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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Light Duty Trucks & Vans -> Condenser, Replace -> Astro & Safari -> Bravada, S & T Series -> C & K Series -> G Series -> Montana, Silhouette, Trans Sport & Venture -> P Series -> Tracker
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 5.7 V8 GAS

Astro & Safari
  • Recover refrigerant as outlined under .
  • Remove grille and front end panel.
  • Disconnect radiator tie bar support at top.
  • Disconnect refrigerant lines from condenser. Cap lines and fittings to prevent dirt or moisture from entering system.
  • Remove condenser.
  • Reverse procedure to install.
C & K Series
  • Recover refrigerant as outlined under .
  • Remove grille assembly.
  • Remove condenser inlet and discharge lines. Cap lines and fittings to prevent dirt or moisture from entering system.
  • Remove condenser ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Adjustments -> Height Sensing Proportioning Valve
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 6.5 V8 DIESEL

Height Sensing Proportioning Valve

The height sensing proportioning valve must be adjusted whenever the valve and/or linkage is disassembled or removed for service. In addition, adjustment should be checked if excessive front wheel lock-up is experienced with a lower than desired brake application rate when vehicle is at or near maximum GVWR.

  • Raise and support vehicle, leave wheels on and allow axle to hang freely.
  • Remove lever retaining nut and disconnect lever from valve shaft, Fig. .
  • Rotate valve shaft to permit installation of correct adjustment gauge, Fig. , ensure D shaped ho...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Gasoline Engines Except Equinox, Montana SV6, Relay, Rendezvous w/3.6L Engine, Terraza, Uplander & Vue (2004-06) & 2004-06 Envoy, Rainier & TrailBlazer -> Returnless Fuel System
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 7.4 V8 GAS

Returnless Fuel System

On models equipped with fuel injected engines, relieve fuel system pressure as outlined under "Fuel System Pressure Relief."

On models equipped with metal collar quick disconnect connectors, GM tool No. J37088-A, or equivalent, will be required to disconnect the connector. Pri...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 6.5 V8 DIESEL

Never clamp propeller shaft tubing in a vise. Clamping could dent or deform the tube causing an imbalance or unsafe condition. Always clamp on one of the yokes and support the shaft horizontally. Avoid damaging the slip yoke sealing surface. Nicks may damage the bushing or cut the lip seal.

Disassemble

  • Support propeller shaft in a line horizontal with table of a press.
  • Mark propeller shaft in order to show which end connects to transmission and which end goes to rear axle.
  • On models equipped with external snap ring retainers, proceed as follows:
    • Disassemble snap rings by ...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace -> Auxiliary -> Single Alternator
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 7.4 V8 GAS

Single Alternator

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove coolant reservoir and air cleaner.
  • Remove upper fan shroud.
  • Remove drive belt, using suitable removal tool.
  • Remove heater hose pipe from alternator and oil fill tubes from support bracket.
  • Remove alternator mounting bolts, then alternator from vehicle.
  • Disconnect electrical connectors.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Torque front alternator mounting bolt to 37 f...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 7.4 V8 GAS

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

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 5.7 V8 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at thermostat housing.
  • Remove hose from thermostat housing.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
  • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

Outlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater hose outlet clamp at heater core.
  • Disconnect heater outlet hose ...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 7.4 V8 GAS

These engines use a single serpentine drive belt to drive all engine-mount accessories. All belt drive accessories are rigidly mounted with belt tension maintained by a spring loaded automatic tensioner.

  • Rotate tensioner counterclockwise using suitable 1/2 inch break...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Lower RH Side Engine Wiring Diagram for 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN  5.7 V8 GASLower RH Side Engine Wiring Diagram for 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 5.7 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Knock Sensor
  • Crankshaft Position Sensor
  • Connector C-102
  • LH Frame Rail Diagram for 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN  7.4 V8 GASLH Frame Rail Diagram for 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 7.4 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Electronic Brake Control Module
  • Brake Pressure Differential Switch
  • Ignition Feed
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN  5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Temperature Valve Actuator Motor
  • Heater and A/C Controller
  • 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN  6.5 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 6.5 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuse Block
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 5.7 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
  • Document: New Website for AFIT, TPM, and VDR Updates
    Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 5.7 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 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 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 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 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 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 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 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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