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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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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Power Brake Units -> Delco Brake Booster -> Description -> Operation -> Single Diaphragm Type -> Tandem (Dual) Diaphragm Type
Vehicle: 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.0 V8 GAS

In order to properly service power brake systems, a thorough understanding of the various power assist systems is required. These systems provide a mechanical assist, acting to increase the force applied to the master cylinder piston by the driver while decreasing the effort required 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 (us...

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

DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Front -> One-Piece Driveshaft -> Rear -> Two-Piece Driveshaft
Vehicle: 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.6 V8 DIESEL

Front

Before disassembly, observe and accurately reference mark all driveline components relative to the propeller shaft and axles. These items include propeller shafts, wheel drive shafts, pinion flanges and output shafts.

Assemble all components in the exact relationship to each other as they were prior to removal. Observe all published specifications and torque values, and any measurements obtained prior to disassembly.

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove transfer case shield, if equipped.
  • If equipped with double clamp style boot, remove clamp at transfer case by prying up expos...

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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 6.0 V8 GAS

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

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.0 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Disconnect positive crankcase ventilation hose from air cleaner outlet resonator.
  • Loosen air cleaner outlet resonator clamps at mass air flow intake air temperature sensor and at throttle body.
  • Remove air cleaner outlet resonator.
  • Remove drive belt using suitable tools.
  • Remove engine wiring harness clip from air conditioning compressor and condenser hose bracket.
  • Remove air conditioning compressor and condenser hose bracket bolt.
  • Remove heate...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Check Fuel Cap Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.0 V8 GAS

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 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.0 V8 GAS

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 SLE 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+.

Instrument Panel Diagram for 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.6 V8 DIESELInstrument Panel Diagram for 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.6 V8 DIESEL

Components on diagram:
  • Blower Motor Control Module
  • Blower Motor
  • Mode Actuator
  • Air Temperature Actuator
  • Recirculation Actuator
  • Passenger Seat Heating Elements Diagram for 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6 V8 DIESELPassenger Seat Heating Elements Diagram for 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6 V8 DIESEL

    Components on diagram:
  • Heated Passenger Seat Element
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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 6.6 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD WT 6.6 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Body Control Module
  • Headlamp Relay
  • Daytime Running Lamp Relay
  • RH Low Beam Headlamp
  • LH Low Beam Headlamp
  • 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD WT 6.6 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD WT 6.6 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • RH Rear Door Latch
  • Body Control Module
  • LH Rear Door Latch
  • IP Fuse Block
  • Driver Door Latch
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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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