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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Power Brake Units -> Delco Brake Booster -> Power Brake Unit, Replace -> Astro, Avalanche, Escalade EXT, Safari, Sierra, Silverado & SSR -> Aztek & Rendezvous -> Blazer, Bravada, Envoy, Jimmy, Rainier & Trailblazer -> Canyon, Colorado, Sonoma & S10 -> Equinox & Torrent -> Escalade, HHR, Suburban, Tahoe & Yukon -> Express & Savana -> Hummer H2 -> Hummer H3 -> Montana, Silhouette & Venture -> Relay, Terraza, SV6 & Uplander -> SRX -> Vue
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 6.0 V8 GAS

Aztek & Rendezvous

  • Remove coolant reservoir, then relieve fuel system pressure as follows:
    • Loosen fuel filler cap to discharge tank pressure.
    • Connect fuel pressure gauge tool No. J-34730-1A, or equivalent, to fuel pressure connection. Wrap shop towel around connection while connecting fuel pressure gauge in order to avoid fuel spillage.
    • Install bleed hose into an approved container and open valve in order to bleed fuel system pressure.
    • Drain any fuel remaining in fuel pressure gauge into suitable container.
  • Remove cruise control cable from module, then disconnect electrical ...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Component Locations -> 1999-06 Silverado & Sierra
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 8.1 V8 GAS

Refer ...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 WT 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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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Component Locations
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 8.1 V8 GAS

Refer to Fig...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 WT 6.6 V8 DIESEL

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove righthand front tire and wheel assembly.
  • Remove righthand front fender wheelhouse inner panel.
  • Remove starter motor battery positive cable, then solenoid wires.
  • Remove star...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 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: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 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 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Service Throttle Soon Indicator Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 6.6 V8 DIESEL

A "Service Throttle Soon" indicator lamp is mounted in the lower righthand instrument cluster corner on these models. It lights when the ignition is turned On, but should go out approximately 1-5 seconds after the engine starts.

Traditional throttle cables are no longer used on these models. The PCM receives signals from an electron...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 WT 8.1 V8 GAS

Inlet

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

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 WT 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 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Ground G-305 Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 WT 6.6 V8 DIESELGround G-305 Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 WT 6.6 V8 DIESEL

Components on diagram:
  • Ground G-305
  • LH Body Harness
  • LH B-Pillar
  • Rear Wheel Steering Module Case Ground Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 8.1 V8 GASRear Wheel Steering Module Case Ground Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 8.1 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Chassis Harness
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 WT 8.1 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 WT 8.1 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Panel Cluster
  • Transfer Case Shift Control Module
  • Data Link Connector
  • Transmission Control Module
  • Powertrain Control Module/Engine Control Module
  • 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 6.6 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 6.6 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Speed Sensor
  • Pressure Control Solenoid Valve
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Automatic Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 WT 6.0 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
  • Document: GM of Canada New Vehicle Limited Warranty Tire Program
    Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 WT 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 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 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 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 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 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 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 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 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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