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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

    General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 2001-02 -> Oil Charge -> Alero & Malibu -> Bonneville, LeSabre & Park Avenue -> Camaro, Century & Firebird -> Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> Catera -> Cavalier & Sunfire -> Cherokee, Dakota, Full Size Pickups, Grand Cherokee & Wrangler -> Corvette -> DaimlerChrysler Corp. -> DeVille & Seville -> Eldorado -> Except Lincoln LS -> Except Tracker -> Ford Motor Company -> Full Size & Ram Vans -> General Motors Corp. -> Geo Tracker -> Grand Prix, Impala, Intrigue, Lumina, Monte Carlo & Regal -> L-Series -> Liberty -> Light Trucks & Vans -> Lincoln LS -> Metro -> Passenger Cars -> Prizm -> PT Cruiser -> S-Series -> Saturn -> VUE
    Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6 V8 DIESEL

    DaimlerChrysler Corp.

    Passenger Cars

    Before installing replacement compressor, drain oil from replacement and failed compressors (drain oil from suction port). Add same amount of oil to replacement compressor as drained from failed compressor.

    Remove defective components. Add the proper amount of oil to each replacement component. Most recovery/recycling equipment will measure the amount of oil being removed. This is the amount of oil to be added back to the system, follow manufactures instructions provided with the recovery/recycling station.

    When other ai...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

    Anti-lock Brakes -> Kelsey-Hayes -> Diagnosis & Testing -> 1997 Astro -> 1997 C & K Series -> 1997 G-Series -> 1997 P-Series -> 1997 S & T Series -> 1997-99 -> 1997-99 Except 1999 Sierra & Silverado -> 1997-99 G Van & P Series -> 1998 Astro -> 1998 C & K Series -> 1998 G-Series -> 1998 P-Series -> 1998 S & T Series -> 1999 Astro -> 1999 C & K Series Except Sierra & Silverado -> 1999 G-Series -> 1999 P-Series -> 1999 S & T Series -> 1999 Sierra & Silverado -> 2000 Astro -> 2000 C & K Series except Sierra, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe & Yukon -> 2000 G-Series -> 2000 S & T Series -> 2000 Sierra -> 2000 Silverado -> 2000 Suburban -> 2000 Tahoe -> 2000 Yukon -> 2000-01 -> 2000-01 G Van -> 2001 Astro -> 2001 C & K Series -> 2001 G-Series -> 2001 S & T Series -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Astro, Safari & S & T Series -> C & K Series -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Connector Pin ID -> Diagnostic Process -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Enhanced Diagnostics -> G Van & P Series -> Intermittents & Poor Connections -> Temperature Vs. Resistance -> Wiring Diagrams
    Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 8.1 V8 GAS

    Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

    Diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) can only be read by connecting a suitably programmed scan tool to the Data Link Connector (DLC) and following the tool manufacturer instructions.

    Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation

    Refer to Figs. and , for Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) interpretation.

    Wiring Diagrams

    Refer "Wiring Diagrams" in "Vehicle Systems"

    Connector Pin ID

    On 2000 S & T Series only, ensure correct anti-lock brake system connector pin identifications are used.

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    Diagnostic Process

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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

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 8.1 V8 GAS

    • 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 8.1 V8 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Disconnect starter battery positive cable and wiring harness.
    • Remove starter motor mounting bolts, washers, shims, starter and heat shield from vehicle.
    • Rever...

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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 -> 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

    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 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+.

    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
  • Connector C-120
  • Rear Wiper Motor Diagram for 2001 GMC Sierra 3500  8.1 V8 GASRear Wiper Motor Diagram for 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 8.1 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Wiper Motor
  • Liftgate
  • Rear Window Liftgate Harness
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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  6.6 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Blower Motor Switch
  • Blower Motor Resistor Assembly
  • Blower Motor
  • 2001 GMC Sierra 3500  6.6 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Door Lock Relay
  • Door Unlock Relay
  • Passenger Door Lock Switch
  • Driver Door Lock Switch
  • Passenger Door Lock Actuator
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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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