Archive for April, 2016

New 2016 Camaro Convertible is Here

New 2016 Camaro Convertible is Here

The all-new 2016 Camaro Convertible (Fig. 1) is rolling into Chevrolet dealerships across the country. The convertible model is offered in the same trim levels and powertrain configurations as the […]

April 26, 2016
Buick Debuts the New Cascada Convertible

Buick Debuts the New Cascada Convertible

The all-new 2016 Cascada (Fig. 5), Buick’s first convertible in a quarter of a century, blends performance, sophistication and innovation in an appealing mix that will delight those who love […]

April 26, 2016
Cascada Convertible Top Operation and Service

Cascada Convertible Top Operation and Service

As with any convertible, the new Buick Cascada’s first impression starts at the top — in this case, a premium soft top driven by an electro-hydraulic power roof system. (Fig. […]

April 26, 2016
Vented and Non-Vented Slip Yokes

Vented and Non-Vented Slip Yokes

Technicians diagnosing a transmission fluid leak from the rear of the transmission on 2014-2016 Silverado and Sierra 2WD models may notice the fluid is coming from the plug in the […]

April 26, 2016
Foam and Cardboard Insert for Tire Inflator Kit

Foam and Cardboard Insert for Tire Inflator Kit

During the pre-delivery inspection on the 2016-2017 Volt, a piece of foam that is surrounded by a cardboard shell (Fig. 16) will be found in the trunk. Do not discard […]

April 26, 2016
Emergency Trunk Release Handle Interference

Emergency Trunk Release Handle Interference

The power trunk may not open when using the Remote Keyless Entry transmitter (key fob) or the touch pad on the trunk on some 2016 Malibu models. During an attempted […]

April 26, 2016
Proper Oil Filter Replacement Helps Prevent Engine Damage

Proper Oil Filter Replacement Helps Prevent Engine Damage

Modern engine technologies used in GM passenger cars and trucks today require different oil filtration needs than in the past. Bearing clearances are tighter, and the replacement of lead overlay […]

April 26, 2016
Upper and Lower Oil Pan Parts Restriction

Upper and Lower Oil Pan Parts Restriction

The upper oil pan (part number 12637301) (Fig. 23) and lower oil pan (part number 12637773) (Fig. 24) used on 2016 Encore, Cruze, Malibu, Spark and 2016-2017 Volt models equipped […]

April 26, 2016
All-New 2016 Cruze Arrives

All-New 2016 Cruze Arrives

Redesigned from the ground up, the all-new 2016 Cruze (Fig. 1) — Chevrolet’s best-selling global car — is larger, lighter, more efficient and more advanced than ever. The new Cruze […]

April 25, 2016
Techline System Analyzer Provides Key Information

Techline System Analyzer Provides Key Information

A new software program recently released will assist technicians in gathering important PC information to give to the Techline Customer Support Center (TCSC) when calling in for assistance.   The […]

April 25, 2016
OnStar Advanced Diagnostics Update

OnStar Advanced Diagnostics Update

For 2016, OnStar is expanding vehicle availability of its Advanced Diagnostics and Proactive Alerts services.   Diagnostic Alerts   Diagnostic Alerts help keep customers (who are enrolled in the service) […]

April 25, 2016
2016 GM Globally Approved Refinish Materials Manual Now Available

2016 GM Globally Approved Refinish Materials Manual Now Available

The 2016 GM Globally Approved Refinish Materials Manual is now available in the Service Information.   Each year, GM evaluates and tests new paint systems and new or improved products. […]

April 25, 2016
Using an Insulation Multimeter

Using an Insulation Multimeter

Similar to typical 12V vehicle systems, loss of isolation on the high voltage system of the Volt, ELR and Spark EV can be as simple as a direct conductor-to-chassis short. […]

April 25, 2016
Ignition Switch Return

Ignition Switch Return

Service inventory of ignition switch part number D1426D (15242754) with a package date code of 15350 and prior should be returned. For replacement, order the same part number. This part […]

April 25, 2016
Air Filter Box Seal Leak

Air Filter Box Seal Leak

On some 2014-2016 Corvette, Silverado, Sierra; 2015-2016 Escalade models, Yukon models; and 2016 CTS and Camaro equipped with a V8 engine (RPOs LT1, LT4, L83, L86, LV1, LV3), the MIL […]

April 25, 2016
Intermittent Radio Conditions

Intermittent Radio Conditions

Several intermittent radio conditions — a static noise from the radio speakers, Android Auto connection issues and Sirius XM reverting to channel XM1 — may occur on some 2016 Camaro, […]

April 25, 2016

Service Know-How

10216.04D – Emerging Issues April 14, 2016   To view Emerging Issues seminars: • Log in to www.centerlearning.com • Select Resources > Service Know-How/TECHAssist > Emerging Issues > Searchable Streaming […]

April 25, 2016