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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported Chevrolet G3500 VAN cars and light trucks from 1990+

Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Light Duty Trucks & Vans -> Heater Core, Replace -> Astro & Safari -> Bravada, S & T Series -> C & K Series -> Front -> G Series -> Montana, Silhouette, Trans Sport & Venture -> P Series -> Rear -> Tracker
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 7.4 V8 GAS

Astro & Safari
Front
  • Remove air cleaner assembly.
  • Drain engine coolant into suitable container.
  • Disconnect inlet and outlet hoses from heater core.
  • Remove heater assembly cover retaining screws.
  • Remove heater core to heater assembly retaining screws and straps.
  • Remove heater core from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install.
Rear
  • Drain engine coolant into suitable container.
  • Remove intermediate seat.
  • Remove drivers door step lamp cover retaining screw.
  • Remove step lamp assembly from...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported Chevrolet G3500 VAN cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Drum Brakes -> Inspection -> Adjuster Mechanism -> Backing Plate -> Brake Drums -> Brake Linings & Springs -> General System -> Parking Brake Cable
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 7.4 V8 GAS

General System

  • Inspect components for damage or unusual wear. Replace as required.
  • Inspect backing plate mounting bolts and ensure they are tight.
  • Inspect wheel cylinders. Excessive fluid indicates cup leakage and need for wheel cylinder replacement. Slight amount of fluid is always present and is considered normal, acting as lubricant for cylinder pistons.
  • Check adjuster screw operation. If satisfactory, lightly lubricate adjusting screw and washer with suitable brake lube. If operation is unsatisfactory, replace.
  • C clean rust and dirt from shoe contact surfaces on backing plate using fi...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Chevrolet G3500 VAN cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. for 1980+.

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Component Locations -> Late 1986-06 Chevrolet & GMC G Series w/Gasoline Engines
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 7.4 V8 GAS

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported Chevrolet G3500 VAN cars and light trucks from 1990+.

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 7.4 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 Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported Chevrolet G3500 VAN cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Alternator, Replace -> Auxiliary -> Single Alternator
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 5.7 V8 GAS

Single Alternator

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove coolant reservoir and air cleaner.
  • Remove upper fan shroud.
  • Remove drive belt, using suitable removal tool.
  • Remove heater hose pipe from alternator and oil fill tubes from support bracket.
  • Remove alternator mounting bolts, then alternator from vehicle.
  • Disconnect electrical connectors.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Torque front alternator mounting bolt to 37 f...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Chevrolet G3500 VAN cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Service Throttle Soon Indicator Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 5.7 V8 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 Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported Chevrolet G3500 VAN cars and light trucks from 1990+

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 6.5 V8 DIESEL

  • Drain coolant to suitable container.
  • Remove air cleaner, duct and coolant recovery reservoir.
  • Remove mounting bolts, upper to lower mounting bolts and upper fan shroud.
  • Remove mounting bolts and lower...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Chevrolet G3500 VAN cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 6.5 V8 DIESEL

  • Rotate tensioner arm counterclockwise using 3/8 inch breaker bar.
  • Remove belt from pulleys.
  • Route new belt over all pulleys except tensioner arm.
  • Rotate tensioner arm co...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most Chevrolet G3500 VAN cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Front Center Of Vehicle Diagram for 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN  5.7 V8 GASFront Center Of Vehicle Diagram for 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 5.7 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Inflatable Restraint Front End Discriminating Sensor
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most Chevrolet G3500 VAN cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN  7.4 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 7.4 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Rear Auxiliary HVAC Control Module
  • Convenience Center
  • Front Auxiliary HVAC Control Module
  • Heater and A/C Control Logic Module
  • HVAC - Blower Controls
  • 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN  5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Headlamp Switch
  • Instrument Cluster
  • Headlamp Dimmer Switch
  • Daytime Running Lamps Module
  • Daytime Running Lamp Relay
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most Chevrolet G3500 VAN cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: VIBRATION ANALYSIS WORKSHEET
    Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 5.7 V8 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Vibration
  • Auto Systems:
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
  • Steering, Suspension
  • Drive Axles, Shafts, U-Joints, CV-Joints
  • Gasoline Engines
  • Document: HEM FLANGE REPAIR - REVISED
    Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 5.7 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Tools, Equipment
  • Finishes, Body Structure, Frame, Bumpers
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR Chevrolet G3500 VAN AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most Chevrolet G3500 VAN 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 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 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 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 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 Chevrolet G3500 VAN 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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