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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

Power Brake Units -> Delco Brake Booster -> Precautions -> Connect -> Disconnect -> Hybrid Battery Service
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LT 3.7 L5 GAS

Hybrid Battery Service

Disconnect

Before working on any high voltage system, be sure to wear the following Personal Protection Equipment: Safety glasses with appropriate side shields when within 50 feet of the vehicle, either indoors or outdoors. Certified and up-to-date Class "0" Insulation gloves rated at 1000 volts with leather protectors. Visually and functionally inspect the gloves before use. Wear the Insulation gloves at all times when working with the high voltage battery assembly, whether the system is energized or not. Failure to follow the procedure exactly as written may res...

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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 LT 3.7 L5 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 LT 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

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LS 2.9 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove drive belt.
  • Raise and support vehicle only high enough to access air conditioning compressor through wheelhouse.
  • Remove left front wheel.
  • Remove push-pins and left wheelhouse liner.
  • Disengage air conditioning compressor electrical connector from bracket.
  • Remove air conditioning compressor mounting bolts. Evacuation of air conditioning refrigerant will not be required. Upper mounting bolt will remain with air conditioning compressor.
  • Lower vehicle.
  • Disconnect engine wiring harness electrical connector from alternator.
  • Reposition alternator out...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Chevrolet Colorado AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Reduce Engine Power Indicator Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado WT 3.7 L5 GAS

The Reduce Engine Power indicator lamp should light for a approximately 3 seconds when the ignition is turned On as a bulb check. If the warning lamp turns On during vehicle operation, a vehicl...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Chevrolet Colorado AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LT 3.7 L5 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Release clamp on heater inlet hose at heater core.
  • Remove hose from heater core.
  • Release clamp on heater inlet hose at engine block.
  • Remove hose from engine block.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

Outlet

  • Dr...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Chevrolet Colorado AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LT 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:
  • Instrument Panel Cluster
  • Data Link Connector
  • Radio
  • Body Control Module
  • Headlamp Dimmer Switch
  • Instrument Panel Diagram for 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LS 3.7 L5 GASInstrument Panel Diagram for 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LS 3.7 L5 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Blower Motor Resistor Assembly
  • Blower Motor
  • Evaporative Temperature Sensor
  • Recirculation Actuator
  • HVAC Module Assembly
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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 LT 3.7 L5 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Chevrolet Colorado LT 3.7 L5 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Starter Solenoid
  • Generator
  • Knock Sensor
  • Crankshaft Position Sensor
  • Evaporative Emission Canister Purge Solenoid
  • 2008 Chevrolet Colorado WT 3.7 L5 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Chevrolet Colorado WT 3.7 L5 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Secondary Air Injection Pump Relay
  • Engine Control Module
  • Secondary Air Injection Pump
  • Secondary Air Injection Pump Solenoid
  • Underhood Fuse Block
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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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