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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

General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 2003-04 -> Precautions -> A/C Refrigerant Oil -> Battery Ground Cable -> Cleanliness -> Engine Coolant -> Exercise System -> General Service -> Product Compatibility -> R-134a -> Safety
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8 V6 GAS

Battery Ground Cable

Prior to service disconnect battery ground cable and isolate as required.

Product Compatibility

A/C Refrigerant Oil

Before replenishing refrigerant oil, ensure product compatibility with the system being serviced. Refer to "A/C Data," for specifications.

Engine Coolant

Before adding or replacing engine coolant, ensure product compatibility with the system being serviced. If using orange silicate-free coolant, do not mix with green silicated coolant. If mixed, premature engine, heater core or radiator corrosion may result.

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Impala AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Diagnosis & Testing
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Impala SS 3.8 V6 GAS

Refer to...

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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 3.4 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

Reset Procedures -> 2000-05 Impala & Monte Carlo -> Using Light Switch
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.4 V6 GAS

2000-05 Impala & Monte Carlo

The Low Tire Pressure indicator will turn On when the pressure in one of the tires becomes 12 psi. lower or higher then the other three. The low tire pressure monitor system uses the ABS wheel speed sensors to determine if a tire is low by a variation in wheel speed.

  • Inflate all tires to vehicle manufacturer's specifications.
  • Place the ignition switch in the On position.
  • Place radio in Off position.
  • Press and hold DISP button until SETTINGS is displayed.
  • Press the SEEK up or down buttons until TIRE MON is displayed.
  • Press the PREV or NEXT buttons until RES...

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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 3.8 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 -> Change Oil, Change Oil Now Or Change Oil Soon Lamp & Messages -> 2000-05 Impala -> Using Accelerator Pedal -> Using Radio
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.8 V6 GAS

Using Accelerator Pedal

The Engine Oil Life monitor indicates when an oil and filter change are needed, usually from 3000-10,000 miles since the last change. The CHANGE OIL SOON indicator may light even before 3000 miles if the vehicle has been operated under severe service.

The monitor will not detect dust in the oil. If operating in dusty conditions be sure to change the oil and filter every 3000 miles or sooner if the CHANGE OIL SOON lamp lights.

To reset the Engine Oil Life monitor proceed as follows:

  • Turn ignition on, but do not start engine.
  • Fully depress and release accelerator...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Impala AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.8 V6 GAS

Lower

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp from water pump housing using hose clamp pliers J 38185 or equivalent.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from water pump housing.
  • Remove lower radiator air deflector.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator using hose clamp pliers J 38185 or equivalent.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator and from vehicle.
  • Re...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Impala AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8 V6 GAS

  • Rotate tensioner counterclockwise to remove the drive belt, using ...

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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+.

Floor Console Diagram for 2004 Chevrolet Impala  3.4 V6 GASFloor Console Diagram for 2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.4 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Traction Control Switch 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 SS 3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Chevrolet Impala SS 3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Retained Accessory Power Relay
  • Headlamp Relay
  • 2004 Chevrolet Impala  3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Sunroof Module
  • Sunroof Switch
  • Sunroof Motor
  • Sunroof Opening Position Switch
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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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