13-08-116-001A Aftermarket ALDL or DLC Interface Devices Causing Multiple Issues - (Mar 22 2013) - part 2
The monitoring device examples are not specific to any one design, and styles willvary.Device W/Secondary DLC Connector
This device has another DLC connector on it. The rest of the harness along with thedevice can be placed out of sight hidden from the technician, who may not notice thediagnostic connector is not in the factory location.Pedal Mounted Aftermarket Device Interface
Aftermarket Device at ALDL
Aftermarket Device Switch
Monitoring Device Example
Fleet Tracking Device Interface (May Include Rental and Lease Vehicles)
Fleet Tracking Module Plugged Into the DLC
If SI diagnostics do not identify the source of the issue and if the device is available,attempt to duplicate the condition, and then remove the device to determine if thecondition is eliminated.
If the customer’s concern is resolved by removing the DLC interface device, informthe customer of the results, and that they should work with the supplier of the devicefor further resolution.
If the condition is not eliminated with the device removed, continue diagnosing thevehicle with the appropriate Service Information.Parts Information
There should not be any parts required. If on the rare occasion parts appear to havebeen damaged by the device or the installation of the device, this would not be adefect covered under the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. For more information on Non-GeneralMotors Parts & Equipment and Original Equipment Alterations, please refer to Article126.96.36.199 of the Service Policies & Procedures Manual. The repair order must be documentedcorrectly stating factual information on what alteration or product was identifiedon the vehicle.Warranty Information
If ALDL interface devices are suspected as the root cause for a customer's concerns,submit a claim using the Z1111 labor operation to document the concern as detailedin the latest version of Corporate Bulletin Number 09-00-89-016 “Warranty Administration- Labor Operation Z1111 - Suspected Tampering or Vehicle Modifications, includingsubmitting the claim under the appropriate labor operation and Customer Satisfactionselection inGlobal Warranty Management.
If a claim is submitted to GM, follow all existing guidelines within the Service Policies& Procedures and GWM User Manual, Administrative Messages, Bulletins or any othercommunication format.
*This is a unique labor operation for bulletin use only. It will not be publishedin the Labor Time Guide.
GM bulletins are intended for use by professional technicians,NOT a "do-it-yourselfer". They are written to inform thesetechnicians of conditions that may occur on some vehicles, or toprovide information that could assist in the proper service of avehicle. Properly trained technicians have the equipment,tools, safety instructions, and know-how to do a job properly andsafely. If a condition is described, DO NOT assume that thebulletin applies to your vehicle, or that your vehicle will havethat condition. See your GM dealer for information on whetheryour vehicle may benefit from the information.
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