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Throttle is not responsive - 2003 GMC Yukon
Hi there. From the description your vehicle only shakes in first gear, with delayed upshift seems unusual. Assuming the P0300 code is continuing to return, it leads me to believe you may have a fuel delivery issue. Low fuel pressure...
No oil on dipstick and slightly lower oil pressure
Hello. If you are checking the oil at the dipstick and it is being added to the correct area then you more than likely have a serious internal sludge issue. If there is a lot of sludge then the oil...
Service ABS/Traction control/Active Handling messages on DIC
Your car is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of the four wheels which monitor wheel speed while relaying this information constantly to the ABS and traction control system which are controlled by the car's ECU. When the ECU...
Water damage to electrical components after a flood. Is there anyway for the electrical to be tested?
Many times when a vehicle has been involved in a flood, it is typically considered to be totaled. There are so many electrical systems in newer automobiles that it would be very tough to test everything for water damage. I...
How hard is it to fix the latch on my tailgate?
Hi there, thanks for writing in. I'd be happy to offer my insight. The easiness or difficulty of fixing this has a lot to do with what is wrong with it. If the issue is that it will not stay...
Caliper sticking
Hello. This is not usually a common problem, however, it is possible and can happen for a variety of unforeseen reasons. Usually when a caliper sticks it is a result of a misaligned caliper or potentially a wheel bearing that...
ABS Module can not be reprogrammed
Hello. I would first contact the vendor who sold you the new ABS module. Reputable dealers and ABS module rebuilders are pretty good at guiding you through the "programming" aspect of this replacement. While there are some ABS modules that...
Vehicle is starting to overheat at idle.
There is a technical bulletin TSB 04-06-02-006A that covers the issue you are getting. It states that the cooling fan clutch will disengage at lower rpm's of the engine and will allow the engine to overheat. You should replace the...
Engine misfire, P0300 code
It is not the color of the spark plug that determines its condition - it is the appearance of the electrode on the spark plug. If one of your ignition coils has gone bad before and it was the only...
Truck won't start mechanic said it was the alarm first then jumped to the engine control computer
Hi, thanks for writing in. I would recommend informing the technician who serviced your vehicle that the vehicle started just fine before the transmission was serviced and that any issues that occurred afterwards would most likely be due to his...
My dash lights don't come on but all other lights knobs etc do
Hello there, a few different faults could cause your 2004 Chevrolet Silverado to have dash lights that do not illuminate. Given than the fault is interment it sounds like an electrical issue. The most common would be a failed dash...
Truck is lacking power when accelerating, has rough idle, cel on and some times stalls
If the Check Engine Light is on, then a fault code is set. While yes it could be the TPS, have the system diagnosed and fault codes pulled to verify what is actually causing the issue. If you replace the...
Trouble code P0060 after changing out all of my O2 sensors
Hello. Code P0060 comes on when the computer detects excessive resistance in the heater circuit for oxygen sensor 2, of bank 2. If all of the sensors have been replaced then it may be possible that the issue is rooted...
Abs service light on, and speedo is bouncing, not shifting gears properly
One of the most common components that the ABS and transmission both rely on for smooth operation is the speed sensor. The transmission speed sensor is a magnetic sensor that provides this information, allowing the transmission to shift smoothly. The...
Escalade suddenly stop moving like it's in neutral.
Hello. Most of the time this occurs when the fuel pump fails. The lack of fuel pressure will cause the engine to lose all power which will feel like a transmission issue. This will then cause the engine too cut...
The heater and airconditioning dont work the fan dont turn on.
Both the heater and the air conditioner depend on the blower motor to create the flow of air you are missing. Even if the fuse is working, the unit may be faulty. If you are familiar with voltage testing, you...
Yukon Denali Sun Roof Leak Repair
Yes, it is possible to replace just the rubber seal without replacing the entire sunroof. This can be a tricky process to replace. I would suggest having a certified expert, like one from YourMechanic, come to your home to inspect...
2002 duramax went into limp mode after fluid ad filter change
Hello, I can help you with this! When doing a transmission service for this vehicle, you will set a (DTC) trouble code for a low pressure condition with transmission. This is a normal condition when replacing the filter and fluid....
Sludge in engine, constantly low on oil
If you are losing that much oil, and there are no external leaks (leaks that are visible outside), your vehicle may be consuming the oil. Unfortunately this can be harder to diagnose than an external leak. The valve guides and...
Left turn signal doesn't work.
Hi, thanks for writing in. Check for loose bulbs, or bad ground by walking around the front/back of the truck with the left turn signal engaged. If either the front or rear is not working, check the ground (and the...

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