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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
GMC car dealerships offer automotive technician jobs to mechanics who are certified through one of the many programs they have available.
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?
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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...
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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My car ran out of gas and put gas in it and now it won't start
Hi there. There is a possibility that running the car out of fuel may have damaged the fuel pump. The fuel pump relies on the fuel inside the tank to keep it cool and working properly. When the tank is...
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It's either the ABS control module or the rubber brake line from the caliper not sure causing the right front to sees with light b
Hi there. I would highly recommend NOT bypassing the ABS system, as not only is this a serious safety concern, but if an accident were to occur, it could cause serious issues with your insurance company. If the brake caliper...
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I have a 2007 gmc yukon 5.3L and after 1 gear it jerks going into 2nd and theres a weird smell coming from vehicle and knocking so
Hi there. In most cases, when you have issues shifting from first to second gear with an automatic transmission, it's caused by restricted transmission fluid inside the hydraulic lines in the transmission. However, it is also possible that an inner...
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Hi i just replaced a starter on 2004 gmc yukon 2500 with 6.0 engine when i started it up my fog lights come on and when i turn it
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be having one of many issues. If you changed the starter because the vehicle was having starting issues, it may have been the battery causing you problems. If the fog lights...
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Can I convert my analog speedometer in my 2013 Denali to a digital speedometer like the newer models?
Hi there. In regards to upgrading the instrument cluster, it's quite possible to complete this with aftermarket kits. In some cases, an OEM install kit would be available from a dealership or GMC parts center, but the install on those...
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transmission
Hi there. It would probably be smarter to trade it in as is, rather than trying to repair the issue. To be honest, your trade-in value at a dealership is probably going to be less than the "value" of the...
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I have a GMC terren it's timer in the front that's counting down what does that mean
Hi there. The clock that is counting is a timer in the DTC system of your 2013 GMC Terrain. There should be instructions in your owner manual that will tell you how to stop it, but this might work as...
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1999 gmc pickup, acts like it is not firing on all cylinders randomly
Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in some cases, a combination of both. Spark related problems generally will result from things like ignition coils, crankshaft...
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Tail lights not working but driver side does work
If the bulbs are good (you can test the filament off car), check for corrosion and/or faulty connections in the bulb socket, wiring, and/or terminals. Check for power at the bulb socket. If there is no battery voltage at the...
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I have coolant in my lower intake manifold after replacing the gasket in my upper manifold in my 1996 Chevrolet Suburban.
Hi there. If you have coolant in your lower manifold also then at the very minimum you need to blow it out with compressed air. I would recommend removing the lower manifold also to make sure that you get it...
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Hello ! I have a problem with my ac compressor clutch, it won't engage unless I push it manually
It sounds like you may have a damaged AC compressor clutch. As you may know the AC Clutch is the pulley that spins with the Belt. There are two ports on the rear of the Compressor. One is a Suction...
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How do I safely bypass ebcm on my 99 yukon 4x4
There is no way to bleed most ABS systems without having the proper scan tool to do so. Unfortunately, you may need to visit a local shop that has the tools necessary to bleed the ABS system. Also, it is...
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Wondering if a person can replace a radiator hose themselves to save money or is that something that has to be replaced by shop
Hi there. Actually, it's best to have a professional mobile mechanic come to your location to replace the radiator hose. Most modern cars, trucks and SUV's have a cooling system that needs to be correctly primed anytime coolant is removed,...
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Why do my wheels feel like they are not moving correctly?
Hi There, A number of things may cause the vibration you describe in your pedal, however this is typically related to warped brake rotors when pressing on the pedal. When you press on your brake pedal, this activates a hydraulic...
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Fuel gauge only rises to half tank when completely filled
This is a problem likely related to your fuel tank sending unit. The fuel gauge sending unit is a small float type component (or sensor) inside your fuel tank that measures the level of the fuel inside the tank. As...
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Misfiring
Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in some cases, a combination of both. Spark related problems generally will result from things like ignition coils, crankshaft...
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I need my catalytic converter replaced. I found out my truck requires a dealer only converter that's California compliant. Is this
Hi there. The folks at CARB (California Air Resource Board) have set emissions standards for California sold vehicles for several years; which includes specific catalytic converter design. So if a mechanic is telling you that you require a specific catalytic...
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After changing transmission convertor seal on 2007 gmc yokon. The fluid come out after driving about 30 miles in distance. What
Hi there. In most cases when this occurs, it's due to a faulty installation of the converter seal (if it's backwards it can cause this issue), debris between the gasket and input shaft or the converter not being installed straight...
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Hi Jerel, My 2010 GMC Acadia has a radiator leak and I was advice I needed to replace the radiator. But I'm having trouble on find
Hi there. In regards to replacing components, it's always best to purchase the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) component as opposed to an upgrade or aftermarket replacement. You might find it easier to have one of our mobile mechanics come to...

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