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Chevrolet Malibu 3.1 1996 repair and maintenance guide free download ebook

book by Braun Dzheykob and Kazati Marko

Published: 05/06/2019, file verified: 10/15/2019
  • Alternator replacement
  • Engine error codes
  • Rear shock absorber replacement
  • Roadside wheel change
  • The complete manual of the car

Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Chevrolet Malibu 3.1 1996, 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 Malibu 3.1 can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive. Download e-book for Chevrolet Malibu 3.1 of 1996 model year.

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You can download guidelines for repair and maintenance of Chevrolet Malibu 3.1 in e-book format. The zip-archive contains versions for iPhone, Android and computer reading.

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Number of pages
392 pages
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51.2 kB (ZIP archive)
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Chevrolet Malibu 3.1 specifications

The main characteristics of a Chevrolet Malibu 3.1 car. Full list of characteristics you will find in the book after free download.

Car modelChevrolet Malibu 3.1
Model year1996
Country of originUSA
CategoryLargeLuxury Cars
Number of doors4
Car length4850 mm (189.95 inches)
Car width1770 mm (69.35 inches)
Car height1440 mm (56.42 inches)
Wheelbase2950 mm (115.52 inches)
Front wheelsP195/70-R14
Rear wheels185/60-R14
Vehicle weight1465 kg (3213.65 pounds)
Car passenger space4730 litres (1243.75 gallons)
Gear boxAuto, 4-speed
Drive unitFront
Front brakesVentilated disks
Rear brakesDrums
Engine locationFront
Engine capacity3135 ccm (190.34 cubic inches)
Engine's typeV6
Valves per cylinder2
Maximum power152.00 PS (111.44 kW or 149.25 HP) at 4800 Rev. per min.
Torque249.00 Nm (25.27 kgf-m or 182.78 ft.lbs) at 3200 Rev. per min.
Fuel typeGasoline
Power density0.1038 PS/kg
Grease typeWet sump
Fuel tank capacity56.0 litres (14.73 gallons)

Quick reference data

Detailed guide to repair and maintenance of Chevrolet Malibu 3.1 model 1996 in e-book format.

Chapter one / General information about Chevrolet

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

Chapter two / Troubleshooting

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

Chapter three / Lubrication, maintenance and tune-up

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

Chapter four / Chevrolet's engine

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

Chapter five / Fuel and exhaust system

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

Chapter six / Electrical system

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

Chapter seven / Front suspension and steering

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

Chapter eight / Rear axle suspension

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

Chapter nine / Body of Chevrolet Malibu 3.1

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

Wiring diagrams

Circuits / Colors of wires / Connectors

Supplement / Index

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