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2003 Chevrolet Malibu CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Chevrolet REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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

    Cooling System Capacities -> General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> 2003-04
    Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GAS

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

    Drum Brakes -> Type 5 -> Adjustments -> Parking Brake -> Service Brake
    Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1 V6 GAS

    Service Brake

    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Mark relationship of wheel to axle, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
    • Remove brake drum. If drum is difficult to remove, proceed as follows:
      • Ensure parking brake is released.
      • Back off parking brake cable adjustment.
      • Remove access hole plug from backing plate, insert screwdriver through hole and push parking brake lever off its stop.
      • Insert punch through hole in splash shield, Fig. , tap on punch to loosen drum, then remove drum.
    • Measure inside diameter of drum using tool Nos. J-21177-A or J-22364-01, or their equivalents.
    • Adjust by turning star whe...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Except Aveo, Chevette 1.8L Diesel, Corvette, GTO, LaCrosse, Malibu (2004-06) & Malibu Maxx, Vibe, XLR, 2004-05 Corvette & 1998-2002 Metro & Prizm
    Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 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 v...

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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

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

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Remove serpentine drive belt.
    • Disconnect alternator electrical connectors and power steering line clip.
    • Remove alternator rear br...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Check Fuel Cap Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1 V6 GAS

    The Check Fuel Cap Lamp will illuminate momentarily when the ignition switch is placed in the on position as a bulb check. If...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

    Radiator, Replace
    Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Malibu 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 LS 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 Left Side Of Engine Diagram for 2003 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GASTop Left Side Of Engine Diagram for 2003 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Idle Air Control Valve
  • Evaporative Emission Canister Purge Valve
  • IP Compartment Lamp Diagram for 2003 Chevrolet Malibu  3.1 V6 GASIP Compartment Lamp Diagram for 2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Panel Compartment Lamp Connector
  • Instrument Panel Compartment Lamp Assembly
  • Instrument Panel Compartment Switch Assembly
  • Instrument Panel Compartment Switch Assembly 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:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Radio
  • Body Control Module
  • Electronic Brake Control Module
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • 2003 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Seat Belt Switch
  • Body Control Module
  • Seat belt Indicator
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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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