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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+

    Air Bag System Precautions -> General Motors Corp. -> Disarming -> 1990 -> 1990-93 -> 1990-95 -> 1990-97 -> 1991 -> 1991-93 -> 1991-94 -> 1991-95 -> 1992-93 -> 1992-99 -> 1993-2002 -> 1993-94 -> 1993-98 -> 1994 -> 1994-2002 -> 1994-95 -> 1994-96 -> 1994-98 -> 1995-2002 -> 1995-96 -> 1995-97 -> 1995-98 -> 1995-99 -> 1996 -> 1996-2001 -> 1996-97 -> 1997 -> 1997-2002 -> 1997-98 -> 1997-99 -> 1998-2000 -> 1998-2002 -> 1998-99 -> 1999 -> 1999-2000 -> 1999-2001 -> 1999-2002 -> 2000-02 -> 2001-02 -> 2002 -> 2003 -> 2003-04 -> 2003-04 Except Malibu Maxx -> Achieva & Skylark -> Alero -> Astro & Safari -> Aurora -> Avalanche -> Aveo -> Aztek & Rendezvous -> Beretta & Corsica -> Blazer, Jimmy, Sonoma & S-10 -> Bonneville, Eighty-Eight, LeSabre, LSS, Ninety-Eight & Regency -> Bravada, Envoy, Rainier, SSR & TrailBlazer -> C/K Series -> Camaro & Firebird -> Canyon & Colorado -> Caprice, Custom Cruiser & Roadmaster -> Catera -> Cavalier & Sunfire -> Century -> Corvette -> Coupe -> CTS -> Cutlass -> Cutlass Ciera & Cruiser -> Cutlass Supreme -> DeVille -> Eldorado -> Escalade -> Express, G Series & Savana -> Fleetwood -> Grand Am -> Grand Prix & Intrigue -> Impala -> ION -> L-Series -> Light Trucks & Vans -> Lumina -> Lumina APV, Montana, Silhouette, Trans Sport & Venture -> Malibu -> Malibu Maxx -> Metro -> Monte Carlo -> Park Avenue -> Passenger Cars -> Prizm -> Reatta, Toronado & Trofeo -> Regal -> Riviera -> S-Series -> Sedan -> Seville -> Sierra & Silverado -> SRX -> Storm -> Suburban, Tahoe, Yukon & Yukon XL -> Tracker -> Vibe -> VUE -> XLR -> Zone 1 -> Zone 10 -> Zone 12 -> Zone 2 -> Zone 3 -> Zone 4 -> Zone 5 -> Zone 6 -> Zone 7 -> Zone 8 -> Zone 9 -> Zones 1 & 7 -> Zones 2 & 6 -> Zones 5 & 9 -> Zones 7 & 9
    Vehicle: 2003 GMC Savana 3500 6.0 V8 CNG

    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+.

    Anti-lock Brakes -> Kelsey-Hayes -> Diagnosis & Testing -> 1997 Astro -> 1997 C & K Series -> 1997 G-Series -> 1997 P-Series -> 1997 S & T Series -> 1997-99 -> 1997-99 Except 1999 Sierra & Silverado -> 1997-99 G Van & P Series -> 1998 Astro -> 1998 C & K Series -> 1998 G-Series -> 1998 P-Series -> 1998 S & T Series -> 1999 Astro -> 1999 C & K Series Except Sierra & Silverado -> 1999 G-Series -> 1999 P-Series -> 1999 S & T Series -> 1999 Sierra & Silverado -> 2000 Astro -> 2000 C & K Series except Sierra, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe & Yukon -> 2000 G-Series -> 2000 S & T Series -> 2000 Sierra -> 2000 Silverado -> 2000 Suburban -> 2000 Tahoe -> 2000 Yukon -> 2000-01 -> 2000-01 G Van -> 2001 Astro -> 2001 C & K Series -> 2001 G-Series -> 2001 S & T Series -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Astro, Safari & S & T Series -> C & K Series -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Connector Pin ID -> Diagnostic Process -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Enhanced Diagnostics -> G Van & P Series -> Intermittents & Poor Connections -> Temperature Vs. Resistance -> Wiring Diagrams
    Vehicle: 2000 GMC Savana 3500 6.5 V8 DIESEL

    Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

    Diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) can only be read by connecting a suitably programmed scan tool to the Data Link Connector (DLC) and following the tool manufacturer instructions.

    Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation

    Refer to Figs. and , for Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) interpretation.

    Wiring Diagrams

    Refer "Wiring Diagrams" in "Vehicle Systems"

    Connector Pin ID

    On 2000 S & T Series only, ensure correct anti-lock brake system connector pin identifications are used.

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    Diagnostic Process

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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 -> Component Locations -> C/K, G & R/V Series w/6.2L, 6.5L & 6.6L Diesel Engines
    Vehicle: 2009 GMC Savana 3500 6.6 V8 DIESEL

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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 U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
    Vehicle: 2000 GMC Savana 3500 5.7 V8 GAS

    Never clamp propeller shaft tubing in a vise. Clamping could dent or deform the tube causing an imbalance or unsafe condition. Always clamp on one of the yokes and support the shaft horizontally. Avoid damaging the slip yoke sealing surface. Nicks may damage the bushing or cut the lip seal.

    Disassemble

    • Support propeller shaft in a line horizontal with table of a press.
    • Mark propeller shaft in order to show which end connects to transmission and which end goes to rear axle.
    • On models equipped with external snap ring retainers, proceed as follows:
      • Disassemble snap rings by ...

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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+.

    Reset Procedures
    Vehicle: 2008 GMC Savana 3500 4.8 V8 GAS

    The Low Tire Pressure warning lamp and/or the DIC (Driver Information Center) Low Tire Pressure message can be cl...

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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+.

    Alternator, Replace -> Auxiliary -> Single Alternator
    Vehicle: 2001 GMC Savana 3500 8.1 V8 GAS

    Single Alternator

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Remove coolant reservoir and air cleaner.
    • Remove upper fan shroud.
    • Remove drive belt, using suitable removal tool.
    • Remove heater hose pipe from alternator and oil fill tubes from support bracket.
    • Remove alternator mounting bolts, then alternator from vehicle.
    • Disconnect electrical connectors.
    • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
      • Torque front alternator mounting bolt to 37 f...

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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 -> Check Engine Oil Level ->
    Vehicle: 2006 GMC Savana 3500 4.8 V8 GAS

    This system is used to indicate a low engine oil level condition. The lamp should light during engine starting. If oil level is sufficient, the lamp should go off when engine is operating. If oil level is low the...

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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: 2002 GMC Savana 3500 6.5 V8 DIESEL

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

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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: 2010 GMC Savana 3500 6.0 V8 FLEX

    • 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+.

    Mobile Telephone, Naviagation And Inside Rearview Mirror Harness Diagram for 2005 GMC Savana 3500  6.0 V8 GASMobile Telephone, Naviagation And Inside Rearview Mirror Harness Diagram for 2005 GMC Savana 3500 6.0 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Inside Rearview Mirror Connector
  • Cellular Antenna Connector
  • Navigation Antenna Connector
  • C225
  • Cellular Telephone Microphone Connector
  • Engine Compartment Components Diagram for 2007 GMC Savana 3500 LS 6.0 V8 GASEngine Compartment Components Diagram for 2007 GMC Savana 3500 LS 6.0 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Junction Block
  • Underhood Fuse Block
  • Ground G104
  • Ground G105
  • Ground G106
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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.

    2001 GMC Savana 3500  6.5 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram2001 GMC Savana 3500 6.5 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Generator
  • Charge Indicator
  • 2002 GMC Savana 3500  8.1 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2002 GMC Savana 3500 8.1 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Headlamp Switch
  • Headlamp Dimmer Switch
  • Daytime Running Lamps Control Module
  • Daytime Running Lamps Indicator
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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: INFORMATION ON DISCOLORATION, BLISTERING, PEELING OR EROSION OF VARIOUS EXTERIOR EMBLEMS INCLUDING THE CHEVY BOWTIE
    Vehicle: 2007 GMC Savana 3500 LS 6.0 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Finishes, Body Structure, Frame, Bumpers
  • Document: BRAKE WARRANTY SERVICE AND PROCEDURES - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2004 GMC Savana 3500 6.0 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Brakes, Power Brakes, Traction Control
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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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