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#99 of 118 A YEAR OLD!
Apr 13, 2008 (1:30 am)
WELL my 07 Chevy 2500 x-cab 4x4 GMT-900 has made it thru its
1st year !
With a big 7000 miles of working hard snowplowing and heavy
towing it hasn't missed a lick and required nothing but a few
$19.95 oil changes.............
Waved bye bye to Onstar and ready to head to the dealer to have that
screwy tire pressue sensor system reset as the warning message is
making me crazy! (note: stock tires and PYOs)
Now that snowplowing season is over I can leave
it with the dealer for a day.
Dislikes: Wipers SUCK freeze easy and fall apart and the winter
rubber covered ones are not avail.yet. The mickey mouse plastic
attachment device to the wiper arms is a POS also!
The guy that designed them must live in Arizona !
The auto start is great but limited to 2 10 minute running sessions
which ain't long enough to warm up the interior and unfreeze the
windows! The heated mirrors are a better design tho and keep
them heated and clear in the worst weather.
Rear cab floor design is screwy and not flat like my 04. So my
nice GM storage box w/lid won't fit and had to get the new design
open top GM box. It don't hold much but still useful!
Nice truck and no regrets here!
#100 of 118 08' Gmc sierra 2500 hd
Apr 13, 2008 (10:26 pm)
Hi i have an 08' gmc sierra 2500 hd with navigation system. My system does not play dvds, but my brothers truck (07' Chevy silverado) has the same sytem and his plays dvds... I was wondering if there is a way to get mine to play them as well and also i would like to remove the stupid warning that comes up everytime i start my truck, that i have never read! Also i would like to remove the feature that makes it impossible to use the system while driving, I know its very unsafe but im willing to take that gamble. Any help would be apprciated.
#101 of 118 Re: 08' Gmc sierra 2500 hd [gmcman2]
Apr 14, 2008 (7:12 am)
G...........Check out a few of the Cadillac forums like caddyinfo.com
Have read a few posts over there how to defeat the no DVD
viewing while driving issue.
I need the trick to do the same on my new DTS too!!!!!!!!!!
#102 of 118 Re: 08' Gmc sierra 2500 hd [otto8]
Apr 14, 2008 (7:31 am)
Is that a vanilla DTS or a DTS Performance? Not that I know what the difference is.
#103 of 118 Re: 08' Gmc sierra 2500 hd [obyone]
Apr 17, 2008 (3:55 pm)
Not a clue here Dean ! It looks just like my 03 except it sez DTS
instead of Deville and is white instead of crimson red.
Does a nicer burnout with the trac off than the 03 tho!
I can assume both have 275 hp...............
Still am stumped on the nav. system. Its a PIA to have on while driving
always blinking, changing. Be nice to find that mod to make it play DVDs
Now I gotta have my "Cadillac badge of Heritage" emblem changed from
#7 to #8
Wish they gave them out for Chevy trucks !
#104 of 118 2001 chevrolet 2500hd oil sending unit removal
Jun 17, 2008 (6:11 pm)
After much searching, I located my oil sending unit. I can figure out how to remove it in the little space provided. Is there a special tool required? If so where can I purchase it.
#105 of 118 Truck camper question for 2001 2500HD
Jun 23, 2008 (5:26 pm)
Have a '01 2500HD Ext cab 4X4 w/ 6.5 box, 8.1 L engine. The specs say the payload capacity is 3092 lbs but the Truck Camper Load sticker in the glove box says 2024 lbs including passengers. My camper is 1941 lbs dry so I could be in trouble. Whats the difference between truck camper load and payload capacity? Also, anyone know why the payload capacity is different from year to year (an '05 is 3764 lbs) when the GVWR and front and rear GAWR are essentially the same?
#106 of 118 2007 2500HD won't start..
Jun 29, 2008 (6:32 pm)
Purchased truck in Oct 2007, plowed throughout the winter with it, absolutely no problems. 6 weeks ago went to start the truck and it was completely dead. I do live close to work and often walk so the truck had been driven sprarsely in May. Towed to the dealer who checked various connections and in the end just replaced the battery (one of two) and blamed the short on the plow installers (who have a sterling rep). Just this weekend went to start the truck and dead again. Going back to dealer tomorrow, I jumped it and it started after awhile. Any ideas? Have heard of "Battling batteries" does this sound feasible? Thanks in advance.
#107 of 118 Re: 2007 2500HD won't start.. [learncpr]
Jun 30, 2008 (12:11 am)
Sounds like the dealer may be right and that you do have a parasitic drain somewhere.
#108 of 118 Re: 2007 2500HD won't start.. [obyone]
Jul 10, 2008 (12:55 pm)
Had it back to dealer again after replacement of battery. Mechanic said fuel relay switch bad and replaced. Trickle charge of battery for 36 hours+ and running fine. 3 days later dead again. Trying to get it in over weekend. If no success this time I guess its time to try another dealer and then maybe plow installer to check? No problems for 6 months and now its hit or miss on whether it starts or not. What about the starter or the ignition switch?