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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 GMC Savana 1500 AUTOMOBILES

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Vehicle: 2004 GMC Savana 1500 4.3 V6 GAS

Passenger Cars

The Sensing and Diagnostic Module (SDM) can maintain enough voltage to cause air bag deployment for up to 10 minutes after the ignition is turned Off and the battery is disconnected. Servicing the Supplemental air bag (SIR) system during this period may result in accidental deployment and personal injury.

Achieva & Skylark
1994-96
  • Ensure front wheels are in straight-ahead position.
  • Turn ignition switch to LOCK position.
  • Remove AIR BAG fuse from fuse block.
  • On 1995 models, remove lefthand sound insulator panel to ac...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 GMC Savana 1500 AUTOMOBILES

Drum Brakes -> Brake Service -> Aztek, Rendezvous & Vue -> Canyon, Colorado, Sierra & Silverado -> Equinox & Torrent -> Express & Savana -> HHR -> Installation -> Montana, Silhouette, Trans Sport & Venture -> Removal -> Tracker
Vehicle: 2004 GMC Savana 1500 5.3 V8 GAS

Aztek, Rendezvous & Vue

Removal
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Mark relationship of drum to hub.
  • Remove and discard retaining clip.
  • Remove brake drum. If brake drum does not come off easily, proceed as follows:
    • Loosen parking brake cable.
    • Remove backing plate access hole plug.
    • Disengage self adjuster by inserting suitable flat-bladed tool through backing plate access hole.
    • Loosen adjuster screw by inserting another flat-bladed tool through access hole .
    • Install access hole plug.
    • Apply small amount of penetrating oil around brake drum center hole.
    • Remove brake drum.
  • Disengage adjuster spring hook e...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 GMC Savana 1500 AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Component Locations -> Late 1986-06 Chevrolet & GMC G Series w/Gasoline Engines
Vehicle: 2004 GMC Savana 1500 4.3 V6 GAS

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 GMC Savana 1500 AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 2004 GMC Savana 1500 4.3 V6 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 GMC Savana 1500 AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 GMC Savana 1500 5.3 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove coolant reservoir and air cleaner.
  • Remove upper fan shroud.
  • Remove drive belt.
  • Remove heater hose pipe from alternator and oil fill tubes from support bracket.
  • Remove alternator ...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2004 GMC Savana 1500 AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Service Four Wheel Drive (4WD) System Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2004 GMC Savana 1500 5.3 V8 GAS

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

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 GMC Savana 1500 AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 GMC Savana 1500 5.3 V8 GAS

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container, then disconnect hose from coolant reservoir.
  • Remove coolant recovery reservoir retaining screws, then coolant recovery reservoir.
  • Remove air intake duct, then disconnect mass air flow sensor electrical connector.
  • Remove MAF/IAT sensor, then pull up on air clea...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 GMC Savana 1500 AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 GMC Savana 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 GMC Savana 1500 AUTOMOBILES

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

Rear Of The Vehicle Diagram for 2004 GMC Savana 1500  4.3 V6 GASRear Of The Vehicle Diagram for 2004 GMC Savana 1500 4.3 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • License Lamp
  • Center High Mounted Stop Lamp
  • Backup Lamp
  • Tail/Stop And Turn Signal Lamp
  • Driver Door Diagram for 2004 GMC Savana 1500  4.3 V6 GASDriver Door Diagram for 2004 GMC Savana 1500 4.3 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Mini-Wedge Door Jamb Switch
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2004 GMC Savana 1500 AUTOMOBILES

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

    2004 GMC Savana 1500  4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 GMC Savana 1500 4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Body Control Module
  • Window Motor-Driver
  • Window Switch-Driver
  • 2004 GMC Savana 1500  5.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 GMC Savana 1500 5.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Body Control Module
  • Door Latch Assembly-Passenger
  • Door Latch Assembly-Cargo
  • Door Latch Assembly-Driver
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2004 GMC Savana 1500 AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2004 GMC Savana 1500 4.3 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
  • Document: Front or Rear Axle Vent Hose Fluid Leak
    Vehicle: 2004 GMC Savana 1500 4.3 V6 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Leaks
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2004 GMC Savana 1500 AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2004 GMC Savana 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 GMC Savana 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 GMC Savana 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 GMC Savana 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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