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04-06-01-029G Unscheduled Supplemental Services (Including Flushing Services and Additives) and Proper Use of GM Simplified Maintenance Schedules (U S Only) - (Sep 27 2012) - part 2      Transmissionfluid should only be replaced by draining and refilling following procedures in ServiceInformation (SI). Refer to Automatic/Manual Transmission Fluid and Filter Replacement. Approved Transmission Flushing Tool...
04-06-01-029G Unscheduled Supplemental Services (Including Flushing Services and Additives) and Proper Use of GM Simplified Maintenance Schedules (U S Only) - (Sep 27 2012)      Subject: Unscheduled Supplemental Services (Including Flushing Services and Additives) andProper use of GM Simplified Maintenance Schedules (U.S. Only) Models:  2013 and Prior GM Passenger Cars and Trucks...
04-06-04-051C Maintenance Cleaning of Fuel Injectors - (Apr 19 2012)      Subject: Maintenance Cleaning of Fuel Injectors Models:  2013 and Prior GM Passenger Cars and Trucks     This bulletin is being revised to add model years and Parts Information. Please discardCorporate...
Dimensions - Body      Body Side Dimensions (Crew Cab) Body Side Dimensions (Extended Cab) Body Side Dimensions (Regular Cab)
Engine Coolant - part 2      Warning:Turning the surge tank pressure cap when the engine andradiator are hot can allow steam and scalding liquids to blow outand burn you badly. Never turn the surge tank pressurecap-—-even alittle-—-when the engine...
Engine Coolant      The cooling system in the vehicle is filled with DEX-COOL® engine coolant. This coolantis designed to remain in the vehicle for 5-years or 240-000-km (150,000-mi), whicheveroccurs first, if you add only DEX-COOL extended life...
Front Full Frame Sectioning (Light Duty only)      Removal Procedure The re-designed frame assembly for the new Pick-Up andUtility Trucks is a mild steel, hydroformed frame assembly. Apre-sleeved replacement front frame service section, consisting ofthe left and right frame...
Front Side Door Outer Panel Replacement      Removal Procedure Warning:Refer toApproved Equipment for Collision Repair Warning. Note:Before beginning the repair, refer toMetal Panel Bondingfor proper adhesiveapplicator preparations and general information. Disconnect...
MIG Welded Full Panel Replacement      Removal Procedure Warning:Refer toApproved Equipment for Collision Repair Warning. Note:Use this procedure for all panels that are replaced at thefactory seams, unless a specific procedure exists in the CollisionRepair...
PI0630 Service and Maintenance on Vehicles with Underbody Engine Compartment Shields - (Dec 13 2011)      Subject: Service and Maintenance on Vehicles with Underbody Engine Compartment Shields Models:  2013 and Prior GM Passenger Cars and Trucks     Many new vehicles are being produced with full shields under...
Pickup Box Front End Panel Replacement      Removal Procedure Warning:Refer toApproved Equipment for Collision Repair Warning. Remove the pickup box assembly. Refer toPickup Box Replacement.Restore as much damage as possible.Note the location and remove the sealers and...
Resistance Spot Welded Full Panel Replacement      Note:Use this procedure for all panels that are replaced at thefactory seams, unless a specific procedure exists in the CollisionRepair section of this vehicle's service information. Removal Procedure Warning:Refer toApproved...
Structure Identification      Structure Identification Number Description Material Procedure 1 Roof Panel Mild Steel Roof Outer Panel Replacement 2 Front Door Panel Mild Steel Front Side Door Outer Panel Replacement...
Natural Gas Vehicle (CNG) Service Records      Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - CNG Tank Information Size Capacity* Serial #...
StabiliTrak® System      If equipped, the vehicle has a traction control system that limits wheel spin andthe StabiliTrak system that assists with directional control of the vehicle in difficultdriving conditions. Both systems turn on automatically...
Approximate Fluid Capacities      SeeFluid and Lubricant Recommendationsfor more information. All capacities are approximate. When adding, be sure to fillto the approximate level, as recommended in this manual. Recheck fluid level afterfilling. Approximate...
Diesel Particulate Filter      The Duramax engine is equipped with a Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) that, by design,will filter or trap particulates. The DPF is located under the vehicle in the exhaustsystem. Depending on a number of factors monitored by...
Mild Steel      This information provides repair recommendations and generalguidelines for steel classified as Mild Steel. This type of steelnormally has a tensile strength less than 270-MPa. Thisincludes the common steel names of: Mild...
Additional Maintenance and Care      Your vehicle is an important investment and caring for it properly may help to avoidfuture costly repairs. To maintain vehicle performance, additional maintenance servicesmay be required. It is recommended that your dealer...
Inspection Maintenance (I M) System DTC Table      Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) System DTC Table System DTCs Required to Set System Status to YES If an I/M System Status indicator did NOT update to YESduring theInspection/Maintenance (I/M) Complete System Set Procedure,...
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants      This maintenance section applies to vehicles with a gasoline engine. If the vehiclehas a diesel engine and/or an Allison Transmission, see the maintenance schedule sectionin the Duramax diesel supplement. Fluids and...
General Information      This maintenance section applies to vehicles with a gasoline engine. For diesel enginevehicles, see the maintenance schedule section in the Duramax diesel supplement. Your vehicle is an important investment. This section...
Approved Equipment for Collision Repair Warning      Warning:To avoid personal injury when exposed to welding flashes orto galvanized (Zinc Oxide) metal toxic fumes while grinding/cuttingon any type of metal or sheet molded compound, you must work in aproperly ventilated area,...
Fluid and Lubricant Recommendations      Fluid and Lubricant Recommendations Usage Fluid/Lubricant Engine Oil – Gasoline The engine requires engine oil approved to the dexos™ specification. Oils meetingthis specification can be identified with the dexos™...
Special Application Services      Severe Commercial Use Vehicles Only: Lubricate chassis components every 5 000 km/3,000mi.Have underbody flushing service performed once a year. For Pickups Replace the fuel filter when the CHANGE FUEL FILTER message in the...
Maintenance Replacement Parts      Replacement parts identified below by name, part number, orspecification can be obtained from your dealer. Part GM Part Number ACDelco Part Number Engine Air Cleaner/Filter Standard Filter 15908916* A3086C*...
GM Oil Life System Resetting      When to Change Engine Oil This vehicle has a computer system that indicates when tochange the engine oil and filter. This is based on enginerevolutions and engine temperature, and not on mileage. Based ondriving conditions,...
E85 or FlexFuel      Vehicles with a yellow fuel cap can use either unleaded gasoline or ethanol fuel containingup to 85% ethanol (E85). SeeE85 or FlexFuel. For all other vehicles, use only the unleaded gasoline described underRecommended Fuel.
Engine Oil Life System      The engine oil life system calculates engine oil life based on vehicle use and, onmost vehicles, displays a DIC message when it is necessary to change the engine oiland filter. The oil life system should be reset to 100% only...
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants      Fluids identified below are specific to the hybrid vehicle and can be obtained fromyour dealer. See the owner manual for the other fluids and lubricants recommendedfor the vehicle. Usage Fluid/Lubricant Drive...
Inspection Maintenance System Check      Refer to the appropriate diagnostic procedure below for thevehicle being serviced. Inspection/Maintenance System Checkfor the 4.3L engineInspection/Maintenance System Checkfor the 4.8L, 5.3L, 6.0L,6.2L or 7.0L...
Roadside Assistance Program      U.S.: 1-888-881-3302 TTY Users (U.S. Only): 1-888-889-2438 Canada: 1-800-268-6800 Mexico: 01-800-466-0801 As the owner of a new GMC, you are automatically enrolled in the Roadside Assistanceprogram. SeeRoadside Assistance...
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants      Fluids and lubricants identified below by name, part number, or specification canbe obtained from your dealer. Usage Fluid/Lubricant Engine Oil Engine oils with the letters CJ-4 are required for your vehicle. The...
General Information      This maintenance section applies to vehicles with a dieselengine. For gasoline engine vehicles, see the maintenance schedulesection in the owner manual. Your vehicle is an important investment. This sectiondescribes the...
Metal Panel Bonding      This is intended to provide general guidelines for adhesivebonding of exterior panels as an alternative to Metal-Inert Gas(MIG) welding. Panel bonding may be seen as an alternative to MIGwelding to provide full panel...
Maintenance Records      After the scheduled services are performed, record the date,odometer reading, who performed the service, and the type ofservices performed in the boxes provided. Retain all maintenancereceipts. Date Odometer Reading...
Diesel Particulate Filter      The vehicle has a Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) as part of the exhaust system toreduce vehicle emissions. The DPF requires a unique exhaust tailpipe with an exhaustcooler. The exhaust cooler mixes air with the exhaust to...
Driving for Better Fuel Economy      Driving habits can affect fuel mileage. Here are some driving tips to get the bestfuel economy possible. Avoid fast starts and accelerate smoothly.Brake gradually and avoid abrupt stops.Avoid idling the engine for long periods...
Engine Power Messages      ENGINE POWER IS REDUCED A computer monitors the operation of the engine. If the ENGINE POWER IS REDUCED messagecomes on while driving, there will be a reduction in performance and acceleration.You should take the vehicle in...
Maintenance Items      The Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts information willonly be found in the Owner's Manual. Refer to the MaintenanceSchedule subsection of the Owner's Manual. You may be able to use the Search information function usingthe...
Doing Your Own Service Work      If the vehicle is a hybrid, see the hybrid supplement for more information. Warning:It can be dangerous to work on your vehicle if you do not have the proper knowledge,service manual, tools, or parts. Always follow owner...
General Information      Your vehicle is an important investment. This sectiondescribes the required maintenance for the vehicle. Follow thisschedule to help protect against major repair expenses resultingfrom neglect or inadequate maintenance. It may...
Diesel Exhaust Fluid      Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) is used with diesel engines to reduce the amount of regulatedemissions produced. The DEF system must be maintained for the vehicle to run properly. Locating Diesel Exhaust Fluid DEF can be...
Special Application Services      Vehicles with Dual Wheels: Check dual wheel nut torque at 160, 1-600 and 10-000 km(100, 1,000 and 6,000 mi) of driving. Repeat this service whenever a tire/wheel isserviced or removed.Severe Commercial Use Vehicles Only:...