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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
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...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You’re Over Six Feet Tall
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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i keep rounding my lobes or brake my cams its the third one in two mounths and i cant figer it out
Hello. If you are continuously rounding off camshaft lobes to the point of replacement then that is a sign that there may be some sort of serious mechanical issue. If there is a problem with the engine's oil system, such...
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Why does my vehicle go into reduce engine power mode. 2008 Chevrolet Silverado
Hello. I would need to know what code you are getting to know what needs to be done to take care of this. If you are getting a MAF code then the sensor may be failing, but that will not...
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oil leak
I can't really give you a positive yes or no answer as to whether stop-leak products will cure the problem. From experience however, I have seen them work for a time, I have seen them not work at all, and...
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My car is making a clicking noise when I turn. 2002 GMC Envoy
Hello. If the vehicle is four wheel drive then it very well can be an axle that is failing. If the vehicle is two wheel drive then it does not have axles in the front. If that is the case...
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Truck keeps stalling
This may be related to many different possibilities, however if the truck starts ans then stalls, it is most likely related to a fuel supply issue. This may be related to low fuel pressure, faulty or dirty fuel injectors, a...
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Oil gauge issue
Hi There, It sounds like whatever you hit in the road may have punctured a hole in your oil pan causing a very fast oil leak. As you know, this will cause the oil pressure gauge to drop very rapidly...
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Where can I install a fuse for my new power windows and locks on my 1996 GMC
Hello. I am not exactly clear what you are asking, but it sounds like you are having an issue trying to decide where to get power from for your new doors. The best thing to do would be to add...
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New distributor installation
You should first see if the old distributor will go back in. If it does then the new distributor should slide right in. If not find where it will go in and then lift it slightly and rotate until it...
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tbi injectors
If there is power to the injectors, and they make an audible clicking noise (that is, mechanically the injectors are functioning) measure the fuel system pressure and be sure that the pressure is within Factory Service Manual specifications. If pressure...
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Envoy dies about 30 to 40 sec after you start it or when you hit the gas pedal.
Hi There, It sounds like you are describing the symptoms of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor monitors the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot position on the...
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Why do I have a knocking/grinding sound coming from the front left tire area on my 2007 GMC Envoy
Hello. This can be caused by a number of things. If the noise only occurs when going over bumps then it is possible that you have an issue with the strut on the suspension or an issue with the ABS...
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Transmission will not go into gear when warmed up
Hello. From what you describe it would appear that your vehicle may be experiencing some sort of potentially serious transmission issue. If the transmission was having issues prior to mixing in the additive it may be possible that doing so...
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There is a knock under the body.
Hi there. Try putting the transmission in drive and reverse back and forth. If the clunk is heard in both directions and the clunk changes in sound pitch, then there is a universal joint that has the bearings burned up...
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live in ohio had since 2004 never had trouble starting before wont start when its cold out
Hi there. It's possible that you've got a bad cold start injector on your Jimmy. The cold start injector, also referred to as the cold start valve, is an engine management component found on many road going vehicles. It’s purpose...
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Car ran out of gas - will not restart after adding more gas
You will need to check to see if the vehicle is flooded for excessive fumes from the filling of the fuel tank. The purge valve or the fuel tank vent valve is leaking fumes into the engine. You will need...
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Oil leaking from top left side of engine, could that be the vavle cover gasket?
Oil leaks at the top of engine could be at valve covers, intake manifolds, head gaskets, cam seals, PCV valve grommets and tubing and related components. The best thing to do, to get the source of the leak identified, is...
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Rear hatch door is'nt working
Hello, thank you for writing in. The small motor that lifts the hatch is designed to do only that. Unfortunately, the extra weight and possibility that it was frozen shut may have been too much for it to handle. Make...
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Car will not restart after running out of gas
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty fuel pump that may have been damaged as a result of running it out of fuel. As you may know, today's fuel pumps require the fuel to keep them cool...
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the flywheel bolts broke how hard and what will cost to get fixed ballpark figure
When a bolt breaks off inside the bolt hole, getting it out usually requires drilling. If the transmission is inside the vehicle still and there is not enough room for a drill, the transmission will require removal in order to...
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Sputtering and popping with a loss of power. Most recently died and after driving cat converter was cherry red hot.
Hi there. There could be an issue with the spark plugs not firing causing excessive amounts of hydro carbons (raw fuel) to go into the exhaust system. When excessive fuel goes into the exhaust system, the catalytic converter will glow...

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