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 3.1 V6 GAS

    This lamp should light when the ignition is turned On. The lamp may light for as long as 30 seconds as a bulb and system inspection. If lamp remains lit or lights while operating the vehicle, a fault condition in the anti-lock brake system is indicated. When lamp is lit, turn ignition Off, then restart engine. If l...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera AUTOMOBILES

    Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 2.2 L4 GAS

    Lower

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Remove right side electric cooling fan.
    • 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 t...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera AUTOMOBILES

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

    • Apply counterclockwise force to tensioner pulley bolt, raise pulle...

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    COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera AUTOMOBILES

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

    Lower RH Front Of Engine Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 3.1 V6 GASLower RH Front Of Engine Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 3.1 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • A/C Compressor Clutch Coil
  • A/C Compressor
  • A/C Refrigerant Pressure Switch
  • LH Side Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 2.2 L4 GASLH Side Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 2.2 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Cruise Control Module
  • Ground G106
  • Fusible Link C
  • Fusible Link G
  • Splice S185
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera AUTOMOBILES

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

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

    Components on diagram:
  • Passenger Compartment Discriminating Sensor
  • Radio
  • Forward Discriminating Sensor
  • Diagnostic & Energy Reserve Module (DERM)
  • Outside Remote Control Rearview Mirror Switch
  • 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 2.2 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 2.2 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Rear Wiper Motor
  • Rear Washer Pump
  • Wiper Auto Park Module
  • Rear Window Wiper/Washer Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 2.2 L4 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 Ciera SL 2.2 L4 GAS

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

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