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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1999 Chevrolet Astro AUTOMOBILES

Manual Air Conditioning & Heater System Diagnosis & Testing -> Light Duty Trucks & Vans -> System Diagnosis & Testing -> 1998 Tracker -> 1999-2000 Sierra & Silverado -> 1999-2000 Tracker -> A/C System Performance Test -> Astro & Safari -> C & K Series Except 1999-2000 Sierra & Silverado -> Diagnostic Tests -> Functional Test -> G Series -> Montana, Silhouette & Venture -> P Series -> S & T Series
Vehicle: 1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3 V6 GAS

On models equipped with a Powertrain Control Module (PCM) or Vehicle Control Module (VCM) controlled A/C system, connect a suitable Scan Tool to the Diagnostic Link Connector (DLC), normally located behind the lefthand side of the instrument panel, near the steering column.

Functional Test

Refer to Figs. through for A/C system functional test.

A/C System Performance Test

  • Test must be performed with vehicle in a shaded area.
  • Open windows to ventilate interior, then connect suitable A/C service gauge set.
  • Determine relative hu...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1999 Chevrolet Astro AUTOMOBILES

Power Brake Units -> Bendix Brake Booster -> Description
Vehicle: 1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3 V6 GAS

In order to properly service power brake systems, a thorough understanding of the power assist system is necessary. These systems provide a mechanical assist, acting to increase the force applied to the master cylinder piston by the driver while decreasing the effort necessary to obtain acceptable stopping performance.

Hydraulic assist units incorporate a basic open center spool valve, hydraulic cylinder and an accumulator assembly in a common housing. When the brake pedal is depressed, the hydraulic piston moves forward closing off fluid relief passages, the spool valve applies flui...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1999 Chevrolet Astro 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: 1999 Chevrolet Astro 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 1999 Chevrolet Astro AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3 V6 GAS

Observe and accurately reference mark the positions of all driveline components relative to the propeller shaft prior to disassembly. These components include the propeller shafts, drive axles, pinion flange, inner axle shafts, etc. Reassemble all components in the exact relationship the components had to one another prior to disassembly. Follow the specifications, torque values and any measurement made prior to disassembly in order to maintain the factory system balance of the driveline components. System balance provides a smoother running driveline operation.

  • Unlock ste...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1999 Chevrolet Astro AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1999 Chevrolet Astro 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 1999 Chevrolet Astro AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1999 Chevrolet Astro 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 1999 Chevrolet Astro AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 1999 Chevrolet Astro 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 1999 Chevrolet Astro AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1999 Chevrolet Astro 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 1999 Chevrolet Astro AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 1999 Chevrolet Astro cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Body Diagram for 1999 Chevrolet Astro  4.3 V6 GASBody Diagram for 1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Wheel Speed Sensor LH
  • Wheel Speed Sensor RH
  • Engine Diagram for 1999 Chevrolet Astro  4.3 V6 GASEngine Diagram for 1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • Ignition Coil
  • Knock Sensor
  • Idle Air Control Valve
  • Fuel Pump Oil Pressure Switch
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1999 Chevrolet Astro AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1999 Chevrolet Astro cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1999 Chevrolet Astro  4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Control Module
  • Radio
  • Headlamp and Panel Dimmer Switch
  • Remote CD Player
  • 1999 Chevrolet Astro  4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Door Lock Relay
  • Side Door Jamb Switch
  • Door Lock Control Module
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1999 Chevrolet Astro AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1999 Chevrolet Astro cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 1999 Chevrolet Astro 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: 1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1999 Chevrolet Astro AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1999 Chevrolet Astro 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 1999 Chevrolet Astro 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 1999 Chevrolet Astro 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 1999 Chevrolet Astro 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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