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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Chevrolet Colorado AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Delco Dual Piston Sliding Caliper -> Precautions -> Brake Disc Service -> Brake Lines & Linings -> Brake Roughness -> General
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LT 3.7 L5 GAS

Brake Lines & Linings

Remove one of the front wheels and inspect the brake disc, caliper and linings.

Do not allow any oil or grease on the linings. It is recommended that linings be replaced in sets when worn or damaged.

If the caliper is cracked or fluid leakage through the casting is evident, it must be replaced as a unit.

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 pumping is experienced at low speeds, the disc may have excessive thickness v...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Chevrolet Colorado AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LT 2.9 L4 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 2008 Chevrolet Colorado AUTOMOBILES

Reset Procedures
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado WT 3.7 L5 GAS

The Low Tire Pressure warning lamp and/or the DIC (Driver Information Center) Low Tire Pressure message can be cl...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Chevrolet Colorado AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LT 2.9 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove drive belt.
  • Raise and support vehicle only high enough to access air conditioning compressor through wheelhouse.
  • Remove left front wheel.
  • Remove push-pins and left wheelhouse liner.
  • Disengage air conditioning compressor electrical connector from bracket.
  • Remove air conditioning compressor mounting bolts. Evacuation of air conditioning refrigerant will not be required. Upper mounting bolt will remain with air conditioning compressor.
  • Lower vehicle.
  • Disconnect engine wiring harness electrical connector from alternator.
  • Reposition alternator out...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Chevrolet Colorado AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Service Throttle Soon Indicator Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado WT 3.7 L5 GAS

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 2008 Chevrolet Colorado AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LT 3.7 L5 GAS

  • Drain radiator coolant into suitable container.
  • Disconnect upper coolant reservoir hose.
  • Remove mounting bolts and upper fan shroud.
  • On models equipped with automatic transmission,disconnect and plug transmission fluid cool...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Chevrolet Colorado AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado WT 3.7 L5 GAS

  • Rotate tensioner clockwise, using suitable 3/8 inch breaker bar.
  • Slide drive belt from water pump pul...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2008 Chevrolet Colorado AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2008 Chevrolet Colorado cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Underbody Components Diagram for 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LS 2.9 L4 GASUnderbody Components Diagram for 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LS 2.9 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Axle Actuator
  • Door Components Diagram for 2008 Chevrolet Colorado WT 3.7 L5 GASDoor Components Diagram for 2008 Chevrolet Colorado WT 3.7 L5 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Speaker
  • Seat Belt Pretensioner
  • Connector C317
  • Connector C312
  • Seat Belt Pretensioner Connector
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2008 Chevrolet Colorado AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2008 Chevrolet Colorado cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2008 Chevrolet Colorado LS 2.9 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Chevrolet Colorado LS 2.9 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Radio
  • Radio Antenna
  • 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LS 2.9 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Chevrolet Colorado LS 2.9 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Panel Cluster
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2008 Chevrolet Colorado AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2008 Chevrolet Colorado cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Engine Rattle Noise after R And R of the Crankshaft Balancer -Inspect Bolt Torque
    Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LT 3.7 L5 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Noise
  • Auto Systems:
  • Gasoline Engines
  • Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Colorado LT 3.7 L5 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2008 Chevrolet Colorado AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2008 Chevrolet Colorado 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 2008 Chevrolet Colorado 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 2008 Chevrolet Colorado 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 2008 Chevrolet Colorado 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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