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By Henry L
2020 Silverado 2500, have taken this truck to two different GM dealers and they cannot find an issue. At the at the 7-pin plug when the manual gain is depressed at 100%, it only puts out 7 volts. Need 12 to lock up brakes. Cannot properly set up my gain when hooked to trailer before towing. Dealership has replaced fuse block brake controller and I had them change out the plug on the bumper. Still the same. At neither dealership have they been able to give me voltage going in the controller and coming out. One even said they can't put a volt meter on it. I believe it's a wire somewhere. But due to my health issues I cannot physically work on my truck. I'm probably going to end up taking it to an auto electrician. Any thoughts!
By Snake River Wraps
2004 Yukon Denali XL 1500 AWD
Ok, so I have done many brakes in the past but this has me stumped. I put new calipers rotors and pads all the way around on the truck and have bled the brakes like 6 times. twice with a helper and 4 times with a bottle. All times the fluid comes out with no air but it still goes to the floor when its turned on. A small amount of push back is noticed after pumping a few times while the truck is off. But as soon as I turn it on and push its nothing. I have read about there possibly being air in the ABS module and am looking for how to bleed that with just one person and have it actually work. The master cylinder is and has been filled throughout and never dropper too low. I placed all the new parts and puller the hose off the old calipers and attached it to the new ones quickly replacing the copper washers. I just cant figure out what could be happening, any help would be appreciated.
By Jason Fowler
I am new to the forum here and I apologize if this has been asked prior, I tried searching, but came up empty.
I have a 2020 Sierra 2500 Denali and for the past 5k miles or so I have had noise in the rear. I learned there was a safety bulletin on the rear brakes due to noise, but because I was out of the B2B warranty and it was not covered and would be an out of pocket expense. With my son in the business can do the work, so I went ahead and ordered and paid for a set of brake pads and now have been waiting for almost 3 weeks. The dealer told me that GM is not releasing the pads (I suspect unless the dealer is doing the work) and that they have no expected date of delivery.
I'd like to stay with OEM, any recommendations on where I can locate a set would be greatly appreciated. Or if anyone has a recommendation on a good aftermarket set of pads, that would be appreciated as well.
Rotars are no problem, I have them, just waiting on the pads.
Experienced a one-off braking issue while descending a 7% grade. Had driven ~100 miles, stopping as needed with no issues. Began descending about 3 miles of maximum 7% grade touching the brakes infrequently as my 2018 Silverado 2500HD Duramax does a great job of reducing speed when off the petal. No towing selector, downshifting, no engine brake engaged. I’m just about to level ground, slowly apply my brakes and HELLO! Front-end/wheels start shaking like I’m about to throw a wheel. I feather braked to a stop on a side street, checked for play in the wheels and nothing evident. Continued another 120 miles, up hill/down hill, two 9% grades and only one instance of a very light wobble.
By Dave Kuntz
I have a 2019 Sierra HD with integrated brake controller. I'm towing a 5th wheel camper with two axles and electric brakes on each. Behind the camper I'm town an ATV trailer with two axles, but only one of them has an electric brake. Towing either of the trailers individually there are no issues with the trucks brake controller to control the brakes on the trailer. But with both trailers connected the truck won't apply any 'juice' to the brakes. It does nothing - no brakes on their trailer. When I manually apply the brake controller it does nothing. GM is telling me the truck is only designed to handle two sets of electric brakes and if I want to handle 3, I would need to add an after market controller to control the 2nd trailer separately. I can understand that, but does it make sense the trucks computer/controller would not apply any 'juice' to the brakes when it senses too much resistance via the 3 sets of brakes? Has anyone had this issue? How did you resolve?
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