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1998 Chevrolet Malibu CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Chevrolet REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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    A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

    General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 1998-2000 -> Precautions -> A/C Refrigerant Oil -> Battery Ground Cable -> Cleanliness -> Engine Coolant -> Exercise System -> General Service -> Product Compatibility -> R-134a -> Safety
    Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4 L4 GAS

    Battery Ground Cable

    Prior to service disconnect battery ground cable and isolate as required.

    Product Compatibility
    A/C Refrigerant Oil

    Before replenishing refrigerant oil, ensure product compatibility with the system being serviced. Refer to "A/C Data" for specifications.

    Engine Coolant

    Before adding or replacing engine coolant, ensure product compatibility with the system being serviced. If using orange silicate-free coolant, do not mix with green silicated coolant. If mixed, premature engine, heater core or radiator corrosion may result.

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

    Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Troubleshooting -> Master Cylinder Internal Fluid Leakage Check -> Road Test
    Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1 V6 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 1998 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Component Locations -> Malibu (1997-03), Monte Carlo, Impala, Alero, Cutlass (1997-99) & Grand Am (1999-05) & Grand Prix
    Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4 L4 GAS

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

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4 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 rem...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

    Alternator, Replace
    Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Disconnect alternator electrical connectors.
    • Remove serpentine drive belt.
    • Re...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Check Fuel Cap Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GAS

    The Check Fuel Cap Lamp will illuminate momentarily when the ignition switch is placed in the on position as a bulb check. If...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

    Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
    Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GAS

    Lower

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • 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 to install.

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4 L4 GAS

    • Rotate or lift the belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from dr...

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    COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1998 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

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

    Upper LH Side Of Engine Diagram for 1998 Chevrolet Malibu  2.4 L4 GASUpper LH Side Of Engine Diagram for 1998 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • Idle Air Control Valve
  • Intake Air Temperature Sensor
  • Below RH Side Of I/P Diagram for 1998 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GASBelow RH Side Of I/P Diagram for 1998 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Blower Motor
  • Body Function Controller
  • Right Hand Courtesy Lamp
  • Ground G-203
  • Ground G-204
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1998 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

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

    1998 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Body Function Controller
  • 1998 Chevrolet Malibu  2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Sensing Diagnostic Module
  • Seat Belt Switch
  • Air Bag Indicator
  • Passenger Inflator Module
  • Body Function Controller
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1998 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1 V6 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 Malibu 3.1 V6 GAS

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

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