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2006 Chevrolet Equinox CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Chevrolet REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

    Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Service -> Assemble -> Bendix Master Cylinder -> Delco Master Cylinder -> Disassemble -> Tracker Master Cylinder -> Wheel Cylinder
    Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS

    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 2006 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Equinox & 2004-06 Vue
    Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4 V6 GAS

    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. Prior to reconnecting the connector, apply a few drops of clean motor oil to the male pipe ends.

    On models equipped with plastic collar quick disconnect connectors, squeeze the connector plastic retainer release tabs to release the connector. Prior to reconnecting the connector, apply a few drops of clean mo...

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Rear
    Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS

    Front

    • Raise and support vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
    • Remove engine splash shield, and stabilizer shaft link.
    • Disconnect wheel speed sensor electrical connector.
    • Insert a suitable drift through brake caliper and remove front wheel driveshaft nut.
    • Separate outer tie rod end from steering knuckle. Do not loosen tie rod end jam nut.
    • Separate lower ball joint from steering knuckle.
    • Attach front hub spindle remover tool No. J 42129, or equivalent, then disengage driveshaft from hub and bearing assembly.
    • Disengage driveshaft from transaxle using slide hammer tool No. J ...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

    Alternator, Replace
    Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Remove terminal nut and battery positive lead electrical connector.
    • Remove serpentine drive belt.
    • Remove alternator mounting bolts,...

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    CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

    Cabin Air Filter Service -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 2005-09 Equinox & 2006-09 Torrent
    Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS

    Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 15,000 miles or at Maintenance II as indicated on the DIC (Driver Information Center). In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

    • Remove the push pins from the rear of the righthand air inlet panel, Fig. .
    • Open the hood,
    • Remove the push pins from the top and forward edge of...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Change Trans Fluid Indicator ->
    Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS

    This message will appear on the DIC (Driver Information Center) when it is time to change the transmission fluid....

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

    Radiator, Replace
    Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4 V6 GAS

    • Drain coolant into suitable container.
    • Remove tie bar push-in retainers and fascia to fender mounting screws inside wheelhouse.
    • Remove fascia to wheelhouse liner and vehicle push-in retainers.
    • Pull fascia away from vehicle, near headlamps, to disconnect radiator grille strap to headlamp retainer.
    • Slide fascia off vehicle and disconnect fog lamp from housing.
    • Drain cooling system into suitable container.
    • Remove battery box air inlet duct.
    • Remove Condenser Radiator Fan Module (CRFM) clo...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS

    • Loosen air cleaner intake duct clamps and remove Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) fresh air pipe.
    • Remove air cleaner intake duct from Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor and throttle body.
    • Disconnect MAF sensor electrical connector.
    • Remove mounting bolt and air cleaner assembly.
    • Relieve belt tension by rotating drive belt tensioner using a suitable serpentine belt tensioner unloader tool.
    • Remove belt from righthand idler pulley.
    • Release tool and relieve spring tension.
    • Remove belt from tensioner.
    • If vehicle is not to be raised and supported f...

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    COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2006 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

    Component location diagrams for most 2006 Chevrolet Equinox cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    Engine Component Locations Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GASEngine Component Locations Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Throttle Actuator Control Module
  • Manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor
  • Generator
  • Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor
  • Exhaust Gas Recirculation Valve
  • Front Exterior Lamps Location Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GASFront Exterior Lamps Location Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Park Lamp
  • Headlamp
  • Turn Signal Lamp
  • Fog Lamp
  • Marker Lamp
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2006 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2006 Chevrolet Equinox cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Horn Relay
  • Body Control Module
  • Horn
  • Inflatable Restraint Steering Wheel Module
  • Inflatable Restraint Steering Wheel Module Coil
  • 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • A/C Clutch Relay
  • A/C Compressor Clutch
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • A/C Refrigerant Pressure Sensor
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2006 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2006 Chevrolet Equinox cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
  • Document: GM of Canada New Vehicle Limited Warranty Tire Program
    Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2006 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2006 Chevrolet Equinox 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 2006 Chevrolet Equinox 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 2006 Chevrolet Equinox 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 2006 Chevrolet Equinox 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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