Information on Error Codes on Radio Display – Their Cause and Corrective Action

Download odels: 1995-1996 Buick Roadmaster 1995-1999 Buick LeSabre 1995-2004 Buick Century, Regal 1995-2005 Buick Park Avenue 1996-1999 Buick Riviera, Skylark 2004-2005 Buick Rainier 1995-1999 Chevrolet Lumina, Monte Carlo, Fullsize Pickup Models (Old Style) 1995-2005 Chevrolet Blazer 1996 Chevrolet Lumina APV 1996-1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 1996-2000 Chevrolet Express Van 1996-2002 Chevrolet Astro Van 1997-2002 Chevrolet Camaro 1997-2003 Chevrolet Malibu 1997-2005 Chevrolet Corvette, Venture 2000-2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2002-2005 Chevrolet Avalanche, TrailBlazer, TrailBlazer EXT 2003-2005 Chevrolet SSR 2004-2005 Chevrolet Classic, Colorado 1995-1999 GMC Fullsize Pickup Models (Old Style) 1995-2002 GMC Jimmy 1996-2000 GMC Savana Van 1996-2002 GMC Safari Van 2000-2005 GMC Sierra 2002-2005 GMC Envoy, Envoy XL 2004-2005 GMC Canyon, Envoy XUV 1995-1999 Oldsmobile Aurora, Eighty Eight 1995-1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 1999-2004 Oldsmobile Alero 1998-2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue 1995-1996 Oldsmobile Ninety Eight 1996-1999 Oldsmobile Achieva 1996-2004 Oldsmobile Bravada, Silhouette 1995-1999 Pontiac Bonneville, Sunfire 1995-2002 Pontiac Firebird 1995-2005 Pontiac Grand Prix 1996-1997 Pontiac Trans Sport 1996-2000 Pontiac Grand Am 1997-2005 Pontiac Montana 2003-2005 HUMMER H2.… Read More

2001 Lexus GS 300 Reading Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Download NOTE: This is the only information provided by the manufacturer for reading diagnostic trouble codes for this system. If compressor lock occurs during A/C operation, the A/C switch indicator on the A/C control assembly starts blinking. When this occurs, check for compressor lock (DTC B1422) using diagnosis trouble code check then proceed to inspect the circuit or the component. Compressor lock sensor circuit. (See DTC B1422 Compressor Lock Sensor Circuit) By operating each of the A/C control switches as shown in the diagram, it is possible to enter the diagnosis check mode. a. Turn the ignition switch on while pressing the A/C control AUTO switch and R/F SW simultaneously. b. Check that all the indicators light up and go off at 1 second intervals 4 times in succession. a. Perform an indicator check. After the indicator check is completed, the system enters the DTC check mode automatically. b. Read the DTC displayed on the panel.… Read More

1997 Buick Century COLD ENGINE TICK OR RATTLE AFTER START-UP

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

Buick Performer & B4B Manifold For 400-455 c.i.d. Buick V8 Engines Catalog #2146 and #2515 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

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

2004 Buick LeSabre Shake/Vibration in Steering Wheel

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

PERFORMER RPM BUICK CYLINDER HEADS For 1967-1981 400-455 Buick V8 Engines Catalog #60039 #60049 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

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

1997-1999 Buick Century/Regal 99-2001 AW-200GM INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

Download BUICK Century 1997-99 LeSabre 1995-99 1 Park Avenue 1995-99 Regal 1995-99 Riviera 1996-99 Roadmaster 1995-96 Skylark 1996-98 CHEVROLET Impala 2000 Venture 2000 OLDSMOBILE Achieva 1996-98 Aurora 1995-99 Bravada 1998-99 Cutlass 1998-99 Cutlass Supreme 1995-97 Eighty-Eight 1994-99 Intrigue 1998-99 LSS 1996-99 Ninety-Eight 1994-96 Regency 1997-98 Silhouette 2000 PONTIAC Montana 2000 Sunfire 2000. BUICK LeSabre / Park Avenue 1995-99 Disconnect the negative battery terminal to prevent an accidental short circuit. Remove the plastic trim piece to the left of the glove box and (1) Phillips screw exposed. Unsnap the top edge of the knee bolster panel. Remove (1) Phillips screw from the panel. Remove the ashtray cluster and (2) Phillips screws from each side. Unclip the entire dash trim bezel and remove. Remove (3) 9/32″ hex-head screws securing the factory head unit and disconnect the wiring. Skip to the Installation Instructions for ALL VEHICLES on Page #6. CHEVROLET Impala 2000 Disconnect the negative battery terminal to prevent an accidental short circuit.… Read More

1998 Buick Park Avenue Engine Coolant Consumption or Coolant Leak

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

Buick 400 MSD 8548 Distributor Installation Instructions

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

2001 Infiniti QX4 Direct-Hit – Hotline Archive Detail

Download Vehicle Application: 2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L, USA/Canada 2002 Nissan Pathfinder 3.5L, USA/Canada 2001 Nissan Pathfinder 3.5L, USA/Canada2003 Infiniti QX4 3.5L, USA/Canada Customer Concern: The check engine light is on with a trouble code P1140. Tests/Procedures: 1. Check the right side (passenger side) Intake Valve Timing Control Position (IVTCP) sensor for 12 volts on the Black/White wire. 2. Check the IVTCP sensor for a good ground on the Black wire. 3. Scope the Yellow/Green signal wire and look for a square wave signal of around 8 volts. Check the pattern of the right side sensor and if unsure of the pattern, compare it to the left bank sensor. Potential Causes: IVTCP Sensor Wiring — IVTCP sensor wiring/connection. Tech Tips: This code is for the right (passenger) bank IVTCP Sensor or sensor circuit. The right and left bank sensors can be swapped from side to side to see if the code will follow the sensor.… Read More