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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+

Manual Air Conditioning & Heater System Diagnosis & Testing -> Light Duty Trucks & Vans -> Precautions -> Air Bag System Disarming & Arming -> Battery Ground Cable
Vehicle: 2002 GMC Savana 3500 6.5 V8 DIESEL

Air Bag System Disarming & Arming

Refer to and for air bag system disarming and arming proced...

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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: 2007 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 Pressure Relief -> Except Montana SV6, Relay, Rendezvous w/3.6L Engine, Terraza, Tracker & Uplander -> Engine Fuel Pressure Service Port -> Engines Less Fuel Pressure Service Port
Vehicle: 2002 GMC Savana 3500 5.7 V8 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 disconnected and reconnected, some abnormal driveability symptoms may occur. The vehicle may need to be driven while the vehicle relearns its adaptive strategy.

Engines Less Fuel Pressure ...

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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 -> One Piece Driveshaft -> Rear -> Two Piece Driveshaft
Vehicle: 2008 GMC Savana 3500 4.8 V8 GAS

Front

  • 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.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Torque front propeller shaft retainer bolts 18 f...

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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+.

Wiring Diagrams -> Wire Color Code Identification
Vehicle: 2008 GMC Savana 3500 LS 6.0 V8 GAS

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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
Vehicle: 2006 GMC Savana 3500 LT 6.0 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove coolant reservoir and air cleaner.
  • Remove upper fan shroud.
  • Remove drive belt.
  • Remove heater hose pipe from alternator and oil fill tubes from support bracket.
  • Remove alternator ...

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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 -> Diesel Engine Water In Fuel Or Drain Fuel Filter Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2007 GMC Savana 3500 6.6 V8 DIESEL

The "Water in Fuel" indicator will light when excessive water has entered the fuel system. A low pressure sensor activates the lamp as the fuel filter becomes plugged. The lamp will light during engine starting as a bulb check.

Once engine has started, the lamp should go Off. If the lamp is lit intermittently or remains lit, drain fuel filter. If the lamp still remains On after fuel filter has been drained, replace fuel filter. If lamp is lit during high speed opera...

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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+

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2009 GMC Savana 3500 LS 6.0 V8 GAS

Lower

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp at radiator outlet and remove hose.
  • Reposition hose clamp at engine and remove hose.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

Upper

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Remove ai...

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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: 2002 GMC Savana 3500 6.5 V8 DIESEL

  • Rotate tensioner arm counterclockwise using 3/8 inch breaker bar.
  • Remove belt from pulleys.
  • Route new belt over all pulleys except tensioner arm.
  • Rotate tensioner arm co...

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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+.

Center High Mounted Stop Lamp Diagram for 2002 GMC Savana 3500  8.1 V8 GASCenter High Mounted Stop Lamp Diagram for 2002 GMC Savana 3500 8.1 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Center High Mounted Stop Lamp
  • Body Harness Routing Diagram for 2005 GMC Savana 3500  6.0 V8 GASBody Harness Routing Diagram for 2005 GMC Savana 3500 6.0 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • C400
  • C412
  • G401
  • G402
  • S401
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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:
  • HVAC Control Assembly Front Auxiliary
  • 2006 GMC Savana 3500  4.8 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 GMC Savana 3500 4.8 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Cigar Lighter
  • Auxiliary Power Outlet
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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 FOR DEALERS ON HOW TO SUBMIT A FIELD PRODUCT REPORT - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2001 GMC Savana 3500 8.1 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Document: REPAIR INFORMATION FOR RECONNECTION OF REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER CONTACT OR TAB - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2003 GMC Savana 3500 6.0 V8 CNG

    Auto Systems:
  • Heating, A/C, Ventilation, Defogger
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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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