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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

    Cooling Fans -> Passenger Cars Except Saturn -> Precautions -> Air Bag System Disarming & Arming -> Battery Ground Cable
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 3.1 V6 GAS

    Air Bag System Disarming & Arming

    Refer to and for air bag disarming and arming procedures...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera AUTOMOBILES

    Drum Brakes -> Type 6 -> Adjustments -> Parking Brake Adjustment -> Service Brake Adjustment
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 2.2 L4 GAS

    Service Brake Adjustment
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Mark relationship of wheel to axle, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
    • Remove brake drum. If drum is difficult to remove, proceed as follows:
      • Ensure parking brake is released.
      • Back off parking brake cable adjustment.
      • Remove access hole plug from backing plate, insert screwdriver through hole and push parking brake lever off its stop.
      • Insert punch through hole in splash shield Fig. , tap on punch to loosen drum. Then remove drum.
    • Measure inside diameter of drum using special tool J 21177-A or J22364-01 or equivalent.
    • Adjust by turning star...

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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 2.2 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 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

    Alternator, Replace
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 3.1 V6 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Rotate or lift belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from drive belt.
    • Remove serpentine belt at alternator assembly.
    • Remove bolts from alternator assemb...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Check Engine Or Service Now Soon Engine Indicator Lamps (Gasoline Engines w/Electronic Engine Controls Or EFI) -> Except LeMans, Metro, Prizm, Storm & Vibe
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 2.2 L4 GAS

    The Check Engine lamp should light when the ignition is turned On. When the engine is started, the lamp should go off. If the lamp remains on for 10 seconds or constantly after the engine is started, the self diagnosis system has detected a fault condition and has stored a code in the system Electronic Control Module (ECM) or Powertrain Control Module (PCM). After diagnosis and repair, the ECM memory can be cleared of codes as follows:

    On models except Cadillac with DEFI, remove the ECM/PCM fuse or disconnect the battery ground cable for approximately 30...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera AUTOMOBILES

    Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 3.1 V6 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+.

    Under LH Side Of I/P Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 3.1 V6 GASUnder LH Side Of I/P Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 3.1 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Cruise Control Release Switch
  • Connector C1
  • Stop LP/TCC Switch
  • Behind LH Side Of I/P Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 3.1 V6 GASBehind LH Side Of I/P Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 3.1 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Headlamp Switch
  • I/P Dimmer Switch
  • Convenience Center
  • Dimmer Transistor
  • Fiber Optic Light Source
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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 2.2 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 2.2 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Tank Unit
  • Instrument Cluster
  • I/P Dimmer Switch
  • Auto Door Unlock Module
  • Daytime Running Lamps Control Module (DRL)
  • 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Headlamp Switch
  • Daytime Running Lamp Control Module
  • LH Front Park/Turn Lamp
  • LH Front Side marker Lamp
  • LH Turn Signal Indicator
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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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