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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 AUTOMOBILES

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Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3 V8 GAS

Passenger Cars

The Sensing and Diagnostic Module (SDM) can maintain enough voltage to cause air bag deployment for up to 10 minutes after the ignition is turned Off and the battery is disconnected. Servicing the Supplemental air bag (SIR) system during this period may result in accidental deployment and personal injury.

Achieva & Skylark
1994-96
  • Ensure front wheels are in straight-ahead position.
  • Turn ignition switch to LOCK position.
  • Remove AIR BAG fuse from fuse block.
  • On 1995 models, remove lefthand sound insulator panel to ac...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 AUTOMOBILES

Anti-Lock Brakes -> Kelsey-Hayes -> Description
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3 V8 FLEX

When wheel slip is detected during a brake application, the ABS enters anti-lock mode. During anti-lock braking, hydraulic pressure in the individual wheel circuits is controlled to prevent any wheel from slipping. A separate hydraulic line and specific solenoid valves are provided for each wheel. The ABS can decrease, hold, or increase hydraulic pressure to each wheel brake. The ABS cannot, however, increase hydraulic pressure above the amount which is transmitted by the master cylinder during braking.

During anti-lock braking, a series of rapid pulsations is felt in the brake pedal...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Pressure Relief -> Except Montana SV6, Relay, Rendezvous w/3.6L Engine, Terraza, Tracker & Uplander -> Engine Fuel Pressure Service Port -> Engines Less Fuel Pressure Service Port
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3 V8 FLEX

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 strategy.

Engines Less Fuel Pressure ...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Rear
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3 V8 FLEX

Front

Before disassembly, observe and accurately reference mark all driveline components relative to the propeller shaft and axles. These items include the propeller shafts, wheel drive shafts, pinion flanges and output shafts

Assemble all components in the exact relationship to each other as they were prior to removal. Observe all published specifications and torque values, and any measurements obtained prior to disassembly.

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove transfer case shield, if equipped.
  • If equipped with double clamp style boot, remove clamp at transfer case by prying up ex...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3 V8 FLEX

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove mounting bolts and engine shield, if required.
  • Remove mounting bolts and oil pan skid plate, if required.
  • Remove righthand transmission cover bolt.
  • Remove front axle mounting bracket nut, then position front axle mounting bracket bolt until tip is flush with support bushing. Do not remove bolt.
  • Remove starter motor mounting bolts and slide starter forward until it clears transmission.
  • Disconnect oil level sensor electrical connector.
  • Remove starter...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 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 Suburban 1500 5.3 V8 FLEX

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 Suburban 1500 AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Traction Control System (TCS)/Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3 V8 FLEX

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

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3 V8 GAS

  • Drain radiator coolant into suitable container.
  • Remove upper and lower radiator hoses.
  • Remove mounting bolts and lower fan shroud.
  • Remove engine vent hose and surge take hose.
  • Disconnect eng...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3 V8 GAS

  • Rotate tensioner clockwise to release belt tension using suitable wrench, then remove belt.
  • Route belt over pulleys excep...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Fuse Block Underhood-C1 and C6 Diagram for 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500  5.3 V8 GASFuse Block Underhood-C1 and C6 Diagram for 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Connector C-1
  • Connector C-6
  • Theft Deterrent Control Module Diagram for 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500  5.3 V8 GASTheft Deterrent Control Module Diagram for 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Theft Deterrent Control Module
  • Lock Cylinder Housing
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500  5.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Radio
  • Vehicle Communication Interface Module
  • Cellular Microphone
  • Cellular and Navigation Antenna
  • OnStar Button Assembly
  • 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500  5.3 V8 FLEX Wiring Diagram2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3 V8 FLEX Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Starter Solenoid
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Powertrain Control Module
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
  • Document: Power Folding Mirrors Will Not Fold Inward
    Vehicle: 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Instruments, Dash Cluster, Warning Lights, Mirrors
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 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 Suburban 1500 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 Suburban 1500 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 Suburban 1500 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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