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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 GMC Safari 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 GMC Safari 4.3 V6 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 GMC Safari AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Description -> Hydraulic Control Valves -> Master Cylinder
Vehicle: 1998 GMC Safari 4.3 V6 GAS

Master Cylinder

Some vehicles use a conventional tandem master cylinder with two hydraulic pistons operating in-line. The primary piston controls the front brake system and the secondary piston controls the rear brake system.

Other models use a master cylinder that operates the same as the conventional master cylinder, but also incorporates a quick take-up feature in the rear chamber to reduce excessive pedal travel which may result from increased fluid displacement required to move the low drag caliper piston out against the rotor.

The quick take-up uses a spring-loaded ball check val...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 GMC Safari 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 GMC Safari 4.3 V6 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 GMC Safari AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 1998 GMC Safari 4.3 V6 GAS

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 GMC Safari AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 GMC Safari 4.3 V6 GAS

Upon removal of starter, note if any shims are used. If shims are used, they should be installed in their original locations. After installation, if starter is noisy during cranking, remove one .015 inch double shim or add one .015 inch single shim to the outer bolt. If starter makes a high pitched whine after firing, add .015 inch double shims until noise ceases.

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • R...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1998 GMC Safari AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1998 GMC Safari 4.3 V6 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 GMC Safari AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 1998 GMC Safari 4.3 V6 GAS

Lower

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp from coolant pump.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from coolant pump and from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 GMC Safari AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 GMC Safari 4.3 V6 GAS

  • Insert a 1/2 inch breaker bar into the tensioner pulley.
  • Rotate tensioner counterclockwise, then remove drive belt.
  • Route drive belt over all pulleys except ...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1998 GMC Safari AUTOMOBILES

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

LH Kick Panel Wiring Diagram for 1998 GMC Safari  4.3 V6 GASLH Kick Panel Wiring Diagram for 1998 GMC Safari 4.3 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Connector C-301
  • Connector C-303
  • Ground G-300
  • RH D-Pillar Wiring Diagram for 1998 GMC Safari  4.3 V6 GASRH D-Pillar Wiring Diagram for 1998 GMC Safari 4.3 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Right Rear Speaker
  • Trailer Harness
  • Rear Door Lock Motor
  • Splice S-400
  • Splice S-401
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1998 GMC Safari AUTOMOBILES

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

    1998 GMC Safari  4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 GMC Safari 4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Crankshaft Position Sensor
  • ECT Sensor
  • Linear EGR Valve Solenoid
  • 1998 GMC Safari  4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 GMC Safari 4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Rear Radio Control Module
  • Left Rear Side Marker Lamp
  • Right Rear Side Marker Lamp
  • Right Tail/Stop/Turn Lamp
  • Left Tail/Stop/Turn Lamp
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1998 GMC Safari AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 1998 GMC Safari 4.3 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 GMC Safari 4.3 V6 GAS

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

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1998 GMC Safari 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 GMC Safari 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 GMC Safari 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 GMC Safari 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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