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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

Disc Brakes -> Delco Dual Piston Sliding Caliper -> Description
Vehicle: 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.6 V8 DIESEL

The caliper mounts in a way that allows the caliper to move laterally inboard as the brake pads wear. The caliper housing is a one piece casting with the inboard side containing the piston bore. The piston seal also acts as a return mechanism for the piston.

Applying the brake pedal causes the hydraulic pressure that moves the caliper piston. The piston then forces the inboard brake pad against the inboard braking surface of the rotor. Increasing the force against...

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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 WT 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

Description
Vehicle: 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6 V8 DIESEL

The TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitor System) warns the driver when a significant loss, or gain of tire pressure occurs in any of the four tires and allows the driver to display the individual tire pressures and the locations on the DIC (Driver Information Center) display. The system consists of the BCM (Body Control Module), DIC, instrument cluster, RCDLR (Remote Control Door Lock Receiver), RF (Radio Frequency transmitting tire pressure sensor in each wheel and serial data circuit. Each tire pressure sensor has an internal power supply with a service life of 10 years.

When the vehicle is...

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

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 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 -> Air Cleaner Restriction Indicator ->
Vehicle: 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD WT 6.6 V8 DIESEL

An air cleaner restriction indicator, Fig. , is located in the intake duct between the MAF sensor and the air cleaner assembly.

If the window shows green, no service is required at this time. However, if...

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

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.0 V8 GAS

Lower

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Remove air cleaner outlet duct.
  • Remove air cleaner housing.
  • Reposition hose clamp from engine.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from engine.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator and from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to inst...

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

Components on diagram:
  • Manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor
  • Generator
  • A/C Compressor Clutch
  • Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor
  • A/C Low Pressure Switch
  • Left Front Tweeter Diagram for 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD WT 6.6 V8 DIESELLeft Front Tweeter Diagram for 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD WT 6.6 V8 DIESEL

    Components on diagram:
  • Left Front Tweeter Speaker
  • Left Front Tweeter Speaker Connector
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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:
  • Instrument Panel Cluster
  • Engine Coolant Level Switch
  • Driver Information Center
  • HVAC Control Module
  • 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:
  • Passenger Seat Adjuster Switch
  • Passenger Seat Rear Vertical Motor
  • Passenger Seat Front Vertical Motor
  • Passenger Seat Horizontal Motor
  • Passenger Seat Recline Motor
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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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