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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

Drum Brakes -> Alero, Century, Grand Am, Malibu & Vibe -> Adjustments -> Parking Brake -> Service Brake
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Malibu LT 3.5 V6 GAS

Service Brake

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Mark relationship of wheel to axle, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
  • Remove brake drum. If drum is difficult to remove, proceed as follows:
    • Ensure parking brake is released.
    • Back off parking brake cable adjustment.
    • Remove access hole plug from backing plate, insert screwdriver through hole and push parking brake lever off its stop.
    • Insert punch through hole in splash shield, tap on punch to loosen drum and remove drum.
  • Measure inside diameter of drum using tool Nos. J-21177-A or J-22364-01, or equivalents.
  • Adjust by turning star wheel adjuster. Li...

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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 Maxx LT 3.5 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 ...

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

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

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove flywheel inspection cover.
  • Remove starter electrical connectors.
  • Remove mounting bolts and starter.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Tor...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Malibu AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Change Oil, Change Oil Now Or Change Oil Soon Lamp & Messages -> 2004-09 Malibu
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ 3.5 V6 GAS

  • Turn ignition on, but do not start engine.
  • Display OIL LIFE RESET on Driver Information Center (DIC).
  • Press and hold ENTER button for at least one...

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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 LT 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+.

Rear of Rear Hatch Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Malibu LS 2.2 L4 GASRear of Rear Hatch Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Malibu LS 2.2 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Cargo Lamp Switch
  • Compartment Lid Latch
  • Inside Left Rear Quarter Panel Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Malibu LT 3.5 V6 GASInside Left Rear Quarter Panel Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Malibu LT 3.5 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuse Block
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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 LS 2.2 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Chevrolet Malibu LS 2.2 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Cooling Fan Relay
  • Cooling Fan
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Engine Control Module
  • 2006 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx SS 3.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx SS 3.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Panel Cluster
  • Data Link Connector
  • Radio
  • Coolant Level Switch
  • Body 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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