Archive for January, 2018

New Look and Functionality for the New Year

You’ve probably noticing that the GM TechLink website has a new look. It’s part of our efforts to continually update and revise TechLink in order to add to its functionality […]

January 31, 2018
Dealer Services Now Part of Updated GM Dealer Equipment Website

Dealer Services Now Part of Updated GM Dealer Equipment Website

A change was made recently to the websites (U.S.) for GM dealer services, tools and equipment that will make it easier and more convenient for GM dealerships to shop for […]

January 31, 2018
Hunter Road Force Balancer Training Available to all GM Dealerships

Hunter Road Force Balancer Training Available to all GM Dealerships

The Hunter Road Force Balancer Generation 5 is essential equipment (Fig. 5) for all U.S. and Canadian GM dealerships. It is a critical tool for properly diagnosing tire/wheel assembly conditions. […]

January 31, 2018
Oxygen Sensor Failure Due to Power Steering Leak

Oxygen Sensor Failure Due to Power Steering Leak

A rough idle, low power and an illuminated Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) may be found on some 2016-2017 Acadia, Enclave and Traverse models. Several DTCs also may be set for […]

January 31, 2018
Low Engine Oil Pressure after Major Engine Repairs

Low Engine Oil Pressure after Major Engine Repairs

After major engine repairs, low engine oil pressure and DTC P06DE (Engine Oil Pressure Control Solenoid Valve Stuck On) set in the Engine Control Module (ECM) may be the result […]

January 31, 2018
Instructional Videos and Active Website Links Now Included in GM Service Information

Instructional Videos and Active Website Links Now Included in GM Service Information

As the saying goes, pictures are worth a thousand words, but videos are also pretty helpful in explaining a step in a service procedure. And, if there is a website […]

January 25, 2018
Self-Diagnosing Proactive Alerts Program Update

Self-Diagnosing Proactive Alerts Program Update

The self-diagnosing Proactive Alerts, a feature of OnStar Advanced Diagnostics, are designed to help predict specific types of potential performance degradation of the battery, starter motor, and fuel delivery system […]

January 25, 2018
Rear Differential Clutch Module Corrosion

Rear Differential Clutch Module Corrosion

Some 2013-2018 Encore and 2014-2018 Trax models equipped with full-time All-Wheel Drive (AWD) (RPO F46) may display an illuminated Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) and/or a Service AWD message on the […]

January 25, 2018
Repairing ContiSilent Tires with Quiet Foam

Repairing ContiSilent Tires with Quiet Foam

The new 2018 Regal features the first GM application of Continental ContiSilent tires, which are manufactured with quiet foam within the tires for a quieter ride on the road. (Fig. […]

January 25, 2018
Service Know-How

Service Know-How

10218.01V – Emerging Issues January 11, 2018 The latest service topics from GM Brand Quality and Engineering are covered, including an in-depth look at brake rotor lateral runout (Fig. 14) […]

January 25, 2018
New Product Features and Information

New Product Features and Information

2019 GM models feature a variety of technology and new systems that may be unfamiliar to technicians and service consultants in GM dealerships. Following are several videos highlighting new features […]

January 3, 2018