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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

Electrical Symbol & Wire Color Code Identification -> Electrical Symbol Identification -> Domestic Vehicles
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Description -> Hydraulic Control Valves -> Master Cylinder
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 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 Oldsmobile Silhouette 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 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 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 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Rear
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

Front

  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Remove engine splash shield.
  • Insert a suitable drift or punch through brake caliper and into brake rotor to prevent wheel hub and bearing from turning.
  • Remove wheel drive shaft spindle nut.
  • Remove stabilizer shaft link.
  • Disconnect outer tie rod end from steering knuckle. Do not loosen tie rod end jam nut.
  • Disconnect wheel speed sensor electrical connector, then reposition wiring harness away from ball joint.
  • Disconnect lower ball joint from steering knuckle.
  • Install wheel hub remover tool No. J 42129, or equival...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove lower radiator air deflector.
  • Disconnect starter electrical connectors.
  • Remove torque converter inspection cover.
  • Remove starter motor from...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 1998-2005 Montana, Silhouette, Trans Sport, Venture & 2002-03 Rendezvous
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 15,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

  • Open the instrument panel compartment door.
  • Remove the door located at the rear of the instrument panel compartment.
  • Open the A/C and heater module access door, Fig. .
  • Remove the first cabin air filter through the A/C and heater module access...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Change Trans Fluid Indicator ->
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

This message will appear on the DIC (Driver Information Center) when it is time to change the transmission fluid....

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

  • Remove air cleaner and duct assembly.
  • Drain coolant into a suitable container.
  • Loosen engine mount strut to engine mount strut bracket bolts.
  • Loosen engine mount strut bracket brace bolts from upper radiator support bracket.
  • Remove mounting bolts on radiator upper support and position engine mount strut and bracket to rear.
  • Ensure ignition switch is in Off position, then disconnect cooling fan harness electrical co...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove belt shield bolt and shield.
  • Lift or...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

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

Under Vehicle Near LH Rear Wheelhouse Diagram for 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette  3.4 V6 GASUnder Vehicle Near LH Rear Wheelhouse Diagram for 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Auto Level Control Air Compressor
  • Connector C-407
  • Grommet P-403
  • In-Line Connector
  • Auto Level Control Compressor Relay
  • Under LH Side Of Middle Of Vehicle Diagram for 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette  3.4 V6 GASUnder LH Side Of Middle Of Vehicle Diagram for 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Tank
  • Evaporative Emissions Canister Purge Solenoid Valve
  • Connector C-305
  • Connector C-1
  • Fuel Sender Harness
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

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

    1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette  3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Heater-A/C Control
  • Electric Air Inlet Actuator
  • Electric Slave Actuator
  • 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette  3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Radio
  • Driver Information Display
  • Radio Rear Seat Audio Control
  • RF Door Speakers
  • LF Door Speakers
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 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 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

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

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 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 Oldsmobile Silhouette 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 Oldsmobile Silhouette 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 Oldsmobile Silhouette 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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