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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Chevrolet REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 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 Silverado 3500 LS 6.6 V8 DIESEL

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 Silverado 3500 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 Silverado 3500 WT 6.6 V8 DIESEL

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 Silverado 3500 AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Rear
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 8.1 V8 GAS

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 Locations
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 6.6 V8 DIESEL

Refer to Fig...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 6.6 V8 DIESEL

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove air inlet duct, if required.
  • Disconnect terminal plug and battery lead connections from back of alternator.
  • Remove upper fan shroud mounting bolts and fan shroud.
  • Remove accessory drive belt using suitable 3/8 i...

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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 6.6 V8 DIESEL

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 -> Change Oil, Change Oil Now Or Change Oil Soon Lamp & Messages -> 2005-06 Sierra & Silverado
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 8.1 V8 GAS

  • Turn ignition On, but do not start engine.
  • Fully depress and release accelerator pedal three times within five seconds.
  • If Oil Life Reset message flashes for 10 seconds, the system is reset...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 8.1 V8 GAS

  • Drain radiator coolant into suitable container.
  • Remove upper and lower radiator hoses.
  • Remove mounting bolts and lower fan shroud.
  • Remove engine vent hose and surge take hose.
  • Disconnect eng...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 WT 6.0 V8 GAS

  • Rotate tensioner clockwise to release belt tension using suitable wrench, then remove belt.
  • Route belt over pulleys excep...

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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+.

Electronic Components Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 WT 8.1 V8 GASElectronic Components Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 WT 8.1 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Speed Sensor
  • Torque Converter Clutch Pulse Width Modulation Solenoid Valve
  • 3-2 Shift Solenoid Valve Assembly
  • Pressure Control Solenoid Valve
  • Automatic Transmission Fluid Pressure Manual Valve Position Switch
  • Junction Block-Rear Lamps Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 WT 8.1 V8 GASJunction Block-Rear Lamps Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 WT 8.1 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Junction Block Mounting Bracket
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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 LS 6.6 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 6.6 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Stop Lamp Switch
  • Body Control Module
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Engine Control Module
  • 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 WT 6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 WT 6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Panel Cluster
  • Data Link Connector
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • Ignition 1 Relay
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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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