GMC Archives - Brake & Front End
2020 GMC Yukon Denali Front Radar Calibration (VIDEO)

Here’s how to perform a front radar calibration on a 2020 GMC Yukon Denali. This video is sponsored by Hunter Engineering.

Magna’s New Michigan Plant To Support EV Market

Magna’s new St. Clair, Michigan, facility will produce battery enclosures for the all-new GMC Hummer EV.

How To Diagnose And Service GM AutoRide Rear Air Suspensions

There are three replacement options for this repair. Discuss with your customer the pros and cons of each option.

Brake Job: 2014-Current GM Full-Sized Trucks

There are three brake packages for the GMTK2.

GM Tech Tip: Uneven Brake Wear

During a brake inspection, some complaints of uneven front brake pad wear have been reported. The vehicle may have low mileage, typically around 10K miles. The inner pad on either the front left or right side may be worn out.

Brake Service: 2008-2017 Chevrolet Traverse, Saturn Outlook, GMC Acadia And Buick Enclave

The 2008-2017 Chevrolet Traverse, Saturn Outlook, GMC Acadia and Buick Enclave represent a large portion of GM. These vehicles can be front- or all-wheel drive. All models have the same rear disc brake setup with the parking brake in the hat of the rotor. All Lambda platform vehicles incorporate Tire Pressure Monitoring (TPM) ABS and Stabilitrak electronic stability control.

Tech Tip: GM Squeaky Rear Springs On Silverado, Colorado, Express And Savanna

The driver may complain of a squeaking noise coming from the rear of the vehicle. While squeaking is a normal operating characteristic of all weak springs under certain conditions, the frequency and severity of the noise will be present no matter what type of road conditions exist.

New Rancho Performance Suspension System Added For 2017 Chevrolet Silverado/GMC Sierra 1500 Truck

Engineered to accommodate the different upper control arm materials being used by Chevrolet and GMC, the new Rancho 4.5-inch performance suspension system enhances the ride and appearance of the popular truck models, including 2014-’17 Chevrolet Silverado/GMC Sierra 1500s.


“Here are a couple photos from a 2000 GMC Sierra 1500 5.3L. Vehicle has 309,821 miles and customer stated noise had started just a couple days before bringing it to us. Pictures are of the passenger front rotor.” — Michael Conover, Midas Auto Service Experts, Cleburne, TX

GM: Simple Steering Noise Fix

Before you replace that Chevrolet Avalanche steering rack because of a variety of strange noises — wait. There might be a very simple repair. Owners of the GM truck and SUV models listed below may comment that they are hearing a pop, click or clunking noise coming from their steering at low speeds when going

Chevrolet steering rack Feature
Saturn: Hesitation Between 35-50 mph

Condition Some customers may comment on a flat spot or hesitation between 35-50 mph (56-80 km/h) speed range. Cause The existing transmission calibration is programmed to maximize fuel economy and requires a greater throttle input than some customers would prefer to provide acceleration in this speed range. Correction A new calibration is available. This new calibration increases

Saturn Outlook hestitation at high mph