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Today, 10:05 AM
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Posted By glterpening

Well, of course bad batteries do happen...what...

Well, of course bad batteries do happen...what was your warranty?
Also, 30 min every 2 weeks may not have been fully recharging. If you get back into that mode with a new battery, you could check...
11-04-2018, 09:31 AM
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Views: 244
Posted By glterpening

That's a lot of miles, but assuming all is found...

That's a lot of miles, but assuming all is found to be OK after you get to drive it, the price is right. And you could probably assume that it has been taken care of pretty well or it wouldn't have...
07-04-2018, 04:13 PM
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Views: 242
Posted By glterpening

P0446 2003 Silverado 1500 4.8

So, CEL comes on, P0446 code, Evaporative Emission Vent System Performance
Truck just passed 60,000 mi. Never saw this type code before. A little research pointed to several possible suspects....
08-04-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,592
Posted By glterpening

cubpak89, the best thing to do with ABS problems...

cubpak89, the best thing to do with ABS problems is get the codes read out.

Most problems will result in the ABS being disabled and the brakes will act like they did in the old days when we...
01-10-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,058
Posted By glterpening

I'm fighting the same problem on my 2003...

I'm fighting the same problem on my 2003 Silverado, not at all loaded. It had the same problem back when still in warranty. The first time it ran the battery down, the instrument cluster failed...
10-21-2012, 11:05 AM
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Views: 4,879
Posted By glterpening

Kohen, I found what looks to be a good checklist...

Kohen, I found what looks to be a good checklist for your hard pedal symptom:

HARD PEDAL (Excessive pedal pressure needed to stop vehicle - pedal is high - but hard - on first pump.

Vacuum...
10-16-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,349
Posted By glterpening

It's not likely to be a ABS problem if the ABS...

It's not likely to be a ABS problem if the ABS light did not come on. Did any other light come on?
(Like the "brake" light)

Gerald
06-25-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,694
Posted By glterpening

There is a known problem that has your symptoms. ...

There is a known problem that has your symptoms. I have the same thing on my 2003, but have not done anything about it.

Here is the GM service bulletin: tsb# 00-02-35-003n
There is lots of...
05-30-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,226
Posted By glterpening

Jed, are you sure your code reader is capable of...

Jed, are you sure your code reader is capable of picking up ABS codes? I had to buy a special reader for that. I know there are some available that do both, but many only read the emissions type...
05-29-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,226
Posted By glterpening

Jed, I don't know what the connection might be...

Jed, I don't know what the connection might be between the ABS/Brake lights being on and your shifting problem, but I would start by seeing if there is a code set in your ABS system. Keep in mind...
05-26-2012, 09:51 AM
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Views: 4,626
Posted By glterpening

I don't know what kind of code reader you are...

I don't know what kind of code reader you are using, but make sure it is capable of reading ABS codes; not all of them do that.


Gerald
05-26-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 872
Posted By glterpening

Welcome to the USA! You are right about...

Welcome to the USA!

You are right about there being lots of choices in truck accessories. It comes down to personal needs and preferences. I chose a high truck cap to keep things out of the...
05-25-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,927
Posted By glterpening

If you google "O2 sensor test", you will find...

If you google "O2 sensor test", you will find some good info. Here is one link that provides a description of how the sensor works and how to test it:
Oxygen Sensor Information...
05-19-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,947
Posted By glterpening

Now that is a nice looking truck! I like those...

Now that is a nice looking truck! I like those wheels, too. If they are all in good shape, maybe just put 265's on them and call it a day?

Gerald
05-12-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,947
Posted By glterpening

What does the door sticker and your owner's...

What does the door sticker and your owner's manual say about tire sizes on your truck? Many 1997 GMC models came with 16" wheels. For those, there were 3 sizes and the P265/75R16 was the widest...
05-12-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,947
Posted By glterpening

Congratulations on getting your first truck! You...

Congratulations on getting your first truck! You have now started on a great learning adventure.

There are many options for tires and several websites to help you pick one. Trouble is, when you...
04-30-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,095
Posted By glterpening

Working On the Front Brakes - 2003 Silverado 1500

Worked on the front brakes. The truck (2003 regular cab 1500 2x2) is still on original pads at 39600 miles. Since I've already had to replace the rear calipers, rotors, and pads, I expected the...
03-10-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 978
Posted By glterpening

Print out the website configuration, take it to...

Print out the website configuration, take it to your local dealer, and watch their response. If and how they get to the bottom of the problem will let you know if you can work with them or if you...
01-09-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,795
Posted By glterpening

Well, yet another update...today, we had time to...

Well, yet another update...today, we had time to remove the "can" we found in the last post. It turned out to be a "SENSOR AND BRACKET ASY. (AIRBAG FRONT)". So, we are back to square one!

We...
01-08-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,889
Posted By glterpening

There are several "trailer" RPO codes. I think...

There are several "trailer" RPO codes. I think Z82 is one of the basic ones that would mean the truck was built with a "towing" capability. (They usually refer to "trailer" items, not "towing" in...
01-04-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,062
Posted By glterpening

Once you jack it up and get the wheels off, you...

Once you jack it up and get the wheels off, you will be better able to see what is hanging up. If it looks like a caliper piston is not backing off, you can crack the bleeder and see if that helps. ...
12-28-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,795
Posted By glterpening

Here is an update on this: Today we found a metal...

Here is an update on this: Today we found a metal can about 1 1/2" x 2" x 2" attached with two 8mm bolts to a bracket that is located as the picture below shows. (The picture came from another post...
12-25-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,795
Posted By glterpening

Installing Daytime Running Lights on a 1997-F150

I'm working on a little Christmas project...trying to install the module that activates DRL on a '97 F-150. A litttle research says the module p/n is F43Z-15A272-A or a Dorman 704-201. Does anyone...
09-18-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,826
Posted By glterpening

Well, take a look. You may find it's not as bad...

Well, take a look. You may find it's not as bad as you think. You can pull up an online owner's manual on gmownercenter.yahoo.com.

Here is a thread dealing with TPMS: Tpms Reset -...
09-17-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,826
Posted By glterpening

What does your owner's manual say about...

What does your owner's manual say about "relearning" the tire positions? Don't you have to put it into relearn mode, let some air out of the LF until horn blows, add air, then do the same thing on...
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