GM Truck Club
THE PREMIER CHEVY TRUCK & SUV FORUM
Founded in 2004 ~ We're the #1 Chevy Truck & SUV Forum.
Silverado & Sierra | Tahoe & Yukon | Suburban & Yukon XL | SUV & CROSSOVER

Search:

Type: Posts; User: j cat

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.07 seconds.

  1. Replies
    10
    Views
    319

    the rear heat shields were also defective GM...

    the rear heat shields were also defective GM crap. GM painted over rusted metal .. I cut off these OEM defective shields. purchased new shields from GM. sanded off all the paint and cleaned the...
  2. Replies
    5
    Views
    134

    being this new and under warranty go to another...

    being this new and under warranty go to another GM dealership and take the tech/service manager out for a ride,,, YOU driving then show what your issue is. then if he says that is not a problem get...
  3. Replies
    5
    Views
    134

    with the older NBS engines the exhaust manifold...

    with the older NBS engines the exhaust manifold bolts are too small and break so check that first.. the other item is the transfer case makes these type sounds...

    what year and engine...
  4. Replies
    10
    Views
    319

    my park brake drum looked good and I did not see...

    my park brake drum looked good and I did not see any grooves .. when I installed the new rotors the park brakes grabbed real good because the 95% of the park brake shoe made contact with the inner...
  5. Replies
    7
    Views
    307

    first I would drop the diff cover and clean the...

    first I would drop the diff cover and clean the box out and see what happens with the new gear oil. the rear diff oil needs replacing every 40K miles with the rear cover removed to clean out the...
  6. Replies
    10
    Views
    319

    you stated that the park brake was on for a time...

    you stated that the park brake was on for a time as you where driving around ... it does not take long for these to wear. as I stated before if the shoes are only worn at the top the rotors are no...
  7. Replies
    10
    Views
    319

    I mentioned the shoes if worn at the top mean...

    I mentioned the shoes if worn at the top mean that the drum of the park brake is too big that means you need a new rotor. cable dog ear at the back of the rear brake dust shield at 3/4 position...
  8. Replies
    11
    Views
    795

    lets say he used a transmission power flusher...

    lets say he used a transmission power flusher that forces tranny fluid thru the system and in addition he did not drop pan clean and install the new filter now I am guessing this is what he did ! so...
  9. Replies
    13
    Views
    712

    did you do what I stated in post #8 ?

    did you do what I stated in post #8 ?
  10. Replies
    10
    Views
    319

    not sure on your vehicle but on my 2000 1500 4X4...

    not sure on your vehicle but on my 2000 1500 4X4 the parking brake is with park brake shoes not pads. these are not E brakes, these are not to be applied at any time with the vehicle moving or to...
  11. Replies
    11
    Views
    795

    you say fluid was changed . explain exactly how...

    you say fluid was changed . explain exactly how this fluid was changed in this transmission ? also how many qts of fluid used ?
  12. Replies
    6
    Views
    417

    the thermostat I get costs $25. I got one years...

    the thermostat I get costs $25. I got one years ago from advance auto . this has that housing assy with the T stat locked in place. 2 years ago I got new for free under the warranty.

    One thing...
  13. Replies
    11
    Views
    795

    who installed the BCM ? was this BCM programed...

    who installed the BCM ? was this BCM programed for your vin #

    - - - Updated - - -



    remember you must use the new GM approved transmission fluid for this truck it is now DEXRON VI YEAR 2006...
  14. Replies
    11
    Views
    795

    have this checked out by a tranny shop that is...

    have this checked out by a tranny shop that is experienced with these and also can read the GM spec drive train DTC failure codes. this will tell them where the problem is and what the cost is....
  15. Replies
    6
    Views
    417

    most likely the water pump gaskets leaking . not...

    most likely the water pump gaskets leaking . not normal the pump bad @ 100K.

    the engine should not be flushed because it is almost impossible to drain the engine. the drain plugs are locked into...
  16. that is why I doubt he has a bad / cracked...

    that is why I doubt he has a bad / cracked shell..

    most likely valves are messed up.. springs ..

    just droping the pan reveals much some times.
  17. have the transmission checked out . they will put...

    have the transmission checked out . they will put a pressure gauge on it and also pull the GM specific drive train codes . with this info they should have the correct info to know what is worn.

    ...
  18. Replies
    6
    Views
    390

    with the TPS not working properly and no DTC...

    with the TPS not working properly and no DTC indicating this is very ODD...

    the TPS failing on a 2002 is not ODD..
  19. some manufacturers do use a break in oil. I...

    some manufacturers do use a break in oil. I always buy new vehicles and with GM I find the new engines mess up the oil condition @1200 miles....then with that oil changed at that mileage , the oil...
  20. if the container states it is gm dexron VI spec...

    if the container states it is gm dexron VI spec and is a synthetic fluid then it is not dexron III.

    now if you have been using the dexron/mercon synthetic transmission fluid since 2000 you...
  21. the correct fluid to use is DEXRON VI. GM changed...

    the correct fluid to use is DEXRON VI. GM changed this in 2006 because this dexron III is turning to acid after 20-30K. then you get the problems your having. the reason GM did this is because it was...
  22. what transmission fluid do you use ? how often do...

    what transmission fluid do you use ? how often do you change the trans fluid/filter ? also magnet in there ?

    what engine it this ?

    any slippage will cause harsh up shifting, is this also...
  23. Replies
    13
    Views
    712

    the only NBS that I know of that has the cap is...

    the only NBS that I know of that has the cap is the V6.

    all the V8 NBS since 1999 have no caps..the last v8 that had the cap was the 5.7L which was made until 2001 approx in some apps/vehicles .....
  24. Replies
    13
    Views
    712

    what can happen with this is , water can enter...

    what can happen with this is , water can enter the combustion chamber and damage the valves/rods.

    my next diagnostic is to measure the compression of the cylinders.

    replace the spark plugs...
  25. Replies
    11
    Views
    795

    so your problem then is most likely the tranny or...

    so your problem then is most likely the tranny or the wires at the tranny connector. when you slightly depress the brake pedal the torque converter lock up drops out , since this then stops this...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4