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

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    A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 GMC Sonoma AUTOMOBILES

    Compressor Service -> Harrison V7 Variable Displacement Compressor -> Shaft Seal, Replace -> Installation -> Removal
    Vehicle: 1998 GMC Sonoma 4.3 V6 GAS

    The shaft seal should not be replaced if only small amounts of oil are noted on adjacent surfaces. The shaft seal should only be replaced if a large amount of sprayed oil is observed, and then only after actual refrigerant leakage is found using an approved leak test procedure.

    Removal
    • Recover refrigerant as outlined under , then remove compressor drive belt.
    • Reposition compressor, as needed, to gain access to clutch assembly and seal, or remove compressor and mount in suitable holding fixture.
    • Remove clutch plate and hub assembly as outlined under "Compressor Clutch Service."
    • Remo...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 GMC Sonoma AUTOMOBILES

    Disc Brakes -> Delco Single Piston Sliding Caliper -> Brake Pad Service -> Installation -> Removal
    Vehicle: 1998 GMC Sonoma 2.2 L4 GAS

    Removal

    • Remove caliper as outlined under "Caliper Service."
    • Remove inboard pad with retainer spring.
    • Remove outboard pad and position caliper on front suspension so brake hose will not support weight of caliper.
    • Remove two sleeves from inboard ears of caliper.
    • Remove four rubber bushings from grooves in each of caliper ears.

    Installation

    • Lubricate new sleeves, rubber bushings, bushing grooves and mounting bolt ends with lubricant part No. 19010909, or equivalent.
    • Install new bushings and sleeves in caliper e...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 GMC Sonoma AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1992-05 S/T Series Blazer, Bravada, Jimmy & Pickup -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
    Vehicle: 1998 GMC Sonoma 4.3 V6 GAS

    Normal Service

    R...

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 GMC Sonoma AUTOMOBILES

    DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
    Vehicle: 1998 GMC Sonoma 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 Sonoma AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 1998 GMC Sonoma 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 Sonoma AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Traction Control System (TCS)/Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 1998 GMC Sonoma 2.2 L4 GAS

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

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 GMC Sonoma AUTOMOBILES

    Radiator, Replace
    Vehicle: 1998 GMC Sonoma 2.2 L4 GAS

    • Drain coolant from radiator into a suitable container, then disconnect upper coolant reservoir hose.
    • Remove upper fan shroud bolts, then the shroud.
    • On models equipped with automatic transmission,disconnect and plug transmission fl...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 GMC Sonoma AUTOMOBILES

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

    • Remove belt tensioner pulley retaining bolt...

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    COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1998 GMC Sonoma AUTOMOBILES

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

    Fuel Filter Diagram for 1998 GMC Sonoma  4.3 V6 GASFuel Filter Diagram for 1998 GMC Sonoma 4.3 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Filter
  • Front Of Vehicle Diagram for 1998 GMC Sonoma  2.2 L4 GASFront Of Vehicle Diagram for 1998 GMC Sonoma 2.2 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Ground G-106
  • Ground G-118
  • Left Hand Inflatable Restraint Front End Discriminating Sensor
  • Left Hand Wheel Speed Sensor Connector
  • Right Hand Inflatable Restraint Front End Discriminating Sensor
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1998 GMC Sonoma AUTOMOBILES

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

    1998 GMC Sonoma  2.2 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 GMC Sonoma 2.2 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Range Switch
  • Linear Exhaust Gas Recirculation Valve
  • Electronic Ignition Control Module
  • 1998 GMC Sonoma  4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 GMC Sonoma 4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Body Control Module
  • Inflatable Restraint Instrument Panel Module Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1998 GMC Sonoma AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 1998 GMC Sonoma 2.2 L4 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 Sonoma 2.2 L4 GAS

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

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