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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
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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...
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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
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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?
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Hello
Hello there. Unfortunately, since our mobile mechanics do not complete engine swaps or replacement, we might not be the best source to provide you with estimates on how much new engines for your 2011 GMC cost. If you've recently experienced...
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My 2002 Yukon will not shift into park but will shift into all the other gears. Whats wrong?
Hello, Generally, when a vehicle does not shift into park as you describe, this indicates that a shift linkage has been broken or some other blockage such in the mechanism has caused it to not properly allow the shift linkage...
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Idles and stalls again.
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve causing your engine idle to fluctuate. The idle air control valve is a small valve on the engine's intake system that reads the air...
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Variable valve timing
The protocol depends on the codes that have set, which are quite varied. Problems with these systems on your particular model and year can stem from blocked oil passages to failed solenoids to wiring harness issues, not to mention mechanical...
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Why does my truck run rough after leveling it out 2003 GMC Sierra 2500HD
Hello. You should not need to turn the torsion bars all of the way up to level the vehicle out. This will make the vehicle ride rough and it will put excessive strain on the torsion bars which can cause...
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How much does it roughly cost to fix the p0304 code on a 2000 gmc Jimmy
Hi there. The cost of the repair would depend on the problem that is causing the misfire on the #4 cylinder. It can be as simple as needing a new spark plug to as expensive as an engine rebuild if...
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Hi. Just got an estimate to replace the AC compression hose on my 2012 GMC Acadia. Just wondering how much you think it should co
Hi there. It's really hard for us to answer that accurately as we don't know what was included in the price quote you just received and where this service is going to be completed. This type of service job can...
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Transmission fluid
Hi There, Dextron VI is what replaced Dextron II and III. I would strongly suggest trying to locate or have Dextron VI shipped to you if it is not available locally as this is the correct and recommended transmission fluid...
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Fuel Gage
Hi there. This is a problem likely related to your fuel tank sending unit. The fuel tank sending unit is a small float type component (or sensor) inside your fuel tank that measures the level of the fuel inside the...
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Automatic Light switch refuses to dim lights although I replaced it with new unit
Ken: If by "dim" you mean "turn off", there is a light sensor in the circuit which, if malfunctioning, would cause the problem you are describing. If the light sensor is not the issue, obviously the circuit is powered when...
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Truck won't start
Hi There, You may want to check to be sure the fuel pressure regulator is working properly. The fuel pressure regulator is a device which controls the pressure of fuel supplied to the fuel injectors on an engine. This works...
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IF ITS THE THROTTLE BODY CAN IT B CLEANED (REMOVE CARBON BUILDUP) ?
The throttle body can be cleaned, however prior to doing that the cause of the loss of power should be diagnosed. In particular, check to see if the OBD-II system has stored any codes that might give clues as to...
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Can I put a natural gas motor into a normal truck?
Hi there. CNG powered engines would require multiple system upgrades and changes ranging from the fuel cell, fuel line plumbing and electrical system upgrades. It would probably be more work that beneficial to attempt this type of swap.
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Reduced engine power on GMC Envoy 2003
The issue you are writing in about is common enough that a specific diagnostic, namely a Reduced Engine Power Warning Light Diagnostic is performed by technicians dispatched by YourMechanic. If you request that diagnostic, the responding certified mechanic will get...
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i have a 01 gmc sonoma the ignition cylinder locked up so it was drilled out a new one was put in but the key will only turn to th
Hi there. Without being there to inspect the installation of the new lock cylinder, it's hard to assume what might be the issue. Typically though, when problems like this occur, it is due to a tumbler lock either being misaligned...
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1996gmc sonoma dieswhile driving. the shopchanged spark plugs and after i replaced 2 igniyion coils. they say to replace fuel pump
Hi there. When you have a gradual issue that causes the engine to shut down after about 20 minutes, it is most likely caused by a restriction of fuel flow. This could be due to dirty fuel filters, fuel injectors...
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Why does my 2007 GMC Sierra Classic shifts from 1st gear to overdrive?
Hello. Most of the time this is caused by a pressure issue within the transmission. It can also occur of there is a major internal failure as that is what the computer does to try and protect the transmission. I...
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when should i replace spark plugs
The service life of spark plugs on this vehicle is 100,000 miles. If the plugs have never been replaced, exercise caution during removal as the plug threads can get quite stuck to the head, and possibly seized, if too much...
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Having a lot of issues with my 2007 GMC Yukon
All of these issues are repairable. The highest priority though would be any issue you are having with the throttle body (air induction system) and also the air leak in the suspension should be repaired for safety reasons. What I...
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My trans hot idle engine it's in mornings when he turn on truck
It sounds like your transmission is overheating. I would recommend having the fluid level and condition checked first. If the fluid level is low, I would recommend topping it off and checking for leaks. If the fluid level is not...

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