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GEO Prizm CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT GEO REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR GEO Prizm 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 GEO Prizm cars and light trucks from 1990+

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Vehicle: 1996 GEO Prizm LSI 1.6 L4 GAS

Passenger Cars

Body Control Module (BCM)
Alero & Grand Am

This procedure must be performed if the BCM, Passlock sensor or PCM is replaced. If BCM is not properly programmed, it will not control all the features properly.

  • Ensure battery is fully charged and ignition switch is in the ON position.
  • Connect a suitably programmed Tech II, or equivalent, scan tool to Data Link Connector (DLC).
  • Access scan tool "Special Functions" menu and follow scan tool instructions to program BCM.
  • If BCM fails to accept the pr...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR GEO Prizm AUTOMOBILES

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

HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEM, GENERAL MOTORS -> MASTER CYLINDER SERVICE -> Assembly -> CAST IRON TYPE -> COMPOSITE TYPE -> CORVETTE -> Disassembly -> EXCEPT CORVETTE -> Inspection
Vehicle: 1990 GEO Prizm GSI 1.6 L4 GAS

COMPOSITE TYPE

Refer toFigs. and when performing the following procedures.

EXCEPT CORVETTE
Disassembly
  • Remove master cylinder from vehicle as follows:
    • Disconnect and plug hydraulic lines.
    • Remove two master cylinder attaching nuts, then the master cylinder.
  • 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, if equipped.
  • On models with compact master cylinder, remove proportioner valve assembly,Fig. .
  • Depress primary piston and remove lock ring.
  • Plug primary fluid ou...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR GEO Prizm AUTOMOBILES

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

General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Component Locations -> 1988-92 Nova & Prizm 1.6L 4A-GE Engine
Vehicle: 1991 GEO Prizm GSI 1.6 L4 GAS

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR GEO Prizm AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported GEO Prizm cars and light trucks from 1990+.

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1994 GEO Prizm 1.6 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Drain transaxle fluid.
  • Remove hub nut cap, then cotter pin, hub nut and washer.
  • Remove tie rod end from steering knuckle.
  • Remove brake caliper from steering knuckle.
  • Disconnect control arm from steering knuckle.
  • Remove brake rotor.
  • Remove drive axle from hub assembly using a plastic hammer. If shaft is difficult to remove, use crankshaft gear puller (Tool No. J 25287) or equivalent.
  • R...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR GEO Prizm AUTOMOBILES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported GEO Prizm cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 GEO Prizm LSI 1.6 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Disconnect electrical connectors from starter motor, Fig. .
  • Remove starter motor...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR GEO Prizm AUTOMOBILES

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

General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Check Fuel Cap Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1992 GEO Prizm GSI 1.6 L4 GAS

The Check Fuel Cap Lamp will illuminate momentarily when the ignition switch is placed in the on position as a bulb check. If...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR GEO Prizm AUTOMOBILES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported GEO Prizm cars and light trucks from 1990+

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 1996 GEO Prizm 1.6 L4 GAS

Lower

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator using hose clamp pliers.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp from water pump housing using hose clamp pliers.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from water pump housing and from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

Upper

  • Drain cooli...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR GEO Prizm AUTOMOBILES

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

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace -> Installation -> Removal
Vehicle: 1991 GEO Prizm 1.6 L4 GAS

Removal

  • Rotate serpentine belt tensioner pulley clockwise to release tension from belt using a 3/8 drive socket wrench.
  • Remove serpentine belt from pulleys.

Installation

  • ...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR GEO Prizm AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most GEO Prizm cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Lower I/P Diagram for 1995 GEO Prizm LSI 1.6 L4 GASLower I/P Diagram for 1995 GEO Prizm LSI 1.6 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Combination Switch
  • Ignition Switch
  • Cruise Control Module
  • Rear Defogger Switch
  • A/C Switch
  • Center Console Wiring Diagram for 1997 GEO Prizm LSI 1.8 L4 GASCenter Console Wiring Diagram for 1997 GEO Prizm LSI 1.8 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Power Door Lock Control Module
  • Circuit Opening Relay
  • Junction Connector
  • Connector C-215
  • Connector C-216
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR GEO Prizm AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most GEO Prizm cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1995 GEO Prizm LSI 1.6 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1995 GEO Prizm LSI 1.6 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Horn Relay
  • Fan Relay
  • EFI Heater Relay
  • Engine Main Relay
  • Head Relay
  • 1990 GEO Prizm GSI 1.6 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1990 GEO Prizm GSI 1.6 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • RH Headlamp
  • Headlamp Relay
  • LH Headlamp
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR GEO Prizm AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most GEO Prizm cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: PRELIMINARY INFORMATION (PI) TEXT AVAILABLE IN SERVICE INFORMATION (SI)
    Vehicle: 1997 GEO Prizm LSI 1.6 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Document: SOME TAPE CLEANERS & CD ADAPTERS NOT COMPATIBLE
    Vehicle: 1994 GEO Prizm LSI 1.8 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Entertainment: Stereo, Radio, Cassettes
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR GEO Prizm AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most GEO Prizm 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 GEO Prizm 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 GEO Prizm 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 GEO Prizm 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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