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1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Oldsmobile 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 Oldsmobile Silhouette car and truck repair procedures including Oldsmobile 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 Oldsmobile Silhouette automobile. Try the Automotix DIY solution today!
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    A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

    Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Light Duty Trucks & Vans -> Water Pump, Replace -> Astro, Bravada, Safari, S & T Series -> C & K Series -> Diesel Engine -> G & P Series -> Gasoline Engine -> Montana, Silhouette, Trans Sport & Venture -> Tracker
    Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

    G & P Series
    Gasoline Engine
    • Drain cooling system into suitable container.
    • Remove accessory drive belts and the fan.
    • Disconnect all hoses from water pump.
    • Remove alternator upper and lower mounting braces.
    • Remove pump attaching bolts and the water pump, Figs. through .
    • Reverse procedure to install. Torque water pump attaching bolts to 30 ft. lbs.
    Diesel Engine
    • Disconnect batteries.
    • Remove fan and fan shroud, then drain radiator.
    • Remove A/C hose bracket nuts.
    • Remove oil fill tube generat...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

    Disc Brakes -> Delco Single Piston Sliding Caliper -> Description
    Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

    The caliper assembly slides on its mounting surfaces, Fig. . Upon brake application, hydraulic pressure against the piston forces the inboard pad against the inboar...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 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 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 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 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

    Alternator, Replace
    Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Remove throttle body air inlet duct, then apply parking brake.
    • Place transaxle in neutral gear position.
    • Remove engine mount strut bolts and position mount aside.
    • Install suitable engine tilt strap tool.
    • R...

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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 -> Low Coolant Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

    This lamp should light when engine coolant level in the radiator drops below a predetermined le...

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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+.

    LH Side Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette  3.4 V6 GASLH Side Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • RF Brake Solenoid Valve
  • Cruise Control Module
  • Brake Fluid Level Indicator Switch
  • Traction Control Motor Pack
  • LF Brake Solenoid Valve
  • Below RH Side Of I/P Diagram for 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette  3.4 V6 GASBelow RH Side Of I/P Diagram for 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Brake Control Module
  • I/P Harness
  • Connector C-1
  • Connector C-2
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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:
  • Blower Motor Resistor
  • Blower Motor
  • Blower Motor Relay
  • Heater-A/C Control
  • 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette  3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Radio Rear Seat Audio Control
  • RH Radio Liftgate Speaker
  • LH Radio Liftgate Speaker
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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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