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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 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 Silverado 1500 5.3 V8 FLEX

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 Silverado 1500 AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Delco Dual Piston Sliding Caliper -> Rotor, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3 V8 FLEX

  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove wheel and tire assemblies.
  • Compress caliper pistons until they bottom in bores using suitable clamp.
  • Remove calip...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 2004-06 C/K, G & R/V Series w/Gasoline Engine -> Heavy Duty Emissions -> Light Duty Emissions -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3 V8 GAS

Light Duty Emissions

Normal Service

Service as required

Severe Ser...

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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 5.3 V8 FLEX

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

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove air inlet duct, if required.
  • Disconnect terminal plug and battery lead connections from back of alternator.
  • Remove upper fan shroud mounting bolts and fan shroud.
  • Remove accessory drive belt using suitable 3/8 i...

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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 4.8 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 -> Service Throttle Soon Indicator Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8 V8 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 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3 V8 GAS

Lower

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Separate mass airflow (MAF)/intake air temperature (IAT) sensor assembly and air inlet tube by loosening hose clamp.
  • Disconnect radiator inlet hose clip from air cleaner outlet duct.
  • Remove air cleaner outlet duct.
  • Reposition radiator outlet hose clamp at radiator.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp from water pump.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from water pump and from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

Upper

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3 V6 GAS

These engines use a single serpentine drive belt to drive all engine-mount accessories. All belt drive accessories are rigidly mounted with belt tension maintained by a spring loaded automatic tensioner.

  • Rotate tensioner counterclockwise using suitable 1/2 inch break...

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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+.

Engine Harness Diagram for 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500  5.3 V8 GASEngine Harness Diagram for 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Engine
  • Engine Harness
  • Splice S-103
  • Roof Beacon Relay and Pickup Diagram for 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500  5.3 V8 FLEXRoof Beacon Relay and Pickup Diagram for 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3 V8 FLEX

    Components on diagram:
  • LH Body Side Inner Panel B Pillar
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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 Hybrid 5.3 V8 ELECTRIC/GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid 5.3 V8 ELECTRIC/GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Driver Door Module
  • Outside Rearview Mirror Driver
  • 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500  5.3 V8 FLEX Wiring Diagram2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3 V8 FLEX Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Rear Seat Entertainment Assembly
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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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