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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 2003-04 -> Leak Test -> Electronic Leak Detectors -> Fluid Leak Detectors
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GAS

Testing the refrigerant system for leaks is one of the most important phases of troubleshooting. One or more of the methods outlined will prove useful in detecting leaks or checking connections if service work is performed. Before beginning any leak test, attach a manifold gauge set and note pressure. If little or no pressure is indicated, a partial charge must be installed. Check all connections, compressor head gasket, oil filler plug and compressor shaft seal for leaks.

For R-134a system an electronic type leak detector is recommended.

Electronic Leak Detectors

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> General Motors -> Tightening Specifications
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GAS

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Component Locations -> Malibu (1997-03), Monte Carlo, Impala, Alero, Cutlass (1997-99) & Grand Am (1999-05) & Grand Prix
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1 V6 GAS

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GAS

  • Raise and suitably support vehicle.
  • Remove wheel and tire.
  • Remove stabilizer shaft link.
  • Remove front wheel drive shaft nut. Insert a drift or a flat-bladed tool into caliper and rotor to prevent rotor from turning.
  • Disconnect outer tie rod assembly from steering knuckle.
  • Separate ball joint from steering knuckle. Caution: Do not attempt to move vehicle with drive axle(s) removed from wheel bearing. Wheel(s) could fall off, dropping vehicle to ground and causing personal injury or damage to vehicle.
  • Separate front wheel drive axle from front wheel drive shaft bearing using a su...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove mounting bolts and lower starter.
  • Disconnect starter e...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Reduce Engine Power Indicator Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GAS

The Reduce Engine Power indicator lamp should light for a approximately 3 seconds when the ignition is turned on as a bulb check. If the warning lamp turns on during vehicle operation, a vehicl...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GAS

  • Recover air conditioning refrigerant.
  • Drain coolant into suitable container.
  • Remove upper radiator hose and transaxle cooler line, then the surge tank hose.
  • Remove condenser inlet fitting from discharge hose and lower transaxle cooler line.
  • Disconnect cooling fan ele...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1 V6 GAS

  • Lift or rotate tensioner using a 1/2 i...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2003 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2003 Chevrolet Malibu cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Top Right Side Of IP Diagram for 2003 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GASTop Right Side Of IP Diagram for 2003 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Glove Box Lamp
  • Glove Box Lamp Switch
  • IP Harness
  • Steering Column Connectors Diagram for 2003 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GASSteering Column Connectors Diagram for 2003 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • SIR Coil Assembly
  • Wiper Switch Connector
  • Ignition Switch Connector
  • Connector C-206
  • Headlamp Switch Connector
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2003 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2003 Chevrolet Malibu cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2003 Chevrolet Malibu  3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Body Control Module
  • Blower Motor Resistor Assembly
  • Blower Motor
  • Air Temperature Actuator
  • HVAC Control Assembly
  • 2003 Chevrolet Malibu  3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Cooling Fan Relay
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Right Cooling Fan
  • Left Cooling Fan
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2003 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2003 Chevrolet Malibu cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1 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: 2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2003 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2003 Chevrolet Malibu 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 2003 Chevrolet Malibu 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 2003 Chevrolet Malibu 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 2003 Chevrolet Malibu 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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