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Plano Auto Repair Do It Yourself provides automotive consumers and do it yourselfers; the most comprehensive repair information about car and truck repair procedures including engine diagrams, wiring diagrams, repair work estimating measures, technical service bulletins, auto body work guidance, starter & alternator replacement procedures, serpentine belt replacement procedures, radiator & hose replacement procedures, tune-up & drivability specifications, quick lube illustrations, preventive maintenance guide, engine light reset instructions, parts removal and install procedures, fuel filter replacement directions, component location diagrams, air filter locations & replacement instructions, a/c system specifications, and general auto service procedures. You don't have to be a car mechanic or technician to know how to fix your automobile. Try the Automotix DIY solution today!

A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES

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 cars and light trucks from 1990+

Vacuum & Wiring Diagrams -> Light Duty Trucks & Vans -> Air Conditioning Compressor Controls
Vehicle: 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 6.5 V8 DIESEL

Vacuum & Wiring DiagramsLight Duty Trucks & Vans Air Conditioning Co...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES

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

Anti-lock Brakes -> System Service -> Brake System Bleed -> Component Replacement -> Control Unit, Replace -> Front Speed Sensor, Replace -> Hydraulic Unit, Replace -> Rear Speed Sensor, Replace
Vehicle: 1993 BMW 525IT 2.5 L6 GAS

Anti-lock BrakesAnti-lock BrakesSystem ServiceBrake System BleedRefer to Hydraulic Brake Systems, for procedures.Component ReplacementHydraulic Unit, ReplaceDisconnect battery ground cable.Remove coolant expansion tank.Remove brake lines from hydraulic unit as follows: front left; front right; rear left; rear right.Remove brake hydraulic lines from master cylinder to hydraulic unit.Remove cover from top of hydraulic cover, then loosen, but do not remove, bolts for hydraulic unit.Remove retaining screws and pull off multiple pin connector and disconnect ground wire.Pull up on the front of the hydraulic unit, then disconnect t...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

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

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> 6.2L Diesel Engine
Vehicle: 1990 GMC G25/G2500 VAN Rally 6.2 V8 DIESEL

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & VansFuel Filter Replacement6.2L Diesel EngineOn models equipped with fuel injected engines, relieve fuel system pressure as outlined under Fuel System Pressure Relief.On models equipped with metal collar quick disconnect connectors, GM tool No. J37088-A, or equivalent, will be required to disconnect the connector. Prior to reconnecting the connector, apply a few drops of clean motor oil to the male pipe ends.On models equipped with plastic collar quick disconnect connectors, squeeze the connector plastic retainer release tabs to release the connector. Prior to reconnecting the connector, apply a few drops of clean motor...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

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

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LS 5.3 V8 GAS

Chevrolet Truck2003-06 Trailblazer 5.3LCV AXLE SHAFT, ReplaceUnlock steering column so that steering linkage is free to move.Raise the vehicle. Support vehicle with suitable safety stands.Remove front tire and wheel assemblies.In order to prevent drive axle from turning, insert a drift through brake caliper and into one of the rotor vanes.Remove axle nut and washer.Remove drift from brake rotor.Remove front brake rotors and support caliper with piece of wire in order to prevent damage to brake hose.Remove brackets from upper control arm holding both ABS wire and brake hose.Remove ABS bracket located on top of upper control arm ball...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES

Description, component locations, reset procedures, relearn procedures, diagnosis and testing, wiring diagrams, component replacement, and identification of vehicles equipped and not equipped with tire pressure monitoring system for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from mid 1990's+.

Description
Vehicle: 2003 Chrysler 300M 3.5 V6 GAS

Chrysler2002-04 300MDescriptionThere are two types of TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems) available, a base system and a premium system. The Base TPMS consists of tire pressure monitoring sensors attached to each road wheel through the valve stem mounting hole, a central receiver module and an indicator lamp. The Premium TPMS consists of tire pressure monitoring sensors attached to each road wheel through the valve stem mounting hole, a WCM (Wireless Control Module), three wheel sensor transponders located in three of the four wh...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

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

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1995 Volkswagen Jetta III GLS 2.0 L4 GAS

Volkswagen1995-97 Jetta 2.0LAlternator, ReplaceObtain audio coded anti-theft code.Disconnect wiring connectors from alternator.Remove serpentine drive belt, using a suitable removal tool.Remove alternator mounting bolts, then the alternator.Remove serpentine b...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

Cabin air filter locations and replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. as equipped to the current model year.

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Mercedes-Benz -> 2003-09 SL Class
Vehicle: 2007 MERCEDES-BENZ SL55 AMG 5.5 V8 GAS

Cabin Air Filter ServiceMercedes-Benz2003-09 SL ClassOn 2003-05 models, 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.On 2006-08 models except AMG, under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 24 months or 26,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.On 2009 models except AMG, under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 24 months or 20,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.On 2006-09 AMG models, under normal op...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES

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

Acura -> Automatic Transmission (A/T) Fluid Temperature Indicator -> 2001-09 MDX
Vehicle: 2003 Acura MDX Touring 3.5 V6 GAS

AcuraAutomatic Transmission (A/T) Fluid Temperature Indicator2001-09 MDXThe A/T fluid temperature lamp will turn on when ignition switch is placed in on position and should turn off after a few seconds. If lamp illuminates while driving, the vehicle should be pulled off th...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

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

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6 V8 GAS

Ford2004-08 Crown Victoria 4.6LCoolant Hose, ReplaceLowerDrain cooling system into a suitable container.Reposition hose clamp from engine.Remove radiator outlet hose from engine.Reposition hose clamp from degas bottle.Remove radiator outlet hose from degas bottle.Reposition hose clamp from radiator.Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator and from vehicle.R...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES

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

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8 V6 GAS

Chevrolet1998-2005 Monte Carlo 3.8L Non-SuperchargedSerpentine Drive Belt, ReplaceRotate tensioner counterclockwise to remove the dri...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS

Component location diagrams for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Rear Of Luggage Compartment Diagram for 1998 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale LS 3.8 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Connector C-402
  • Splice S-400
  • Connector C-401
  • Ground G-402
  • Splice S-416
RH Side of RH Footwell under Carpet Diagram for 2002 BMW 540I 4.4 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • X10148

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WIRING DIAGRAMS

OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1986+ domestic and 1990+ imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

2006 Dodge Magnum SRT8 6.1 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

Components on diagram:
  • Radio
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD LTZ 6.6 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram

Components on diagram:
  • RH Rear Window Switch
  • Passenger Window Switch
  • Driver Window Switch
  • Passenger Window Motor
  • RH Rear Window Motor

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TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS

OEM TSB listings for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

Document: TRANSMISSION - 4R70W - NEW SERVICE PART - NUMBER 5 NEEDLE BEARING AND RACE KIT - SERVICE TIP
Vehicle: 2002 Ford F-150 Pickup 4.6 V8 GAS

Auto Systems:
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
Document: EXPEDITING WARRANTY PARTS - REVISED
Vehicle: 1996 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban 6.5 V8 DIESEL

Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids

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