Complete digital official shop manual contains service, maintenance, and troubleshooting information for the 1982-2002 Chevrolet Camaro (Camaro, Camaro SS, Camaro Z28). Diagnostic and repair procedures are covered in great detail to repair, maintain, rebuild, refurbish or restore your vehicle like a professional mechanic in local service/repair workshop. This cost-effective quality manual is 100% complete and intact as should be without any missing pages. It is the same factory shop manual used by dealers that guaranteed to be fully functional to save your precious time.
This manual for 1982-2002 Chevrolet Camaro is divided into different sections. Each section covers a specific component or system and, in addition to the standard service procedures, includes disassembling, inspecting, and assembling instructions. A table of contents is placed at the beginning of each section. Pages are easily found by category, and each page is expandable for great detail. It is in the cross-platform PDF document format so that it works like a charm on all kinds of devices. You do not need to be skilled with a computer to use the manual.
MODEL: Camaro, Camaro SS, Camaro Z28
YEAR: 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
SIZE: 1.13 GB (PDF)
Wiring Diagram, Shop Manual, Body Repair Manual, Parts Catalog
1. Use the Carbon Removing Brush (J-8089), in order to remove the carbon from the combustion chambers. Clean the gasket surfaces, valve stems and heads on a buffing wheel and remove all dirt, debris, or thread-locking material from the bolt hole threads.
2. Inspect the cylinder head for cracks in the exhaust ports and combustion chambers, external cracks in the water chambers, gasket surfaces for excessive scratches or gouging and bolt hole threads for debris or damaged threads.
3. Inspect the cylinder head for warpage. See CYLINDER HEAD SPECIFICATIONS. Inspect the valve springs for squareness. See VALVES & VALVE SPRINGS SPECIFICATIONS.
4. Use the Valve Spring Tester (J-9666), in order to measure the valve spring tension. Replace the spring if the spring tension is less than 70 lbs. (310 N) at 1.80" (45.75 mm).
Installation (Left Side)
1. Clean the engine block cylinder head bolt holes, if required. Thread Repair Tool (J-42385-107) may be used to clean the threads of old thread-locking material. See Fig. 23.
2. Spray cleaner (GM P/N 12346139 or P/N 12377981) into the hole. Clean the cylinder head bolt holes with compressed air. Check the cylinder head locating pins for proper installation.
3. Install the NEW cylinder head gasket onto the locating pins. Inspect the gasket for proper installation. Install the cylinder head onto the locating pins and the gasket. Install the NEW cylinder head bolts. See Fig. 6.
4. Tighten cylinder head bolts in sequence to specification. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS. See Fig. 67.
5. Install the engine wiring harness ground bolts to the cylinder head. See Fig. 21. Tighten the engine wiring harness ground bolts to specification. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS.
6. Install the exhaust manifold. See EXHAUST MANIFOLD. Install the power steering pump rear bracket. See POWER RACK & PINION - CAMARO & FIREBIRD in STEERING .
7. Remove engine coolant pipe gaskets from the pipe. Clean the pipe and hose with solvent. Dry the pipe with compressed air. Inspect pipe for damage or restrictions. Inspect the gasket and hose sealing surface for damage. Inspect the hose for restrictions, cracking or wear. The hose may be reused if not damaged. DO NOT reuse gaskets. Install the NEW gaskets onto the engine coolant air bleed pipe.
Install the coolant air bleed pipe and gaskets onto the cylinder heads. Install the coolant air bleed pipe studs. Tighten the studs to specification. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS. Install the intake manifold. See INTAKE MANIFOLD.
8. Install the valve rocker arms and pushrods. See ROCKER ARMS & PUSH RODS.
This is an essential accessory for do-it-yourself automotive repair. Each vehicle-specific guide includes detailed information and graphics to help you get your car or truck back on the road. Included in most guides: step-by-step instructions with detailed photographs and drawings, wiring diagrams, specification charts and repair tips.
1. Body & Trim
3. Chassis Electrical
4. Drive Train
5. Engine & Engine Overhaul
6. Engine Controls
7. Engine Performance and Tune-up
8. Fuel System
9. General Information & Maintenance
10. Suspension & Steering
Covers all U.S. and Canadian models of GM Camaro 1982-1992.
All terms used in the following procedure match those which are used in the accompanying illustration. No linkage adjustment is possible on the 5-speed transmissions.
Disconnect the negative battery cable at the battery.
Place the shift control lever (F) in Neutral.
Raise the vehicle and support it safely with jack-stands.
Remove the swivel retainers (P) from the levers (E, H, and J).
Remove the swivels (S) from the shifter assembly (G), and loosen the
swivel locknuts (R and T).