Workshop Repair and Service Manuals GMC SIERRA

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 also help tomaintain the value of the vehicle if it is sold. It is theresponsibility of the owner to have all required maintenanceperformed.

Your dealer has trained technicians who can perform requiredmaintenance using genuine replacement parts. They haveup-to-date tools and equipment for fast andaccurate diagnostics. Many dealers have extended evening andSaturday hours, courtesy transportation, and online scheduling toassist with service needs.

Your dealer recognizes the importance of providingcompetitively priced maintenance and repair services. With trainedtechnicians, the dealer is the place for routine maintenance suchas oil changes and tire rotations and additional maintenance itemslike tires, brakes, batteries, and wiper blades.

Notice:Damage caused by improper maintenance can lead to costlyrepairs and may not be covered by the vehicle warranty. Maintenanceintervals, checks, inspections, recommended fluids, and lubricantsare important to keep the vehicle in good working condition.

The Tire Rotation and Required Services are theresponsibility of the vehicle owner. It is recommended to have yourdealer perform these services every 10 000 km/6,000 mi. Propervehicle maintenance helps to keep the vehicle in good workingcondition, improves fuel economy, and reduces vehicleemissions.

Because of the way people use vehicles, maintenance needsvary. There may need to be more frequent checks and services. TheAdditional Required Services - Normal Service are forvehicles that:

Carry passengers and cargo within recommended limits on theTire and Loading Information label. SeeVehicle Load Limits.Are driven on reasonable road surfaces within legal drivinglimits.Use the recommended fuel. SeeRecommended Fuel.

Refer to the information in Additional Required Services- Normal Service.

The Additional Required Services - Severe Serviceare for vehicles that are:

Mainly driven in heavy city traffic in hot weather.Mainly driven in hilly or mountainous terrain.Frequently towing a trailer.Used for high speed or competitive driving.Used for taxi, police, or delivery service.

Refer to the information in Additional Required Services- Severe Service.

Warning:Performing maintenance work can be dangerous and can causeserious injury. Perform maintenance work only if the requiredinformation, proper tools, and equipment are available. If they arenot, see your dealer to have a trained technician do the work. SeeDoing Your Own Service Work.

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...