Archive for March, 2017

New 9T50 9-Speed Automatic Transmission

New 9T50 9-Speed Automatic Transmission

GM’s all-new Hydra-Matic 9T50 9-speed automatic transmission (RPOs M3E, M3D, M3H) — currently available on the 2017 Malibu, 2017 Cruze Diesel, 2018 Equinox and upcoming 2018 Terrain — is designed […]

March 29, 2017
New Service Information Subsections for 2018 Model Year

New Service Information Subsections for 2018 Model Year

For the 2018 model year, there are a number of new subsections that have been added to the Service Information. In addition, several subsections have been moved to different service […]

March 29, 2017
Sensor Locations of Hands-Free Power Liftgates

Sensor Locations of Hands-Free Power Liftgates

A growing number of GM models now offer an available hands-free power liftgate or trunk, which uses a sensor under the rear bumper (Fig. 6) of the vehicle that, when […]

March 29, 2017
Fuel Line Pulsation Sound

Fuel Line Pulsation Sound

A rattle or ticking sound may be heard coming from the back of the left valve cover on some 2014-2017 Corvette, Silverado, Sierra; 2015-2017 Tahoe, Suburban, Yukon, Escalade; 2016-2017 CTS-V, […]

March 29, 2017
Missing Connector Seals

Missing Connector Seals

Some 2015-2017 Silverado, Tahoe, Suburban, Colorado, Sierra, Yukon, Canyon, and Escalade models equipped with 4WD (RPOs NQF, NQH, NQ6, NPO, NG7) may have an intermittent Service 4 Wheel Drive message […]

March 29, 2017
Supercharger Idler Pulley Sounds

Supercharger Idler Pulley Sounds

A scraping or moaning sound may be heard from the supercharger idler pulley on some 2017 CTS-V, Corvette; and 2017-2018 Camaro models equipped with the supercharged 6.2L V8 engine (RPO […]

March 29, 2017
Techline Data Service Update

Techline Data Service Update

TDS available in TIS2Web for all dealerships TIS2Web and the Service Programming System (SPS) put vehicle software calibration files within easy reach during programming. They just need to be downloaded […]

March 27, 2017
GDS2 Offline Mode in Latest Software Update

GDS2 Offline Mode in Latest Software Update

GDS2 software updated version 17 was recently released. This update features a major application change that allows GDS2 to operate in Offline mode when an internet connection is not available. […]

March 27, 2017
2017 Service Manager Satisfaction Survey Ends May 5

2017 Service Manager Satisfaction Survey Ends May 5

The 2017 Service Manager Satisfaction Survey is now available to service managers of all GM dealerships. The deadline for completing the survey is May 5.   GM and other automotive […]

March 27, 2017
Front View Camera Calibration

Front View Camera Calibration

When replacing a front view camera module (Fig. 5) on 2012-2018 GM models equipped with a front view camera, it’s necessary to reprogram the module as well as perform the […]

March 27, 2017
Duramax Diesel Engine Coolant Leak

Duramax Diesel Engine Coolant Leak

2017 Silverado and Sierra models equipped with the 6.6L Duramax diesel engine (RPO L5P) may display a Driver Information Center low coolant message or may show coolant consumption or a […]

March 27, 2017
Ticking Sounds on Active Fuel Management Cylinders

Ticking Sounds on Active Fuel Management Cylinders

A ticking or knocking sound may be heard on some 2016-2017 ATS, CT6, CTS, Camaro; 2017 LaCrosse, XT5, Colorado, Canyon and Acadia models equipped with the 3.6L engine (RPO LGX). […]

March 27, 2017