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

Electrical Symbol & Wire Color Code Identification -> Wire Color Code Identification -> Domestic Vehicles
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1 V6 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

Power Brake Units -> Precautions
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GAS

  • After disassembling power brake unit, soak metal components in solvent.
  • Use only alcohol on components containing rubber. After components have been thoroughly cleaned and rinsed in solvent, they should be washed again in clean alcohol before assembly.
  • Use compressed air to blow dirt and cleaning fluid from ...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Fuel Pressure Relief -> Except Aveo, LaCrosse, LeMans (1988-93), Malibu & Malibu Maxx (2004-05), Metro, Nova, Prizm, Spectrum & Storm -> Engine Fuel Pressure Service Port -> Engines Less Fuel Pressure Service Port
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Malibu 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 vehicle relearns its adaptive strateg...

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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 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 -> Anti-Lock Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GAS

This lamp should light when the ignition is turned On. The lamp may light for as long as 30 seconds as a bulb and system inspection. If lamp remains lit or lights while operating the vehicle, a fault condition in the anti-lock brake system is indicated. When lamp is lit, turn ignition Off, then restart engine. If l...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GAS

Lower

  • Disconnect negative battery cable.
  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp from water pump.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from water pump.
  • Remove lower radiator air deflector.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator and 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 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+.

Inside Right Fender Diagram for 2003 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GASInside Right Fender Diagram for 2003 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Horn Assembly
  • Under Left Front Seat Diagram for 2003 Chevrolet Malibu  3.1 V6 GASUnder Left Front Seat Diagram for 2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Seat Front Vertical Motor
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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:
  • Cruise Control Module
  • Inflatable Restraint Steering Wheel Module Coil
  • Cruise On/Off Switch
  • 2003 Chevrolet Malibu  3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 Chevrolet Malibu 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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