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Pontiac G8 CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Pontiac REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Pontiac G8 AUTOMOBILES

    Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported Pontiac G8 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

    Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Troubleshooting -> Master Cylinder Internal Fluid Leakage Check -> Road Test
    Vehicle: 2009 Pontiac G8 GT 6.0 V8 GAS

    When troubleshooting the hydraulic brake system, perform the following inspections.

    Master Cylinder Internal Fluid Leakage Check

    Start engine and depress the brake pedal. If the pedal gradually falls under constant pressure, the hydraulic system may be leaking. Raise the vehicle on a lift and inspect all tubing lines and backing plates for signs of leakage. It may be required to lift or remove the carpeting or floor mats to inspect for boost...

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Pontiac G8 AUTOMOBILES

    Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported Pontiac G8 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 2009 Pontiac G8 3.6 V6 GAS

    To avoid any vehicle damage, serious personal injury or death when major components are removed from the vehicle and the vehicle is supported by a hoist, support the vehicle with jack stands at the opposite end from which the components are being removed and strap the vehicle to the hoist.

    • Raise and support vehicle on a hoist.
    • Remove rear tire and wheel assembly.
    • Remove wheel drive shaft retaining nut and discard the nut.
    • Disconnect wheel speed sensor electrical connector.
    • Detach wheel speed sensor wiring harness mounting clip from knuckle.
    • Detach rear park brake cable and clev...

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    TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR Pontiac G8 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 Pontiac G8 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from mid 1990's+.

    Description
    Vehicle: 2008 Pontiac G8 3.6 V6 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 uses the BCM (Body Control Module), DIC, instrument panel cluster, RCDLR (Remote Control Door Lock Receiver), a RF (Radio Frequency) transmitting tire pressure sensor in each wheel and the serial data circuit. Each tire pressure sensor has an internal power supply with service life of 10 years.

    When the vehicl...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Pontiac G8 AUTOMOBILES

    Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported Pontiac G8 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

    Starter, Replace -> Installation -> Removal
    Vehicle: 2008 Pontiac G8 3.6 V6 GAS

    Removal

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove flywheel inspection cover.
    • Remove starter electrical connectors.
    • Remove mounting bolts and starter.

    Installation

    • Tighten solenoid BAT terminal nut next to cap while starter is still on bench.
    • Connect solenoid electrical terminal.
    • Torque soleno...

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    CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Pontiac G8 AUTOMOBILES

    Cabin air filter locations and replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Pontiac G8 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. as equipped to the current model year.

    Cabin Air Filter Service -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 2008-09 G8
    Vehicle: 2009 Pontiac G8 GT 6.0 V8 GAS

    Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 12 months or 15,000 miles or at Maintenance II as indicated on the DIC (Driver Information Center). In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

    • Open the hood and support the hood with a suitable brace.
    • Remove the windshield wiper arms.
    • Remove the hood rear seal.
    • Remove the passenger side air inlet grille panel lower retainers, Fig. .
    • Pull upwards and inward on the passenger side air inlet grille panel to disengage the retainers, then remove the panel, ...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR Pontiac G8 AUTOMOBILES

    Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Pontiac G8 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Air Bag Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 2008 Pontiac G8 GT 6.0 V8 GAS

    This lamp should light for a approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned on as a bulb check. If the air b...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Pontiac G8 AUTOMOBILES

    Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported Pontiac G8 cars and light trucks from 1990+

    Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
    Vehicle: 2008 Pontiac G8 GT 6.0 V8 GAS

    Inlet

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at heater pipe assembly using hose clamp pliers J 38185 or equivalent.
    • Remove hose from heater pipe assembly.
    • Disconnect heater inlet hose from underhood junction box retainer clip.
    • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at water pump using hose clamp pliers J 38185 or equivalent.
    • Remove heater inlet hose from water pump...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Pontiac G8 AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Pontiac G8 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 2008 Pontiac G8 3.6 V6 GAS

    • Remove air cleaner assembly.
    • Install a breaker bar to drive belt tensioner.
    • Rotate ...

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    COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR Pontiac G8 AUTOMOBILES

    Component location diagrams for most Pontiac G8 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    Instrument Panel Diagram for 2008 Pontiac G8  3.6 V6 GASInstrument Panel Diagram for 2008 Pontiac G8 3.6 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor
  • Air Temperature Actuator
  • Adjustable Pedals Actuator
  • Engine Compartment Diagram for 2008 Pontiac G8  3.6 V6 GASEngine Compartment Diagram for 2008 Pontiac G8 3.6 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Air Conditioning Compressor Clutch
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR Pontiac G8 AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most Pontiac G8 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2008 Pontiac G8 GT 6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Pontiac G8 GT 6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Panel Cluster
  • Body Control Module
  • Headlamp and Panel Dimmer Switch
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • HVAC Control Module
  • 2008 Pontiac G8  3.6 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Pontiac G8 3.6 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Panel Cluster
  • Engine Control Module
  • Powertrain Relay
  • Data Communication
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR Pontiac G8 AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most Pontiac G8 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Unwanted Repeated Calls to OnStarA® / Replace VCIM
    Vehicle: 2008 Pontiac G8 GT 6.0 V8 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Erratic Operation
  • Document: GM Accessories: 2-Way Advanced Remote Start Systems Part Information
    Vehicle: 2009 Pontiac G8 GT 6.0 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR Pontiac G8 AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most Pontiac G8 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 Pontiac G8 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 Pontiac G8 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 Pontiac G8 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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