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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 GMC Sonoma AUTOMOBILES

Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Blazer, Jimmy, Sonoma & S10 -> Thermostat, Replace -> 2.2L Engine -> 4.3L Engine
Vehicle: 2003 GMC Sonoma 2.2 L4 GAS

2.2L Engine

  • Drain coolant into suitable container until level is below thermostat.
  • Remove clamp and radiator inlet hose clamp from water outlet housing.
  • Remove mounting bolts, water outlet housing and thermostat. Discard O-ring seal.
  • Reverse procedure to install. Torque water outlet housing mounting bolts to 89 inch lbs.

4.3L Engine

  • Drain coolant into suitable container until level is below thermostat.
  • Disconnect breather tube from air cleaner outlet duct.
  • Disconnect Intake Air Temperature (IAT) sensor harness connector...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 GMC Sonoma AUTOMOBILES

Power Brake Units -> Delco Brake Booster -> Power Brake Unit Service Replacement
Vehicle: 2003 GMC Sonoma 4.3 V6 GAS

The power brake uni...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 GMC Sonoma AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1992-05 S/T Series Blazer, Bravada, Jimmy & Pickup -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 2003 GMC Sonoma 2.2 L4 GAS

Normal Service

R...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 GMC Sonoma AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Front -> One Piece Driveshaft -> Rear -> Two Piece Driveshaft
Vehicle: 2003 GMC Sonoma 2.2 L4 GAS

Front

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Mark the front U-joint to the pinion yoke on the front differential.
  • Mark the relationship of the rear U-joint to the transfer case drive flange.
  • Remove the retaining nuts and bolts from the drive flange.
  • Remove the clamps and retaining bolts from the front drive axle pinion flange.
  • Remove the front propeller shaft from the vehicle.
  • Using tape and or a rubber band, wrap the front U-joint bearing caps to ensure the caps do not separate from the U-joint.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Torque front propeller shaft to the pinion flang...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 GMC Sonoma AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 GMC Sonoma 4.3 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove air inlet duct.
  • Remove heater hose brace bolt from rear of alternator.
  • Disconnect alternator electrical connectors.
  • Remove accessory drive belt.
  • Remove alternator mou...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2003 GMC Sonoma AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Traction Control System (TCS)/Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2003 GMC Sonoma 2.2 L4 GAS

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 GMC Sonoma AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 GMC Sonoma 2.2 L4 GAS

  • Drain coolant from radiator into a suitable container, then disconnect upper coolant reservoir hose.
  • Remove upper fan shroud bolts, then shroud.
  • On models equipped with automatic transmission,disconnect and plug transmission flui...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 GMC Sonoma AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 GMC Sonoma 2.2 L4 GAS

  • Rotate or lift the belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from dr...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2003 GMC Sonoma AUTOMOBILES

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

Fuse Block-Underhood,Battery Fuse Cable Diagram for 2003 GMC Sonoma  4.3 V6 GASFuse Block-Underhood,Battery Fuse Cable Diagram for 2003 GMC Sonoma 4.3 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Fuse Block Underhood
  • Battery Fuse Cable
  • Battery Fuse Stud Cover
  • Front Passenger Door Lock Actuator,Door Lock Cylinder Switch Diagram for 2003 GMC Sonoma  4.3 V6 GASFront Passenger Door Lock Actuator,Door Lock Cylinder Switch Diagram for 2003 GMC Sonoma 4.3 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Door Lock Actuator
  • Window Motor
  • Connector C-500
  • Connector C-601
  • Splice S-501
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2003 GMC Sonoma AUTOMOBILES

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

    2003 GMC Sonoma  2.2 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 GMC Sonoma 2.2 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Dome Lamp
  • Center High Mounted Stop Lamp
  • Inside Rearview Mirror
  • Vanity Mirror Lamp-Right
  • Vanity Mirror Lamp-Left
  • 2003 GMC Sonoma  4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 GMC Sonoma 4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Express Down Module
  • Window Motor-Driver
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2003 GMC Sonoma AUTOMOBILES

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

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

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2003 GMC Sonoma AUTOMOBILES

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