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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

Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Ciera & 1996 Century -> Compressor, Replace -> 2.2L Engine -> 3.1L Engine
Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 3.1 V6 GAS

2.2L Engine
  • Recover refrigerant as outlined under .
  • Remove serpentine drive belt from engine then air cleaner and duct.
  • Disconnect electrical connectors from air conditioning compressor, then the pressure lines. Discard sealing washers.
  • Remove compressor attaching bolts, then raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove compressor from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Torque front compressor attaching bolts to 37 ft. lbs.
    • Torque rear compressor attaching bolts to 22 ft. lbs.
    • Install new hose to c...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Service -> Assemble -> Aurora, Bonneville, Corvette, LeSabre, Park Avenue, Riviera, 88 & 98 -> Corvette -> Disassemble -> Except Aurora, Bonneville, Corvette, LeSabre, Park Avenue, Riviera, 88 & 98 -> Master Cylinder Overhaul -> Wheel Cylinder Overhaul
Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 2.2 L4 GAS

Master Cylinder Overhaul
Except Aurora, Bonneville, Corvette, LeSabre, Park Avenue, Riviera, 88 & 98
Disassemble

Refer to Figs. and when performing the following procedures.

  • Remove master cylinder from vehicle as follows:
    • Disconnect and plug hydraulic lines.
    • Remove two master cylinder attaching nuts, then the master cylinder.
  • Remove reservoir cover and diaphragm. Discard old brake fluid in reservoir.
  • Inspect cover and diaphragm. Replace if cut, cracked or deformed.
  • Remove fluid level switch, if equipped.
  • On models with compact master cylinder, remove proportioner valve assembly, Fig. ...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera 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 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 vehicle relearns its adaptive strateg...

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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 3.1 V6 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

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 2.2 L4 GAS

  • Remove air cleaner assembly and resonator.
  • Drain engine coolant, then disconnect cooling fan electrical connector.
  • Remove cooling fan screws, then the cooling fan assembly.
  • Remove engine mount strut and mounting bracket from radia...

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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

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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 2.2 L4 GASLH Rear Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 2.2 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Right Front ABS Solenoid
  • Windshield Wiper Motor
  • Left Front ABS Solenoid
  • ABS Motor Pack
  • ABS Hydraulic Modulator Assembly
  • Fuel Filter Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 3.1 V6 GASFuel Filter Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 3.1 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Filter
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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:
  • Transaxle Range Switch
  • Park/Neutral Position Switch
  • Backup Lamps
  • 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Oldsmobile Ciera SL 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Headlamp Switch
  • Seat Belt Switch
  • Daytime Running Lamp Module
  • Ignition Key Alarm Switch
  • Seat Belt Ignition Key Lamp And Turn Signal Alarm
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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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