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Understanding the GMC Oil Life System and Service Indicator Lights
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GMC Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program
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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 GMC Sierra Hybrid
When you buy a truck – even a half-ton truck like a GMC Sierra 1500 – you expect to make a trade-off between hauling capacity and fuel efficiency, right? Well, the designers...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 GMC Sierra
The 2012 GMC Sierra may not have sold quite as well as the Ford F-150, but that doesn’t mean you should dismiss this rugged and reliable model. For one thing, the Sierra is...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 GMC Terrain
When you look at smaller SUVs like the Honda CR-V and the Toyota RAV4, do you wish for just a little bit more space? But then when you look at the larger SUVs...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 GMC Acadia
When it comes to finding the right SUV for your family, it seems like there are always a lot of compromises to be made. One vehicle is so performance and off-road oriented that...
A Buyer's Guide to the 2012 GMC Yukon Hybrid
The GMC Yukon is about as big and powerful as any SUV can ever get. However, in the past, that also meant paying a large sum every time you hit the pump....
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 GMC Yukon
When you want a big SUV that can hold its own, come what may, you’ll be happiest with a GMC Yukon. Although the inside of one of these vehicles can sometimes resemble an...
A Buyer's Guide to the 2012 GMC Yukon XL
When you want a huge vehicle with plenty of luxury inside, you’re probably going to be happiest with the 2012 GMC Yukon XL. Key Features The 5.3-liter V8 engine on this full-size...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 GMC Canyon
In today’s world where it seems as if carmakers are determined to deliver only the largest vehicles possible, the 2012 GMC Canyon offers a compact pickup that holds its own. From a 4-cylinder...
2012 Chevrolet Equinox vs. 2012 GMC Terrain: Which One Should I Buy?
The mid-size crossover SUV category offers the comfort and size of an SUV, but on the platform of a car, giving it the look and feel of a large hatchback. The unibody construction typical of passenger vehicles is...
2012 GMC Acadia vs. 2012 Dodge Journey: Which One Should I Buy?
The GMC Acadia is classed as a midsize SUV, which is able to seat between six and seven passengers comfortably. The 2012 Acadia offers three rows of seating, so passengers will feel the roominess that is typical in...
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While shorter than average drivers can have a tough time finding the right car, it’s equally hard for taller drivers, perhaps more so. If you’re feeling squished, or have to...
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My car won’t start and it’s saying service your power steering system what’s going on
Hi Nina. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Modern cars, trucks and SUV's utilize an electronic power steering system. In many cases, when there is a mechanical or electrical fault with these systems, it will activate a security protocol that disables...
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Can i drive my 2oo7 envoy to Oklahoma frim California with bad feont suspension
Hi Monique. Thanks for contacting us today. I would strongly recommend against driving a vehicle with any damaged suspension components, as over longer road trips they can break - creating a seriously dangerous safety situation. It all depends on what...
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limp mode
This problem may be a wire connection or TCM or PCM issue. The first thing that has to be done is to get communication with the TCM. The different computers communicate all to the engine computer and then to the...
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Yesterday while I was driving my 07 GMC Yukon slt started marking the check engine light and along with it the traction control of
Obviously, something has gone wrong; the issue could be fuel, ignition, or air induction related. Any one, or more, out of a list of thousands of Diagnostic Trouble Codes could have caused your vehicle's Check Engine Light to illuminate. Even...
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Clunking noise when coming to a sudden stop
Your transmission has relatively low miles and if used in normal service would not be the first suspect. There are a variety of suspension, as well as brake, drivetrain, and motor mount components, that could account for the noise. As...
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My radiator is leaking Transmission Fluid.
If the leak is at the radiator fittings for the transmission cooling lines, the tube end may have debris or may be misshapen. There is an o-ring in the female quick connect fitting on the radiator and you want to...
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Rear shock creaks when turning steering wheel.
If the shock has worn out bushings or the U bracket was overtightened it may be hitting metal to metal and U bracket is rubbing metal of shock. Check bracket and shock bushings.
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Blown head gasket 96 gmc 1500 pickup ,what is the best liquid sealant , blue devil ,steel seal ,etc
Hi Mike. Thanks for contacting us today. Any high temperature sealant will work the same on head gaskets and valve covers. As long as you've already completed the head gasket replacement and the cylinder head or engine block is not...
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Why does my check engine light come on
You mention more than 10 different problems and all are for different areas of the vehicle. You should have the body and engine computers scanned for stored codes first to get an idea of where to start with all the...
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Hello, my car keeps dying approximately every two weeks
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Hello I was quoted about 800 for front and rear pads and rotors, on my 07 gm yukon denali. does this seem reasonable to you?
Labor and parts costs vary somewhat depending on location but using a California zip code, what you were quoted exceeds the average shop price by about 15% and exceeds YourMechanic's price (including tax and everything, even including brake cleaner, supplies)...
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2008 GMC Acadia Digital Display Issue
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So i was driving down the street then all of a sudden my truck dont move anymore on drive or 3rd gear but 1st and 2nd and reverse
The problem is in the transmission forward clutches and seals. The transmission pressures should be checked to see if the shift solenoids are working correctly first. If pressures are all good then you have worn out forward clutches. Have a...
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Starter grinding
It sounds like you may have a starter solenoid that may be causing the starter gear not to fully engage the flywheel, resulting in the grinding sound you hear when turning the engine over. A faulty starter solenoid will generally...
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My rear power tailgate (2008 Yukon) fails to open but the rear window still opens properly
Hi Richard. Thanks for contacting us today. The lock mechanism and the window are two separate systems. It's quite possible that the door latch or the locking mechanism is stuck, causing the door to not open properly. This could be...
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I have a 2004 GMC Sierra 1505.3 V-8 what’s a long lasting to Portland for the truck
The spark plugs from the factory are AC R41-985 and can come in Iridium or Platinum tip spark plugs. Both of these plugs are designed to last up to 100,000 miles. There are other spark plug brands and may be...
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I put what thought was gas in tank. I've replaced the fuel pump, spider assembly , spark plugs , and filter along with $100 worth
Hi Ricky. Thanks for submitting your question today. It really depends as to what you put into your fuel tank and several other factors that will indicate where the problem exists. If you put diesel fuel in the tank, it...
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Check engine light on Had Variable valve timing solenoid replaced but the light came back in by the next day
You may have already fixed the problem but the computer has already stored the failure code and will need to have the computer memory cleared to turn off the light. Then drive it again to see if light returns. Please...
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Engine overheating gmc Yukon xl with ac on. Already replaced head gaskets, thermostat, flushed system. Good on correct coolant.
Hi Laci. Thanks for contacting us today. When the AC is turned on, it will create more strain put on the engine, causing existing small problems to accelerate. There are a few things that could be causing this problem such...
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2003 GMC Envoy has oil in the throttle body
Oil in the air intake and throttle body indicates blow-by. Blow-by refers to the combustion gases that leak past piston rings during engine operation. The positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) system is designed to prevent these gases from leaking into the...

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