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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+

Volvo -> Vacuum & Wiring Diagrams -> Manual Climate Control
Vehicle: 1998 Volvo S70 2.3 L5 GAS

VolvoVacuum & Wiring Diagrams Manual Clima...

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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+.

Disc Brakes -> Delco-Moraine Single Piston Caliper -> Brake Pad Service -> Installation -> Removal
Vehicle: 1995 GMC G35/G3500 VAN Vandura 6.5 V8 DIESEL

Disc BrakesDelco-Moraine Single Piston CaliperBrake Pad ServiceRemovalRemove caliper assembly as outlined above.Remove inboard pad with retainer spring. Dislodge outboard pad and position caliper on the front suspension so the brake hose will not support the weight of the caliper.Remove two sleeves from inboard ears of the caliper.Remove four rubber bushings from the grooves in each of the caliper ears.InstallationLubricate new sleeves, rubber bushings, bushing grooves and mounting bolt ends with Delco Silicone Lube or equivalent.Install new bushings and sleeves in caliper ears. Position the sleeve so that the end toward the pad is flush ...

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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+.

Volkswagen -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1999-06 Golf, Jetta, 1998-06 New Beetle & 1997 Passat w/Diesel Engines -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9 L4 DIESEL

VolkswagenFuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance1999-06 Golf, Jetta, 1998-06 New Beetle & 1997 Passat w/Diesel EnginesNorma...

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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 -> Install -> Remove
Vehicle: 1994 GMC S15 Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

GMC1992-96 S15 Jimmy 4.3LCV AXLE SHAFT, ReplaceRemoveDisconnect battery ground cable.Unlock steering column, then raise and support vehicle.Remove wheel assembly, then axle nut and washer.Support lower control arm, then remove lower shock absorber nut and bolt.Scribe all revolving driveshaft components in relation to connecting component to ensure correct balance upon assembly.Insert drift through opening in top of caliper into rotor cooler vanes to keep axle from turn...

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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: 2008 Lincoln Navigator L 5.4 V8 GAS

Lincoln2008 NavigatorDescriptionThe optional TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitor System) has the ability to monitor the air pressure of all five tires. The tire-mounted pressure sensors transmit signals to the TPMS module by using the valve stem as an antenna. These transmissions are sent approximately every 60 seconds when the vehicle speed exceeds 20 mph....

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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: 1998 Toyota Corolla 1.8 L4 GAS

Toyota1997-2000 Corolla 1.8LAlternator, ReplaceDisconnect battery ground cable.Release tensioner by rotating clockwise and remove drive belt.Remove dust cap and nut, then wire harness.Disconnect e...

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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 -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 1999-2007 Silverado, Sierra, 2000-07 Denali, Suburban, Tahoe, Yukon, Yukon XL, 2001-07 Escalade & 2002-07 Avalanche
Vehicle: 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe 4.8 V8 GAS

Cabin Air Filter ServiceGeneral Motors Corp./Saturn1999-2007 Silverado, Sierra, 2000-07 Denali, Suburban, Tahoe, Yukon, Yukon XL, 2001-07 Escalade & 2002-07 AvalancheUnder 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

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

General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1995 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6 V8 GAS

General Motors Corp./Saturn CarsTraction Control System (TCS) Warning LampThis lamp should light for a approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned on as a bulb check. If the warni...

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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: 1991 Cadillac Deville Touring 4.9 V8 GAS

Cadillac1991 Deville 4.9LCoolant Hose, ReplaceLowerDrain coolant into a suitable container.Loosen hose clamp connecting hose to radiator.Loosen hose clamp connecting hose to water pump inlet.Remove hose from vehicle.Reverse procedure t...

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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: 1990 GMC R2500 Suburban 6.2 V8 DIESEL

GMC1990-91 Suburban 6.2LSerpentine Drive Belt, ReplaceRotate tensioner to release belt tension, using a 1/2 inch breaker bar with a 5/8 inch socket placed on tensioner pulley.Remove drive belt.Route b...

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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+.

Center Console/Dash, Forward Of Shifter Lever Diagram for 2003 MERCEDES-BENZ SLK320 3.2 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Hazard Flasher Switch
  • S6/1s1
Left of Spare Wheel under Trim Panel Diagram for 2002 BMW 540I Sport Wagon 4.4 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • X13321
  • Radio NG Connector

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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.

1987 Nissan Sentra 1.6 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

Components on diagram:
  • Distributor
  • EGR Valve
  • Throttle Body
  • AIV Control Solenoid Valve
  • EGR & Canister Control Solenoid Valve
2003 GMC Safari 4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

Components on diagram:
  • Body Control Module
  • Headlamp and Panel Dimmer Switch
  • Seat Belt Buckle Switch
  • Ignition Key Alarm Switch

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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: INFORMATION ON PROPER TIRE PRESSURE - REVISED
Vehicle: 1990 GMC P35/P3500 VAN 7.4 V8 GAS

Auto Systems:
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
Document: UNWANTED / LOOSE SEAT MOVEMENT - REVISED
Vehicle: 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 2500 8.1 V8 GAS

Symptoms:
  • Insufficient Performance

Auto Systems:
  • Seats, Belts, Interior Trim, Carpets, Air Bags

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