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

General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 2001-02 -> Leak Test -> Electronic Leak Detectors -> Fluid Leak Detectors
Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.0 V8 GAS

Testing the refrigerant system for leaks is one of the most important phases of troubleshooting. One or more of the methods outlined will prove useful in detecting leaks or checking connections if service work is performed. Before beginning any leak test, attach a manifold gauge set and note pressure. If little or no pressure is indicated, a partial charge must be installed. Check all connections, compressor head gasket, oil filler plug and compressor shaft seal for leaks.

For R-134a system an electronic type leak detector is recommended.

Electronic Leak Detectors

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Drum Brakes -> Inspection -> Adjuster Mechanism -> Backing Plate -> Brake Drums -> Brake Linings & Springs -> General System -> Parking Brake Cable
Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6 V8 DIESEL

General System

  • Inspect components for damage or unusual wear. Replace as required.
  • Inspect backing plate mounting bolts and ensure they are tight.
  • Inspect wheel cylinders. Excessive fluid indicates cup leakage and need for wheel cylinder replacement. Slight amount of fluid is always present and is considered normal, acting as lubricant for cylinder pistons.
  • Check adjuster screw operation. If satisfactory, lightly lubricate adjusting screw and washer with suitable brake lube. If operation is unsatisfactory, replace.
  • C clean rust and dirt from shoe contact surfaces on backing plate using fi...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Component Locations -> 1999-06 Silverado & Sierra
Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.0 V8 GAS

Refer ...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Front, All Except NP8 Axle -> Front, NP8 Axle -> One Piece Driveshaft -> Rear -> Three Piece Driveshaft -> Two Piece Driveshaft
Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.0 V8 GAS

Front

Front, All Except NP8 Axle
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove front differential carrier shield, if used.
  • Reference mark relationship of propeller shaft to front axle and transfer case flange.
  • Remove bolts and retainers from front axle.
  • Remove bolts and retainers from transfer case.
  • Remove propeller shaft. When removing propeller shaft, do not attempt to remove shaft by pounding on yoke ears or using a tool between yoke and universal joint. If propeller shaft is removed by using such means, injection joints may fracture and lead to premature failure of joint.
  • Compress propeller...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6 V8 DIESEL

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove righthand front tire and wheel assembly.
  • Remove righthand front fender wheelhouse inner panel.
  • Remove starter motor battery positive cable, then solenoid wires.
  • Remove star...

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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 8.1 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 -> Reduce Engine Power Indicator Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.0 V8 GAS

The Reduce Engine Power indicator lamp should light for a approximately 3 seconds when the ignition is turned On as a bulb check. If the warning lamp turns On during vehicle operation, a vehicl...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 8.1 V8 GAS

  • Drain radiator coolant into suitable container.
  • Remove upper and lower radiator hoses.
  • Remove mounting bolts and lower fan shroud.
  • Remove engine vent hose and surge take hose.
  • Disconnect engine o...

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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+.

Transfer Case Controls Diagram for 2001 GMC Sierra 3500  6.0 V8 GASTransfer Case Controls Diagram for 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.0 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Convenience Center
  • 4wd Indicator Lamp
  • Transfer Case Shift Illumination Lamp
  • Vehicle Communication Unit & Vehicle Interface Unit Diagram for 2001 GMC Sierra 3500  6.0 V8 GASVehicle Communication Unit & Vehicle Interface Unit Diagram for 2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.0 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Interface Unit
  • Vehicle Communications Unit
  • Connector C-250
  • Connector C-251
  • Connector C-252
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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:
  • Starter Solenoid
  • Generator
  • Battery Left
  • 2001 GMC Sierra 3500  6.6 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram2001 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Switch
  • Rap Relay
  • Body Control Module
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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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