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2001 GMC Sierra 3500 CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT GMC REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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

    Manual Air Conditioning & Heater System Diagnosis & Testing -> Light Duty Trucks & Vans -> Heater Troubleshooting
    Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6 V8 DIESEL

    Refer to "Diagnostic ... "

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

    Power Brake Units -> Bendix Brake Booster -> Troubleshooting -> Accumulator Leak-Down, System Does Not Hold Charge -> Grabby Brakes Or Booster Chatters/Pedal Vibrates -> Slow Brake Pedal Return
    Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6 V8 DIESEL

    Slow Brake Pedal Return

    • Excessive seal friction in booster.
    • Faulty spool action.
    • Restriction in return line from booster to pump reservoir.
    • Damaged input rod end.

    Grabby Brakes Or Booster Chatters/Pedal Vibrates

    • Faulty spool action caused by contamination in sys...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1996-03 C/K, G & R/V Series w/Gasoline Engine -> Heavy Duty Emissions -> Light Duty Emissions -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
    Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 8.1 V8 GAS

    Light Duty Emissions

    Normal Service

    Replace every 30,000 miles

    Severe Service

    Rep...

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

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6 V8 DIESEL

    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove wheel and tire assembly.
    • Remove drive axle center cap, if equipped.
    • Insert a drift or large screwdriver through brake caliper into one of the brake rotor vanes in order to prevent drive axle wheel drive shaft from turning.
    • Remove nut and washer from hub. Do not reuse nut. A new nut must be used when installing wheel drive shaft.
    • Using axle remover tool No. J 45859 or equivalent, press wheel drive shaft from hub.
    • Remove bolts securing wheel dr...

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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 8.1 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 6.0 V8 GAS

    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 8.1 V8 GAS

    • Rotate tensioner counterclockwise, using suitab...

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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+.

    RH Upper Instrument Panel Diagram for 2001 GMC Sierra 3500  8.1 V8 GASRH Upper Instrument Panel Diagram for 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 8.1 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Panel
  • Ground G-200
  • Ground Stud
  • A/C Components Diagram for 2001 GMC Sierra 3500  8.1 V8 GASA/C Components Diagram for 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 8.1 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • A/C Accumulator
  • Engine Coolant Recovery Reservoir
  • Engine Coolant Level Switch Electrical Connector
  • Auxiliary Battery Relay
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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:
  • Transfer Case Shift Control Module
  • Washer Fluid Level Sensor
  • Electronic Brake Control Module
  • Fog Lamp LF
  • Fuel Pump And Sender Assembly
  • 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
  • Park Brake Switch
  • Brake Fluid Level Switch
  • Body Control Module
  • Electronic Brake Control Module
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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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