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GMC Savana 3500 CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT GMC REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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    A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR GMC Savana 3500 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 GMC Savana 3500 cars and light trucks from 1990+

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    Vehicle: 2004 GMC Savana 3500 4.8 V8 GAS

    Passenger Cars

    The Sensing and Diagnostic Module (SDM) can maintain enough voltage to cause air bag deployment for up to 10 minutes after the ignition is turned Off and the battery is disconnected. Servicing the Supplemental air bag (SIR) system during this period may result in accidental deployment and personal injury.

    Achieva & Skylark
    1994-96
    • Ensure front wheels are in straight-ahead position.
    • Turn ignition switch to LOCK position.
    • Remove AIR BAG fuse from fuse block.
    • On 1995 models, remove lefthand sound insulator panel to ac...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR GMC Savana 3500 AUTOMOBILES

    Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported GMC Savana 3500 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

    Disc Brakes -> Delco Dual Piston Sliding Caliper -> Troubleshooting -> Brake Rattle -> Brake Roughness Or Chatter; Pedal Pumping -> Caliper Brake Fluid Leak -> Excessive Pedal Effort -> Excessive Pedal Travel -> Heavy Brake Drag -> No Braking Effect When Brake Pedal Is Depressed -> Pull, Uneven Or Grabbing Brakes -> Rear Brakes Locking On Application
    Vehicle: 2008 GMC Savana 3500 LT 6.0 V8 GAS

    Excessive Pedal Travel

    • Worn brake linings.
    • Disc pads knock back after cornering or rough road travel.
    • Piston and linings not properly seated or positioned.
    • Insufficient fluid in system.
    • Loose wheel bearing adjustment.
    • Damaged or worn caliper piston seal.
    • Improper booster pushrod adjustment.
    • Pads out of flat more than .005 inch.
    • Rear brake automatic adjusters inoperative.
    • Improperly ground rear brake shoes.

    Brake Roughness Or Chatter; Pedal Pumping

    • Excessive lateral runout of rotor.
    • Rotor excessively out of parallel.

    Excessive Pedal Effort

    • Frozen or seized pistons.
    • Brake fluid, oil or grease on ...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR GMC Savana 3500 AUTOMOBILES

    Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported GMC Savana 3500 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. for 1980+.

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 2004-06 C/K, G & R/V Series w/Gasoline Engine -> Heavy Duty Emissions -> Light Duty Emissions -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
    Vehicle: 2004 GMC Savana 3500 4.8 V8 GAS

    Light Duty Emissions

    Normal Service

    Service as required

    Severe Ser...

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR GMC Savana 3500 AUTOMOBILES

    Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported GMC Savana 3500 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

    DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Install -> One Piece Driveshaft -> Rear -> Remove -> Two Piece Driveshaft
    Vehicle: 2009 GMC Savana 3500 6.0 V8 GAS

    Front

    Remove
    • 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.
    Install
    • Remove the tape or rubber band from the front U-joint
    • Install the front propeller shaf...

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    TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR GMC Savana 3500 AUTOMOBILES

    Description, component locations, reset procedures, relearn procedures, diagnosis and testing, wiring diagrams, component replacement, and identification of vehicles equipped and not equipped with tire pressure monitoring system for most domestic and imported GMC Savana 3500 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from mid 1990's+.

    Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic System Check -> Diagnostic Tests -> DTC C0569 System Configuration Error -> DTC C0750 Left Front Low Tire Pressure Sensor, C0755 Right Front Low Tire Pressure Sensor, C0760 Left Rear Low Tire Pressure Sensor Or C0765 Right Rear Low Tire Pressure Sensor -> DTC C0775 Low Tire Pressure System Sensors Not Learned -> Intermittent & Poor Connections -> Intermittents -> Low Tire Pressure Indicator Fault -> Poor Connections
    Vehicle: 2008 GMC Savana 3500 LS 6.0 V8 GAS

    Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

    Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to DLC (Data Link Connector) and follow manufacturer's instructions.

    Diagnostic Tests

    Low tire pressure in one or more tires is indicated by a continuously illuminated TPMS indicator after the bulb check is completed. The DIC will display a check tire pressure type message, if equipped. It is not necessary to perform the Relearn procedure for a low tire condition.

    When a TPMS DTC is set, the TPMS indicator will flash for one minute after the bulb check is completed and then will remain illuminated. The DI...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR GMC Savana 3500 AUTOMOBILES

    Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported GMC Savana 3500 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 2007 GMC Savana 3500 LT 6.0 V8 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove right transmission cover bolt, if required.
    • Disconnect engine wiring harness electrical connector from oil level sensor.
    • Remove starter motor mounting bolts.
    • Slide starter forward until it clears transmission.
    • Remove attaching nut and starter solenoid S-terminal lead from soleno...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR GMC Savana 3500 AUTOMOBILES

    Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported GMC Savana 3500 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> All Wheel Drive (AWD) System Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 2009 GMC Savana 3500 6.0 V8 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 GMC Savana 3500 AUTOMOBILES

    Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported GMC Savana 3500 cars and light trucks from 1990+

    Radiator, Replace
    Vehicle: 2009 GMC Savana 3500 4.8 V8 GAS

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Remove air cleaner assembly.
    • Remove coolant recovery reservoir.
    • Remove clamp at radiator inlet using hose clamp pliers tool J 38185.
    • Remove radiator inlet hose from radiator.
    • Remove outlet heater hose clamp at radiator using hose clamp pliers tool J 38185.
    • Remove outlet heater hose from radiator.
    • Remove automatic transmiss...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR GMC Savana 3500 AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported GMC Savana 3500 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 2007 GMC Savana 3500 LS 6.0 V8 GAS

    • Rotate tensioner clockwise to release belt tension using suitable wrench, then remove belt.
    • Route belt over pulleys excep...

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    COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR GMC Savana 3500 AUTOMOBILES

    Component location diagrams for most GMC Savana 3500 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    Tow/Haul Switch Location Diagram for 2005 GMC Savana 3500  4.8 V8 GASTow/Haul Switch Location Diagram for 2005 GMC Savana 3500 4.8 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Tow Switch
  • Haul Switch
  • Engine Diagram for 2008 GMC Savana 3500  6.0 V8 GASEngine Diagram for 2008 GMC Savana 3500 6.0 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Starter Motor
  • Crankshaft Position Sensor Connector
  • A/C Compressor Clutch Connector
  • Engine Oil Level Switch Connector
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR GMC Savana 3500 AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most GMC Savana 3500 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2002 GMC Savana 3500  8.1 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2002 GMC Savana 3500 8.1 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Convenience Center
  • Blower Motor Switch Auxiliary
  • Blower Motor Resistor Assembly Auxiliary
  • Blower Motor Auxiliary
  • High Speed Blower Motor Relay Auxiliary
  • 2006 GMC Savana 3500 LT 6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 GMC Savana 3500 LT 6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Panel Cluster
  • Data Link Connector
  • PRNDL
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR GMC Savana 3500 AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most GMC Savana 3500 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: DIAGNOSTICS TIPS/RECOMMENDATIONS WHEN PERFORMING EVAPORATIVE EMISSION (EVAP) SYSTEM LEAK TESTS FOR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0442 AND/OR P0455
    Vehicle: 2008 GMC Savana 3500 6.0 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Emission Controls, Vacuum Hoses
  • Document: ELIMINATING UNWANTED ODORS IN VEHICLES - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2006 GMC Savana 3500 4.8 V8 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Odors
  • Auto Systems:
  • Chemicals, Antifreeze, Additives
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR GMC Savana 3500 AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most GMC Savana 3500 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 GMC Savana 3500 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 GMC Savana 3500 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 GMC Savana 3500 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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