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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Automatic Temperature Control Systems Diagnosis & Testing -> Sierra & Silverado -> Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> System Performance Test
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6 V8 DIESEL

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to Data Link Connector (DLC) and follow manufacturer's instructions.

Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation

Refer to Fig. , for Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) interpretation.

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Delco Dual Piston Sliding Caliper -> Precautions -> Brake Disc Service -> Brake Lines & Linings -> Brake Roughness -> General
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6 V8 DIESEL

Brake Lines & Linings

Remove one of the front wheels and inspect the brake disc, caliper and linings.

Do not allow any oil or grease on the linings. It is recommended that linings be replaced in sets when worn or damaged.

If the caliper is cracked or fluid leakage through the casting is evident, it must be replaced as a unit.

Brake Roughness

The most common cause of brake chatter on disc brakes is a variation in thickness of the disc. If roughness or vibration is encountered during highway operation or if pedal pumping is experienced at low speeds, the disc may have excessive thickness v...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 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 2500 HD 6.0 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 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Rear
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0 V8 GAS

Front

Before disassembly, observe and accurately reference mark all driveline components relative to the propeller shaft and axles. These items include the propeller shafts, wheel drive shafts, pinion flanges and output shafts

Assemble all components in the exact relationship to each other as they were prior to removal. Observe all published specifications and torque values, and any measurements obtained prior to disassembly.

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove transfer case shield, if equipped.
  • If equipped with double clamp style boot, remove clamp at transfer case by prying up ex...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1 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 2500 HD 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 2500 HD 8.1 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 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Reduce Engine Power Indicator Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1 V8 GAS

The Reduce Engine Power indicator lamp should light for a approximately 3 seconds when the ignition is turned On as a bulb check. If the warning lamp turns On during vehicle operation, a vehicl...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1 V8 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at engine.
  • Remove hose from engine.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
  • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to in...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6 V8 DIESEL

  • Rotate tensioner to release belt tension using a 1/2 inch breaker bar with a 5/8 inch socket placed on tensioner pulley, then remove belt.
  • Route be...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

LH Front Seat Diagram for 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD  6.0 V8 GASLH Front Seat Diagram for 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Inflatable Restraint Sensing And Diagnostic Module
  • Seat Belt Retractor
  • Seat Adjuster Switch
  • Seat Back
  • Armrest
  • Outside Rearview Mirror Diagram for 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD  6.6 V8 DIESELOutside Rearview Mirror Diagram for 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6 V8 DIESEL

    Components on diagram:
  • Door
  • Outside Rearview Mirror
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD  8.1 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Panel Cluster
  • Steering Wheel DIC Controls
  • 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD  6.6 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Glow Plug Controller
  • Fuel Heater
  • Engine Control Module
  • Intake Air Heater Relay
  • Intake Air Temp Mass Air Flow Sensor
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: 6.6L LB7, LLY Duramax Diesel Engine Cylinder Head Gasket Missing Thickness Grade Markings-Inspect Block for Stampings
    Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6 V8 DIESEL

    Auto Systems:
  • Diesel Engines
  • Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 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 2500 HD 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 2500 HD 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 2500 HD 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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