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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 2003-04 -> Precautions -> A/C Refrigerant Oil -> Battery Ground Cable -> Cleanliness -> Engine Coolant -> Exercise System -> General Service -> Product Compatibility -> R-134a -> Safety
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6 V8 DIESEL

Battery Ground Cable

Prior to service disconnect battery ground cable and isolate as required.

Product Compatibility

A/C Refrigerant Oil

Before replenishing refrigerant oil, ensure product compatibility with the system being serviced. Refer to "A/C Data," for specifications.

Engine Coolant

Before adding or replacing engine coolant, ensure product compatibility with the system being serviced. If using orange silicate-free coolant, do not mix with green silicated coolant. If mixed, premature engine, heater core or radiator corrosion may result.

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Drum Brakes -> Adjustments -> Astro, Bravada, S & T Series & Safari -> Automatic Apply Parking Brakes -> Aztek, Montana, Rendezvous, Silhouette, Trans Sport, Vue & Venture -> C & K Series -> Control Rod -> Express, Savana & P Series -> Lever Type -> Manual Parking Brake -> Optional Method -> Pedal Type -> Propeller Shaft Type -> Service Brake -> Standard Method -> Tracker
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6 V8 DIESEL

Service Brake

These brakes have self-adjusting shoe mechanisms that ensure correct lining-to-drum clearances at all times. The automatic adjusters operate only when the brakes are applied as the vehicle is moving rearward or when the vehicle comes to an uphill stop.

Although the brakes are self-adjusting, an initial adjustment is required after the brake shoes have been relined or replaced, or when the length of the adjusting screw has been changed during some other service operation.

Frequent usage of an automatic transmission forward range to halt reverse vehicle motion may prevent t...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Gasoline Engines Except Equinox, Montana SV6, Relay, Rendezvous w/3.6L Engine, Terraza, Uplander & Vue (2004-06) & 2004-06 Envoy, Rainier & TrailBlazer -> Returnless Fuel System
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1 V8 GAS

Returnless Fuel System

On models equipped with fuel injected engines, relieve fuel system pressure as outlined under "Fuel System Pressure Relief."

On models equipped with metal collar quick disconnect connectors, GM tool No. J37088-A, or equivalent, will be required to disconnect the connector. Pri...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1 V8 GAS

Never clamp propeller shaft tubing in a vise. Clamping could dent or deform the tube causing an imbalance or unsafe condition. Always clamp on one of the yokes and support the shaft horizontally. Avoid damaging the slip yoke sealing surface. Nicks may damage the bushing or cut the lip seal.

Disassemble

  • Support propeller shaft in a line horizontal with table of a press.
  • Mark propeller shaft in order to show which end connects to transmission and which end goes to rear axle.
  • On models equipped with external snap ring retainers, proceed as follows:
    • Disassemble snap rings by ...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6 V8 DIESEL

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove righthand front tire and wheel assembly.
  • Remove righthand front fender wheelhouse inner panel.
  • Remove starter motor battery positive cable, then solenoid wires.
  • Remove star...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 1999-2007 Silverado, Sierra, 2000-07 Denali, Suburban, Tahoe, Yukon, Yukon XL, 2001-07 Escalade & 2002-07 Avalanche
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6 V8 DIESEL

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.

  • Remove the righthand instrument panel hush panel.
  • Remove the A/C and heater modul...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Service Throttle Soon Indicator Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1 V8 GAS

A "Service Throttle Soon" indicator lamp is mounted in the lower righthand instrument cluster corner on these models. It lights when the ignition is turned On, but should go out approximately 1-5 seconds after the engine starts.

Traditional throttle cables are no longer used on these models. The PCM receives signals from an electron...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1 V8 GAS

Inlet

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

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1 V8 GAS

  • Rotate tensioner counterclockwise, using suitab...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

LH Front of Vechicle Diagram for 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD  6.0 V8 GASLH Front of Vechicle Diagram for 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Headlamp
  • Turn Signal Lamp
  • Daytime Running Lamp
  • Connector C-125
  • Park Signal Lamp
  • Accessory Power Outlet Diagram for 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD  8.1 V8 GASAccessory Power Outlet Diagram for 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Accessory Power Outlet
  • Cigar Lighter Assembly
  • Instrument Panel
  • Ashtray Lamp Socket
  • Ashtray Lamp Shield
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD  8.1 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Tail/Stop Lamp -Right
  • License Lamp -Right
  • 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD  6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Power Take Off Relay
  • Power Take Off Switch
  • Engine Control Module/Powertrain Control Module
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: 6.6L LB7, LLY Duramax Diesel Engine Cylinder Head Gasket Missing Thickness Grade Markings-Inspect Block for Stampings
    Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6 V8 DIESEL

    Auto Systems:
  • Diesel Engines
  • Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 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 Silverado 2500 HD 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 Silverado 2500 HD 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 Silverado 2500 HD 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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