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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+

    Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Express & Savana -> Heater Core, Replace -> Front -> Rear
    Vehicle: 2004 GMC Savana 3500 6.0 V8 GAS

    Front

    • Drain engine coolant into suitable container.
    • Disconnect clamps, then remove heater core inlet and outlet hoses.
    • Remove case mounting screws and open heater core access door.
    • Cut marked section of heater core access door.
    • Remove mounting screws and heater core.
    • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
      • Torque heater core mo...

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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+.

    Drum Brakes -> Inspection -> Adjuster Mechanism -> Backing Plate -> Brake Drums -> Brake Linings & Springs -> General System -> Parking Brake Cable
    Vehicle: 2001 GMC Savana 3500 5.7 V8 GAS

    General System

    • Inspect components for damage or unusual wear. Replace as required.
    • Inspect backing plate mounting bolts and ensure they are tight.
    • Inspect wheel cylinders. Excessive fluid indicates cup leakage and need for wheel cylinder replacement. Slight amount of fluid is always present and is considered normal, acting as lubricant for cylinder pistons.
    • Check adjuster screw operation. If satisfactory, lightly lubricate adjusting screw and washer with suitable brake lube. If operation is unsatisfactory, replace.
    • C clean rust and dirt from shoe contact surfaces on backing plate using fi...

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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: 2006 GMC Savana 3500 6.6 V8 DIESEL

    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 U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
    Vehicle: 2006 GMC Savana 3500 LS 6.0 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+.

    Description
    Vehicle: 2008 GMC Savana 3500 LT 6.0 V8 GAS

    The TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitor System) warns the driver when a significant loss, or gain of tire pressure occurs in any of the four tires and allows the driver to display the individual tire pressures and the locations on the DIC (Driver Information Center) display. The system consists of the BCM (Body Control Module), DIC, instrument cluster, RCDLR (Remote Control Door Lock Receiver), RF (Radio Frequency transmitting tire pressure sensor in each wheel and serial data circuit. Each tire pressure sensor has an internal power supply with a service life of 10 years.

    When the vehicle is...

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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: 2006 GMC Savana 3500 6.6 V8 DIESEL

    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove starter to engine brace and heat shields.
    • Disconnect wires from solenoids.
    • Remove starter motor mounting bolts, washers and lower starter. Record position of shims, if required.
    • Remove starter motor from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure to install, noting the fol...

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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 -> Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Warning Indicator -> 2008-09 Savana -> Keyless Entry Transmitter Or DIC Method -> Relearn -> Reset -> Scan Tool Method
    Vehicle: 2008 GMC Savana 3500 6.6 V8 DIESEL

    Reset

    The Low Tire Pressure warning lamp and/or the DIC (Driver Information Center) Low Tire Pressure message can be cleared by adjusting the tires to the recommended pressure and driving the vehicle at a speed above 25 mph for more that 2 minutes.

    Relearn

    Keyless Entry Transmitter Or DIC Method
    • On models with standard ignition switch, place the ignition switch in the On position.
    • On models with keyless ignition switch, place the ignition switch in the ACC position.
    • On all models, using the keyless entry transmitters press the lock and unlock buttons at the same time until a horn chirp...

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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: 1999 GMC Savana 3500 5.7 V8 GAS

    These engines use a single serpentine drive belt to drive all engine-mount accessories. All belt drive accessories are rigidly mounted with belt tension maintained by a spring loaded automatic tensioner.

    • Rotate tensioner counterclockwise using suitable 1/2 inch break...

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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+.

    Outer Center Frame Diagram for 2005 GMC Savana 3500  6.0 V8 GASOuter Center Frame Diagram for 2005 GMC Savana 3500 6.0 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Electronic Brake Control Module
  • Connector C-1
  • Connector C-2
  • Evaporative Emission Canister Vent Solenoid Connector
  • G300
  • Right Front Of The Vehicle Diagram for 2006 GMC Savana 3500 LS 6.0 V8 GASRight Front Of The Vehicle Diagram for 2006 GMC Savana 3500 LS 6.0 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Headlamp
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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.

    1999 GMC Savana 3500  6.5 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram1999 GMC Savana 3500 6.5 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Headlamp Switch
  • Radio
  • LH Overhead Radio Speaker
  • RH Overhead Radio Speaker
  • 1999 GMC Savana 3500  5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1999 GMC Savana 3500 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Windshield Wiper/Washer Switch
  • Data Link Connector
  • Headlamp Switch
  • Radio
  • Cigarette Lighter
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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: EXTERIOR LAMP CONDENSATION AND REPLACEMENT GUIDELINES
    Vehicle: 2001 GMC Savana 3500 5.7 V8 BI-FUEL

    Auto Systems:
  • Lighting, Horns, Turn Signals, Steering Column
  • 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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