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2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT GMC REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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    Get Full Access Automotix DIY provides automotive consumers and do it yourselfers; the most comprehensive repair information about 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD car and truck repair procedures including GMC engine diagrams, wiring diagrams, repair work estimating measures, technical service bulletins, auto body work guidance, starter & alternator replacement procedures, serpentine belt replacement procedures, radiator & hose replacement procedures, tune-up & drivability specifications, quick lube illustrations, preventive maintenance guide, engine light reset instructions, parts removal and install procedures, fuel filter replacement directions, component location diagrams, air filter locations & replacement instructions, a/c system specifications, and general auto service procedures. You don't have to be a car mechanic or technician to know how to fix your GMC Sierra 2500 HD automobile. Try the Automotix DIY solution today!
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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

    Disc Brakes -> Delco Dual Piston Sliding Caliper -> Precautions -> Brake Disc Service -> Brake Lines & Linings -> Brake Roughness -> General
    Vehicle: 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.0 V8 GAS

    Brake Lines & Linings

    Remove one of the front wheels and inspect the brake disc, caliper and linings.

    Do not allow any oil or grease on the linings. It is recommended that linings be replaced in sets when worn or damaged.

    If the caliper is cracked or fluid leakage through the casting is evident, it must be replaced as a unit.

    Brake Roughness

    The most common cause of brake chatter on disc brakes is a variation in thickness of the disc. If roughness or vibration is encountered during highway operation or if pedal pumping is experienced at low speeds, the disc may have excessive thickness v...

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.0 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 drive s...

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    TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

    Relearn Procedures -> Keyless Entry Transmitter Or DIC Method -> Scan Tool Method
    Vehicle: 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD WT 6.6 V8 DIESEL

    Keyless Entry Transmitter Or DIC Method

    • On models with standard ignition switch, place the ignition switch in the On position.
    • On models with keyless ignition switch, place the ignition switch in the Accy position.
    • On all models, using the keyless entry transmitters press the lock and unlock buttons at the same time until a horn chirp sounds indicating the learn mode has been actuated. The left front turn signal will also be illuminated.
    • Using the DIC (Driver Information Center) press and release the Info button until the Tire Learn message is indicated on the DIC display. Depres...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD WT 6.0 V8 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • On models equipped with skid plate, remove skid plate mounting bolts and skid plate.
    • On all models, remove front transmission cover bolt.
    • Remove starter motor mounting bolts.
    • Disconnect engine wiring harness electrical connector from oil level sensor.
    • Slide starter forward until it clears transmission, then properly support starter. Avoid cable and wiring damage. DO NOT suspend starter by cables or wires attached to solenoid terminals. Use a rope or mechanics wire to suspend starter.
    • Lower vehicle half way.
    • Remove right front ...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.6 V8 DIESEL

    This lamp should light for approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned On as a bulb check. If the warn...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

    Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
    Vehicle: 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD WT 6.6 V8 DIESEL

    Inlet

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Remove air intake tube.
    • Remove heater and surge tank hose from mounting clip.
    • Release clamp on heater inlet hose at heater core.
    • Remove hose from heater core.
    • Release clamp on heater inlet hose at water pump.
    • Remove hose from water pump.
    • Remove hose from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure to in...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD WT 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 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

    Component location diagrams for most 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    Engine Components Diagram for 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.0 V8 GASEngine Components Diagram for 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.0 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Speed Sensor
  • Transmission
  • Automatic Transmission Turbine Speed Sensor
  • Ground G300
  • X300
  • Chassis Harness Diagram for 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.6 V8 DIESELChassis Harness Diagram for 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.6 V8 DIESEL

    Components on diagram:
  • Trailer Tow Connector
  • Ground G401
  • Ground G300
  • X126
  • X300
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD WT 6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD WT 6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Engine Cooling Fan Left
  • 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Radio
  • LH Front Speaker
  • RH Front Speaker
  • LH Front Tweeter Speaker
  • RH Front Tweeter Speaker
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Second Order Prop Shaft Vibration Or Launch Shudder
    Vehicle: 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD WT 6.0 V8 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Vibration
  • Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD WT 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 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2008 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 2008 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 2008 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 2008 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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