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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported Chevrolet G3500 VAN cars and light trucks from 1990+

General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 1998-2000 -> Precautions -> A/C Refrigerant Oil -> Battery Ground Cable -> Cleanliness -> Engine Coolant -> Exercise System -> General Service -> Product Compatibility -> R-134a -> Safety
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 7.4 V8 GAS

Battery Ground Cable

Prior to service disconnect battery ground cable and isolate as required.

Product Compatibility
A/C Refrigerant Oil

Before replenishing refrigerant oil, ensure product compatibility with the system being serviced. Refer to "A/C Data" for specifications.

Engine Coolant

Before adding or replacing engine coolant, ensure product compatibility with the system being serviced. If using orange silicate-free coolant, do not mix with green silicated coolant. If mixed, premature engine, heater core or radiator corrosion may result.

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported Chevrolet G3500 VAN cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Replacement -> Master Cylinder
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 6.5 V8 DIESEL

Master Cylinder

  • On models equipped with manual brake system, disconnect master cylinder pushrod from brake pedal.
  • On all models, disconnect all wire conne...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Chevrolet G3500 VAN cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. for 1980+.

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> 6.5L Diesel Engine
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 6.5 V8 DIESEL

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. Prior to reconnecting the connector, apply a few drops of clean motor oil to the male pipe ends.

On models equipped with plastic collar quick disconnect connectors, squeeze the connector plastic retainer release tabs to release the connector. Prior to reconnecting the connector, apply a few drops of clean motor...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported Chevrolet G3500 VAN cars and light trucks from 1990+.

DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> One Piece Driveshaft -> Two Piece Driveshaft
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 6.5 V8 DIESEL

One Piece Driveshaft
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Mark rear universal joint to drive shaft flange.
  • Remove retaining bolts and clamps.
  • Remove propeller shaft from pinion drive flange.
  • Remove propeller shaft from transmission/transfer case.
  • Using tape or a rubber band, wrap the U-Joint bearing caps to ensure bearing caps do not separate from U-Joint.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Align reference marks made during removal.
    • Torque yoke retainer bolts to 18 ft. lbs.
Two Piece Driveshaft
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Suppor...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported Chevrolet G3500 VAN cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 7.4 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove starter to engine brace and heat shields.
  • Disconnect wires from solenoids.
  • Remove starter motor mounting bolts, washers and lower starter. Record position of shims, if required.
  • Remove starter motor from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install, notin...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Chevrolet G3500 VAN cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> StabiliTrak Control System Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 7.4 V8 GAS

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

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported Chevrolet G3500 VAN cars and light trucks from 1990+

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 6.5 V8 DIESEL

  • Drain coolant to suitable container.
  • Remove air cleaner, duct and coolant recovery reservoir.
  • Remove mounting bolts, upper to lower mounting bolts and upper fan shroud.
  • Remove mounting bolts and lower...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Chevrolet G3500 VAN cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 7.4 V8 GAS

These engines use a single serpentine drive belt to drive all engine-mount accessories. All belt drive accessories are rigidly mounted with belt tension maintained by a spring loaded automatic tensioner.

  • Rotate tensioner counterclockwise using suitable 1/2 inch break...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most Chevrolet G3500 VAN cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

 Diagram for 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN  7.4 V8 GAS Diagram for 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 7.4 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • A/C Compressor Clutch Coil
  • Fuel Filter Diagram for 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN  6.5 V8 DIESELFuel Filter Diagram for 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 6.5 V8 DIESEL

    Components on diagram:
  • Water In Fuel Indicator Sensor
  • Fuel Heater
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most Chevrolet G3500 VAN cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN  6.5 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 6.5 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Control Module (VCM)
  • Convenience Center
  • Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM)
  • Inflatable Restraint Sensing And Diagnostic Module
  • Remote Control Door Lock Receiver
  • 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN  5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Headlamp Switch
  • TCC Stoplamp Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most Chevrolet G3500 VAN cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: PITTING AND BRAKE DUST ON CHROME WHEELS - REVISED
    Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 5.7 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
  • Brakes, Power Brakes, Traction Control
  • Document: VIBRATION ANALYSIS WORKSHEET
    Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 5.7 V8 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Vibration
  • Auto Systems:
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
  • Steering, Suspension
  • Drive Axles, Shafts, U-Joints, CV-Joints
  • Gasoline Engines
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most Chevrolet G3500 VAN 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 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 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 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 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 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 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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