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Old 10-11-2004, 12:35 AM   #11
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Well obviously this is something of a marketing gimmick. I suppose one could think of them as "dealer only" service manuals in the sense that "only dealers" typically have them. But in the sense of it being some kind of confidential material that is only available to authorized dealers, that is false.
I would also like to add that until all dealer and auto repair shop orders have been filled, the manufacturer may in fact restrict sales to the public. Dealers and repair shops get first crack at the supply.
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Originally Posted by opensourceguy
Mine has everything nicely laid out.. it just.. kinda lacking with the electrical. I wish it had schematics for the I/P [not the stuff leading up to it, but the physical I/P]. Along with the ignition electrical.. but for mechanical stuff, it has more than I would ever need.

Those shematics are not available, the local gm goodwrench shop would only trouble shoot to the i/p and then change it out. Those are called Manufacturing Shematics and are closely gaurded
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I know, I know.. I just wish I could fix my I/P, so it actually worked properly. Along with my compass...

I have the GM FSM.. there is no way I would be able to do half of what I have done without it. I would be in a lot of trouble if I didn't have it.

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