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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Power Brake Units -> Delco Brake Booster -> Power Brake Unit, Replace -> Astro, Avalanche, Escalade EXT, Safari, Sierra, Silverado & SSR -> Aztek & Rendezvous -> Blazer, Bravada, Envoy, Jimmy, Rainier & Trailblazer -> Canyon, Colorado, Sonoma & S10 -> Equinox & Torrent -> Escalade, HHR, Suburban, Tahoe & Yukon -> Express & Savana -> Hummer H2 -> Hummer H3 -> Montana, Silhouette & Venture -> Relay, Terraza, SV6 & Uplander -> SRX -> Vue
Vehicle: 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 8.1 V8 GAS

Aztek & Rendezvous

  • Remove coolant reservoir, then relieve fuel system pressure as follows:
    • Loosen fuel filler cap to discharge tank pressure.
    • Connect fuel pressure gauge tool No. J-34730-1A, or equivalent, to fuel pressure connection. Wrap shop towel around connection while connecting fuel pressure gauge in order to avoid fuel spillage.
    • Install bleed hose into an approved container and open valve in order to bleed fuel system pressure.
    • Drain any fuel remaining in fuel pressure gauge into suitable container.
  • Remove cruise control cable from module, then disconnect electrical ...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 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: 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.0 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 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 8.1 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 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 8.1 V8 GAS

  • 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 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 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: 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 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 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Low Coolant Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 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 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.6 V8 DIESEL

  • Drain coolant into a suitable container.
  • Remove radiator air upper baffle retainers, then 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 o...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 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 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Stop Lamp Switch Diagram for 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD  6.0 V8 GASStop Lamp Switch Diagram for 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.0 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Stop Lamp Switch
  • Accelerator Pedal
  • Brake Pedal
  • Vacuum Booster
  • Selectable Ride Switch Diagram for 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD  8.1 V8 GASSelectable Ride Switch Diagram for 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 8.1 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Panel
  • Selectable Ride Switch
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD  6.6 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.6 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Lock Relay
  • Unlock Relay
  • Body Control Module
  • Driver Unlock Relay
  • 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD  8.1 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 8.1 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Cigar Lighter
  • Auxiliary Power Outlet - Front
  • Auxiliary Power Outlet - Bin
  • Auxiliary Power Outlet - Console
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 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: 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.6 V8 DIESEL

    Auto Systems:
  • Diesel Engines
  • Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 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 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 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 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 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 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 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 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 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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