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Chevrolet Impala 1978 repair and maintenance guide free download ebook

book by Zhirar Viktor

Published: 05/06/2019, file verified: 10/18/2019
  • Checking oil level
  • Compatible oil table
  • Fuse box and relay
  • Oil filter change

Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Chevrolet Impala 1978, 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 Impala can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive. Download e-book for Chevrolet Impala of 1978 model year.

Ebook details

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

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Number of pages
356 pages
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File size
47.6 kB (ZIP archive)
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Chevrolet Impala specifications

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

Car modelChevrolet Impala
Model year1978
Country of originUSA
CategoryLargeLuxury Cars
Number of seats5
Car length5400 mm (211.54 inches)
Car width1940 mm (76.02 inches)
Car height1430 mm (56.02 inches)
Wheelbase2960 mm (115.92 inches)
Ground clearance150 mm (5.87 inches)
Vehicle weight1610 kg (3531.65 pounds)
Car passenger space5690 litres (1495.49 gallons)
Drive unitRear
Turning radius14 m (556.30 inches)
Aerodynamic dragcoefisient0.4
Engine locationFront
Engine capacity3788 ccm (229.98 cubic inches)
Engine's typeV6
Fuel typeGasoline

Quick reference data

Detailed guide to repair and maintenance of Chevrolet Impala model 1978 in e-book format.

Chapter one / General information about Chevrolet

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

Chapter two / Troubleshooting

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

Chapter three / Lubrication, maintenance and tune-up

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

Chapter four / Chevrolet's engine

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

Chapter five / Fuel and exhaust system

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

Chapter six / Electrical system

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

Chapter seven / Front suspension and steering

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

Chapter eight / Rear axle suspension

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

Chapter nine / Body of Chevrolet Impala

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

Wiring diagrams

Circuits / Colors of wires / Connectors

Supplement / Index

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