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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Front Disc Brake -> Brake System Bleed -> Bleed Sequence -> Manual -> Pressure
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LTZ 3.5 V6 GAS

Manual

Pressure bleeding is recommended for all hydraulic systems. However, if a pressure bleeder is unavailable, use the following procedure. Brake fluid damages painted surfaces. Immediately clean any spilled fluid.

  • Remove vacuum reserve by pumping brakes several times with engine off.
  • Fill master cylinder reservoir with clean brake fluid. Do not let reservoir fall below half full during bleeding procedure.
  • If required, bleed master cylinder as follows:
    • Loosen master cylinder forward brake line connection until fluid flows from reservoir, then tighten brake line.
    • Have assistant t...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Fuel Pressure Relief -> G6, Malibu (2004-06) & Malibu Maxx
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Malibu LT 2.2 L4 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 ...

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

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Malibu LT 3.5 V6 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle on a hoist.
  • Remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Disconnect tie rod from knuckle.
  • Insert a drift into rotor and against caliper in order to prevent rotor from turning.
  • Remove wheel drive shaft nut.
  • Remove stabilizer link.
  • Be sure that wheel speed sensor wiring harness is repositioned away from ball joint after disconnecting electrical connector from sensor. Disconnect ele...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Malibu LS 2.2 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove flywheel inspection cover.
  • Remove mounting bolts and lower starter.
  • Disconnect starter electrical connectors and remove starter.
  • Reverse ...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Air Bag Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Malibu LT 3.5 V6 GAS

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

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LTZ 3.5 V6 GAS

  • Drain engine coolant.
  • Remove lefthand headlamp assembly attaching bolts.
  • Lift headlamp assembly to unseat tabs on bottom edge of fender.
  • Disconnect headlamp assembly electrical connector and remove assembly from vehicle.
  • Remove righthand headlamp assembly attaching bolts.
  • Lift headlamp assembly to unseat tabs on bottom edge of fender.
  • Disconnect headlamp assembly electrical connector and remove assembly from vehicle.
  • Loop a suitable rope around upper two tabs of condenser, then tie rope around upper engine compartment tie bar.
  • Remove upper radiator support bracket bolts and support br...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LTZ 3.5 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove air cleaner assembly.
  • Remove engine mount snubber bracket.
  • Rotate tensioner counterclockwise using suitable tool to relieve tension from driv...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2006 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

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

Engine Compartment Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx SS 3.9 V6 GASEngine Compartment Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx SS 3.9 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Engine Oil Level Sensor
  • Starter
  • Ignition Control Module
  • Knock Sensor
  • Block Heater
  • Safety Restraint System Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx SS 3.9 V6 GASSafety Restraint System Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx SS 3.9 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Impact Module
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2006 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

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

    2006 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LTZ 3.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LTZ 3.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Body Control Module
  • Power Steering Control Module
  • Steering Column Assembly
  • Power Steering Motor
  • 2006 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LS 3.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LS 3.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Garage Door Opener
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2006 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Malibu LS 2.2 L4 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 Malibu LS 2.2 L4 GAS

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

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