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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

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Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6 V8 DIESEL

Passenger Cars

Body Control Module (BCM)
Alero & Grand Am

This procedure must be performed if the BCM, Passlock sensor or PCM is replaced. If BCM is not properly programmed, it will not control all the features properly.

  • Ensure battery is fully charged and ignition switch is in the ON position.
  • Connect a suitably programmed Tech II, or equivalent, scan tool to Data Link Connector (DLC).
  • Access scan tool "Special Functions" menu and follow scan tool instructions to program BCM.
  • If BCM fails to accept the pr...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Power Brake Units -> Delco Brake Booster -> Description -> Operation -> Single Diaphragm Type -> Tandem (Dual) Diaphragm Type
Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 8.1 V8 GAS

In order to properly service power brake systems, a thorough understanding of the various power assist systems is necessary. These systems provide a mechanical assist, acting to increase the force applied to the master cylinder piston by the driver while decreasing the effort necessary to obtain acceptable stopping performance. Two basic types of power assist mechanisms are used: vacuum assist diaphragm assemblies which use engine vacuum and in some cases vacuum from an external vacuum pump, and hydraulic assist assemblies which use hydraulic pressure developed by an external pump (...

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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 -> 1988-06 C/K, G & R/V Series w/Diesel Engines -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6 V8 DIESEL

Normal Service

Repl...

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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

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

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove air inlet duct, if required.
  • Disconnect terminal plug and battery lead connections from back of alternator.
  • Remove upper fan shroud mounting bolts and fan shroud.
  • Remove accessory drive belt using suitable 3/8 i...

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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 -> Air Cleaner Restriction Indicator ->
Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6 V8 DIESEL

An air cleaner restriction indicator, Fig. , is located in the intake duct between the MAF sensor and the air cleaner assembly.

If the window shows green, no service is required at this time. However, if...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

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

  • Drain coolant into a suitable container.
  • Remove radiator air upper baffle retainers, then the upper air baffle, Fig. .
  • Remove inlet and outlet hoses from radiator.
  • Lift lower fan shroud upward to disengage from clips, then remove lower fan shroud from vehicle.
  • Remove surge tank hose from radiator
  • Remove and discard radiator quick connect fittings as follows:
    • Pull caps back along pipe, then holding one leg of retai...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.0 V8 GAS

  • Rotate tensioner clockwise to release belt tension using suitable wrench, then remove belt.
  • Route belt over pulleys excep...

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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+.

Transmission Components Diagram for 2001 GMC Sierra 3500  8.1 V8 GASTransmission Components Diagram for 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 8.1 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Park/Neutral Position Switch
  • Connector C-107
  • Connector C-122
  • Liftgate Harness Diagram for 2001 GMC Sierra 3500  8.1 V8 GASLiftgate Harness Diagram for 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 8.1 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Wiper Motor Connector
  • Inline Connector Harness
  • Liftgate Latch Connector
  • Liftgate Lower Latch Connector
  • Liftgate With Liftglass
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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:
  • Ignition Switch
  • Rap Relay
  • Body Control Module
  • 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
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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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