Chevrolet Caprice (1969 - 1990)
Complete coverage for your vehicle
Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Chevrolet Caprice, Haynes can help you understand, care for and repair your Chevrolet Caprice. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 900 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.
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Chevrolet Full-size Models Haynes Repair Manual for 1969 thru 1990 Impala, Caprice, Biscayne, Bel Air, Kingswood and Townsman with V6 & V8 gasoline engines
PLEASE NOTE that this manual is intended for vehicles built to US specifications and do not cover diesel models unless specifically stated. Although it is useful when the products or systems are similar to those in other markets, there may still be significant differences, especially in areas concerned with safety and emission control.
Table of contents
Chapter 1: Tune-up and routine maintenance
Chapter 2: Part A: Engines
Chapter 2: Part B: General engine overhaul procedures
Chapter 3: Cooling, heating and air conditioning systems
Chapter 4: Fuel and exhaust systems
Chapter 5: Engine electrical systems
Chapter 6: Emissions and engine control systems
Chapter 7: Part A: Manual transmission
Chapter 7: Part B: Automatic transmission
Chapter 8: Clutch and drivetrain
Chapter 9: Brakes
Chapter 10: Suspension and steering systems
Chapter 11: Body
Chapter 12: Chassis electrical system
The second-generation Chevrolet Caprice appeared in 1971, and was available as a two-door hardtop, two-door coupe, two-door convertible, four-door hardtop, four-door sedan and five-door station wagon. It was a sister car to the Chevrolet Bel Air, Chevrolet Biscayne, Chevrolet Impala, Chevrolet Kingswood and Chevrolet Townsman. The engine range was all V8, with motor sizes of 5.7 liters, 6.6 liters and 7.4 liters. There were three-speed and four-speed manual transmissions, as well as two automatic gearboxes. In 1973 it was renamed the Chevrolet Caprice Classic, while the sister Chevrolet Kingswood was renamed the Chevrolet Caprice Estate. Tweaks were minor until the third generation Caprice Classic appeared in 1977. It was much smaller than its predecessor. As well as the original engines it was also available with 3.8-liter and 4.3-liter V6 motors. It continued with various tweaks until 1990. At Haynes, we have an extensive range of Chevrolet repair manuals and online maintenance procedures available for professional mechanics and DIY car enthusiasts. Our Chevrolet Caprice and Chevrolet Caprice Classic repair manual is here to help you through every stage of servicing or fixing your car.