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

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    Get Full Access Automotix DIY provides automotive consumers and do it yourselfers; the most comprehensive repair information about 1998 GMC Safari car and truck repair procedures including GMC engine diagrams, wiring diagrams, repair work estimating measures, technical service bulletins, auto body work guidance, starter & alternator replacement procedures, serpentine belt replacement procedures, radiator & hose replacement procedures, tune-up & drivability specifications, quick lube illustrations, preventive maintenance guide, engine light reset instructions, parts removal and install procedures, fuel filter replacement directions, component location diagrams, air filter locations & replacement instructions, a/c system specifications, and general auto service procedures. You don't have to be a car mechanic or technician to know how to fix your GMC Safari automobile. Try the Automotix DIY solution today!
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    A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 GMC Safari AUTOMOBILES

    Compressor Service -> Harrison HD6/HT6 Compressor -> Shaft Seal, Replace -> Installation -> Removal
    Vehicle: 1998 GMC Safari 4.3 V6 GAS

    Removal
    • Recover refrigerant as outlined under , then loosen and reposition compressor in brackets.
    • Remove clutch plate and hub as outlined under "Compressor Clutch Service."
    • Remove shaft seal retaining ring.
    • Clean inside of compressor neck area around shaft and seal seat to prevent damage to compressor from entry of dirt.
    • Place seal protector tool No. J-33021, or equivalent, over end of shaft to avoid chipping ceramic seat.
    • Engage knurled tangs of seal seat replacement tool No. J-23128-A, or equivalent, into recessed portion of seal seat by turning handle clockwise.
    • Remove seal seat ...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 GMC Safari AUTOMOBILES

    Power Brake Units -> Delco Brake Booster -> Troubleshooting -> Brakes Grab -> Hard Pedal -> Slow Or No Release
    Vehicle: 1998 GMC Safari 4.3 V6 GAS

    Hard Pedal

    • Internal vacuum leak.
    • Faulty control valve.
    • Broken or damaged hydraulic brake lines.
    • Collapsed or damaged vacuum hose.
    • Plugged or loose vacuum fitting.
    • Bad stud welds on front or rear housing on power head.
    • Faulty booster diaphragm.
    • Restricted air filter element.
    • Worn or distorted reaction plate or levers.
    • Cracked or broken pow...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 GMC Safari AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Pressure Relief -> Except Montana SV6, Relay, Rendezvous w/3.6L Engine, Terraza, Tracker & Uplander -> Engine Fuel Pressure Service Port -> Engines Less Fuel Pressure Service Port
    Vehicle: 1998 GMC Safari 4.3 V6 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 strategy.

    Engines Less Fuel Pressure ...

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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 -> Check Engine/Service Engine Soon Indicator Lamp -> Electronic Engine Controls Or Electronic Fuel Injection Except Tracker
    Vehicle: 1998 GMC Safari 4.3 V6 GAS

    The Check Engine/Service Engine Soon 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 problem and has stored a code in the system Electronic Control Module (ECM) or Powertrain Control Module (PCM). After diagnosis and repair, the ECM/PCM memory can be cleared of codes either by using a scan tool (OBD II systems) or by disconnecting the battery ground ca...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 GMC Safari AUTOMOBILES

    Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
    Vehicle: 1998 GMC Safari 4.3 V6 GAS

    Inlet

    • Remove air cleaner.
    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Remove coolant recovery reservoir.
    • Remove heater hose support clamp bolt.
    • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at water bypass valve.
    • Remove hose from water bypass valve.
    • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
    • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
    • Remove hose from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure to install.

    Outlet

    • Remove air cleaner.
    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Remove coolant recovery reservoir.
    • Remove heater hose support cla...

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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+.

    DLC Wiring Diagram for 1998 GMC Safari  4.3 V6 GASDLC Wiring Diagram for 1998 GMC Safari 4.3 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Interior Lamp Control Module
  • Connector C-211
  • Splice S-208
  • Splice S-233
  • Oxygen Sensor Wiring Diagram for 1998 GMC Safari  4.3 V6 GASOxygen Sensor Wiring Diagram for 1998 GMC Safari 4.3 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • No.1 Bank No.1 Heated Oxygen Sensor
  • No.1 Bank No.1 Heated Oxygen Sensor Connector
  • No.1 Bank No.3 Heated Oxygen Sensor
  • No.1 Bank No.3 Heated Oxygen Sensor Connector
  • No.2 Bank No.1 Heated Oxygen Sensor
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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:
  • Starter Solenoid
  • Battery
  • Radio
  • Generator
  • Cigarette Lighter
  • 1998 GMC Safari  4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 GMC Safari 4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • RH Horn
  • Blower Motor Resistor
  • RH Low Beam Headlamp
  • RH Front Park 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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