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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Prizm AUTOMOBILES

Manual Air Conditioning & Heater System Diagnosis & Testing -> Passenger Cars -> System Diagnosis & Testing -> 2000 Bonneville & LeSabre -> A/C System Performance Test -> Achieva, Skylark & 1998 Cutlass, Grand Am & Malibu -> Alero & 1999-2000 Cutlass, Grand Am & Malibu -> Camaro & Firebird -> Cavalier & Sunfire -> Century & Regal -> Corvette -> Diagnostic Tests -> Eighty Eight, LSS, Regency & 1998-99 Bonneville & LeSabre -> Functional Test -> Grand Prix -> Impala & 2000 Monte Carlo -> Intrigue -> Lumina & 1998-99 Monte Carlo -> Metro -> Prizm
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8 L4 GAS

On models equipped with a Powertrain Control Module (PCM) or Vehicle Control Module (VCM) controlled A/C system, connect a suitable Scan Tool to the Diagnostic Link Connector (DLC), normally located under the lefthand side of the instrument panel, near the steering column.

Functional Test

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A/C System Performance Test

  • Test must be performed with vehicle in a shaded area.
  • Open windows to ventilate interior, then connect suitable A/C service gauge set.
  • Determine relative humidity and ambient temperature and record.
  • Close hoo...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Prizm AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Toyota/GM Single Piston Caliper -> Troubleshooting -> Brake Roughness
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8 L4 GAS

Brake Roughness

The most common cause of brake chatter on disc brakes is a variation in thickness of the disc. If roughness or vibration is encountered during highway operation or if pedal pulsation is experienced at low speeds, the disc may have excessive thickness variation. To check for this condition, measure the disc at 12 points with a micrometer at a radius approximately one inch from edge of disc. If thickness measu...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Prizm AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Vibe, 1998-02 Metro & Prizm
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8 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 acciden...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Prizm AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8 L4 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Remove six bolts and splash shield.
  • Remove one bolt and ABS speed sensor (if equipped) from steering knuckle.
  • Remove cotter pin and lock cap from wheel drive shaft.
  • Insert a nonferrous drift through caliper opening into rotor fins in order to prevent rotor from turning.
  • Remove wheel drive shaft nut.
  • Remove cotter pin and nut from tie rod end.
  • Remove tie rod end from steering knuckle using a suitable puller.
  • Remove one bolt and two nuts from ball joint.
  • Separate ball joint from control arm.
  • Remove outer joint from steering kn...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Prizm AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Loosen belt tension by turning drive belt tensioner clockwise.
  • Remove drive belt.
  • Disconnect wire clamp from wire clip on rectifier end frame.
  • Remove rubber cap and B+ terminal nut.
  • Disconnect alternator wire and alternator connector.
  • Remov...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Prizm AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8 L4 GAS

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

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Prizm AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8 L4 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at thermostat using hose clamp pliers.
  • Remove heater inlet hose from thermostat.
  • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at heater core using hose clamp pliers.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

Outlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater hose outlet clamp at engine outlet pipe using hose clamp pliers.
  • Disconnect heater outlet hose from engine outlet pipe.
  • Reposition heater core outlet...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Chevrolet Prizm AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace -> Installation -> Removal
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8 L4 GAS

Removal

  • Remove belt tension using a suitable wrench to rotate tensioner clockwise.
  • Remove belt with pressure applied to wrench and tension relieved from drive belt.

Installation

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove righth...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1998 Chevrolet Prizm AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 1998 Chevrolet Prizm cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Fuel Filter Diagram for 1998 Chevrolet Prizm  1.8 L4 GASFuel Filter Diagram for 1998 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Pump
  • Fuel Pump Assembly
  • Fuel Filter
  • Sensor Locations Diagram for 1998 Chevrolet Prizm  1.8 L4 GASSensor Locations Diagram for 1998 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • PNP Switch
  • MAP Sensor
  • Knock Sensor
  • Ignition Coils
  • IAT Sensor
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1998 Chevrolet Prizm AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1998 Chevrolet Prizm cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1998 Chevrolet Prizm  1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • A/C Switch
  • A/C Compressor Control Module
  • 1998 Chevrolet Prizm  1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Multi-Function Alarm Module
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Back-Up Lamp Switch
  • Right Hand Rear Combination Lamp
  • Left Hand Rear Combination Lamp
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1998 Chevrolet Prizm AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1998 Chevrolet Prizm cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
  • Document: New Website for AFIT, TPM, and VDR Updates
    Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1998 Chevrolet Prizm AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1998 Chevrolet Prizm 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 1998 Chevrolet Prizm 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 1998 Chevrolet Prizm 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 1998 Chevrolet Prizm 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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