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Filed Under (Ford) by admin on 25-01-2014
Download Draining 1. Bring the engine to normal operating temperature and turn the engine off. With the cooling system under pressure, inspect cooling system hoses and clamped hose connections for leaks, excessive deterioration or contact wear. Inspect radiator installation retention. Note any discrepancies and proceed. 2. WARNING: Never remove the pressure relief cap while the engine is operating or when the cooling system is hot. Failure to follow these instructions can result in damage to the cooling system or engine or personal injury. To avoid having scalding hot coolant or steam blow out of the degas bottle when removing the pressure relief cap, wait until the engine has cooled, then wrap a thick cloth around the pressure relief cap and turn it slowly. Step back while the pressure is released from the cooling system. When you are sure all the pressure has been released, (still with a cloth) turn and remove the pressure relief cap.… Read More
Filed Under (Chevrolet (Chevy)) by admin on 07-04-2014
Download 2003 Chevy Truck TrailBlazer 2WD L6-4.2L VIN S Cooling System – Electro-Viscous Fan Clutch Operation. Subject: Operating Characteristics of the Electro-Viscous (EV) Fan Clutch and Diagnostic Tips for Cooling Fan Noise, Delayed Transmission Shifts and/or Engine Revving Too High Models: 2004-2006 Buick Rainier 2002-2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer, TrailBlazer EXT 2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer SS 2002-2006 GMC Envoy, Envoy XL 2004-2005 GMC Envoy XUV 2002-2004 Oldsmobile Bravada 2005-2006 Saab 9-7X with 4.2L I-6, 5.3L V-8 or 6.0L V-8 Engine (VINs S, P, M, H – RPOs LL8, LM4, LH6, LS2) Date/VIN Breakpoints for Vehicles with New EV Fan Clutch. Vehicles built after and including the Date or VIN Breakpoints listed in the table shown are equipped with the new electro-viscous (EV) fan clutch . Vehicles of any model year listed in “Models Affected” with labor code J3390 (claimed after June 8, 2005) with P/N 15293048 in Claim History may also be equipped with this new EV fan clutch .… Read More
Filed Under (Buick) by admin on 09-01-2014
Download Installation is the same as for original equipment cylinder heads. Consult service manual for specific procedures, if necessary. Be sure that the surface of the block and the surface of the head are thoroughly cleaned to remove any oily film before installation. Use alcohol or lacquer thinner on a lint-free rag to clean. Apply oil or suitable thread lubricant to head bolt threads and the underside of bolt heads and washers to prevent galling and improper torque readings. Use thread sealant on any bolts that go into coolant passages. Torque top row of bolts to 110 ft./lbs. and bottom row of bolts to 100 ft./lbs. in three or four steps, following the factory tightening sequence (See Figure 1) . A re-torque is recommended after the initial star-up and cool-down (allow 2-3 hours for adequate cooling). Other Assembly Tips: When installing the sparkplugs and exhaust manifolds, be sure to use a high temperature anti-seize compound on the threads to reduce the possibility of thread damage in the future.… Read More
Filed Under (Buick) by admin on 31-12-2013
Download 1. Fully clean the cylinder head intake flanges and the engine block end seal surfaces. 2. Apply Edelbrock Gasgacinch sealant PN 9300 to both cylinder head flanges and to the cylinder head side of the gaskets, allow to air dry, and attach the intake gaskets. (Refer to instructions on Gasgacinch can for further reference). If you are using two-piece gaskets with a seperate tray, the valley pan will contact the cylinder heads with the gaskets resting on top. Both sides of the gaskets and pan should be coated with a layer of Gasgacinch. 3. Do not use cork or rubber end seals. Use RTV silicone sealer instead. Apply a ¼” high bead across each block end seal surface, overlapping the intake gasket at the four corners. This method will eliminate end seal slippage. 4. Install the intake manifold and the intake manifold bolts with hardened steel washers between the manifold and the bolt heads.… Read More
Filed Under (Buick) by admin on 31-12-2013
Download 2004 Buick LeSabre | LeSabre (VIN H) Service Manual. Shake/Vibration in Steering Wheel, Floor, Seat at Highway Speeds on Smooth Roads (Diagnose/Balance Tires/Wheels) Models: 1998-2005 Buick Park Avenue, Park Avenue Ultra 2000-2005 Buick LeSabre 1998-2004 Cadillac Seville (SLS, STS) 2000-2005 Cadillac DeVille (DTS only) 2001-2003 Oldsmobile Aurora 2000-2005 Pontiac Bonneville (17″ Tires only) Condition Some customers may comment on shaking/vibration in the steering wheel, floor or seat while driving at highway speeds (typically between 60-72 mph (96-115 km/h)) on smooth roads. Cause These specific vehicles may be sensitive to various rotating mass assemblies, especially if they are considered to be out-of-balance. Correction 1. Visually inspect the tires and the wheels. Inspect for evidence of the following conditions and correct as necessary: 2. Set the tire pressure to 30 psi (205 kPa) COLD. Subject: Shake/Vibration in Steering Wheel, Floor, Seat at Highway Speeds on Smooth Roads (Diagnose/Balance Tires/Wheels) Models: 1998-2005 Buick Park Avenue, Park Avenue Ultra 2000-2005 Buick LeSabre 1998-2004 Cadillac Seville (SLS, STS) 2000-2005 Cadillac DeVille (DTS only) 2001-2003 Oldsmobile Aurora 2000-2005 Pontiac Bonneville (17″ Tires only) • Missing balance weights 3.… Read More
Filed Under (Mazda) by admin on 10-12-2013
Download DESCRIPTION The liquid cooling system consists of a radiator, water pump, thermostat, electric or belt-driven cooling fan, pressure cap, heater, and various connecting hoses and cooling passages in the engine block and cylinder head. MAINTENANCE DRAINING Remove radiator cap and open heater control valve to maximum heat position. Open drain cocks or remove plugs in bottom of radiator and engine block. In-line engines usually have one plug or drain cock, while “V” type engines have 2, one in each bank of cylinders. FLUSHING Radiator Connect flushing gun to water outlet of radiator. Disconnect water inlet hose. To prevent flooding engine, use a hose connected to radiator inlet. Use air in short bursts to prevent damage to radiator. Continue flushing until water runs clear. Engine Block To flush engine, remove thermostat. Connect flushing gun to water outlet of radiator. Use air in short bursts to prevent damage to radiator. Continue flushing until water runs clear.… Read More
Filed Under (Buick) by admin on 05-04-2014
Download 1997 Buick Century Limited 3.1/3.4L ENG TICK OR RATTLE AFTER COLD START UP COLD ENGINE TICK OR RATTLE AFTER START-UP (REPLACE PISTON/PIN ASSEMBLY) Model(s): 1994-95 Buick Regal 1994-97 Buick Skylark 1994-98 Buick Century 1994-95 Chevrolet Beretta Corsica, Lumina, Monte Carlo 1996-98 Chevrolet Venture 1997-98 Chevrolet Malibu 1993-97 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 1994-96 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 1994-97 Oldsmobile Achieva 1996-98 Oldsmobile Silhouette 1997-98 Oldsmobile Cutlass 1994-98 Pontiac Grand Am, Grand Prix 1996-98 Pontiac Trans Sport with 3100, 3400 V6 Engine (VINs M, E – RPOs L82, LA1) CONDITION Some customers may comment on a ticking type noise that begins shortly after cold engine start-up and gradually diminishes as the engine warms up. In most cases, the noise is gone after five (5) minutes. In severe cases, the noise may not disappear when lhe engine is hot. CAUSE Under normal design tolerances when the piston pin bore is produced at the maximum tolerance and the piston pin is produced at the minimum tolerance (min-max tolerance) trace noise levels can occur.… Read More
Filed Under (Honda) by admin on 27-02-2014
ALARM/SIREN POSITION Position the compact alarms and the sirens in the engine compartment, under the battery support.
CENTRAL UNIT POSITION Position the modular systems and the modules under the dashboard on the drivers side.
POWER SUPPLY + 30: connect to the free faston at position 5 on the front part of the fuse box. – 31: connect with a ring terminal to one of the terminals coming out of the original power supply on the left lateral side, drivers side.
IGNITION WIRE + 15/54: connect to the YELLOW/BLACK wire of the 6 way brown connector of the fuse box.
DIRECTION INDICATORS Connect to the 1,5 mm2 GREEN/BLUE and YELLOW/GREEN wire located in the 20 way green connector at the centre of the fuse box.
CENTRAL DOORS LOCKING See diagram nr. 60 for antithefts of the Bridge serie and diagram nr. 60A for antithefts of the 3100 serie.
IMMOBILISATION POINT Fuel pump Cut the 1,5 mm2 YELLOW/GREEN wire located in the brown connector which works as a support to the grey relay of the fuel pump located to the left of the fuse box.… Read More
Filed Under (Buick) by admin on 20-01-2014
Download Engine Coolant Consumption or Coolant Leak (Inspect For Material Degradation/Replace Intake Manifolds) Models: 1995-1997 Buick Riviera 1995-1999 Buick LeSabre, Park Avenue 1996-1999 Buick Regal 1998-1999 Chevrolet Lumina, Monte Carlo 1995-1996 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight 1995-1999 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight 1998-1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue 1995-1999 Pontiac Bonneville 1997-1999 Pontiac Grand Prix with 3.8L Engine (VIN K — RPO L36) Condition Some customers may comment on excessive engine coolant consumption, or an engine coolant leak near or under the throttle body area of the upper intake manifold. Cause Upper intake manifold composite material may degrade around the EGR stove pipe and could result in an internal or external coolant leak. Correction 1. Follow the upper intake manifold removal instructions found in the Engine Unit Repair Section of the Service Information Manual. 2. Refer to the arrow in the illustration of the upper intake manifold above. Inspect the inner diameter of the EGR passage for signs of material degradation.… Read More
Filed Under (Buick) by admin on 31-12-2013
Download Buick 400, 430, 455, PN 8517 Buick 215, 300, 340, 350, PN 8548 Oldsmobile, PN 8566 Pontiac, PN 8563. INSTALLING THE DISTRIBUTOR 1. Remove the existing distributor cap without disconnecting any of the spark plug wires. 2. With the cap off, crank the engine until the rotor is aimed at a fixed point on the engine or firewall. Note this position by making a mark (Figure 8). 3. Place the distributor cap back on and note which plug wire the rotor is pointing to. MARK THE SPARK PLUG WIRES and remove the distributor cap. 4. Disconnect the wiring from the distributor. 5. Loosen the distributor hold down clamp and slide the clamp out of the way. 6. Lift the distributor out of the engine. Note that the rotor rotates as you lift the distributor out. This is due to the helical cut gear and should be taken into consideration when installing the new distributor.… Read More