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2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 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 Monte Carlo AUTOMOBILES

    Electric Cooling Fans -> Impala & Monte Carlo -> System Diagnosis & Testing
    Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4 V6 GAS

    Refer to Fig. , for Powertrain OBD syste...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo AUTOMOBILES

    Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Rear Disc Brake (Type 1) -> Caliper Service -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> Replacement
    Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4 V6 GAS

    Replacement

    • Remove 2/3 of brake fluid from master cylinder reservoir.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Mark relationship of wheel to axle flange, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
    • Using a suitable C-clamp, compress caliper piston enough for clearance.
    • Remove brake hose from caliper plug openings in caliper and brake hose to prevent fluid loss and contamination.
    • Remove caliper bolts, then the caliper housing from rotor and caliper bracket.
    • Reverse procedure to install.

    Disassemble

    • Pad interior of caliper assembly with a clean shop towel, then remove piston assembly using low pressure compres...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 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 Monte Carlo SS 3.8 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 Monte Carlo AUTOMOBILES

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8 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. 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 suitable pu...

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    TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo AUTOMOBILES

    Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Tests -> Intermittent & Poor Connections -> Intermittents -> Poor Connections
    Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8 V6 GAS

    Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

    Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to DLC (Data Link Connector) and follow manufacturer's instructions.

    Diagnostic Tests

    Refer to Figs. through for diagnostic test procedures.

    Intermittent & Poor Connections

    Intermittents

    Most intermittents are caused by faulty electrical connections or wiring. Inspect for the following:

    • Wiring broken inside insulation.
    • Poor connection between male and female terminal at connector.
    • Poor terminal to wire connection. Some conditions which fall under this are:
      • Poor crimps.
      • Poor solder joints.
      • Crimping over wire ins...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4 V6 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove front lower air deflector panel.
    • Remove torque converter covers from transaxle.
    • Remove retaining nuts, then disco...

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    CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo AUTOMOBILES

    Cabin Air Filter Service -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 1997-2005 Century, Regal, 1998-2002 Intrigue & 2000-05 Impala & Monte Carlo
    Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 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.

    • Place the windshield wipers in the up position by turning the ignition switch Off when the wipers reach the desired position.
    • Open the hood.
    • Lift the righthand side of the rear hood seal from the flange in the area of the rig...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Air Bag Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8 V6 GAS

    This lamp should light for a approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned on as a bulb check. If the air b...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo AUTOMOBILES

    Radiator, Replace
    Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8 V6 GAS

    • Drain engine coolant into suitable container.
    • Remove upper radiator seal.
    • Remove upper radiator support bar.
    • Disconnect and plug coolant overflow hose from radiator.
    • Disconnect upper and lower radiator hoses from radiator and position out of way.
    • Remove bolt from transmission oil cooler pipe clip at lower radiator tie bar.
    • Remove cooling fans.
    • Disconnect transmission fluid cooler lines from radiator using coupling tool No. J41623-B, or equivalent. Position lines aside.
    • Disconnect overflow hose from radiator.
    • The bolt retaining the condenser...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4 V6 GAS

    • Rotate tensioner clockwise using a b...

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    COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo AUTOMOBILES

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

    Lower Left Front of Engine Diagram for 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4 V6 GASLower Left Front of Engine Diagram for 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Ground G-113
  • Ground G-117
  • Front of Driver Door Trim, Windows Diagram for 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4 V6 GASFront of Driver Door Trim, Windows Diagram for 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Window Switch, Driver
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo AUTOMOBILES

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

    2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Body Control Module
  • Message Center
  • Trunk Open Indicator
  • Remote Control Door Lock Receiver
  • Rear Compartment Lid Release Switch
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Message Center
  • Malfunction Indicator
  • Reduced Engine Power Indicator
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 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: 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4 V6 GAS

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

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