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05-03-08-002E Information on Diagnosis and Replacement of Shock Absorber and Strut Due to Fluid Leak - (May 31 2012) Strut Assembly Dampers Shocks - part 2      Oil drip or trail down the strut tube and originating from the shaft seal (locatedat the top of the strut tube).Extreme wet film of oil covering the strut tube and pooling in the spring seat andoriginating from the shaft...
05-03-08-002E Information on Diagnosis and Replacement of Shock Absorber and Strut Due to Fluid Leak - (May 31 2012) Strut Assembly Dampers Shocks      Subject: Information on Diagnosis and Replacement of Shock Absorber and Strut Due to FluidLeak Models:  2013 and Prior GM Passenger Cars and Trucks     This bulletin is being revised to add the 2013 model...
06-03-09-004E Squeak Noise from Rear of Vehicle (Lubricate Rear Leaf Springs) - (May 3 2013) Springs      Subject: Squeak Noise from Rear of Vehicle (Lubricate Rear Leaf Springs) Models:  1999-2007 Chevrolet Silverado (Classic) 2007-2012 Chevrolet Colorado 2007-2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1999-2007 GMC Sierra...
Drivetrain and Front Suspension Frame Front Crossmember Replacement (1500 Series)      Drivetrain and Front Suspension Frame Front Crossmember Replacement Callout Component Name Preliminary Procedure Remove the oil pan skid plate. Refer toOil Pan Skid Plate Replacement. 1 Engine Front...
Drivetrain and Front Suspension Frame Front Crossmember Replacement (2500 3500 Series)      Drivetrain and Front Suspension Frame Front Crossmember Replacement Callout Component Name Preliminary ProceduresRaise the vehicle. Refer toLifting and Jacking the Vehicle.If equipped, remove the oil pan skid plate....
Drivetrain and Front Suspension Frame Insulator Replacement (Regular Cab)      Removal Procedure Note:Ensure that the vehicle is unloaded prior to bodyremoval. Remove the master cylinder. Perform the followingsteps:Remove the nuts retaining the master cylinder to the brakebooster.Remove the master...
Endgate Torque Rod Replacement Control Arms      Endgate Torque Rod Replacement Callout Component Name Preliminary Procedure Remove the endgate. Refer toEndgate Replacement. 1 Torque Rod Retainer Bolt Caution:Refer toFastener Caution. Tip:Loosen bolt...
Front Wheel Hub Bearing and Seal Replacement (1500) Hub Bearings      Front Wheel Hub, Bearing, and Seal Replacement Callout Component Name Preliminary ProcedureRaise and support the vehicle. Refer toLifting and Jacking the Vehicle.Remove the front brake rotor. Refer toFront Brake Rotor...
Front Wheel Hub Bearing and Seal Replacement (2500 3500) Hub Bearings      Removal Procedure Caution:Never place vehicle on the ground with the halfshaft removedor the halfshaft nut torqued improperly. Otherwise, bearing sealsmay become dislodged causing premature wear and/or damage to thehub and...
Hood Strut Replacement Strut Assembly      Hood Strut Replacement Callout Component Name Warning:When a hood hold open device is being removed or installed,provide alternate support to avoid the possibility of damage to thevehicle or personal injury. 1...
Jounce Bumper Replacement (1500) Bump Stops      Jounce Bumper Replacement Callout Component Name Preliminary ProcedureRaise and support the vehicle. Refer toLifting and Jacking the Vehicle.Remove the tire and wheel. Refer toTire and Wheel Removal and Installation....
Leaf Spring Replacement (1500) Springs      Removal ProcedureRaise and support the vehicle. Refer toLifting and Jacking the Vehicle.Support the rear axle independently in order to relieve the tension on the leaf springs.Remove the trailer hitch, if equipped. Refer...
Leaf Spring Replacement (2500 3500)      Removal ProcedureRaise and support the vehicle. Refer toLifting and Jacking the Vehicle. Note:Support the axle independently from the vehicle. Support the rear axle to relieve the tension on the leaf springs. Note:For the 3500...
Lower Control Arm Ball Joint Inspection Suspension Ball Joints      Special Tools J-8001Dial Indicator For equivalent regional tools, refer toSpecial Tools. Note: The vehicle must rest on a level surface.The vehicle must be stable. Do not rock the vehicle on thefloor stands.Raise and...
Lower Control Arm Ball Joint Replacement (1500) Suspension Ball Joints      Special ToolsCH-49240 Ball Joint Crimper and Install KitJ–41805 Ball Joint Remover Install Kit For equivalent regional tools, refer toSpecial Tools. Removal ProcedureRaise and support the vehicle. Refer toLifting and Jacking...
Lower Control Arm Ball Joint Replacement (2500 3500) Suspension Ball Joints      Special ToolsCH-49240Ball Joint Crimper and Install KitJ-41805Ball Joint remover/Installer For equivalent regional tools, refer toSpecial Tools. Removal ProcedureRaise and support the vehicle. Refer toLifting and Jacking the...
Lower Control Arm Replacement (1500) Control Arms Lower Control Arm      Special ToolsCH -3631 Ball Joint SeparatorJ-45851 Ball Joint Separator Protector Adapters For equivalent regional tools, refer toSpecial Tools. Removal Procedure Note:For vehicles equipped with the aluminum lower control arm,...
Lower Control Arm Replacement (2500 3500) Control Arms Lower Control Arm      Special ToolsCH-43631Ball Joint SeparatorJ-45851Ball Joint Separator Protector Adapters For equivalent regional tools, refer toSpecial Tools. Removal ProcedureRaise and support the vehicle. Refer toLifting and Jacking the...
PIT3078F Grease Leak From Front Hub Bearings - (Oct 29 2012) Wheel Hub      Subject: Grease Leak From Front Hub Bearings Models:  2004-2013 Cadillac Escalade Models 2004-2013Chevrolet Avalanche, Silverado, Silverado Classic, Suburban, Tahoe 2004-2013 GMC Sierra, Sierra Classic,...
PIT5049A Rattle Squeak Clunk Bump Noise From Front Suspension - (Sep 12 2012)      Subject: Rattle Squeak Clunk Bump Noise From Front Suspension Models:  2007 - 2013 Cadillac Escalade Models 2007 - 2013 Chevrolet Avalanche, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe 2007 - 2013 GMC Sierra, Yukon and Yukon...
Rear Axle Hub Bearing Cup and or Seal Replacement Wheel Hub      Special ToolsCH-49794Axle Hub Nut SocketCH-50636Axle Hub Nut SocketDT-50289Differential Bearing and Hub SealInstallerDT-50290Wheel Bearing Installer Outer BearingCupDT-50291Wheel Bearing Race Installer-OuterDT-50292Wheel...
Rear Spring Front Stop Replacement (Cab Chassis) Springs      Rear Spring Front Stop Replacement Callout Component Name Preliminary ProcedureRaise and support the vehicle. Refer toLifting and Jacking the Vehicle.Remove the rear tire and wheel assembly. Refer toTire and Wheel...
Rear Spring Rear Stop Replacement (Cab Chassis) Springs      Rear Spring Rear Stop Replacement Callout Component Name Preliminary ProcedureRaise and support the vehicle. Refer toLifting and Jacking the Vehicle.Remove the tire and wheel assembly. Refer toTire and Wheel Removal...
Rear Spring Shackle Replacement (1500 Series) Springs      Removal ProcedureRaise and support the vehicle. Refer toLifting and Jacking the Vehicle. Remove the leaf spring assembly from vehicle. Refer toLeaf Spring Replacement.Remove the shackle nut and the bolt from the...