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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

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Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1 V6 GAS

Passenger Cars

Body Control Module (BCM)
Alero & Grand Am

This procedure must be performed if the BCM, Passlock sensor or PCM is replaced. If BCM is not properly programmed, it will not control all the features properly.

  • Ensure battery is fully charged and ignition switch is in the ON position.
  • Connect a suitably programmed Tech II, or equivalent, scan tool to Data Link Connector (DLC).
  • Access scan tool "Special Functions" menu and follow scan tool instructions to program BCM.
  • If BCM fails to accept the pr...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

Anti-Lock Brakes -> Delphi (Delco-Moraine) Type VI -> DESCRIPTION -> ABS Warning Lamp -> Brake Warning Lamp -> Electronic Brake Control Module/Electronic Brake & Traction Control Module -> Expansion Spring Brake -> Hydraulic Modulator/Motor Pack Assembly -> System Components -> System Operation -> Wheel Speed Sensors
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1 V6 GAS

System Operation

The function of the Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) is to minimize wheel lock-up during heavy braking on most road surfaces. The system performs this function by monitoring wheel speed and controlling the brake fluid pressure to each front wheel and both rear wheels during braking. This allows the driver to retain directional stability and better steering capability.

System Components

Refer to Fig. for system component locations.

Electronic Brake Control Module/Electronic Brake & Traction Control Module

The ABS system is controlled by a microprocessor based Electronic Brak...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1980-06 Gasoline Engine Models Except Catera, LeMans (1988-93) Metro, Nova (1985-88), Saturn & Sprint -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 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 LS 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 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 -> Air Bag Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1 V6 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 1998 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4 L4 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater pipe using hose clamp pliers.
  • Remove heater inlet hose from heater pipe.
  • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at heater core using hose clamp pliers.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to in...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GAS

  • Lift or rotate tensioner using a 1/2 i...

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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+.

RH Side Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1998 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GASRH Side Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1998 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Cruise Control Module
  • Engine Coolant Level Switch
  • Below RH Front Seat Diagram for 1998 Chevrolet Malibu  3.1 V6 GASBelow RH Front Seat Diagram for 1998 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Sensing Diagnostic Module
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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  3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Brake Switch
  • Cruise Control Module
  • Electronic Brake Control Module
  • High Mounted Stop Lamp Assembly
  • Right Hand Rear Side Marker Lamp
  • 1998 Chevrolet Malibu  3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Left Front Power Window Switch
  • Right Front Power Window Switch
  • Left Front Power Window Motor
  • Right Front Power Window Motor
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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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