Category: Ownership

Category: Ownership

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Chevrolet, GMC & Cadillac Full-Size SUV Batteries Dying - Liftgates Randomly Opening

2022

Chevrolet, GMC & Cadillac Full-Size SUV Batteries Dying – Liftgates Randomly Opening

Some 2022 through 2024 Tahoe, Suburban, Yukon and Escalade full-size SUV owners are finding their vehicles batteries are mysteriously dying and/or their rear tailgates are randomly opening all on their own. General Motors has recently released a Technical Service Bulletin to address these issues, which are related to a faulty part and faulty software.  “TSB… Continue reading Chevrolet, GMC & Cadillac Full-Size SUV Batteries Dying – Liftgates Randomly Opening

2023/2024 Chevrolet Silverado Police Pursuit Equipped with Wrong Tires

2023/2024 Chevrolet Silverado Police Pursuit Equipped with Wrong Tires

2023/2024 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 models equipped with the Police Pursuit Package (RPO 9C1) may have been built with the wrong tires. Chevrolet has announced “Customer Satisfaction Program N242437510 – Police Pursuit Package Tires” detailing the issue. History of the Silverado Police Pursuit Package Debuting in 2023, the Chevrolet Silverado Police Pursuit Vehicle (PPV) builds upon… Continue reading 2023/2024 Chevrolet Silverado Police Pursuit Equipped with Wrong Tires

Lifter Nightmare: Why GM is Replacing Some 6.2L L87 V8 Engines

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Lifter Nightmare: Why GM is Replacing Some 6.2L L87 V8 Engines

Chevrolet, GMC, & Cadillac may have built vehicles powered by 6.2L V8 engines with a big problem.  The solution? Replace the entire engine. In April, General Motors Released “Customer Satisfaction Program N232413430 – “Oversized Lifter Bores”. While not technically a recall, the program aims to fix an issue where an unknown number of 6.2L engines… Continue reading Lifter Nightmare: Why GM is Replacing Some 6.2L L87 V8 Engines

Some 2024 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra Experience Start-Up Issues Due to Software Anomaly

Some 2024 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra Experience Start-Up Issues Due to Software Anomaly

Owners of the 2024 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra equipped with the 3.0L LZ0 engine may encounter a unique issue where the vehicle may crank but fail to start. The problem is detailed in a Preliminary Technical Service Bulletin (TSB). Preliminary Bulletin PIP5963- 3.0L with a Crank – No Start and Setting DTC P062B The… Continue reading Some 2024 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra Experience Start-Up Issues Due to Software Anomaly

A blue grey Chevrolet Silverado EV RST parked in a driveway

2024

Silverado EV Owners May Experience Popping/Creaking Sounds

Owners of the 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV have reported experiencing a popping or creaking noise while performing certain steering maneuvers.  The brand has recently released a Technical Service Bulletin (TSB) going over the sounds and why they are happening. Technical Service Bulletin 24-NA-045 Released on March 7th, 2024, TSB 24-NA-045 details how some 2024 Silverado… Continue reading Silverado EV Owners May Experience Popping/Creaking Sounds

Duramax Powered 2024 Silverado HD & Sierra HD May Have Air Conditioning Issues In Hot Weather

2024

Duramax Powered 2024 Silverado HD & Sierra HD May Have Air Conditioning Issues In Hot Weather

2024 Chevrolet Silverado HD and 2024 GMC Sierra HD trucks with a 6.6L Duramax Diesel Engine may have the air conditioning shut off in hot weather while the vehicle is at idle, among other trouble codes that may display. Thankfully the issues can be easily fixed with a quick trip to a dealership. If you… Continue reading Duramax Powered 2024 Silverado HD & Sierra HD May Have Air Conditioning Issues In Hot Weather

GM Joyride Episode #2 - Super Cruise Deep Dive & Silverado 1500 ZR2 Long Term Review

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GM Joyride Episode #2 – Super Cruise Deep Dive & Silverado 1500 ZR2 Long Term Review

We’re back! Episode Two of our new video podcast series, GM Joyride, is here. Join my brother and me, (aka the Merva Brothers) as we talk about everything General Motors, Chevrolet, GMC, Buick & Cadillac– straight from the Banks Chevrolet Studio in Concord, New Hampshire. In this episode, we are on an exhaustive technical and… Continue reading GM Joyride Episode #2 – Super Cruise Deep Dive & Silverado 1500 ZR2 Long Term Review

Chevrolet / GMC Recall Small Number Of Colorado & Canyon Pickups For Over-Torqued Wheel Hub Bolts

Chevrolet / GMC Recall Small Number Of Colorado & Canyon Pickups For Over-Torqued Wheel Hub Bolts

Chevrolet and GMC are recalling a very small number of Colorado and Canyon mid-size pickups because of an error during manufacturing that may “lead to partial loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.” General Motors is alerting dealers to a new TSB / Safety Recall #N232431480 – “Front Wheel Hub Bolts May… Continue reading Chevrolet / GMC Recall Small Number Of Colorado & Canyon Pickups For Over-Torqued Wheel Hub Bolts

How To Fix "Super Cruise Unavailable - No Road Info" Error

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How To Fix “Super Cruise Unavailable – No Road Information” Error

Some of General Motor’s newest vehicles equipped with Super Cruise are seeing a random error, stating “Super Cruise Unavalaible – No Road Information” despite owners using the hands-free driving technology on a road before.  Thankfully there’s a specific reason for this error and a simple fix. If you own a Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet Silverado, Chevy… Continue reading How To Fix “Super Cruise Unavailable – No Road Information” Error