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

General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 2001-02 -> Refrigerant Recovery
Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 8.1 V8 GAS

R-134a systems require the use of special service equipment designed specifically for R-134a systems. R-12 servicing equipment cannot be used on R-134a systems.

R-12 recovery stations cannot be used on R-134a systems. A separate recovery station must be used on R-134a systems. The refrigerants are not compatible and will contaminate the R-12 recovery station.

The use of refrigerant recovery and recycling stations allows the recovery and reuse of refrigerant after contaminants and moisture have been removed.

When using a recovery or recycling station...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Power Brake Units -> Delco Brake Booster -> Power Brake Unit Replacement -> Bravada, S & T Series -> C & K Series -> G Series -> Montana, Silhouette, Trans Sport & Venture
Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.0 V8 GAS

G Series

  • Remove brake pipes from master cylinder. Plug pipes to prevent fluid contamination.
  • Remove master cylinder attaching nuts and position master cylinder aside.
  • Disconnect stop lamp switch electrical connector.
  • Remove stop lamp switch retainer from brake pedal pin, then the stop lamp switch from brake pedal support.
  • Disconnect power brake unit pushrod from brake pedal.
  • Remove attaching nuts, then the power brake unit.
  • Reverse procedure to install.
    • Torque booster retaining nuts to 27 ft. lbs.
    • Torque master cylinder retaining nuts to 27 ft. lbs.
    • Torque brake pipe fittings...

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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 6.0 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

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.0 V8 GAS

Never clamp propeller shaft tubing in a vise. Clamping could dent or deform the tube causing an imbalance or unsafe condition. Always clamp on one of the yokes and support the shaft horizontally. Avoid damaging the slip yoke sealing surface. Nicks may damage the bushing or cut the lip seal.

Disassemble

  • Support propeller shaft in a line horizontal with table of a press.
  • Mark propeller shaft in order to show which end connects to transmission and which end goes to rear axle.
  • On models equipped with external snap ring retainers, proceed as follows:
    • Disassemble snap rings by ...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.0 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove mounting bolts and engine shield, if required.
  • Remove mounting bolts and oil pan skid plate, if required.
  • Remove righthand transmission cover bolt.
  • Remove front axle mounting bracket nut, then position front axle mounting bracket bolt until tip is flush with support bushing. Do not remove bolt.
  • Remove mounting bolts and slide starter forward until it clears transmission.
  • Disconnect oil level sensor electrical connector.
  • Remove start...

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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 -> Check Fuel Cap Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6 V8 DIESEL

The Check Fuel Cap Lamp will illuminate momentarily when the ignition switch is placed in the On position as a bulb check. I...

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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 6.0 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+.

Instrument Cluster Diagram for 2001 GMC Sierra 3500  8.1 V8 GASInstrument Cluster Diagram for 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 8.1 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Cluster
  • Instrument Panel
  • Instrument Panel Carrier
  • Inline Connector
  • Connector C-202F
  • Rear Wiper Motor Diagram for 2001 GMC Sierra 3500  6.0 V8 GASRear Wiper Motor Diagram for 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.0 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  6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Radio
  • Vehicle Interface Unit
  • Remote Playback Device CD Player
  • 2001 GMC Sierra 3500  6.6 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Clutch Pedal Position Switch
  • Stoplamp Switch
  • Engine
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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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