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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Oldsmobile Alero 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 Oldsmobile Alero cars and light trucks from 1990+

Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Achieva, Alero, Cutlass, Grand Am, Malibu & Skylark -> Blower Motor, Replace -> Achieva, Skylark & 1997-98 Grand Am -> Alero, Cutlass, Malibu & 1999-2000 Grand Am
Vehicle: 1999 Oldsmobile Alero 3.4 V6 GAS

Achieva, Skylark & 1997-98 Grand Am
  • On models with 3.1L engine, remove alternator belt, attaching bolts and alternator, then set aside.
  • On all models, disconnect electrical connectors from blower motor.
  • Position engine wiring harness aside.
  • Partially cut blower motor case cover as indicated in Fig. . Cutting pattern is also indicated on blower case cover. Cover thickness is approximately 1/8 inch. Cut just through thickness of cover. Any cut deeper than thickness of cover may cause damage to cooling tube.
  • Move cut portion of c...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Oldsmobile Alero AUTOMOBILES

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

Power Brake Units -> Adjustments -> AC-Delco Single Diaphragm Type -> AC-Delco Tandem Diaphragm Type -> Air Method -> Brake Pedal -> Gauge Method -> Pushrod -> Toyota/GM Single Diaphragm Type
Vehicle: 2003 Oldsmobile Alero 3.4 V6 GAS

Brake Pedal

Toyota/GM Single Diaphragm Type
  • With engine running and brake pedal in rest position, measure distance between face of pedal and floor mat.
  • Distance should be 5.850-6.244 inches.
  • If distance is not as specified, adjust pedal height as follows:
    • Remove lefthand lower instrument panel trim section and air duct.
    • Loosen stop lamp switch sufficiently to access pedal adjustment.
    • Loosen locknut and rotate pedal pushrod as required to obtain specified pedal height. Tighten locknut.
    • Adjust brake lamp switch position so plunger lightly contacts pedal stopper and brake lamps are off when pe...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Oldsmobile Alero AUTOMOBILES

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

General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Fuel Pressure Relief -> Except Aveo, LaCrosse, LeMans (1988-93), Malibu & Malibu Maxx (2004-05), Metro, Nova, Prizm, Spectrum & Storm -> Engine Fuel Pressure Service Port -> Engines Less Fuel Pressure Service Port
Vehicle: 1999 Oldsmobile Alero 2.4 L4 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 strateg...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Oldsmobile Alero AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported Oldsmobile Alero cars and light trucks from 1990+.

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2000 Oldsmobile Alero 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Raise and suitably support vehicle.
  • Remove wheel and tire.
  • Remove stabilizer shaft link.
  • Remove front wheel drive shaft nut. Insert a drift or a flat-bladed tool into caliper and rotor to prevent rotor from turning.
  • Disconnect outer tie rod assembly from steering knuckle.
  • Separate ball joint from steering knuckle. Caution: Do not attempt to move vehicle with drive axle(s) removed from wheel bearing. Wheel(s) could fall off, dropping vehicle to ground and causing personal injury or damage to vehicle.
  • Separate front wheel drive axle from front wheel drive shaft bearing using a su...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR Oldsmobile Alero 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 Oldsmobile Alero cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from mid 1990's+.

Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Tests -> Intermittent & Poor Connections -> Intermittent Connections -> Poor Connections
Vehicle: 1999 Oldsmobile Alero 3.4 V6 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

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

Diagnostic Tests

Refer to Figs. through for diagnostic test procedures.

Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

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

Intermittent & Poor Connections

Intermittent Connections

Most intermittent connections are caused by faulty electrical connections or wiring. Inspect for the following:

  • Wiring broken inside insulation.
  • Poor connection between mal...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Oldsmobile Alero AUTOMOBILES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported Oldsmobile Alero cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Oldsmobile Alero 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove serpentine drive belt using suitable tool to rotate tensioner.
  • Remove mounting bolts and studs.
  • Disconnect electrical le...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR Oldsmobile Alero AUTOMOBILES

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

General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Low Washer Fluid Indicator ->
Vehicle: 2003 Oldsmobile Alero 3.4 V6 GAS

The windshield washer solvent tank has a switch that closes when the wash...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Oldsmobile Alero AUTOMOBILES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported Oldsmobile Alero cars and light trucks from 1990+

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2000 Oldsmobile Alero 3.4 V6 GAS

Lower

  • Disconnect negative battery cable.
  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp from water pump.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from water pump.
  • Remove lower radiator air deflector.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator and vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to ...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Oldsmobile Alero AUTOMOBILES

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

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1999 Oldsmobile Alero 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Rotate or lift the belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from dr...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR Oldsmobile Alero AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most Oldsmobile Alero cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Door Switches Diagram for 2002 Oldsmobile Alero  2.2 L4 GASDoor Switches Diagram for 2002 Oldsmobile Alero 2.2 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Outside Rearview Mirror Switch
  • Window Switch
  • Washer Fluid Reservoir Diagram for 2002 Oldsmobile Alero  3.4 V6 GASWasher Fluid Reservoir Diagram for 2002 Oldsmobile Alero 3.4 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Washer Fluid Reservoir
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR Oldsmobile Alero AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most Oldsmobile Alero cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2002 Oldsmobile Alero  3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2002 Oldsmobile Alero 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Window Switch-Front Passenger
  • Window Switch-Driver
  • Door Lock Switch-Front Passenger
  • Door Lock Switch-Driver
  • 2004 Oldsmobile Alero  2.2 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Oldsmobile Alero 2.2 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Radio
  • Body Control Module
  • Electronic Brake Control Module
  • Powertrain Control Module
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR Oldsmobile Alero AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most Oldsmobile Alero cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: NO CONNECT WITH DISABLED VEHICLE - DROPPED CALLS WITH 1234567890 MIN - ONSTAR
    Vehicle: 2001 Oldsmobile Alero 2.4 L4 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Inoperative, No Response
  • Auto Systems:
  • Aux Equip, Phone, Jacks, Trailer Hitches, Towing
  • Document: WARRANTY CLAIMS SUBMISSION - IMPORTANCE OF GM PART NUMBERS AND DATE CODED PARTS - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2000 Oldsmobile Alero 3.4 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR Oldsmobile Alero AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most Oldsmobile Alero 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 Oldsmobile Alero 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 Oldsmobile Alero 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 Oldsmobile Alero 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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