2001 GMC Sierra 1500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 GMC Sierra 1500
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2001 GMC Sierra 1500 ProblemsFuel Level Sensor Failure
It is common for the fuel level sensor in the fuel tank read the fuel level incorrectly. The sensor must be replaced to correct the condition. Our technicians recommend having the complete fuel pump module replaced on high mileage vehicles.
A rattling noise may develop from the AC belt tensioner. This can be caused by an internal fault with the AC compressor, AC performance may also be diminished when this occurs. Our technicians tell us that replacing the ac compressor will commonly correct this concern.
The daytime running lights are prone to burning out. Our technicians tell us that the light sockets may show signs of heat damage but usually are OK. Always be sure to use the correct replacement bulb for the best life expectancy. The new bulb recommendation for 1999-2003 models is #4114K (trade number).
2001 GMC Sierra 1500 QuestionsWould a bad fuel pressure regulator contribute to erratic shifting ? (1 answer)
It will run ok on flat land. It seems to shift ok when in town. But if you throttle it to pass or climb hill, it falls and acts like it is braking and downshifts.
It still has a slight leak. What else could be the problem?
air doesnot blow out of the vents on the dashboard only blows out of the vents on the side of the dash board and the console. its cold though.i want to know why it is not coming out of the dashboard,