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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

Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Impala & Monte Carlo -> Expansion Tube (Orifice), Replace
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4 V6 GAS

  • Recover refrigerant as outlined in .
  • Remove air cleaner.
  • Open hood, then remove mounting nuts and cross-vehicle brace.
  • Disconnect retainers and lower lefthand instrument panel insulator.
  • Remove courtesy lamp socket by turning it counterclockwise.
  • Remove insulator from accelerator stud.
  • Disconnect stop lamp switch electrical connector.
  • Remove clip and disconnect brake booster pushrod from pedal.
  • Partially drain cooling system into suitable container.
  • Disconnect EVAP canister purge valve, fuel feed and return pipes.
  • ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> General Motors -> Description -> Brake Distribution Valve & Switch -> Brake Warning Lamp Switches -> Combination Valve -> Components -> Diagonally Split System -> Failure Warning Switch -> Fluid Level Sensor -> Front & Rear Split System -> Metering Valve -> Proportioning Or Pressure Control Valve -> Warning Lamp
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8 V6 GAS

Front & Rear Split System

When the brake pedal is depressed, both the primary (front brake) and the secondary (rear brake) master cylinder pistons are moved simultaneously to exert hydraulic fluid pressure on their respective systems.

If the rear (secondary) brake system fails, initial brake pedal movement will cause the unrestricted secondary piston to bottom in the master cylinder bore. Primary piston movement will displace hydraulic fluid in the primary section of the master cylinder to actuate the front brake system.

If the front (primary) brake system fails, initial brake pedal mo...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 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 Monte Carlo LS 3.4 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 Monte Carlo AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4 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

Wiring Diagrams -> Wire Color Code Identification
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4 V6 GAS

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo AUTOMOBILES

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

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove torque converter cover mounting bolts, then cover.
  • Remove starter moto...

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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 SS 3.8 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 -> Check Engine Or Service Now Soon Engine Indicator Lamps (Gasoline Engines w/Electronic Engine Controls Or EFI) -> Except LeMans, Metro, Prizm, Storm & Vibe
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4 V6 GAS

The Check Engine lamp should light when the ignition is turned On. When the engine is started, the lamp should go off. If the lamp remains on for 10 seconds or constantly after the engine is started, the self diagnosis system has detected a fault condition and has stored a code in the system Electronic Control Module (ECM) or Powertrain Control Module (PCM). After diagnosis and repair, the ECM memory can be cleared of codes as follows:

On models except Cadillac with DEFI, remove the ECM/PCM fuse or disconnect the battery ground cable for approximately 30...

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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 SS 3.8 V6 GAS

  • Rotate tensioner counterclockwise to remove the dri...

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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+.

Left Front of Engine Compartment Diagram for 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4 V6 GASLeft Front of Engine Compartment Diagram for 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • Manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor
  • Knock Sensor
  • Engine Oil Pressure Switch
  • Evaporative Emission Canister Purge Solenoid
  • Left Door Diagram for 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8 V6 GASLeft Door Diagram for 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Impact Beam
  • Inflatable Restraint Side Impact Sensor, LF
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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 LS 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Windshield Washer Fluid Level Switch
  • Daytime Running Lamps Relay
  • Horn Assembly
  • Fan Control 2 Relay
  • Windshield Washer Fluid Pump
  • 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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