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2008 Chevrolet Colorado CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Chevrolet REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Chevrolet Colorado AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Service -> Assemble -> Bendix Master Cylinder -> Delco Master Cylinder -> Disassemble -> Wheel Cylinder
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LS 2.9 L4 GAS

Delco Master Cylinder

When performing the following procedures, refer to Fig. noting that the composite reservoir may vary in design.

Disassemble
  • Remove master cylinder from vehicle.
  • Remove reservoir cover and diaphragm. Discard old brake fluid in reservoir.
  • Inspect cover and diaphragm. Replace if cut, cracked or deformed.
  • Remove fluid level switch and proportioning valve assembly, if equipped.
  • Depress primary piston and remove lock ring.
  • Plug primary fluid outlet (outlet nearest to cowl when master cylinder is installed), then apply compressed air into secondary fluid outlet to remo...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Chevrolet Colorado AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LT 2.9 L4 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove wheel and tire assembly.
  • Remove wheel drive shaft nut and washer. Do not reuse wheel drive shaft nut, replace with new.
  • Remove steering knuckle assembly.
  • Release wheel drive shaft by placing a brass drift against tripod housing. Firmly strike brass drift with a hammer to release drive shaft.
  • Remove front wheel drive shaft from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • A snap or po...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Chevrolet Colorado AUTOMOBILES

Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic System Check -> Diagnostic Tests -> DTC C0750 Left Front Low Tire Pressure Sensor, C0755 Right Front Low Tire Pressure Sensor, C0760 Left Rear Low Tire Pressure Sensor Or C0765 Right Rear Low Tire Pressure Sensor -> DTC C0775 Low Tire Pressure System Sensors Not Learned -> Intermittent & Poor Connections -> Intermittents -> Low Tire Pressure Indicator Fault -> Poor Connections
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LS 3.7 L5 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

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

Diagnostic Tests

Low tire pressure in one or more tires is indicated by a continuously illuminated TPMS indicator after the bulb check is completed. The DIC will display a check tire pressure type message, if equipped. It is not necessary to perform the Relearn procedure for a low tire condition.

When a TPMS DTC is set, the TPMS indicator will flash for one minute after the bulb check is completed and then will remain illuminated. The DI...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Chevrolet Colorado AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LT 2.9 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Loosen clamps and remove air cleaner outlet duct.
  • Disconnect atmospheric vent hose from air cleaner resonator.
  • Loosen air cleaner resonator outlet duct clamp.
  • Remove air cleaner resonator bolts.
  • Remove air cleaner resonator and outlet duct from engine.
  • Lift upward on air cleaner resonator assembly.
  • Disconnect crankcase ventilation hose from camshaft cover, then outlet duct from throttle body.
  • Remove air cleaner resonator assembly.
  • Disconnect evaporative emission canister purge pipe from throttle control module, using a suitable quick disconnect tool.
  • Disc...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Chevrolet Colorado AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Low Coolant Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado WT 3.7 L5 GAS

This lamp should light when engine coolant level in the radiator drops below a predetermined le...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Chevrolet Colorado AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LS 2.9 L4 GAS

Lower

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp from thermostat housing.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from thermostat housing.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator and from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to ...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Chevrolet Colorado AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LS 2.9 L4 GAS

  • Rotate tensioner clockwise, using suitable 3/8 inch breaker bar.
  • Slide drive belt from water pump pul...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2008 Chevrolet Colorado AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2008 Chevrolet Colorado cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Instrument Panel Diagram for 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LT 2.9 L4 GASInstrument Panel Diagram for 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LT 2.9 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Courtesy Lamp
  • Vehicle Communications Interface Module
  • Connector C1
  • Connector C2
  • Door Components Diagram for 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LT 2.9 L4 GASDoor Components Diagram for 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LT 2.9 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Speaker
  • Seat Belt Pretensioner
  • Connector C317
  • Connector C312
  • Seat Belt Pretensioner Connector
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2008 Chevrolet Colorado AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2008 Chevrolet Colorado cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2008 Chevrolet Colorado LS 3.7 L5 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Chevrolet Colorado LS 3.7 L5 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Control Module
  • Battery
  • Starter Relay
  • Engine Control Module
  • AC Compressor Clutch
  • 2008 Chevrolet Colorado WT 3.7 L5 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Chevrolet Colorado WT 3.7 L5 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Control Module
  • Ignition Switch
  • Body Control Module
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2008 Chevrolet Colorado AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2008 Chevrolet Colorado cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Engine Rattle Noise after R And R of the Crankshaft Balancer -Inspect Bolt Torque
    Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LT 3.7 L5 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Noise
  • Auto Systems:
  • Gasoline Engines
  • Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LT 3.7 L5 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2008 Chevrolet Colorado AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2008 Chevrolet Colorado 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 2008 Chevrolet Colorado 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 2008 Chevrolet Colorado 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 2008 Chevrolet Colorado 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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