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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 -> System Diagnosis & Testing -> 1998 Tracker -> 1999-2000 Sierra & Silverado -> 1999-2000 Tracker -> A/C System Performance Test -> Astro & Safari -> C & K Series Except 1999-2000 Sierra & Silverado -> Diagnostic Tests -> Functional Test -> G Series -> Montana, Silhouette & Venture -> P Series -> S & T Series
Vehicle: 1999 GMC Savana 3500 7.4 V8 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.

Functional Test

Refer to Figs. through for A/C system functional test.

A/C System Performance Test

  • Test must be performed with vehicle in a shaded area.
  • Open windows to ventilate interior, then connect suitable A/C service gauge set.
  • Determine relative hu...

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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+.

Power Brake Units -> Bendix Brake Booster -> General Service
Vehicle: 2002 GMC Savana 3500 5.7 V8 BI-FUEL

Certain general service procedures apply, regardless of whether the brakes are vacuum or hydraulically assisted. Only top quality, clean brake fluid should be used. More seals and valves are used with power brake systems than with ordinary brakes, so an inferior brake fluid will do much more damage. For the same reason, ensure all dirt is kept out of the system. Additionally, care must be taken not to mix the fluids of the booster hydraulic system and brake hydraulic system as the fluids are not compatible.

If the power unit fails, the brakes will still operate, as the convention...

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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 Replacement -> Gasoline Engines Except Equinox, Montana SV6, Relay, Rendezvous w/3.6L Engine, Terraza, Uplander & Vue (2004-06) & 2004-06 Envoy, Rainier & TrailBlazer -> Returnless Fuel System
Vehicle: 2004 GMC Savana 3500 6.0 V8 GAS

Returnless Fuel System

On models equipped with fuel injected engines, relieve fuel system pressure as outlined under "Fuel System Pressure Relief."

On models equipped with metal collar quick disconnect connectors, GM tool No. J37088-A, or equivalent, will be required to disconnect the connector. Pri...

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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+.

Relearn Procedures -> Keyless Entry Transmitter Or DIC Method -> Scan Tool Method
Vehicle: 2008 GMC Savana 3500 4.8 V8 GAS

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 Accy position.
  • On all models, using the keyless entry transmitters press the lock and unlock buttons at the same time until a horn chirp sounds indicating the learn mode has been actuated. The left front turn signal will also be illuminated.
  • Using the DIC (Driver Information Center) press and release the Info button until the Tire Learn message is indicated on the DIC display. Depres...

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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: 1999 GMC Savana 3500 7.4 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 LT 6.0 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+

Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2006 GMC Savana 3500 LT 6.0 V8 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Remove upper fan shroud.
  • Remove accumulator.
  • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at coolant bypass valve.
  • Remove hose from coolant bypass valve.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
  • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

Outlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Remove upper fan shroud.
  • Remove accumulator.
  • Reposition heater hose ou...

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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 8.1 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.

  • Ro...

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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+.

Right Side Of Engine Diagram for 2006 GMC Savana 3500  6.0 V8 GASRight Side Of Engine Diagram for 2006 GMC Savana 3500 6.0 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Starter Motor
  • Crankshaft Position Sensor Connector
  • A/C Compressor Clutch Connector
  • A/C High Pressure Switch Connector
  • Engine Oil Level Switch Connector
  • Door Diagram for 2008 GMC Savana 3500 LT 6.0 V8 GASDoor Diagram for 2008 GMC Savana 3500 LT 6.0 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Right Front Speaker
  • Passenger Window Switch
  • Passenger Door Lock Switch
  • Passenger Window Motor
  • Passenger Outside Rearview Mirror
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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.

    2000 GMC Savana 3500  6.5 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram2000 GMC Savana 3500 6.5 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Seat Belt Switch
  • Inflatable Restraint Steering Wheel Module
  • Inflatable Restraint Sensing And Diagnostic Module
  • Multifunction Alarm Module
  • Inflatable Restraint Front End Discriminating Sensor
  • 2004 GMC Savana 3500  4.8 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 GMC Savana 3500 4.8 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Body Control Module
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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: BATTERY AND CHARGING SYSTEM ELECTRICAL DIAGNOSTICS - REVISED
    Vehicle: 1999 GMC Savana 3500 5.7 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Starting, Charging, Battery
  • Document: USE OF CHROME OR CHROME PLATED STEEL VALVE CAPS ON ALUMINUM VALVE STEMS - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2005 GMC Savana 3500 6.0 V8 CNG

    Auto Systems:
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
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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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