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2004 Chevrolet Impala CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Chevrolet REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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    A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Impala AUTOMOBILES

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    Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.8 V6 GAS

    Passenger Cars

    Body Control Module (BCM)
    Alero & Grand Am

    This procedure must be performed if the BCM, Passlock sensor or PCM is replaced. If BCM is not properly programmed, it will not control all the features properly.

    • Ensure battery is fully charged and ignition switch is in the ON position.
    • Connect a suitably programmed Tech II, or equivalent, scan tool to Data Link Connector (DLC).
    • Access scan tool "Special Functions" menu and follow scan tool instructions to program BCM.
    • If BCM fails to accept the pr...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Impala AUTOMOBILES

    Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Service -> Assemble -> Aura, Bonneville, DTS, ION, LeSabre, Lucerne, Park Avenue, Solstice & SKY -> Aveo -> Corvette -> CTS -> Disassemble -> Except Aura, Aveo, Bonneville, Cobalt, Corvette, CTS, DTS, G5, ION, L-Series, LaCrosse, LeSabre, Lucerne, Park Avenue, Solstice, SKY, STS, Vibe & XLR -> L-Series -> LaCrosse, STS & XLR -> Master Cylinder Overhaul -> Vibe -> Wheel Cylinder Overhaul
    Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.8 V6 GAS

    Master Cylinder Overhaul

    Except Aura, Aveo, Bonneville, Cobalt, Corvette, CTS, DTS, G5, ION, L-Series, LaCrosse, LeSabre, Lucerne, Park Avenue, Solstice, SKY, STS, Vibe & XLR
    Disassemble

    Refer to Figs. and when performing the following procedures.

    • Disconnect and plug hydraulic lines.
    • Remove mounting nuts and master cylinder.
    • Remove reservoir cover and diaphragm. Discard old brake fluid.
    • Inspect cover and diaphragm.
    • Remove fluid level switch.
    • On models equipped with compact master cylinder,remove proportioning valve, Fig. .
    • On all models, depress primary piston and remove lock ring.
    • Plu...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Impala AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Except Aveo, Chevette 1.8L Diesel, Corvette, GTO, LaCrosse, Malibu (2004-06) & Malibu Maxx, Vibe, XLR, 2004-05 Corvette & 1998-2002 Metro & Prizm
    Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Impala 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 v...

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Impala AUTOMOBILES

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8 V6 GAS

    • Raise and support vehicle on a hoist.
    • Remove tire and wheel assembly.
    • Disconnect tie rod from knuckle.
    • Insert a drift into rotor and against caliper in order to prevent rotor from turning.
    • Remove wheel drive shaft nut.
    • Remove stabilizer link.
    • Be sure that wheel speed sensor wiring harness is repositioned away from ball joint after disconnecting electrical connector from sensor. Disconnect ele...

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    TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Impala AUTOMOBILES

    Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Tests -> Intermittent & Poor Connections -> Intermittents -> Poor Connections
    Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.4 V6 GAS

    Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

    Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to DLC (Data Link Connector) and follow manufacturer's instructions.

    Diagnostic Tests

    Refer to Figs. through for diagnostic test procedures.

    Intermittent & Poor Connections

    Intermittents

    Most intermittents are caused by faulty electrical connections or wiring. Inspect for the following:

    • Wiring broken inside insulation.
    • Poor connection between male and female terminal at connector.
    • Poor terminal to wire connection. Some conditions which fall under this are:
      • Poor crimps.
      • Poor solder joints.
      • Crimping over wire ins...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Impala AUTOMOBILES

    Alternator, Replace
    Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.8 V6 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Remove serpentine drive belt, using a suitable tool.
    • Dis...

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    CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Impala AUTOMOBILES

    Cabin Air Filter Service -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 1997-2005 Century, Regal, 1998-2002 Intrigue & 2000-05 Impala & Monte Carlo
    Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Impala 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.

    • Place the windshield wipers in the up position by turning the ignition switch Off when the wipers reach the desired position.
    • Open the hood.
    • Lift the righthand side of the rear hood seal from the flange in the area of the rig...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Impala AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Active Handling System Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.8 V6 GAS

    This lamp should light for a approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned on as a bulb check. The lamp will also come on as the system is...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Impala AUTOMOBILES

    Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
    Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.4 V6 GAS

    Inlet

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at heater pipe assembly using hose clamp pliers J 38185 or equivalent.
    • Remove hose from heater pipe assembly.
    • Disconnect heater inlet hose from underhood junction box retainer clip.
    • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at water pump using hose clamp pliers J 38185 or equivalent.
    • Remove heater inlet hose from water pump...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Impala AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.4 V6 GAS

    • Rotate tensioner clockwise using a b...

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    COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2004 Chevrolet Impala AUTOMOBILES

    Component location diagrams for most 2004 Chevrolet Impala cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    Left Side of Rear Window Diagram for 2004 Chevrolet Impala  3.8 V6 GASLeft Side of Rear Window Diagram for 2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.8 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Radio Antenna Module
  • Radio Antenna Module Connector
  • Main Body Wiring Harness
  • Radio Antenna Module Coax Connector
  • Radio Rear Window Antenna Connector
  • Rear of Engine Diagram for 2004 Chevrolet Impala SS 3.8 V6 GASRear of Engine Diagram for 2004 Chevrolet Impala SS 3.8 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Speed Sensor
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2004 Chevrolet Impala AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2004 Chevrolet Impala cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2004 Chevrolet Impala  3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Seat Driver
  • 2004 Chevrolet Impala  3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Radio Antenna Module
  • Rear Defog Relay
  • Body Control Module
  • HVAC Control Module
  • Rear Window
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2004 Chevrolet Impala AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2004 Chevrolet Impala cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.8 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: 2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.8 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2004 Chevrolet Impala AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2004 Chevrolet Impala 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 2004 Chevrolet Impala 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 2004 Chevrolet Impala 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 2004 Chevrolet Impala 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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