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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+

    Manual Air Conditioning & Heater System Diagnosis & Testing -> Passenger Cars -> A/C System Diagnosis & Testing -> A/C System Noise -> A/C System Noise Diagnosis -> A/C System Performance Test -> Achieva, Beretta, Corsica, Grand Am & Skylark -> Blower Noise -> Bonneville, LeSabre, LSS, Park Avenue, Regency, 88 & 98 -> Camaro & Firebird w/5.7L Engine -> Caprice, Impala SS & Roadmaster -> Cavalier, Century, Ciera, Cutlass, Cutlass Supreme, Grand Prix, Lumina, Malibu, Monte Carlo, Regal, Sunfire & Camaro & Firebird w/3800 Engine -> Corvette, Metro & Prizm -> Diagnostic Tests -> Functional Test -> Preliminary Checks -> Saturn
    Vehicle: 1996 GEO Prizm LSI 1.6 L4 GAS

    On models equipped with a Powertrain Control Module (PCM) or Vehicle Control Module (VCM) controlled A/C system, connect a suitable Scan Tool to the Diagnostic Link Connector (DLC), normally located behind the lefthand side of the instrument panel, near the steering column.

    Preliminary Checks

    • Check A/C fuses.
    • Check A/C blower operation.
    • On models with cable operated temperature door, move temperature control rapidly through full stroke and back, door should audibly contact stops. Adjust cable as necessary.
    • On all models, check c...

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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 Systems -> Brake System Bleed -> Bleed Sequence -> Hydraulic System Flush -> Manual -> Pressure
    Vehicle: 1996 GEO Prizm 1.6 L4 GAS

    Manual

    Pressure bleeding is recommended for all hydraulic systems. However, if a pressure bleeder is unavailable, use the following procedure. Brake fluid damages painted surfaces. Immediately clean any spilled fluid.

    • Remove vacuum reserve by pumping brakes several times with engine off.
    • Fill master cylinder reservoir with clean brake fluid. Check fluid level often during bleeding procedure; do not let reservoir fall below half full.
    • If necessary, bleed master cylinder as follows:
      • Disconnect master cylinder forward brake line connection until fluid flows from reservoir. Reconnect ...

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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 -> Fuel Pressure Relief -> 1988-92 Nova, Prizm & Vibe
    Vehicle: 1991 GEO Prizm GSI 1.6 L4 GAS

    Do not smoke or allow an open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel system related components. The highly flammable vapor mixtures may ignite, resulting in serious personal injury.

    Prior to disconnecting fuel lines, the fuel system pressure must be relieved to prevent accidental spray of fuel.

    After the battery has been disco...

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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: 1993 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+.

    Alternator, Replace
    Vehicle: 1990 GEO Prizm LSI 1.6 L4 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable at battery.
    • Remove protective cover, then nut from B+ terminal on alternator.
    • Remove electrical connector from alternator.
    • Remove drive belt adjuster bolt.
    • Remove drive belt.
    • Remove alternator mounting bolts.
    • Re...

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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: 1996 GEO Prizm LSI 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+

    Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
    Vehicle: 1994 GEO Prizm LSI 1.6 L4 GAS

    Inlet

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at thermostat using hose clamp pliers.
    • Remove heater inlet hose from thermostat.
    • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at heater core using hose clamp pliers.
    • Remove hose from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure to install.

    Outlet

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition heater hose outlet clamp at engine outlet pipe using hose clamp pliers.
    • Disconnect heater outlet hose from engine outlet pipe.
    • Reposition heater core outlet...

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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: 1994 GEO Prizm LSI 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+.

    LH Engine Compartment Components Diagram for 1996 GEO Prizm LSI 1.8 L4 GASLH Engine Compartment Components Diagram for 1996 GEO Prizm LSI 1.8 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Distributor
  • Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor
  • Intake Air Temperature Sensor
  • ECT Sending Unit
  • Air Cleaner
  • Automatic Transaxle Components Diagram for 1996 GEO Prizm  1.6 L4 GASAutomatic Transaxle Components Diagram for 1996 GEO Prizm 1.6 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Torque Converter Clutch Solenoid
  • Distributor
  • Transaxle Solenoid
  • Park/Neutral Position Switch
  • Shift Solenoid 2
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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:
  • Audio Alarm Module
  • Stoplamp Switch
  • Antilock Brake System (ABS) Enable Relay
  • 1995 GEO Prizm LSI 1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1995 GEO Prizm LSI 1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Combination Switch
  • Light Turn Signal Switch
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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: APPLICATION OF ANTI-CORROSIVE MATERIALS
    Vehicle: 1997 GEO Prizm LSI 1.8 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Finishes, Body Structure, Frame, Bumpers
  • Document: WARRANTY - CLAIM PROCESSING CHANGES
    Vehicle: 1989 GEO Prizm 1.6 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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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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