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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

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Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1 V6 GAS

Passenger Cars

Body Control Module (BCM)
Alero & Grand Am

This procedure must be performed if the BCM, Passlock sensor or PCM is replaced. If BCM is not properly programmed, it will not control all the features properly.

  • Ensure battery is fully charged and ignition switch is in the ON position.
  • Connect a suitably programmed Tech II, or equivalent, scan tool to Data Link Connector (DLC).
  • Access scan tool "Special Functions" menu and follow scan tool instructions to program BCM.
  • If BCM fails to accept the pr...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

Drum Brakes -> Type 5 -> Description
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1 V6 GAS

This brake assembly operates with fewer components, but is equal to other drum brake systems in performance. In this assembly,...

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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 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 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 -> Low Coolant Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 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 2003 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1 V6 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition inlet heater hose clamp from heater core pipe.
  • Remove hose from heater core.
  • Reposition heater hose clamp from heater hose inlet pipe.
  • Remove inlet heater hose from heater hose inlet pipe.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to ...

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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+.

Cooling Fans Diagram for 2003 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GASCooling Fans Diagram for 2003 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Cooling Fan
  • Cooling Fan Motor Connector
  • Rear Impact Bar Diagram for 2003 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GASRear Impact Bar Diagram for 2003 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • License Lamp
  • Lamp 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 LS 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Body Control Module
  • Left High Beam Headlamp
  • Right High Beam Headlamp
  • Right Low Beam Headlamp
  • Left Low Beam Headlamp
  • 2003 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Speedometer
  • Tachometer
  • Cruise Control Module
  • Right Turn Indicator
  • Left Turn 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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