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    I suggest you goto www.gmpowertrain.com. The...

    I suggest you goto www.gmpowertrain.com. The current 5.3 Vortecs have VVT which is done through the cam phaser.
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    On Friday I took my Sierra and the wife's...

    On Friday I took my Sierra and the wife's Traverse to Krown and had them oil spray the both off them. Then this afternoon I installed the rear fender liners on the sierra. That was a 20 minute job...
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    On my old 2000 I had to replace the A/C belt...

    On my old 2000 I had to replace the A/C belt tensioner after it went bad and I also had to replace the alternator after it started squealing. You need to pull the belts and check every pulley a bad...
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    Mine was built in Mexico.

    Mine was built in Mexico.
  5. My 2000 went 165,000 miles with no major...

    My 2000 went 165,000 miles with no major mechanical issues. The guy that bought it was going to pull the rear front and rear difs and install them on his 1999 with 130K. The drive train reliability...
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    Are you sure that wasn't a dealer installed...

    Are you sure that wasn't a dealer installed anti-theft lockout? My 2000 had a dealer installed anti-theft device you had to push the electric door-lock button three times before it would start. ...
  7. I have always used Mobil1 75W90 it works well and...

    I have always used Mobil1 75W90 it works well and is reasonably priced. It never turned black like the factory fill but the second drop was dirty. I figured it was from the clutch pack. My 2000...
  8. If your truck has the Eaton Locker (G80) the...

    If your truck has the Eaton Locker (G80) the recommended gear lube is 75W90 Synthetic. The synthetic is recommend due to the use of clutch packs in the locker. Change the gear lube at the...
  9. I only buy new and if the dealer doesn't have...

    I only buy new and if the dealer doesn't have what I want on the lot I will either go somewhere else or I will order it.
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    Jack it up as soon as the tire is off the ground...

    Jack it up as soon as the tire is off the ground you will be able to tell if the hub is bad. Replace both of them if one is gone the other won't be far behind.
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    My 2000 GMC Sierra with the 5.3 liter had over...

    My 2000 GMC Sierra with the 5.3 liter had over 167,000 miles when I sold it. The drive train on that truck was solid never had an issue with it.
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    The disks seize to the hub mating surface and...

    The disks seize to the hub mating surface and they are a PITA to break free. The fronts rotors are worse than the rears to remove. I have always used a mallet and a large pry bar to break the...
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    You need an air hammer to do the hubs. I...

    You need an air hammer to do the hubs. I wouldn't even want to attempt to try it without one.

    I just finished washing and waxing the truck. I was going to do the Traverse next but the wife just...
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    Thanks for the welcome guys.

    Thanks for the welcome guys.
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    New member from Ottawa

    Been a GMC Sierra owner for the past 13 years. Just upgrade my 2000 Sierra SLE Ext Cab Z71 to a 2012 Sierra SLE 1500 Crew Cab 4x4.
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    I have a 2011 Traverse LS in Silver. Bought it...

    I have a 2011 Traverse LS in Silver. Bought it to replace a Venture Van and there is no comparison between the two. My wife and I also looked at a Tahoe but the Traverse had more room inside and...
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    Sticky: 2012 GMC Sierra SLE Crew Cab 1500 4x4

    Picked it up the middle of July it came with the Special Edition Package and Chrome Package. It replaces a 2000 GMC Sierra Ext Cab 1500 Z71.


    The 2011 Chevy Traverse LS sitting in front of it...
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