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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

Anti-Lock Brakes -> Kelsey-Hayes -> Diagnosis & Testing -> 2002 -> 2002-03 -> 2003-06 -> 2004-06 -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Astro, Blazer, Jimmy, Safari, Sonoma, SSR & S10 -> Avalanche, Escalade, Escalade EXT, Suburban, Tahoe & Yukon -> Bravada, Envoy, Rainier & Trailblazer -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Connector Pin Identification -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Express & Savana -> Intermittents & Poor Connections -> Sierra & Silverado -> Symptom Tests -> Temperature Vs. Resistance
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 WT 6.6 V8 DIESEL

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to Data Link Connector (DLC) and follow manufacturers instructions.

Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation

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Connector Pin Identification

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Diagnostic Tests

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Gasoline Engines Except Equinox, Montana SV6, Relay, Rendezvous w/3.6L Engine, Terraza, Uplander & Vue (2004-06) & 2004-06 Envoy, Rainier & TrailBlazer -> Returnless Fuel System
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 WT 8.1 V8 GAS

Returnless Fuel System

On models equipped with fuel injected engines, relieve fuel system pressure as outlined under "Fuel System Pressure Relief."

On models equipped with metal collar quick disconnect connectors, GM tool No. J37088-A, or equivalent, will be required to disconnect the connector. Pri...

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

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 8.1 V8 GAS

Never clamp propeller shaft tubing in a vise. Clamping could dent or deform the tube causing an imbalance or unsafe condition. Always clamp on one of the yokes and support the shaft horizontally. Avoid damaging the slip yoke sealing surface. Nicks may damage the bushing or cut the lip seal.

Disassemble

  • Support propeller shaft in a line horizontal with table of a press.
  • Mark propeller shaft in order to show which end connects to transmission and which end goes to rear axle.
  • On models equipped with external snap ring retainers, proceed as follows:
    • Disassemble snap rings by ...

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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 WT 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

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 6.0 V8 GAS

  • 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 WT 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 -> Service Throttle Soon Indicator Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 6.6 V8 DIESEL

A "Service Throttle Soon" indicator lamp is mounted in the lower righthand instrument cluster corner on these models. It lights when the ignition is turned On, but should go out approximately 1-5 seconds after the engine starts.

Traditional throttle cables are no longer used on these models. The PCM receives signals from an electron...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 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 LT 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+.

Steering Wheel Speed/Position Sensor Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 6.6 V8 DIESELSteering Wheel Speed/Position Sensor Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 6.6 V8 DIESEL

Components on diagram:
  • Steering Wheel Speed Sensor
  • Rear Wheel Steering Module Power, Ground and Connector C-116 Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 8.1 V8 GASRear Wheel Steering Module Power, Ground and Connector C-116 Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 8.1 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Connector C-116
  • Negative Battery Cable
  • Chassis Harness
  • Power Lead
  • Wheel Steering Module Ground
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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 WT 6.6 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 WT 6.6 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Control Module
  • Stop Lamp Switch
  • TCC Brake Switch
  • 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 6.6 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 6.6 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Panel Cluster
  • Data Link Connector
  • Driver Information Center
  • Tire Pressure Monitor Module
  • Tire Pressure Monitor Sensor Left Front
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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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