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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

    Drum Brakes -> Inspection -> Adjuster Mechanism -> Backing Plate -> Brake Drums -> Brake Linings & Springs -> General System -> Parking Brake Cable
    Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LT 3.7 L5 GAS

    General System

    • Inspect components for damage or unusual wear. Replace as required.
    • Inspect backing plate mounting bolts and ensure they are tight.
    • Inspect wheel cylinders. Excessive fluid indicates cup leakage and need for wheel cylinder replacement. Slight amount of fluid is always present and is considered normal, acting as lubricant for cylinder pistons.
    • Inspect adjuster screw operation. If satisfactory, lightly lubricate adjusting screw and washer with suitable brake lube. If operation is unsatisfactory, replace.
    • Clean rust and dirt from shoe contact surfaces on backing plate using fi...

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

    DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Front -> One Piece Driveshaft -> Rear -> Two Piece Driveshaft
    Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado WT 3.7 L5 GAS

    Front

    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Mark the front U-joint to the pinion yoke on the front differential.
    • Mark the relationship of the rear U-joint to the transfer case drive flange.
    • Remove the retaining nuts and bolts from the drive flange.
    • Remove the clamps and retaining bolts from the front drive axle pinion flange.
    • Remove the front propeller shaft from the vehicle.
    • Using tape and or a rubber band, wrap the front U-joint bearing caps to ensure the caps do not separate from the U-joint.
    • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
      • Torque front propeller shaft to the pinion flang...

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    TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Chevrolet Colorado AUTOMOBILES

    Relearn Procedures
    Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado WT 3.7 L5 GAS

    • 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 equivalent is available, starting with the left front tire, hold the antenna of the tool No. J-46079 near the valve stem on the wheel, then press the activate button and wait for the horn to chirp.
    • If the tool is not available, starting with the left front tir...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Chevrolet Colorado AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LS 3.7 L5 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 -> All Wheel Drive (AWD) System Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LT 2.9 L4 GAS

    This lamp should light for a approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned On as a bulb check. If the war...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Chevrolet Colorado AUTOMOBILES

    Radiator, Replace
    Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado WT 2.9 L4 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 LT 3.7 L5 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+.

    Body Components Diagram for 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LS 2.9 L4 GASBody Components Diagram for 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LS 2.9 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Dome Lamp
  • Instrument Panel Diagram for 2008 Chevrolet Colorado WT 3.7 L5 GASInstrument Panel Diagram for 2008 Chevrolet Colorado WT 3.7 L5 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor
  • Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Solenoid
  • Accelerator Pedal
  • Ignition Lock Cylinder Case
  • Body Harness
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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 WT 2.9 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Chevrolet Colorado WT 2.9 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Starter Relay
  • Ignition Switch
  • Starter
  • Body Control Module
  • 2008 Chevrolet Colorado WT 3.7 L5 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Chevrolet Colorado WT 3.7 L5 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Electrical Symbols
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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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