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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Orifice Tube/Expansion Valve Locations -> Domestic Light Trucks & Vans -> 2001-02
Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6 V8 DIESEL

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Power Brake Units -> Bendix Brake Booster -> Power Brake Unit Replacement -> Astro & Safari -> C & K Series -> G Series -> P Series
Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6 V8 DIESEL

Astro & Safari

  • Apply parking brake.
  • Disconnect reservoir and power steering hoses from booster.
  • Remove master cylinder to brake booster retaining nuts.
  • Position and support master cylinder away from booster. Do not remove hydraulic lines from master cylinder.
  • Remove booster rod from top of brake pedal.
  • Remove booster mounting nuts from inside of vehicle.
  • Remove booster assembly and gasket.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Torque booster mounting nuts to 27 ft. lbs.
    • Torque master cylinder retaining nuts to 27 ft. lbs.
    • Torque power steering hoses to booster n...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Component Locations -> 1999-06 Silverado & Sierra
Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6 V8 DIESEL

Refer ...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Front, All Except NP8 Axle -> Front, NP8 Axle -> One Piece Driveshaft -> Rear -> Three Piece Driveshaft -> Two Piece Driveshaft
Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6 V8 DIESEL

Front

Front, All Except NP8 Axle
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove front differential carrier shield, if used.
  • Reference mark relationship of propeller shaft to front axle and transfer case flange.
  • Remove bolts and retainers from front axle.
  • Remove bolts and retainers from transfer case.
  • Remove propeller shaft. When removing propeller shaft, do not attempt to remove shaft by pounding on yoke ears or using a tool between yoke and universal joint. If propeller shaft is removed by using such means, injection joints may fracture and lead to premature failure of joint.
  • Compress propeller...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6 V8 DIESEL

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove righthand front tire and wheel assembly.
  • Remove righthand front fender wheelhouse inner panel.
  • Remove starter motor battery positive cable, then solenoid wires.
  • Remove star...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 1999-2007 Silverado, Sierra, 2000-07 Denali, Suburban, Tahoe, Yukon, Yukon XL, 2001-07 Escalade & 2002-07 Avalanche
Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.0 V8 GAS

Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 15,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

  • Remove the righthand instrument panel hush panel.
  • Remove the A/C and heater modul...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Change Oil, Change Oil Now Or Change Oil Soon Lamp & Messages -> 2001-04 Sierra & Silverado
Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 8.1 V8 GAS

These models are equipped with an oiling system indicator lamp which will flash if the oil level drops below a safe point or will remain lit when the oil and filter are ready to be changed.

After changing the oil and filter, reset the monitor by proceeding as fol...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6 V8 DIESEL

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at thermostat housing crossover assembly.
  • Remove hose from thermostat housing crossover assembly.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
  • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

Outlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater hose outlet clamp at heater core.
  • Disconnect heater outlet hose ...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6 V8 DIESEL

  • Rotate tensioner to release belt tension using a 1/2 inch breaker bar with a 5/8 inch socket placed on tensioner pulley, then remove belt.
  • Route be...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

LH Frame Rail Diagram for 2001 GMC Sierra 3500  8.1 V8 GASLH Frame Rail Diagram for 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 8.1 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Ground G-302
  • Ground G-110
  • Frame
  • Automatic Transfer Case Ground
  • Electronic Brake Control Module Ground
  • LH Rear Cab Harness Diagram for 2001 GMC Sierra 3500  8.1 V8 GASLH Rear Cab Harness Diagram for 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 8.1 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Left Hand Rear Speaker
  • Rear Glass
  • Left Hand Rear Speaker Electrical Connection
  • Left Hand Rear Speaker Electrical Harness Connection
  • Panel Access Hole
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2001 GMC Sierra 3500  8.1 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 GMC Sierra 3500 8.1 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Body Control Module
  • Dome Lamp
  • Courtesy Lamp Relay
  • RH I/P Courtesy Lamp
  • LH I/P Courtesy Lamp
  • 2001 GMC Sierra 3500  6.6 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Outside Rearview Mirror Switch
  • Driver Outside Rearview Mirror
  • Passenger Outside Rearview Mirror
  • Driver Window/Door Lock Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: 6.6L LB7, LLY Duramax Diesel Engine Cylinder Head Gasket Missing Thickness Grade Markings-Inspect Block for Stampings
    Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6 V8 DIESEL

    Auto Systems:
  • Diesel Engines
  • Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.0 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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