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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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How to Get GMC Dealership Certified
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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
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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?
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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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Hi there. There could be multiple issues causing this noise, ranging from a loose serpentine or drive belt, to damaged pulley's, exhaust or other moving components. I would recommend having a professional mechanic come to your location to complete a...
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hello jerel can compressor work without receiver driers accumulators my compressor not working its brand new
If the drier was bypassed using a segment of pipe, and system was well evacuated, the system would probably still work to some extent but not as well as it could. On the other hand, if the drier was removed...
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1980 Suburban 454 bad timing chain changed it's on high one Distributors .1 a crank gear and cam gear is off their mark
The procedure to align all the marks is set forth in the Factory Service Manual and unfortunately it is not "brief". The most efficient thing to do to get this resolved is to request timing chain verification/replacement and the responding...
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Noise coming from gas pedal
Hi there. Unfortunately we are unable to access the file link you've posted. Generally speaking, when you hear a noise coming from the area of the gas pedal, it generally comes from a drive line component (like the transmission) or...
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The second row seat will not unlatch from the floor when pushing the unlatching handle
Hello, thank you for writing in. Several things may have happened. The handle may have been disconnected from the latch, the latch may have broken, or the hinge is damaged. Unlatching the seat will require finding out what is wrong....
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Appointment reschedule
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Hi, my name is Jorge from North Houston, TX, and I'd like to know the location of the Expansion Valve (Orifice Tube) for 2011 GMC
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I have a 94 gmc 350 that won't run , the temperature gage is way over 260 and the check gage light is on
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Indicators for servicing stabilitrak, traction control and reduced engine power occasionally comes on. Car drives noticeably diff
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Price of a serpitune belt
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Van turns over but won't start guy told me it was ignition module but replaced the part but still won't start
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Service Engine light is on in my vehicle had it inspected and it didn't past die to a sensor problem. Could this be the reason it
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Allison trans in 2001 gmc 2500hd will sometimes "whistle" when put in reverse
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My shifter is stuck in park and when I go to turn overy the engine A loud grinding noise is made
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Car was saying low oil pressure then started making a loud noise then then it leaked all of its oil out
Hi Jerry. What you are describing is a rather clear indication of an oil line leak. There are multiple oil lines and connections that are near the upper portion of your vehicle, that can leak on the exhaust, so knowing...

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