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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

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Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3 V8 FLEX

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 Silverado 1500 AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Service -> Assemble -> Bendix Master Cylinder -> Delco Master Cylinder -> Disassemble -> Tracker Master Cylinder -> Wheel Cylinder
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3 V8 FLEX

Delco Master Cylinder

When performing the following procedures, refer to Figs. and , noting that the composite reservoir may vary in design.

Disassemble
  • Remove master cylinder from vehicle.
  • Remove reservoir cover and diaphragm. Discard old brake fluid in reservoir.
  • Inspect cover and diaphragm. Replace if cut, cracked or deformed.
  • Remove fluid level switch and proportioning valve assembly, if equipped.
  • Depress primary piston and remove lock ring.
  • Plug primary fluid outlet (outlet nearest to cowl when master cylinder is installed), then apply compressed air into secondary fluid outlet ...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Pressure Relief -> Except Montana SV6, Relay, Rendezvous w/3.6L Engine, Terraza, Tracker & Uplander -> Engine Fuel Pressure Service Port -> Engines Less Fuel Pressure Service Port
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3 V8 FLEX

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 vehicle relearns its adaptive strategy.

Engines Less Fuel Pressure ...

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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 4.3 V6 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 5.3 V8 FLEX

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 -> Traction Control System (TCS)/Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3 V8 GAS

This lamp should light for a approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned On as a bulb check. If t...

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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 FLEX

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

  • D...

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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 FLEX

  • 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+.

Park Neutral Position Switch Diagram for 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500  4.3 V6 GASPark Neutral Position Switch Diagram for 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Connector C-1
  • Connector C-2
  • PNP Switch Connector
  • Sunload Sensor Assembly Diagram for 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500  5.3 V8 FLEXSunload Sensor Assembly Diagram for 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3 V8 FLEX

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Panel
  • Instrument Panel Bracket
  • Sunload Sensor Connector
  • Sunload Sensor Harness
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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:
  • Generator
  • Auxiliary Battery Relay
  • 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500  5.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Body Control Module
  • Door Latch Assembly RR
  • Door Latch Assembly LR
  • Door Latch Assembly Driver
  • Door Latch Assembly Front Passenger
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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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