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

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

General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 2003-04 -> Oil Charge -> Alero & Malibu -> Bonneville, LeSabre & Park Avenue -> Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> Catera -> Cavalier & Sunfire -> Century -> Cherokee, Dakota, Full Size Pickups, Grand Cherokee & Wrangler -> Corvette -> DaimlerChrysler Corp. -> DeVille & Seville -> Eldorado -> Except Lincoln LS -> Except Tracker -> Ford Motor Company -> Full Size & Ram Vans -> General Motors Corp. -> Geo Tracker -> Grand Prix, Impala, Intrigue, Lumina, Monte Carlo & Regal -> L-Series -> Liberty -> Light Trucks & Vans -> Lincoln LS -> Metro -> Passenger Cars -> Prizm -> PT Cruiser -> S-Series -> Saturn -> VUE
Vehicle: 2004 Pontiac Bonneville GXP 4.6 V8 GAS

DaimlerChrysler Corp.

Passenger Cars

Before installing replacement compressor, drain oil from replacement and failed compressors (drain oil from suction port). Add same amount of oil to replacement compressor as drained from failed compressor.

Remove defective components. Add the proper amount of oil to each replacement component. Most recovery/recycling equipment will measure the amount of oil being removed. This is the amount of oil to be added back to the system, follow manufactures instructions provided with the recovery/recycling station.

When other ai...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Pontiac AUTOMOBILES

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

POWER BRAKE UNITS, GENERAL MOTORS -> DELCO-MORAINE TANDEM DIAPHRAGM TYPE -> Assembly -> Brakes Grab -> DESCRIPTION -> Disassembly -> Hard Pedal -> OVERHAUL -> Slow Or No Release -> TROUBLESHOOTING
Vehicle: 1991 Pontiac Sunbird LE 2.0 L4 GAS

DESCRIPTION

This unit utilizes a vacuum power chamber, consisting of a front and rear shell, housing divider, front and rear diaphragm, plate assemblies, hydraulic pushrod and a diaphragm return spring,Figs. and .

The unit operates in much the same manner as the single diaphragm unit described previously. The diaphragm and plate assemblies utilize the pressure differential between the engine intake manifold vacuum and atmospheric pressure to assist in braking.

TROUBLESHOOTING

Hard Pedal
  • Internal vacuum leak.
  • Faulty control valve.
Brakes Grab
  • Faulty control valve...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Pontiac AUTOMOBILES

Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Pontiac 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: 1992 Pontiac Firebird 5.0 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 strateg...

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

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

DRIVESHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1991 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.0 V8 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Mark position of shaft in relation to pinion flange for reassembly.
  • Remove straps securing universal joint to pinion flange, then disconnect shaft from flange. Tape bearing cups to universal joint to pre...

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

Component Locations
Vehicle: 2002 Pontiac Bonneville 3.8 V6 GAS

Refer to F...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Pontiac AUTOMOBILES

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

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1994 Pontiac Grand AM GT 2.3 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove drive belt.
  • Disconnect oil/air separator hose, then vacuum harness bracket and position vacuum harness aside.
  • Remove two (one 10 mm and one 13 mm head) lower mounting bol...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Pontiac AUTOMOBILES

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

Cabin Air Filter Service -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 2003-09 Vibe
Vehicle: 2006 Pontiac Vibe 1.8 L4 GAS

Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be inspected every 15,000 miles and replaced every 30,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

  • Open the glove compartment door.
  • Remove the screw retaining the damper rod to the righthand side of the glove compartment door, then detach the damper rod.
  • Push inward at each side of the glove compartment door to disengage the retainers, then lower the door.
  • Through the glove compartment opening, depress the cabin air filter access cover retaining tabs, then remove the cover, Figs. and .
  • Remove th...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR Pontiac AUTOMOBILES

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

General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Change Oil, Change Oil Now Or Change Oil Soon Lamp & Messages -> 2004-08 Grand Prix
Vehicle: 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8 V6 GAS

To reset the Engine Oil Life monitor proceed as follows:

  • Press options button on DIC until ENGINE OIL MONITOR appears on DIC screen.
  • Press SET/RESET button to reset system. The next screen indicates that eng...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Pontiac AUTOMOBILES

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

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2002 Pontiac Firebird 3.8 V6 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition inlet heater hose clamp from heater core pipe.
  • Remove hose from heater core.
  • Reposition heater hose clamp from engine.
  • Remove inlet heater hose from engine.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Pontiac AUTOMOBILES

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

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1990 Pontiac Sunbird SE 2.0 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable, then remove coolant recovery tank.
  • Pivot tensioner and remove belt from alternator, using 19mm w...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR Pontiac AUTOMOBILES

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

RH Front Side Of Engine Diagram for 1998 Pontiac Grand AM SE 3.1 V6 GASRH Front Side Of Engine Diagram for 1998 Pontiac Grand AM SE 3.1 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Splice S-172
  • Splice S-440
  • Engine Compartment Component Locations Diagram for 2005 Pontiac Vibe GT 1.8 L4 GASEngine Compartment Component Locations Diagram for 2005 Pontiac Vibe GT 1.8 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Noise Filter
  • EFI Relay
  • EVAP Canister
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR Pontiac AUTOMOBILES

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

    1991 Pontiac Sunbird GT 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1991 Pontiac Sunbird GT 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Daytime Running Lights Module
  • 1990 Pontiac Sunbird SE 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1990 Pontiac Sunbird SE 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Radio
  • Wipers
  • Fog Lamps
  • Ignition
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR Pontiac AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: USE OF NITROGEN GAS IN TIRES - REVISED
    Vehicle: 1987 Pontiac T1000 1.6 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
  • Document: GOODWRENCH POWERTRAIN WHOLESALE PROGRAM (U.S. ONLY)
    Vehicle: 1987 Pontiac Grand AM 3.0 V6 GAS

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

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