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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 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 Silverado 1500 AUTOMOBILES

Manual Air Conditioning & Heater System Diagnosis & Testing -> Sierra & Silverado -> Air Conditioning System Troubleshooting
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3 V8 GAS

If an air conditioning system fault is suspected, inspect the following conditions:

  • Inspect outer surfaces of radiator and condenser cores to ensure air flow is not blocked by dirt, leaves or other foreign material.
  • Restrictions or kinks in condenser core, hoses or tubes.
  • Blower motor operation.
  • Refriger...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Description -> Hydraulic Control Valves -> Master Cylinder
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8 V8 GAS

Master Cylinder

Some vehicles use a conventional tandem master cylinder with two hydraulic pistons operating in-line. The primary piston controls the front brake system and the secondary piston controls the rear brake system.

Other models use a master cylinder that operates the same as the conventional master cylinder, but also incorporates a quick take-up feature in the rear chamber to reduce excessive pedal travel which may result from increased fluid displacement required to move the low drag caliper piston out against the rotor.

The quick take-up uses a spring-loaded ball check val...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Gasoline Engines Except Equinox, Montana SV6, Relay, Rendezvous w/3.6L Engine, Terraza, Uplander & Vue (2004-06) & 2004-06 Envoy, Rainier & TrailBlazer -> Returnless Fuel System
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3 V8 GAS

Returnless Fuel System

On models equipped with fuel injected engines, relieve fuel system pressure as outlined under "Fuel System Pressure Relief."

On models equipped with metal collar quick disconnect connectors, GM tool No. J37088-A, or equivalent, will be required to disconnect the connector. Pri...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8 V8 GAS

Never clamp propeller shaft tubing in a vise. Clamping could dent or deform the tube causing an imbalance or unsafe condition. Always clamp on one of the yokes and support the shaft horizontally. Avoid damaging the slip yoke sealing surface. Nicks may damage the bushing or cut the lip seal.

Disassemble

  • Support propeller shaft in a line horizontal with table of a press.
  • Mark propeller shaft in order to show which end connects to transmission and which end goes to rear axle.
  • On models equipped with external snap ring retainers, proceed as follows:
    • Disassemble snap rings by ...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3 V8 FLEX

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove mounting bolts and engine shield, if required.
  • Remove mounting bolts and oil pan skid plate, if required.
  • Remove righthand transmission cover bolt.
  • Remove front axle mounting bracket nut, then position front axle mounting bracket bolt until tip is flush with support bushing. Do not remove bolt.
  • Remove mounting bolts and slide starter forward until it clears transmission.
  • Disconnect oil level sensor electrical connector.
  • Remove start...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 1999-2007 Silverado, Sierra, 2000-07 Denali, Suburban, Tahoe, Yukon, Yukon XL, 2001-07 Escalade & 2002-07 Avalanche
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3 V8 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.

  • Remove the righthand instrument panel hush panel.
  • Remove the A/C and heater modul...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Check Engine Oil Level ->
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3 V8 GAS

This system is used to indicate a low engine oil level condition. The lamp should light during engine starting. If oil level is sufficient, the lamp should go off when engine is operating. If oil level is low the...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3 V6 GAS

  • Drain cooling system into suitable container.
  • Disconnect MAF/IAT sensor harness connector.
  • Separate MAF/IAT sensor and air inlet tube by loosening hose clamp.
  • Remove inlet hose from support, radiator and thermostat housing. Remove radiator inlet hose.
  • Remove outlet hose from surge tank, water pump and radiator. Remove radiator outlet hose.
  • Remove retainers, mounting bolts and upper fan shroud.
  • Remove fan and clutch using a suitable fan clutch wrench tool.
  • Remove lower fan shroud by lifting up to disconnect from clips on radiator and remove.
  • Remove surge tank hose.
  • Remove engine oil coo...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3 V8 GAS

  • Rotate tensioner clockwise to release belt tension using suitable wrench, then remove belt.
  • Route belt over pulleys excep...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Rear Wheel Steering Control Module Diagram for 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500  5.3 V8 GASRear Wheel Steering Control Module Diagram for 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Rear Wheel Steering Control Module
  • Frame
  • Mounting Bracket
  • Engine Oil Pressure Sensor Diagram for 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500  5.3 V8 FLEXEngine Oil Pressure Sensor Diagram for 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3 V8 FLEX

    Components on diagram:
  • Engine Oil Pressure Sensor
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500  4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Trailer Connector
  • 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500  4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Body Control Module
  • Ignition Key Alarm Switch
  • Ignition Lock Cylinder Case
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
  • Document: Power Folding Mirrors Will Not Fold Inward
    Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Instruments, Dash Cluster, Warning Lights, Mirrors
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 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 Silverado 1500 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 Silverado 1500 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 Silverado 1500 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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