Workshop Repair and Service Manuals GMC SIERRA
Articles

Chassis

10-03-10-001B Revised Wheel Balancer Mounting Instructions (Heavy Duty Models Only) - (Jun 14 2013) Wheels - part 2      When using truck wheel balancers, it is important to use the proper settings on themachine for the appropriate assembly to get within +/- 0.5-oz (15-g) maximum balancetolerance. Typical modes are truck, RV or car. Refer to...
10-03-10-001B Revised Wheel Balancer Mounting Instructions (Heavy Duty Models Only) - (Jun 14 2013) Wheels      Subject: Revised Wheel Balancer Mounting Instructions (Heavy Duty Models Only) Models:  2011-2014 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD-3500HD 2011-2014 GMC Sierra 2500HD-3500HD This bulletin is being revised to add...
10-05-23-001C Brake Induced Pulsation Vibration Felt in Steering Wheel Rumble Noise from Underbody During Downhill Descent (Verify Condition and Replace Front Brake Pads) - (Oct 29 2012) - part 2      If the condition described HAS NOT been verified, or if the condition observed ISNOT most noticeable through the steering wheel, the observed condition may have adifferent cause, such as a tire/wheel or rear brake issue, etc....
10-05-23-001C Brake Induced Pulsation Vibration Felt in Steering Wheel Rumble Noise from Underbody During Downhill Descent (Verify Condition and Replace Front Brake Pads) - (Oct 29 2012)      Subject: Brake Induced Pulsation/Vibration Felt in Steering Wheel, Rumble Noise from UnderbodyDuring Downhill Descent (Verify Condition and Replace Front Brake Pads) Models:  2008 Chevrolet Silverado Light Duty...
12-02-32-001A Hydraulic Power Steering Leak at Hose Connection to Steering Rack - (Feb 21 2013) Hydraulic Steering - part 2      Dothis for both ports.Grasp the hose tubes and align to the ports. Insert the tube ends until you feelthem “snug-up” in the seals. (Note: there will be a gap between the connection plateand the gear housing.) Do not allow the...
12-02-32-001A Hydraulic Power Steering Leak at Hose Connection to Steering Rack - (Feb 21 2013) Hydraulic Steering      Subject: Hydraulic Power Steering Leak at Hose Connection to Steering Rack Models:  2007-2013 Cadillac Escalade Models 2007-2013 Chevrolet Avalanche, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe 2007-2013 GMC Sierra, Yukon...
12-02-32-003 Pop Click or Clunk Noise Coming from Steering Gear at Low Speeds over Bumps - Click or Clunk Felt through Steering Column to Steering Wheel - (Aug 9 2012) Steering Wheel and Column      Subject: Pop, Click or Clunk Noise Coming from Steering Gear at Low Speeds over Bumps – Clickor Clunk Felt through Steering Column to Steering Wheel Models:  2007-2013 Cadillac Escalade Models 2007-2013...
12-03-10-001 Vibration Shortly After Tires are Mounted Preventing Vibration from Wheel Slip (Tire Sliding on Wheel) - (Mar 23 2012) Wheels - part 3      It may take up to 24 hours before the lubricant is completely dryand tires achieve maximum adherence to the rims. No matter the style of driving exhibitedduring the drying period, no air loss, or other detrimental attributes...
12-03-10-001 Vibration Shortly After Tires are Mounted Preventing Vibration from Wheel Slip (Tire Sliding on Wheel) - (Mar 23 2012) Wheels - part 2      When lubricating the wheel,lubricate the safety humps, leave the rim flanges dry and lubricate the drop centerarea only fordifficult to mount tires.When additional lubrication is required during mounting to prevent tire damage,...
12-03-10-001 Vibration Shortly After Tires are Mounted Preventing Vibration from Wheel Slip (Tire Sliding on Wheel) - (Mar 23 2012) Wheels      Subject: Vibration Shortly After Tires are Mounted/Preventing Vibration from Wheel Slip (TireSliding on Wheel) Models:  2013 and Prior GM Passenger Cars and Trucks     Information: Vibration Caused by Wheel...
12-03-10-002 Proper Wheel Installation and Wheel Torque Techniques - (Nov 26 2012) Wheels      Subject: Proper Wheel Installation and Wheel Torque Techniques Models:  2006-2013 GM Passenger Cars and Light Duty Trucks     Some customer may report vibration in the steering wheel or the seat centered at...
12-03-10-003 Diagnostic Tips for Difficult to Resolve Tire Wheel Vibration Concerns - (Dec 7 2012) - part 5      7) Contact TAC If the Customer Concern still exists and all of the measurements are in specification,contact the Technical Assistance Center (TAC) with completed worksheets. Reference Document #1 tire/wheel and rotation vw...
12-03-10-003 Diagnostic Tips for Difficult to Resolve Tire Wheel Vibration Concerns - (Dec 7 2012) - part 4      It may be of benefit to have the lowest RFV assemblyto the front left corner. Re-check on the EVA and if the problem still exists, testanother vehicle to find tire(s) that do not exhibit the same frequency and swap thosetires...
12-03-10-003 Diagnostic Tips for Difficult to Resolve Tire Wheel Vibration Concerns - (Dec 7 2012) - part 3      Position the dial indicator on the taped portion of the tire tread so that the dialindicator is perpendicular to the tire tread surface.Slowly rotate the tire and wheel assembly one complete revolution in order to findthe low...
12-03-10-003 Diagnostic Tips for Difficult to Resolve Tire Wheel Vibration Concerns - (Dec 7 2012) - part 2      Proper tire size and type, including if the tires are original equipmentMissing balance weightsVerify tire pressuresDamaged wheelDamaged tireLug nut torqueTire or tire wear irregularitiesMud/ice or other material build-up in...
12-03-10-003 Diagnostic Tips for Difficult to Resolve Tire Wheel Vibration Concerns - (Dec 7 2012)      Subject: Diagnostic Tips for Difficult to Resolve Tire/Wheel Vibration Concerns Models:  2007-2013 Cadillac Escalade Models 2007-2013 Chevrolet Avalanche, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe 2007-2013 GMC Sierra,...
12-05-26-001 Information on Resurfacing Park Brake Portion of Rear Brake Rotor - (May 18 2012) Parking Brake      Subject: Information on Resurfacing Park Brake Portion of Rear Brake Rotor Models:  2013 and Prior GM Passenger Cars and Trucks Equipped with Drum and Hat Park Brake Design This bulletin is being issued to...
12331A F CMVSS Noncompliance - Steering Column Lock Actuator Gear - (Jan 4 2013) Steering Wheel and Column - part 4      As a result, GM is conducting a recall. We apologize for this inconvenience. However,we are concerned about your safety and continued satisfaction with our products. Important: Your vehicle is involved in recall...
12331A F CMVSS Noncompliance - Steering Column Lock Actuator Gear - (Jan 4 2013) Steering Wheel and Column - part 3      The US National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act provides that each vehicle thatis subject to a recall of this type must be adequately repaired within a reasonabletime after the customer has tendered it for repair. A...
12331A F CMVSS Noncompliance - Steering Column Lock Actuator Gear - (Jan 4 2013) Steering Wheel and Column - part 2      Parts Information Steering column assemblies are to be obtained by sending an email to Nexteer at timothy.childs@nexteer.com or danny.goree@nexteer.com. Steering columns will be shipped to dealers at no-charge. The following...
12331A F CMVSS Noncompliance - Steering Column Lock Actuator Gear - (Jan 4 2013) Steering Wheel and Column      Subject: 12331A — Steering Column Lock Actuator Gear Models:  2013 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV and Escalade EXT 2013 Chevrolet Avalanche, Express, Silverado HD, Silverado LD, Suburban and Tahoe 2013 GMC...
ABS Description and Operation Dynamics Control ABS Control - part 6      The IPC illuminates the ABS indicator when the following occurs. The EBCM detects an ABS-disabling malfunction and sends a serial data message to theIPC requesting illumination.The IPC performs the bulb check.The IPC detects a...
ABS Description and Operation Dynamics Control ABS Control - part 5      Therefore, at the beginning of each ignitioncycle, the EBCM must perform an initialization procedure to observe how the VSES sensorsare correlated with each other and also to determine what each sensor value is whenthe...
ABS Description and Operation Dynamics Control ABS Control - part 4      When a yaw rate error isdetected, the EBCM attempts to correct the vehicle's yaw motion by applying brakepressure to one or more of the wheels. The amount of brake pressure which is appliedvaries, depending on the correction...