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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Drum Brakes -> Brake Service -> Aztek, Rendezvous & Vue -> Canyon, Colorado, Sierra & Silverado -> Equinox & Torrent -> Express & Savana -> HHR -> Installation -> Montana, Silhouette, Trans Sport & Venture -> Removal -> Tracker
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 6.6 V8 DIESEL

Aztek, Rendezvous & Vue

Removal
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Mark relationship of drum to hub.
  • Remove and discard retaining clip.
  • Remove brake drum. If brake drum does not come off easily, proceed as follows:
    • Loosen parking brake cable.
    • Remove backing plate access hole plug.
    • Disengage self adjuster by inserting suitable flat-bladed tool through backing plate access hole.
    • Loosen adjuster screw by inserting another flat-bladed tool through access hole .
    • Install access hole plug.
    • Apply small amount of penetrating oil around brake drum center hole.
    • Remove brake drum.
  • Disengage adjuster spring hook e...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 2004-06 C/K, G & R/V Series w/Gasoline Engine -> Heavy Duty Emissions -> Light Duty Emissions -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 6.0 V8 GAS

Light Duty Emissions

Normal Service

Service as required

Severe Ser...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Rear
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 6.6 V8 DIESEL

Front

Before disassembly, observe and accurately reference mark all driveline components relative to the propeller shaft and axles. These items include the propeller shafts, wheel drive shafts, pinion flanges and output shafts

Assemble all components in the exact relationship to each other as they were prior to removal. Observe all published specifications and torque values, and any measurements obtained prior to disassembly.

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove transfer case shield, if equipped.
  • If equipped with double clamp style boot, remove clamp at transfer case by prying up ex...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Component Replacement -> Installation -> Removal -> Tire Pressure Indicator Sensor (Clamp Style) -> Tire Pressure Indicator Sensor (Snap In Style)
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 8.1 V8 GAS

Tire Pressure Indicator Sensor (Clamp Style)

Each tire pressure sensor has an internal power supply which has a service life of 10 years.

Removal
  • Loosen the lug nuts.
  • Raise and support vehicle with jack stands, then remove the wheel and tire assembly.
  • Prior to dismounting the tire from the wheel, note the following precautions:
    • Position the bead breaking fixture 90° from the valve stem when separating the tire bead from the wheel.
    • Place the mounting and dismounting head so that the tire iron or pry bar can be inserted slightly clockwise of the sensor body when prying the tire bea...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 6.6 V8 DIESEL

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove righthand front tire and wheel assembly.
  • Remove righthand front fender wheelhouse inner panel.
  • Remove starter motor battery positive cable, then solenoid wires.
  • Remove star...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 1999-2007 Silverado, Sierra, 2000-07 Denali, Suburban, Tahoe, Yukon, Yukon XL, 2001-07 Escalade & 2002-07 Avalanche
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 6.0 V8 GAS

Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 15,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

  • Remove the righthand instrument panel hush panel.
  • Remove the A/C and heater modul...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 6.6 V8 DIESEL

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

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 6.6 V8 DIESEL

  • Drain coolant into a suitable container.
  • Remove radiator air upper baffle retainers, then upper air baffle, Fig. .
  • Remove inlet and outlet hoses from radiator.
  • Lift lower fan shroud upward to disengage from clips, then remove lower fan shroud from vehicle.
  • Remove surge tank hose from radiator
  • Remove and discard radiator quick connect fittings as follows:
    • Pull caps back along pipe, then holding one leg o...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 WT 8.1 V8 GAS

  • Rotate tensioner counterclockwise, using suitab...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Splice S-103 Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 WT 6.0 V8 GASSplice S-103 Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 WT 6.0 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Splice S-103
  • Onstar Vehicle Communication Unit Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 8.1 V8 GASOnstar Vehicle Communication Unit Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 8.1 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Communication Unit
  • Connector C-248
  • IP Support Bracket
  • Vehicle Communication Unit Connector
  • Vehicle Communication Unit Harness
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Cigar Lighter
  • Auxiliary Power Outlet Front
  • 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 6.6 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 6.6 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Cigar Lighter
  • Auxiliary Power Outlet Console
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 WT 6.0 V8 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 Silverado 3500 WT 6.0 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 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 Silverado 3500 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 Silverado 3500 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 Silverado 3500 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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