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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 GMC Savana 1500 AUTOMOBILES

Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Express & Savana -> Accumulator, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 GMC Savana 1500 5.3 V8 GAS

  • Recover refrigerant as outlined in .
  • Remove mounting bolt and position coolant recovery reservoir aside.
  • Disconnect low pressure sensor electrical connector.
  • Remove mounting nuts, then the evaporator outlet and compressor inlet hoses.
  • ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 GMC Savana 1500 AUTOMOBILES

Drum Brakes -> Brake Service -> Astro, Bravada, S & T Series & Safari -> Aztek, Rendezvous & Vue -> C & K Series -> Duo-Servo -> Express & Savana -> Installation -> Montana, Silhouette, Trans Sport & Venture -> P Series -> Removal -> Single-Servo -> Tracker
Vehicle: 2003 GMC Savana 1500 4.3 V6 GAS

C & K Series

Duo-Servo
Removal
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Mark relationship of wheel to hub, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • On models equipped with full-floating axles, remove hub and drum assembly as outlined in. "Drive Axles."
  • On models equipped with semi-floating axles, proceed as follows:
    • Install pin into park brake lever.
    • Mark relationship of drum to axle.
    • Remove rear brake drum retainers, as required.
    • Remove rear brake drum.
  • On all models, remove return springs and shoe guide,. Fig. .
  • Remove brake hold down springs and pins.
  • Disconnect actuator lever and pivot.
  • Remove lever return sp...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 GMC Savana 1500 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 GMC Savana 1500 5.3 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 GMC Savana 1500 AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 2003 GMC Savana 1500 5.3 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 GMC Savana 1500 AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 GMC Savana 1500 4.3 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove coolant reservoir and air cleaner.
  • Remove upper fan shroud.
  • Remove drive belt.
  • Remove heater hose pipe from alternator and oil fill tubes from support bracket.
  • Remove alternator ...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2003 GMC Savana 1500 AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2003 GMC Savana 1500 4.3 V6 GAS

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

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 GMC Savana 1500 AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2003 GMC Savana 1500 4.3 V6 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Remove upper fan shroud.
  • Remove accumulator.
  • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at coolant bypass valve.
  • Remove hose from coolant bypass valve.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
  • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

Outlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Remove upper fan shroud.
  • Remove accumulator.
  • Reposition heater hose ou...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 GMC Savana 1500 AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 GMC Savana 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 GMC Savana 1500 AUTOMOBILES

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

Tow/Haul Switch Location Diagram for 2003 GMC Savana 1500  5.3 V8 GASTow/Haul Switch Location Diagram for 2003 GMC Savana 1500 5.3 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Tow Switch
  • Haul Switch
  • Steering Column Components Diagram for 2003 GMC Savana 1500  5.3 V8 GASSteering Column Components Diagram for 2003 GMC Savana 1500 5.3 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Windshield Wiper Switch
  • Windshield Washer Switch
  • Steering Column
  • Hazard Switch
  • Cruise Control Switch
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2003 GMC Savana 1500 AUTOMOBILES

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

    2003 GMC Savana 1500  4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 GMC Savana 1500 4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Hvac Control Assembly-Front Auxiliary
  • 2003 GMC Savana 1500  5.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 GMC Savana 1500 5.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Park Lamp Relay
  • Body Control Module
  • Courtesy Lamp Relay
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2003 GMC Savana 1500 AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2003 GMC Savana 1500 4.3 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
  • Document: Front or Rear Axle Vent Hose Fluid Leak
    Vehicle: 2003 GMC Savana 1500 4.3 V6 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Leaks
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2003 GMC Savana 1500 AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2003 GMC Savana 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 GMC Savana 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 GMC Savana 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 GMC Savana 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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