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Chevrolet Caprice 1980 repair and maintenance guide free download ebook

book by Beyli Roberto and Simonsen Tor

Published: 05/06/2019, file verified: 10/18/2019
  • Adjustment of systems and components
  • Car suspension repair
  • Checking brake fluid
  • Checking coolant level
  • Rear shock absorber replacement

Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Chevrolet Caprice 1980, this book can help you understand, care for and repair your Chevrolet. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 500 photos, will help you get the job done right. Regular servicing and maintenance of your Chevrolet Caprice can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive. Download e-book for Chevrolet Caprice of 1980 model year.

Ebook details

You can download guidelines for repair and maintenance of Chevrolet Caprice in e-book format. The zip-archive contains versions for iPhone, Android and computer reading.

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Number of pages
360 pages
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File size
48 kB (ZIP archive)
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Chevrolet Caprice specifications

The main characteristics of a Chevrolet Caprice car. Full list of characteristics you will find in the book after free download.

Car modelChevrolet Caprice
Model year1980
Country of originUSA
CategoryLargeLuxury Cars
Number of seats5
Car length5390 mm (211.14 inches)
Car width1920 mm (75.22 inches)
Car height1430 mm (56.02 inches)
Wheelbase2950 mm (115.52 inches)
Ground clearance160 mm (6.27 inches)
Front wheels205/75-R15
Rear wheels205/75-R15
Vehicle weight1580 kg (3465.88 pounds)
Car passenger space5630 litres (1479.57 gallons)
Gear boxAuto, 3-speed
Drive unitRear
Front brakesDisks
Rear brakesDrums
Turning radius14 m (532.72 inches)
Aerodynamic dragcoefisient0.5
Engine locationFront
Engine capacity3753 ccm (227.86 cubic inches)
Engine's typeV6
Maximum power116.00 PS (84.58 kW or 113.43 HP) at 4400 Rev. per min.
Torque237.00 Nm (24.08 kgf-m or 173.93 ft.lbs) at 2000 Rev. per min.
Fuel typeGasoline
Power density0.0734 PS/kg

Quick reference data

Detailed guide to repair and maintenance of Chevrolet Caprice model 1980 in e-book format.

Chapter one / General information about Chevrolet

Parts replacement / Service tips / Expendable supplies / Serial numbers / Torque specifications / Tune-up and troubleshooting tools / Basic hand tools / Mechanics tips / Notes, cautions and warnings / Service hints / Safety first / Off Road rules / Safety

Chapter two / Troubleshooting

Excessive vibration / Engine performance / Engine noises / Emergency troubleshooting / Engine starting / Brake problems / Operating requirements / Front suspension and steering

Chapter three / Lubrication, maintenance and tune-up

Specifications / Air filter / Service intervals / Ignition timing / Pre-checks / Spark plug / Idle speed adjustment / Engine oil and filter change / Final drive oil change / Periodic maintenance / Tune-up / Valve adjustment / Periodic lubrication / Compression test

Chapter four / Chevrolet's engine

Oil pump / Crankcase and crankshaft / Piston, piston pin and piston rings / Alternator / Engine cooling / Starter gears / Ignition pulse generator / Cylinder head cover and camshaft / Cylinder / Break-in / Valves and valve components / Camshaft chain and tensioner / Specifications / Cylinder head / Recoil starter / Removal installation

Chapter five / Fuel and exhaust system

Cold starting / Air filter air box / Specifications / Operation cleaning inspection / Fuel level gauge / Fuel shutoff valve / Throttle cable / Fuel tank / Exhaust system

Chapter six / Electrical system

Charging system / Switches / Alternator / Voltage regulator / Specifications / Ignition pulse generator / Lighting system / Fuses / Electric starting system / High oil temperature warning indicator system

Chapter seven / Front suspension and steering

Handlebar / Steering shaft / Front brake and axle / Front suspension arm and steering knuckle / Tie rod / Specifications / Front wheel

Chapter eight / Rear axle suspension

Rear axle / Rear wheel / Shock absorber / Rear axle housing

Chapter nine / Body of Chevrolet Caprice

Rear fender seat / Front fender / Front fender / Specifications / Rear fender / Rear fend

Wiring diagrams

Circuits / Colors of wires / Connectors

Supplement / Index

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