Repair Group 640 Check function of seat belts. Body and Interior Maintenance Lubricate door hinges and hood latch, hood hinges. Do not quick-charge the battery for boost starting for longer than one minute. See 100 Engine-General for more infor- mation on the Check Engine Light and the On-board diagnostic system. Jack mount cover being removed from rocker panel.
Check power steering system for leaks. Igni- tion switch is shown closed, making circuit complete. Make sure the wire is clean and cluding a voltage source and a path to ground. Disconnect the battery negative - terminal Ground strap Do not remove coolant reservoir or radiator cap with the engine whenever you work on the fuel system orthe electrical system. Be careful with brake fluid, as it can damage the cars paint Finally, keep rubber parts such as hoses and bolts free from oil orgasoline, as they willcause the material to soften and fail prematurely.
Metric bolt classes or grades are marked on the bolt' head. Open the hood and allow the engine to cool until the temperature gauge needle is at the lower third of the scale. We work on a daily basis to expand our database and make sure that we offer our users as many titles including some pretty rare handbooks and manuals as possible, which is also the reason why you are highly unlikely to find broken links on our website. Accidental electrícal contact may damage the electrical system or cause a fire. The remainder of the repair groups contain the more involved repair information.
Place jack fully into position. All rights reserved under Berne and Pan-American Copyright conventions. Com- upset or have taken medication or any other substance that may Pletely remove the tire from the rim before attempting any repair. Never work under the car while the engine is running. Keep an approved fire extinguisher handy.
Make sure that these are in- stalled correctly. Jack stand for safely supporting car to work underneath. Dispose of in accordance with Federal, State and Local laws. Do not tow the car on all four wheels except forvery short distances to move it to a safe place. Although an automobile presents many hazards, common sense and good equipment can helo ensure safety. Bat- tery electrolyte is a corrosive acid.
To begin with there is a discussion on How To Use This Manual. It is not a substituteforfui¡ and up-to-date information from the vehicie manufacturer orfor propertraining as an automotive technician. Please note, however, that considering the vast quantity and the complexity ofthe service information involved, we cannotwarrantthe accuracy orcompleteness ofthe information contained in this manual. Do not use these products near any source of heat, sparks or flame. Most often, the parts General for electrical troubleshooting.
Wait at least one minute before boosting the bat- e If battery power is lost or the battery has been disconnected, the tery a second time. Boosting a sulfated battery at a high charging rate can cause an explosion. Tightening Fasteners When tightening the bolts or nuts that attach a component, it is always good practice to tighten the boltsgraduallyand evenly to avoid misalignment or over stressing any one portion of the component. If a proper size seal driver is not available, a socket of the right size will do. Read the manufacturer's instructions and warnings carefully. Aswitch is open when the circuit Many of the maíntenance and repairtasks in this manual cal¡ is ínterrupted, and closed when the circuit is completed. Atorque wrench is used to preciselytighten threadedfasten- Fig.
Even if you have no intention of working on your vehicle, you will find that reading and owning this manual makes it possible to discuss repairs more intelligently with a professional technician. The columns on the right sitie of each table give quick-referente information about the job. Fatlure to follow the cau- tions may result in damage to the electronic compo- nents in the car. Check condition of wiper blades. Have the vehicle Atowing eye is provided in the luggage compartment tool kit. If a normal or rapid charger is used to charge battery, the battery Be mindful ofthe environment and ecology.
For components sealed with gaskets, this method helpsto ensure thatthe gasket will seal properly and complete- ly. They should only be used when the correct size wrench is not available. Even if your search has been fruitless yet, we have an impressive database of various ebooks, handbooks, and manuals, so if you are looking for a rare title, your chances of finding it here are quite high. The battery charge indicator light may come on as the lights are dimming. These inspections alternate throughout acar's maintenance history. They go out when the engine is started. Jump- starting the battery from another car may help.
See 600 Electrical-General for more in- any retum path to the negative - side of the battery° whetherli formation. Wipe up spills at once, but do not store the oily rags, which can ignite and burn spontaneously. Read al¡ the instructions thoroughly, do not attempt shortcuts. Well, we do our best to improve your experience with our service, and we make sure that you can download all files in various document formats. With all wheels on the ground, fullytighten the nuts in acrisscross pattern. Be sure the transmission fluid has been topped off before starting the tow. Battery jump starting posts arrows behind right front strut of anti-freeze and water.