Archive for August, 2016

Updated Corvette Driveline Support Assembly Replacement Procedure

Updated Corvette Driveline Support Assembly Replacement Procedure

Slow engine cranking, a dead battery or a no start condition on 2014-2016 Corvette models equipped with an automatic transmission may be caused by a misaligned driveline support assembly (Fig. […]

August 30, 2016
Take the 2016 Service Technician Satisfaction Survey Today

Take the 2016 Service Technician Satisfaction Survey Today

The 2016 Service Technician Satisfaction Survey is taking place now and technicians at all dealerships are encouraged to participate. GM and other automotive manufacturers co-sponsor this annual survey to collect […]

August 30, 2016
AFIT Adapter Cable Identification and Vehicle Application Chart

AFIT Adapter Cable Identification and Vehicle Application Chart

The Active Fuel Injector Tester (AFIT) Diagnostic Kit, essential tool CH-47976 (Fig. 7), is designed to test fuel injectors on port and direct injected engines going back to the 1996 model […]

August 30, 2016
Airbag Connector Seating

Airbag Connector Seating

The airbag warning lamp may be illuminated on some 2016 Malibu (VIN Z); 2016-2017 CT6, Camaro, Volt; and 2017 LaCrosse, ATS, CTS, XT5, Escalade models, Colorado, Impala, Silverado, Tahoe, Suburban, […]

August 30, 2016
Hydraulic Brake Conditions on Electric/Hybrid Vehicles

Hydraulic Brake Conditions on Electric/Hybrid Vehicles

There may be several brake system conditions on the 2016-2017 Volt and Malibu Hybrid (RPO HP4) that could be related to the hydraulic components. These types of hydraulic issues should […]

August 30, 2016
Special Programming Instructions for Service Replacement Radios

Special Programming Instructions for Service Replacement Radios

A new service replacement radio has been released for 2014-2016 Encore, Verano, Camaro, Caprice, Cruze, Equinox, Malibu, Orlando, SS, Volt, Terrain; and 2016 Cascada models equipped with Radio RPOs UFU, […]

August 30, 2016
Testing for Accurate Fuel Economy Results

Testing for Accurate Fuel Economy Results

Owners of 2010-2017 Equinox and Terrain models equipped with the 2.4L engine (RPO LAF, LEA) and front-wheel drive may have questions about the actual fuel economy of their vehicle. In […]

August 30, 2016
Lane Keep Assist Steering Intervention

Lane Keep Assist Steering Intervention

Some of the latest active safety features available on GM models employ sophisticated camera-, radar- and sensor-based technologies to help assist drivers avoid a collision or reduce its impact.   […]

August 21, 2016
All-New 2017 Buick LaCrosse is Here

All-New 2017 Buick LaCrosse is Here

The all-new longer, lower and wider 2017 Buick LaCrosse debuts the new face of Buick with the return of the three color Buick tri-shield insignia set against darkened waterfall grille […]

August 21, 2016
Lumbar Back Massage Performance

Lumbar Back Massage Performance

The new 2017 LaCrosse offers driver and front passenger seats with a massage feature (RPO AF6, AKE). Some passengers may feel that the lumbar back massage is inoperative or the […]

August 21, 2016
Check Dealership IT Guidelines before You Buy; Windows 10 Now Supported

Check Dealership IT Guidelines before You Buy; Windows 10 Now Supported

If you’re thinking about buying a new computer for use in the dealership service department, check the GM Dealer Infrastructure Guidelines first. A revised version of the guidelines was recently […]

August 21, 2016
GDS 2 Core and Diagnostic Package Updates

GDS 2 Core and Diagnostic Package Updates

The Global Diagnostic System (GDS) 2 receives periodic core updates throughout the year. The latest version, 15.0.14700, released on August 29, 2016 contains several software bug fixes as well as […]

August 21, 2016
Night Vision Working in Daylight or Inoperative

Night Vision Working in Daylight or Inoperative

The Night Vision feature (Fig. 13) on some 2016 CT6 models may be on during daylight hours, or it may be inoperative and a Service Night Vision System message may […]

August 21, 2016
Cleaning Excessive Carbon from Sticking Valves

Cleaning Excessive Carbon from Sticking Valves

2000-2015 GM passenger cars and light-duty trucks equipped with gasoline engines that experience engine misfire, rough idle, extended crank or crank/no start conditions may be the result of major carbon […]

August 21, 2016
Service Know-How

Service Know-How

10216.09V – Emerging Issues September 8, 2016   The latest service topics from Brand Quality and Engineering are reviewed, including information on replacement of the Corvette driveline support assembly and […]

August 21, 2016