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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

Power Brake Units -> Delco Brake Booster -> Brake System Bleed -> Hydraulic System Flush -> Manual Bleed -> Master Cylinder Bleed -> Parking Brake Bleed -> Pressure Bleed
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS

Manual Bleed

  • If vehicle is equipped with power brakes, remove vacuum reserve by applying brakes several times with engine off.
  • Fill master cylinder reservoirs with suitable brake fluid. Ensure to always keep master cylinder reservoirs at least half full during entire bleeding procedure.
  • If master cylinder is suspected to have air in bore, it must be bled first. To bleed master cylinder, proceed as follows:
    • Disconnect forward brake pipe connection at master cylinder.
    • Allow brake fluid to fill master cylinder bore until it begins to flow from forward pipe connector port.
    • Connect and ...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Equinox 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: 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS

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 2006 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

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

  • Place transmission in neutral.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Index mark relationship of propeller shaft to rear drive module flange.
  • Remove bolts securing underbody guard loop.
  • Remove underbody guard loop.
  • Place a support under propeller shaft at rear drive module.
  • Remove bolts securing propeller shaft yoke flange to rear drive module flange.
  • Index mark relationship of propeller shaft to power take-off unit (PTU) flange.
  • Place a support under propeller shaft at PTU.
  • Remove bolts securing propeller shaft to PTU flange.
  • Place a su...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LT 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 LT 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 -> Check Engine/Service Engine Soon Indicator Lamp -> Electronic Engine Controls Or Electronic Fuel Injection Except Tracker
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4 V6 GAS

The Check Engine/Service Engine Soon Lamp should light when the ignition is turned On. When the engine is started, the lamp should go off. If the lamp remains on for 10 seconds or constantly after the engine is started, the self diagnosis system has detected a problem and has stored a code in the system Electronic Control Module (ECM) or Powertrain Control Module (PCM). After diagnosis and repair, the ECM/PCM memory can be cleared of codes either by using a scan tool (OBD II systems) or by disconnecting the battery ground ca...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS

Lower

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp from engine.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from engine.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator and from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

Upper

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Remove upp...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LT 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+.

Starter Location Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4 V6 GASStarter Location Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Starter Solenoid
  • Starter
  • Fusible Link
  • Battery Positive Terminal
  • S Terminal
  • 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:
  • Knock Sensor
  • Crankshaft Position Sensor
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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:
  • Instrument Panel Cluster
  • Data Link Connector
  • Air Bag Indicator
  • Inflatable Restraint Steering Wheel Module
  • Inflatable Restraint Sensing And Diagnostic Module
  • 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Driver Seat Adjuster Switch
  • Driver Seat Horizontal Motor
  • Driver Seat Rear Vertical Motor
  • Driver Seat Front Vertical Motor
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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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