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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Brake System Bleed -> Bleed Sequence -> Manual -> Pressure
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ 3.5 V6 GAS

Brake fluid is corrosive to painted surfaces. Care must be taken not to allow brake fluid to come in contact with painted surfaces on vehicle.

When bleeding the brake system, always bleed righthand rear wheel circuit first, followed by the lefthand front, lefthand rear and, finally, righthand front.

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 o...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1980-06 Gasoline Engine Models Except Catera, LeMans (1988-93) Metro, Nova (1985-88), Saturn & Sprint -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LTZ 3.5 V6 GAS

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

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Malibu LS 2.2 L4 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

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ 3.5 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove air cleaner assembly.
  • Remove engine mount strut from front of engine and radiator support.
  • Rotate drive belt tensioner using suitable removal tool, then remove serpent...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

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

This lamp should light when the ignition is turned On. The lamp may light for as long as 30 seconds as a bulb and system inspection. If lamp remains lit or lights while operating the vehicle, a fault condition in the anti-lock brake system is indicated. When lamp is lit, turn ignition Off, then restart engine. If l...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Malibu LT 3.5 V6 GAS

Lower

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator using hose clamp pliers J 38185 or equivalent.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp from engine using hose clamp pliers J 38185 or equivalent.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from engine and from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

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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+.

Lower Left Front Of Engine Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ 3.5 V6 GASLower Left Front Of Engine Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ 3.5 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Starter
  • Engine Oil Pressure Switch
  • Passenger Compartment Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx SS 3.9 V6 GASPassenger Compartment Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx SS 3.9 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Ground G301
  • Digital Radio Receiver
  • Connector C701
  • 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 LT 3.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LT 3.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Panel Cluster
  • Ignition Switch
  • Speedometer
  • Body Control Module
  • Service Engine Soon
  • 2006 Chevrolet Malibu LT 3.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Chevrolet Malibu LT 3.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Panel Cluster
  • Data Link Connector
  • RH Turn Indicator
  • Body Control Module
  • Powertrain Control Module
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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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