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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Light Duty Trucks & Vans -> Dash Panel, Replace -> Astro & Safari -> Aztek & Rendezvous -> Bravada, S & T Series -> C & K Series Except Sierra, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe, Yukon & Yukon XL -> G Series -> Montana, Silhouette & Venture -> Sierra, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe, Yukon & Yukon XL -> Tracker -> Vue
Vehicle: 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

Astro & Safari

Refer to Fig. when removing instrument panel components.

  • Remove two screws on side of instrument panel extension, Fig. .
  • Remove two nuts on bottom of instrument panel extension.
  • Remove extension from instrument panel by pulling rearward to release fasteners.
  • Disconnect electrical harness.
  • Remove floor air outlets as follows:
    • Remove windshield defroster grille from instrument panel.
    • Remove fasteners from instrument panel to defroster nozzle.
    • Remove one screw on instrument panel carri...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

Drum Brakes -> Brake Service -> Astro, Bravada, S & T Series & Safari -> Aztek -> C & K Series -> Duo-Servo -> G Series -> Installation -> Montana, Silhouette, Trans Sport & Venture -> P Series -> Removal -> Single-Servo -> Tracker
Vehicle: 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

C & K Series

Duo-Servo
Removal
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Mark relationship of wheel to hub, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • On models equipped with full-floating axles, remove hub and drum assembly as described in "Drive Axles."
  • On models equipped with semi-floating axles, proceed as follows:
    • Install pin into park brake lever.
    • Mark relationship of drum to axle.
    • Remove rear brake drum retainers, as required.
    • Remove rear brake drum.
  • On all models, remove return springs and shoe guide, Fig. .
  • Remove brake hold down springs and pins.
  • Disconnect actuator lever and pivot.
  • Remove lever return spri...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 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: 2001 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 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Rear
Vehicle: 2001 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 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 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 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 1998-2005 Montana, Silhouette, Trans Sport, Venture & 2002-03 Rendezvous
Vehicle: 2001 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 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Check Engine Oil Level ->
Vehicle: 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

This system is used to indicate a low engine oil level condition. The lamp should light during engine starting. If oil level is sufficient, the lamp should go off when engine is operating. If oil level is low the...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 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 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 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 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Body Diagram for 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette  3.4 V6 GASBody Diagram for 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Connector C-306
  • Connector C-309
  • Electronic Brake Control Harness
  • In-Line Connector
  • Left Hand Rear Wheel Speed Sensor Harness
  • Engine Diagram for 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette  3.4 V6 GASEngine Diagram for 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Fan Shield
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette  3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Electric Symbol Identification
  • 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette  3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Cigar Lighter
  • Rear Auxiliary Power Outlet
  • Front Auxiliary Power Outlet
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2001 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: 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2001 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 2001 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 2001 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 2001 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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