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

General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 1996-97 -> Leak Test -> Electronic Leak Detectors -> Fluid Leak Detectors
Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 3.1 V6 GAS

Testing the refrigerant system for leaks is one of the most important phases of troubleshooting. One or more of the methods outlined will prove useful in detecting leaks or checking connections if service work is performed. Before beginning any leak test, attach a manifold gauge set and note pressure. If little or no pressure is indicated, a partial charge must be installed. Check all connections, compressor head gasket, oil filler plug and compressor shaft seal for leaks.

For R-134a system an electronic type leak detector is recommended.

Electronic Leak Detectors
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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 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 2.2 L4 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 2.2 L4 GAS

Upon removal of starter, note if any shims are required. If shims are required, they should be reinstalled in their original location during installation.

If starter is noisy during cranking, remove one .015 inch double shim or add one .015 inch single shim to outer bolt. If starter makes a high pitched whine after firing, add .015 in...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Air Bag Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 2.2 L4 GAS

This lamp should light for a approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned on as a bulb check. If the air b...

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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+.

LH Rear Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 3.1 V6 GASLH Rear Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 3.1 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Right Front ABS Solenoid
  • Windshield Wiper Motor
  • Left Front ABS Solenoid
  • ABS Motor Pack
  • ABS Hydraulic Modulator Assembly
  • RH Front Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 2.2 L4 GASRH Front Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 2.2 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • A/C Compressor Control Relay
  • Primary Coolant Fan Relay
  • Pusher Coolant Fan Relay
  • Fuel Pump Relay
  • Vacuum Tank
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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:
  • RH Front ABS Solenoid
  • Electronic Brake Control Relay
  • ABS Motor Pack
  • Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM)
  • Left Front ABS Motor
  • 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Cruise Control Module
  • HI Beam
  • Heated Oxygen Sensor
  • LO Beam
  • LH Horn
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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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