Archive for November, 2016

Topping Off Diesel Exhaust Fluid

Topping Off Diesel Exhaust Fluid

Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) is required to maintain normal vehicle operation and emissions compliance on 2010-2017 Express and Savana; 2011-2017 Silverado and Sierra 2500-3500 HD; 2014-2015, 2017 Cruze; and 2016-2017 […]

November 17, 2016
AutoStop Active during Low-Speed Maneuvers

AutoStop Active during Low-Speed Maneuvers

The 2016-2017 ATS and CTS feature the Auto Engine Stop/Start (AutoStop) system (RPO KL9), which turns off the engine when the brakes are applied and the vehicle is at a […]

November 17, 2016
Multi-Media Interface Tester Tool Update

Multi-Media Interface Tester Tool Update

The Multi-Media Interface Tester (EL-50334-20) (Fig. 5), which can be used to verify auxiliary, USB and Bluetooth connectivity between a device and a GM infotainment system, has recently received several […]

November 17, 2016
Avoid Turbocharger Damage during Service Work

Avoid Turbocharger Damage during Service Work

When performing underhood service work on the 2016 Cascada, use care to avoid damage to any turbocharger components on the 1.6L engine (RPO LWC).   Recently, turbochargers returned under warranty […]

November 17, 2016
Truck and Snow Plow Headlamp Flicker

Truck and Snow Plow Headlamp Flicker

When equipped with snow plow equipment (Fig. 8), the headlamps of the truck or snow plow may flicker or be inoperative on some 2014 Silverado 1500 and Sierra 1500 models […]

November 17, 2016
Service Know-How

Service Know-How

10217.01V – Emerging Issues January 13, 2017   The latest service topics from Brand Quality and Engineering are reviewed, including highlights of the Rear Seat Reminder feature (Fig. 10) and […]

November 17, 2016
The Bolt EV Charges Ahead in the Electric Vehicle Market

The Bolt EV Charges Ahead in the Electric Vehicle Market

As the first long-range, affordable electric vehicle (EV) from an established automaker, the new Chevrolet Bolt EV (Fig. 1) is charged with bringing electrical propulsion to a whole new range […]

November 12, 2016
Bolt EV Propulsion System

Bolt EV Propulsion System

The propulsion of the Bolt EV (Fig. 5) is achieved by an electric drive transmission that transfers the energy from the high voltage battery pack to the front drive wheels. […]

November 12, 2016
Charging the Bolt EV

Charging the Bolt EV

There are three different charging levels that can be used to charge the Bolt EV. (Fig. 9)   Fig. 9   • AC Level 1 is plugging in to a […]

November 12, 2016
Bolt EV Reprogramming

Bolt EV Reprogramming

Several precautions should be taken before reprogramming various control modules on the 2017 Bolt EV.   TIP: Verify the battery voltage is more than 12.6 volts but less than 15.5 […]

November 12, 2016
Engineering Information Bulletins and Part Restrictions

Engineering Information Bulletins and Part Restrictions

November 12, 2016