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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Chevrolet Colorado AUTOMOBILES

Anti-Lock Brakes -> Advics -> Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Code -> Canyon & Colorado -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Connector Pin Identification -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Hummer H2 -> Hummer H3 -> Intermittents & Poor Connections -> Symptom Tests
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LT 2.9 L4 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Code

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

Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation

Refer to "Diagnostic Tests" for diagnostic trouble code interpretation.

Connector Pin Identification

Canyon & Colorado

Refer to Figs. through for connector pin identification.

Hummer H2

Refer to Figs. through for connector pin identification.

Hummer H3
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Diagnostic Tests

Canyon & Colorado
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Hummer H2
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Hummer H3
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Symptom Tests

Canyon & Colorado

Refer to Figs. through for symptom test procedures.

Hummer H2

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

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado WT 2.9 L4 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 2008 Chevrolet Colorado AUTOMOBILES

Reset Procedures
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LS 2.9 L4 GAS

The Low Tire Pressure warning lamp and/or the DIC (Driver Information Center) Low Tire Pressure message can be cl...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Chevrolet Colorado AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado WT 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 -> Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Warning Indicator -> 2008-09 Colorado -> Relearn -> Reset
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LS 2.9 L4 GAS

Reset

The Low Tire Pressure warning lamp and/or the DIC (Driver Information Center) Low Tire Pressure message can be cleared by adjusting the tires to the recommended pressure and driving the vehicle at a speed above 25 mph for more that 2 minutes.

Relearn

  • Apply the Parking brake, then place the ignition switch in the On position.
  • Cycle the headlamp switch from Off to Parking Lamp position 4 times within 4 seconds.
  • The horn should chirp twice and the low tire pressure warning indicator should begin to flash indicating the system is in the learn mode.
  • If GM tool No. J-46079 or equival...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Chevrolet Colorado AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado WT 3.7 L5 GAS

  • Drain radiator coolant into suitable container.
  • Disconnect upper coolant reservoir hose.
  • Remove mounting bolts and upper fan shroud.
  • On models equipped with automatic transmission,disconnect and plug transmission fluid cool...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Chevrolet Colorado AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado WT 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+.

Transmission Components Diagram for 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LS 2.9 L4 GASTransmission Components Diagram for 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LS 2.9 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Speed Sensor
  • Wiper Components Diagram for 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LS 3.7 L5 GASWiper Components Diagram for 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LS 3.7 L5 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Windshield Wiper Motor
  • Windshield Washer Fluid Pump
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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 2.9 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Chevrolet Colorado LS 2.9 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Body Control Module
  • Dome Lamp
  • Headlamp and Panel Dimmer Switch
  • LH Courtesy Lamp
  • RH Courtesy Lamp
  • 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LS 3.7 L5 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Chevrolet Colorado LS 3.7 L5 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Lock Relay
  • Unlock Relay
  • Body Control Module
  • Driver Unlock Relay
  • Passenger Door Lock Actuator
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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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