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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

Electrical Symbol & Wire Color Code Identification -> Wire Color Code Identification -> Domestic Vehicles
Vehicle: 2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

Anti-Lock Brakes -> Delphi 7.0 -> System Service -> ABS Automated Bleed -> Brake Pressure Modulator Valve (BPMV) -> Brake System Bleed -> Component Replacement -> Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM) -> Front Wheel Speed Sensor -> Hydraulic Brake System Bleeding -> Manual -> Pressure -> Rear Wheel Speed Sensor -> Traction Control Switch
Vehicle: 2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

Brake System Bleed

ABS Automated Bleed

In most circumstances a base brake bleed is all that is required for most component replacements (such as wheel cylinders, calipers, brake tubes, and master cylinder) except for BPMV replacement.

The following automated ABS bleed procedure is required when one of the following occur: Manual bleeding at the wheel cylinders does not achieve the desired pedal height or feel. Brake Pressure Modulator Valve replacement (BPMV). Extreme loss of brake fluid has occurred. Air ingestion is suspected.

If none of the above conditions apply use standard blee...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette 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 Oldsmobile Silhouette 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 vehicle relearns its adaptive strategy.

Engines Less Fuel Pressure ...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Rear
Vehicle: 2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

Front

  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Remove engine splash shield.
  • Insert a suitable drift or punch through brake caliper and into brake rotor to prevent wheel hub and bearing from turning.
  • Remove wheel drive shaft spindle nut.
  • Remove stabilizer shaft link.
  • Disconnect outer tie rod end from steering knuckle. Do not loosen tie rod end jam nut.
  • Disconnect wheel speed sensor electrical connector, then reposition wiring harness away from ball joint.
  • Disconnect lower ball joint from steering knuckle.
  • Install wheel hub remover tool No. J 42129, or equival...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove air cleaner assembly.
  • Disconnect alternator electrical connectors.
  • Remove accessory drive belt.
  • Remove alternator from bracket.
  • Remove alternator from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the fo...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 1998-2005 Montana, Silhouette, Trans Sport, Venture & 2002-03 Rendezvous
Vehicle: 2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 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.

  • Open the instrument panel compartment door.
  • Remove the door located at the rear of the instrument panel compartment.
  • Open the A/C and heater module access door, Fig. .
  • Remove the first cabin air filter through the A/C and heater module access...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Service Throttle Soon Indicator Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 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 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

  • Drain engine coolant into a suitable container.
  • Disconnect and plug lower transmission oil cooler (TOC) line from radiator.
  • Remove cooling fans and shroud.
  • Remove radiator inlet hose.
  • Remove ...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove belt shield bolt and shield.
  • Lift or...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

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

Rear, RH Side Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette  3.4 V6 GASRear, RH Side Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Speed Sensor
  • Engine Oil Level Switch
  • Engine Harness
  • Engine Oil Level Switch Connector
  • Upper, Left Side Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette  3.4 V6 GASUpper, Left Side Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Cruise Control Module
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

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

    2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette  3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Overhead Console
  • Universal Garage Door Opener
  • 2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette  3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Driver Seat Assembly
  • Seat Adjuster Switch-Driver
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette 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 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

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

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette 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 Oldsmobile Silhouette 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 Oldsmobile Silhouette 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 Oldsmobile Silhouette 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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