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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

Electrical Symbol & Wire Color Code Identification -> Wire Color Code Identification -> Domestic Vehicles
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Impala SS 3.8 V6 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Impala AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Description -> Brake Distribution Valve & Switch -> Brake Warning Lamp Switches -> Combination Valve -> Components -> Diagonally Split System -> Failure Warning Switch -> Fluid Level Sensor -> Front & Rear Split System -> Metering Valve -> Proportioning Or Pressure Control Valve -> Warning Lamp
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.4 V6 GAS

Front & Rear Split System

When the brake pedal is depressed, both the primary (front brake) and the secondary (rear brake) master cylinder pistons are moved simultaneously to exert hydraulic fluid pressure on their respective systems.

If the rear brake system fails, initial brake pedal movement will cause the unrestricted secondary piston to bottom in the master cylinder bore. Primary piston movement will displace hydraulic fluid in the primary section of the master cylinder to actuate the front brake system.

If the front brake system fails, initial brake pedal movement will cause the ...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Impala AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Component Locations -> Malibu (1997-03), Monte Carlo, Impala, Alero, Cutlass (1997-99) & Grand Am (1999-05) & Grand Prix
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.4 V6 GAS

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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 LS 3.8 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

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.4 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove front lower air deflector panel.
  • Remove torque converter covers.
  • Remove mounting nuts and disconnec...

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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 -> Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Warning Indicator -> 2000-05 Impala -> Reset -> Using Light Switch -> Using RDS Radio
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8 V6 GAS

Reset

Using RDS Radio

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 RESET is disp...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Impala AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8 V6 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Remove the fuel injector sight shield.
  • Release clamp on heater inlet hose using hose clamp pliers J 38185 or equivalent.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Impala AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Impala 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+.

Right Front of Vehicle Diagram for 2004 Chevrolet Impala  3.4 V6 GASRight Front of Vehicle Diagram for 2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.4 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Wiring Blunt End Connector
  • Rear Compartment Lid Diagram for 2004 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8 V6 GASRear Compartment Lid Diagram for 2004 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Backup Lamp
  • Connector C-901
  • Grommet P-909
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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:
  • Body Control Module
  • Backup Lamp Left
  • Backup Lamp Right
  • 2004 Chevrolet Impala SS 3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Chevrolet Impala SS 3.8 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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