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

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Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.0 V8 GAS

Passenger Cars

The Sensing and Diagnostic Module (SDM) can maintain enough voltage to cause air bag deployment for up to 10 minutes after the ignition is turned Off and the battery is disconnected. Servicing the Supplemental air bag (SIR) system during this period may result in accidental deployment and personal injury.

Achieva & Skylark
1994-96
  • Ensure front wheels are in straight-ahead position.
  • Turn ignition switch to LOCK position.
  • Remove AIR BAG fuse from fuse block.
  • On 1995 models, remove lefthand sound insulator panel to ac...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Adjustments -> Height Sensing Proportioning Valve
Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 8.1 V8 GAS

Height Sensing Proportioning Valve

The height sensing proportioning valve must be adjusted whenever the valve and/or linkage is disassembled or removed for service. In addition, adjustment should be checked if excessive front wheel lock-up is experienced with a lower than desired brake application rate when vehicle is at or near maximum GVWR.

  • Raise and support vehicle, leave wheels on and allow axle to hang freely.
  • Remove lever retaining nut and disconnect lever from valve shaft, Fig. .
  • Rotate valve shaft to permit installation of correct adjustment gauge, Fig. , ensure D shaped ho...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Gasoline Engines Except Equinox, Montana SV6, Relay, Rendezvous w/3.6L Engine, Terraza, Uplander & Vue (2004-06) & 2004-06 Envoy, Rainier & TrailBlazer -> Returnless Fuel System
Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 8.1 V8 GAS

Returnless Fuel System

On models equipped with fuel injected engines, relieve fuel system pressure as outlined under "Fuel System Pressure Relief."

On models equipped with metal collar quick disconnect connectors, GM tool No. J37088-A, or equivalent, will be required to disconnect the connector. Pri...

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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 8.1 V8 GAS

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 6.6 V8 DIESEL

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 -> Low Coolant Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.0 V8 GAS

This lamp should light when engine coolant level in the radiator drops below a predetermined le...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.0 V8 GAS

Lower

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp from water pump.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from water pump and from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

Upper

  • Drain co...

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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 Door Components Diagram for 2001 GMC Sierra 3500  6.0 V8 GASLH Door Components Diagram for 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.0 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Door
  • Connector C-200
  • Speaker Connector
  • Grommet P-500
  • Inline Connector
  • Lighting System Components Diagram for 2001 GMC Sierra 3500  8.1 V8 GASLighting System Components Diagram for 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 8.1 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Underhood Lamp Assembly
  • Hood
  • Hood Reinforcement
  • Underhood Lamp Assembly Electrical Connector
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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  6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Body Control Module
  • Ignition Key Alarm Switch
  • Remote Control Door Lock Receiver
  • 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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