Is there a Haynes or Chilton manual out for the Vibe yet??

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Is there a Haynes or Chilton manual out for the Vibe yet??

Postby Cue-Ball » Mon Jun 12, 2006 1:33 am

Can't seem to find anything but the factory manuals and at $100+ I need a cheaper solution.

Anyone know of anything?

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Postby northvibe » Mon Jun 12, 2006 2:47 am

I was thinking the same thing, I havent seen one yet though...

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Postby Cue-Ball » Mon Jun 12, 2006 3:43 am

Damn how are you guys working on them?

Mine has been under warranty until now so I never had to worry about it.

I have to do the brakes in the front end this coming weekend and would like to know the torque specs and what not.

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Postby northvibe » Mon Jun 12, 2006 3:46 am

There is a book i think it might be from toyota...but otherwise the manual for the car might actually have the torq specs. Theres guides on this site in the DIY section that usually inform on what your looking to do.

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Postby RIT » Mon Jun 12, 2006 3:58 am

I think you can get the factory manual on CD from E-bay pretty cheap - or maybe someone on the site can make you an "archive copy" of theirs.

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Postby Cue-Ball » Mon Jun 12, 2006 4:14 am

Nothing on ebay that I can find.
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Re: Is there a Haynes or Chilton manual out for the Vibe yet?? (Cue-Ball)

Postby xssiv1 » Mon Jun 12, 2006 5:39 am

Lug nuts torque at 85.. Dont know about the brake bolts..
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Postby northvibe » Mon Jun 12, 2006 6:13 am

I think my base vibe lug nuts were 75..so it might depend on which car/rims you have.

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Re: Is there a Haynes or Chilton manual out for the Vibe yet?? (Cue-Ball)

Postby tnpartsguy » Mon Jun 12, 2006 6:54 am

Motor Books (Haynes Manual) Stops at 2002. Chilton-online is the only place I can find anything on Chilton's anymore...
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Re: Is there a Haynes or Chilton manual out for the Vibe yet?? (Cue-Ball)

Postby joatmon » Mon Jun 12, 2006 9:47 am

the softcopy of the 03 matrix manual linked to in http://forums.genvibe.com/zerothread?id=1156 has met most of my needs
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Postby dickypramkus » Mon Jun 12, 2006 10:51 pm

Some of the links appear dead unfortunately.
Here's a condensed list of the active links that I could find, all for the 2003 Matrix.

2003 Matrix Service Manual (HTML Format)
http://www.absoluteingenuity.n...nual/

2003 Matrix Wiring Manual (HTML Format)
http://www.absoluteingenuity.n...nual/

2003 Matrix New Features Manual (HTML Format)
http://www.absoluteingenuity.n...nual/

Link to the pdf version (52 Mb) of all the stuff above (active for now)
http://www.absoluteingenuity.n...r.zip

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Postby Cue-Ball » Mon Jun 12, 2006 11:16 pm

Thanks guys.
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Postby kcorona » Mon Jun 12, 2006 11:28 pm

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Some of the links appear dead unfortunately.
Here's a condensed list of the active links that I could find, all for the 2003 Matrix.

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Postby chevelle_lover » Sun Aug 30, 2009 9:04 am

I know that this is an old thread but I could not find it out elsewhere.

The boss just picked this up for me and wanted to pass on the information.

http://www.amazon.com/Chilton-...r=8-7

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Postby Cougar Vibe » Sun Jan 31, 2010 5:37 am

Also found the Haynes manual too:

Amazon: Chilton & Haynes Manuals

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Re: Is there a Haynes or Chilton manual out for the Vibe yet?? (Cue-Ball)

Postby djkeev » Sun Jan 31, 2010 5:46 am

Quote, originally posted by Cue-Ball »
Can't seem to find anything but the factory manuals and at $100+ I need a cheaper solution.

Anyone know of anything?

Dirk

I have the factory 07, is there something you need to know?

dave

Edit, just looked at the date!!! old thread, ignore.

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Postby northvibe » Sun Jan 31, 2010 7:55 am

it only took 6 years for a chilton or haynes manual...dang

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Postby lovemyraffe » Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:43 am

I bought a Haynes manual off eBay for $15.

http://shop.ebay.com/sis.html?...10602

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Postby Herb » Sun Jan 31, 2010 11:47 am

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I bought a Haynes manual off eBay for $15.

http://shop.ebay.com/sis.html?...10602

Let us know how it is. I know the previous editions didn't include the GT which is why I didn't buy one sooner

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Postby lovemyraffe » Sun Jan 31, 2010 12:03 pm

I'm not sure this one will include the GT. I don't have a GT, but I will check when I get it and see.

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Postby lovemyraffe » Fri Feb 05, 2010 9:25 am

I got my Haynes book today, and it doesn't seem to be for the GT.

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