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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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It's runs really bad upon start up, but if allowed to idle for 30-45 min it will run perfectly.
Hi there. What seems to be happening is your engine is being leaned out when running cold until the engine reaches operating temperature. Check the coolant temperature sensor or the engine temperature sensor. These sensors could have a fault in...
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I have a reduced engine power light.
Hi there. This light can come on for a number of reasons. It usually comes on when there is a voltage issue, but it will also come on when the computer finds a reason to reduce the power to protect...
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Will removal of sway bar cause my truck to lean even when parked to one side? 1997 GMC Jimmy
Hello - no, a broken sway bar won't cause a tilt to either side just sitting there - only while turning. Your problem sounds like one of the driver-side springs, probably the front, has weakened. This causes the tilt you...
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Cylinder 4 Misfire
Hello. Engine misfires can be caused by a wide variety of issues. If you have already replaced the coil and plug for that cylinder then the next thing I would look at is the injector. If the cylinder 4 injector...
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how to clear diesel fuel out the motor
Running the vehicle with part diesel can damage the engine so remove as much of the fuel as possible. That means that the fuel tank has to be drained as completely as possible. Obviously, when draining the fuel tank exercise...
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Manifold overheat!! Its (KILLING ME!)
Hello. Thanks for writing in. The vehicle's malfunction with the exhaust system has likely caused the catalytic converter to fail. Unless there is a foreign object in the tail pipe clogging the airflow, it is the catalytic converter which is...
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can bent axle cause spider gear to break?
Hello, when you have a failure in the rear differential assembly the metal debris will ruin bearings. A shim kit may be required to set-up the diff. to proper specs. A bent axle can damage gears. There are measurements that...
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My '04 Trailblazer vibrates very bad. I had the motor mounts replaced and it seemed to make it worse. Cn you please help me>
Hello, vibrations can be created from the engine not operating correctly or rotating components on the engine. This engine uses a timing chain assembly. If it is an engine concern, there would be a check engine light on. With vibrations...
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My truck is making a Knocking sound in engine
Hello, an engine noise needs to be look at as soon as possible. There are several things that can create this, internal wear of the engine, rotating components mounted to the engine and the automatic transmission components (torque convertor...
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Anti theft system causing car not to start and mechanic can't fix says take it to dealer but I don't have a lot of money
Hi there: In most cases if there is an issue with the security or anti-theft system on a vehicle that is causing the vehicle to not start it can only be repaired by the dealership for security purposes. However, it...
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4WD push button light not working.
Hi there. Check the fuses for the 4WD circuit and see if the fuse is blown. If the fuse is blown replace it and continue diagnosing the circuits to find out why the fuse blown. Remove the switch from the...
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What causes a DTC P0010 to come up and how easy/difficult is it to repair?
The code P0010 is for a problem with the intake camshaft sensor. The camshaft sensor is common to have to be replaced to fix the no start condition. The sensor is on the front of the engine on front timing...
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Rough idle with ac and defrost on
A rough idle may be caused by many different things such as low fuel pressure, low voltage to the fuel injectors, dirty fuel injectors, a vacuum leak, a faulty Oxygen sensor or a dirty or failing idle air control valve....
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My ABS is making a lot of noise in my GMC Yukon 2002.
Before spending the extra money on replacing the modules for the ABS and traction control, you may want to have the wheel sensors checked first as these are commonly known to either fail or become disrupted causing theses systems to...
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Steering noise
Hi Ryan: Without being there to physically inspect your GMC Sierra, it's virtually impossible to tell you where to start looking. In most cases, when you have a suspension alternation completed, the steering also will require some aftermarket fabrication components...
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The A/C in my car worksand the air blows, but will not switch to heat
If there is no, or little heat, typically that means that either the heater control valve, located in engine compartment around the firewall, is not functioning, the heater core is plugged, causing lack of flow of heated coolant through the...
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Sputtering problems
Hello. Engine sputtering and performance issues can be caused by many things. If you have already replaced those components then I would move on to looking at a few other things. Issues with the ignition, engine management, or fuel systems...
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My check engine light is on
A vehicle that has a problem with the engine or power train can turn on the check engine light and set a code in the computer. The list of possible codes and problems are in the hundreds. You will need...
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If I replace the intake manifold gasket, is any computer reset involved?
You should not have any kind of computer reset unless your check engine light is on now. If it is on now then you would still need to have it checked and cleared after doing the {intake manifold gasket.](https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/intake-manifold-gaskets-replacement) You...
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Clutch Issues 1990 GMC K1500
Hello - did you replace the pilot bearing? If it is seized, the clutch will not disengage. It is also possible that there is still air in the clutch hydraulic line, and the slave cylinder is not making a full...

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