Filed Under (Mazda) by admin on 01-03-2011
APPLICABLE MODEL(S)/VINS 2006 – 2007 Mazda6 with driver’s manual lumbar support DESCRIPTION On some vehicles equipped with a driver’s manual lumbar support, the lumbar will not adjust position or may be inoperative. A new manual lumbar support assembly is available as a replacement service part. NOTE: It is NOT necessary to replace the entire driver’s seat assembly to restore the manual lumbar support function. Customers having this concern should have their vehicle repaired using the following repair procedure. REPAIR PROCEDURE 1. Verify customer concern. 2. Turn ignition switch to ON position. 3. Record all customer’s pre-set radio stations. 4. Adjust driver’s seat back to most forward position. 5. Turn ignition switch to LOCK position. 6. Rotate lumbar dial clockwise to fully relaxed position (end of travel). 7. Disconnect negative battery cable and wait for a minimum of one (1) minute. 8. Remove driver’s seat from vehicle according to Workshop Manual (section 09-13 FRONT SEAT REMOVAL/ INSTALLATION [EXCEPT L3 WITH TC]).
Filed Under (Mazda) by admin on 16-06-2011
APPLICABLE MODEL(S) / VINS 2001-2007 Truck / B-Series (2.3L Only) 2005-2006 Tribute (2.3L Only) 2003-2007 Mazda6 (2.3L Only) 2004-2007 Mazda3 (2.0L & 2.3L) 2006-2007 Mazda5 2006-2007 Mazda MX-5 2006-2007 Mazdaspeed6 2007 Mazda CX-7 2007 Mazdaspeed3 DESCRIPTION When removing or replacing the crankshaft pulley on a 2.0L (Mazda3 only) or a 2.3L engine, be sure to follow the Workshop Manual procedures. The crankshaft pulley is not keyed to the crankshaft, and when loosened, it may move out of position on the crankshaft. The engine MUST be re-timed whenever the crankshaft pulley bolt is loosened, removed, or replaced. For normal aspirated engines, follow the Workshop Manual procedures and time the engine using Special Tools (Crankshaft Alignment Pin 303-507, Camshaft Alignment Timing Tool 303-465 and a standard M6 X 1.0 X 2.25 bolt). For direct injection spark ignition engines, follow the Workshop Manual procedures and time the engine using Special Tools (Crankshaft Alignment Pin 303-507, Camshaft Alignment Timing Tool 303-1061 and a standard M6 X 1.0 X 2.25 bolt). Please refer to the Mazda Job Aid on MS3 under Training titled “Engine Timing Verification and Correction LF2.0L and L3/L3T 2.3L” for more information. CAUTION: Engine damage will occur if the engine is not re-timed properly. Refer to applicable Workshop Manual (Section 01-10 – MECHANICAL – 2.0L (Mazda3 only) or 2.3L). NOTE: Damage to an engine caused by not following proper Workshop Manual procedures may result in denial of warranty claims or back charges.
Filed Under (Mazda) by admin on 20-10-2009
2007 Mazdaspeed3 vehicles with VINs lower than JM1BK******742222 (produced before April 1, 2007)
2006-2007 Mazdaspeed6 vehicles with VINs lower than JM1 GG******109660 (produced before April 1, 2007)
2007 Mazda CX-7 vehicles with VINs lower than JM3ER******166945 (produced before April 1, 2007)
When the engine is first started, some vehicles may exhibit a loud ticking noise from the variable valve timing
(VVT). This is caused by the lock pin of the variable valve timing actuator not fully engaging. Heat treatment has
now been added around the hole of the variable valve timing rotor lock pin to prevent this from happening
Filed Under (Honda) by admin on 12-04-2010
2007 Honda Ridgeline Online Reference Owner’s Manual Use these links (and links throughout this manual) to navigate through this reference. For a printed owner’s manual, click on authorized manuals or go to www.helminc.com.
Contents Owner’s Identification Form Introduction i A Few Words About Safety iii Your Vehicle at a Glance3
Driver and Passenger Safety 5 Proper use and care of your vehicle’s seat belts, and Supplemental Restraint System. Instruments and Controls. 57 Instrument panel indicator and gauge, and how to use dashboard and steering column controls. Comfort and Convenience Features 121 How to operate the climate control system, the audio system, and other convenience features. Before Driving. 177 What gasoline to use, how to break-in your new vehicle, and how to load luggage and other cargo. Driving 193
The proper way to start the engine, shift the transmission, and park, plus towing a trailer. Maintenance 233 The Maintenance Schedule shows you when you need to take your vehicle to the dealer. Taking Care of the Unexpected 273 This section covers several problems motorists sometimes experience, and how to handle them. Technical Information 299 ID numbers, dimensions, capacities, and technical information. Warranty and Customer Relations (U.S. and Canada) 311 A summary of the warranties covering your new Acura, and how to contact us. Authorized Manuals (U.S. only) 315 How to order manuals and other technical literature
Filed Under (Chevrolet) by admin on 21-10-2010
Models: 2001-2004 Buick Regal 2001-2005 Buick Century, LeSabre 2002-2007 Buick Rendezvous 2005-2007 Buick Terraza, LaCrosse, Allure (Canada Only) 2006-2007 Buick Lucerne 2001-2005 Chevrolet Venture 2001-2007 Chevrolet Impala, Monte Carlo 2005-2007 Chevrolet Uplander 2006-2007 Chevrolet Malibu SS, Malibu Maxx SS 2001-2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue 2001-2003 Oldsmobile Aurora 2001-2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette 2001-2005 Pontiac Aztek, Bonneville, Montana 2001-2007 Pontiac Grand Prix 2005-2007 Pontiac Montana SV6 2006-2007 Pontiac G6 GTP 2005-2007 Saturn Relay with 4T65E Automatic Transmission (RPOs MN3, MN7, M15, M76) Condition Some customers may comment on a 1-2 shift shudder at light to moderate acceleration. Typically, the throttle plate angle parameter is 12-20% at time of condition with vehicle speed of approximately 24-40 km/h (15-25 mph). The customer may describe the condition as slip or delayed shift into second. Correction Replace the complete second clutch assembly with service kit, P/N 24240561. Refer to the GM Unit Repair Service Manual for the year and model of the vehicle being serviced for the 2nd Clutch service procedure. This service kit contains: Second Clutch Housing Fluid Seal Rings (613), a Second Clutch Assembly (617), a Case Cover (Channel Plate) Upper Gasket (430), and a Case Cover (Channel Plate) Lower Gasket (429). In addition to the content of this service kit, other gaskets not included in this service kit will also be needed to complete the repair – a Case Cover Lower Gasket (429), and a Case Cover Upper Gasket (430). These gaskets can be obtained by ordering gasket kit 24206391. Be sure to use ONLY the Second Clutch Assembly and Second Clutch Housing Fluid Seal Rings provided in this service kit. DISCARD the Second Clutch Assembly and Second Clutch Housing Fluid Seal Rings removed from the transmission being serviced. Disassemble ONLY the Oil Pump Assembly from the Case Cover (Complete). DO NOT disassemble the Control Valve Body from the Case Cover. Remove ONLY the Case Cover-to-Case bolts to remove the Case Cover and Valve Body from Transmission Case AS AN ASSEMBLY . To access all Case Cover-to-Case bolts, it is necessary to remove the Pressure Control Solenoid Valve Assembly (322), and 1-2 & 3-4 Shift Solenoid Valve