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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Electrical Symbol & Wire Color Code Identification -> Electrical Symbol Identification -> Domestic Vehicles
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6 V8 DIESEL

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Power Brake Units -> Delco Brake Booster -> Description -> Operation -> Single Diaphragm Type -> Tandem (Dual) Diaphragm Type
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1 V8 GAS

In order to properly service power brake systems, a thorough understanding of the various power assist systems is required. These systems provide a mechanical assist, acting to increase the force applied to the master cylinder piston by the driver while decreasing the effort required to obtain acceptable stopping performance. Two basic types of power assist mechanisms are used: vacuum assist diaphragm assemblies which use engine vacuum and in some cases vacuum from an external vacuum pump, and hydraulic assist assemblies which use hydraulic pressure developed by an external pump (us...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 2004-06 C/K, G & R/V Series w/Gasoline Engine -> Heavy Duty Emissions -> Light Duty Emissions -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1 V8 GAS

Light Duty Emissions

Normal Service

Service as required

Severe Ser...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1 V8 GAS

Never clamp propeller shaft tubing in a vise. Clamping could dent or deform the tube causing an imbalance or unsafe condition. Always clamp on one of the yokes and support the shaft horizontally. Avoid damaging the slip yoke sealing surface. Nicks may damage the bushing or cut the lip seal.

Disassemble

  • Support propeller shaft in a line horizontal with table of a press.
  • Mark propeller shaft in order to show which end connects to transmission and which end goes to rear axle.
  • On models equipped with external snap ring retainers, proceed as follows:
    • Disassemble snap rings by ...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove air inlet duct, if required.
  • Disconnect terminal plug and battery lead connections from back of alternator.
  • Remove upper fan shroud mounting bolts and fan shroud.
  • Remove accessory drive belt using suitable 3/8 i...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 1999-2007 Silverado, Sierra, 2000-07 Denali, Suburban, Tahoe, Yukon, Yukon XL, 2001-07 Escalade & 2002-07 Avalanche
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0 V8 GAS

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

  • Remove the righthand instrument panel hush panel.
  • Remove the A/C and heater modul...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Warning Indicator -> 2004-06 Silverado -> Relearn -> Reset
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6 V8 DIESEL

Reset

When the TPMS detects a significant loss of tire pressure, the CHECK TIRE PRESSURE message is displayed on the DIC and the low tire pressure indicator is displayed on the IPC. Adjusting tire to recommended pressure will clear the tire message.

Relearn

  • Apply the Parking brake, then place the ignition switch in the On position.
  • Cycle the headlamp switch from Off to Parking Lamp position 4 times within 4 seconds.
  • The horn should chirp twice and the low tire pressure warning indicator should begin to flash indicating the system is in the learn mode.
  • If GM tool No. J-46079 or equiv...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0 V8 GAS

  • Drain radiator coolant into suitable container.
  • Remove upper and lower radiator hoses.
  • Remove mounting bolts and lower fan shroud.
  • Remove engine vent hose and surge take hose.
  • Disconnect eng...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0 V8 GAS

  • Rotate tensioner clockwise to release belt tension using suitable wrench, then remove belt.
  • Route belt over pulleys excep...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Steering Column Diagram for 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD  6.0 V8 GASSteering Column Diagram for 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Cruise Control Switches
  • Multifunction Lever
  • Tilt Steering Actuator
  • Inline Connector C-201
  • Engine View Upper Right Diagram for 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD  8.1 V8 GASEngine View Upper Right Diagram for 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Engine Harness
  • Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor Connector
  • Manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor Connector
  • Engine Coil Connector
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD  6.6 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Stoplamp Switch
  • Park Neutral Position Switch
  • AT Shift Lock Control Solenoid
  • 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD  6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Marker Lamp RR
  • Backup Lamp Right
  • Turn Signal RR
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: 6.6L LB7, LLY Duramax Diesel Engine Cylinder Head Gasket Missing Thickness Grade Markings-Inspect Block for Stampings
    Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6 V8 DIESEL

    Auto Systems:
  • Diesel Engines
  • Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 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 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 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 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 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 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 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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