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Diagnose and Repair AFM Lifters with these GM Instructions

Diagnose and Repair AFM Lifters with these GM Instructions

| November 2, 2018
 

 Diagnostics and repair insights provided by ACDelco/GM Parts Training Specialist, James Rokitski Are your customers having issues with misfires, a ticking noise or an SES light that has turned on in a GM vehicle? GM specialists say the problem could be related to a collapsed or stuck Active Fuel Management (AFM) lifter. Correctly diagnosing potential AFM […]

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Better Bonds – Use thread locker adhesives properly to perform lasting repairs

Better Bonds – Use thread locker adhesives properly to perform lasting repairs

| November 1, 2018
 

 Super strong and durable adhesives are increasingly a part of repairs for collision and mechanical work. For these adhesives to do their job, they must be applied correctly. That means repairers must gain a thorough understanding of how these adhesives work and then stick to the recommended application process. ACDelco threadlocker (Genuine GM Parts #19369733) […]

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Chevrolet Performance Offers Duramax Block

Chevrolet Performance Offers Duramax Block

| November 1, 2018
 

 Following 20 years of service, the Duramax 6.6L engine is finally coming to market with a machined block offering. The brand-new Duramax machined block will join the full range of original equipment service parts available from Chevrolet Performance. The Duramax block (P/N 12651877) is based on the one used with 2010– 2017 LML and LGH-code production […]

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Rev Up for Remans – Remanufactured GM 8-Speeds to be Available in 2018

Rev Up for Remans – Remanufactured GM 8-Speeds to be Available in 2018

| November 1, 2018
 

  GM announces that two 8-speed remanufactured transmissions will hit the market at year’s end. Beginning in December, reman versions of the model year 2018 8L45E and 8L90E 8-speeds will become available for select vehicle applications. Both transmissions come with all the advantages of GM remanufacturing process: • Efficient clutch-to-clutch shifting • Plug and play design […]

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Genuine GM Rewards Top Picks of 2017

Genuine GM Rewards Top Picks of 2017

| January 8, 2018
 

 Genuine GM Rewards Program makes giving (and receiving) great gifts possible all-year-round. Judging from recent program numbers, shopping and enjoying cold beverages are on the minds of many participating shops independent of the season. Topping the list of popular gift card redemptions is the $50 gift card, followed by gift cards for department stores. The […]

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Solenoid Solutions

Solenoid Solutions

| January 5, 2018
 

 Use manufacturer instructions to install GM’s new line of camshaft position actuator solenoids It’s always good news when GM releases a new line of parts since repairers everywhere have access to more quality manufacturer parts with factory warranties. This is certainly the case with the introduction of new variable valve timing (VVT) intake and exhaust […]

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Beauty of the Beast – Duramax 6.6L Engine

Beauty of the Beast – Duramax 6.6L Engine

| January 5, 2018
 

 The Duramax 6.6L Turbo Mixes Beautiful Innovations and Beastly Resilience Equal parts brute force and high-tech performer, the Duramax 6.6L turbo diesel is both powerful and ruthlessly efficient, featuring: •  Aluminum cylinder heads, engineered to help reduce engine weight. This design also utilizes six head bolts and four valves per cylinder to create the extraordinary head-clamping […]

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Inside Advantage – Shops stay one step ahead in the repair game with GM Training Clinics

Inside Advantage – Shops stay one step ahead in the repair game with GM Training Clinics

| January 5, 2018
 

 Though they’re located in different states, Quality Automotive in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan and Grahams Auto and Truck in Poynette, Wisconsin, have lots in common. They’ve both been in business for 20+ years, offer a full range of repairs, are remarkably successful and focus heavily on training. And both are big fans of GM Training […]

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CURING A CASE OF THE WINTER BLUES – A Genuine GM Transfer Case

CURING A CASE OF THE WINTER BLUES – A Genuine GM Transfer Case

| January 5, 2018
 

 New and remanufactured transfer cases are just the remedy for seasonal breakdowns.  With the exception of school kids looking for some time off, few people look forward to the cold, snow, sleet, deep mud and other hazardous driving conditions winter brings. Owners of full-size pickups pay an especially high price as their heavy-duty plowing and […]

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TransMission – GM gives ATRA attendees a seat at the head of the class!

TransMission – GM gives ATRA attendees a seat at the head of the class!

| January 5, 2018
 

 A famous saying declares that an investment in education pays the best interest. GM gave attendees at this fall’s 2017 ATRA Powertrain Expo in Las Vegas the opportunity to capitalize on just such a learning experience with an up close and personal look into their industry’s future. Those lessons began with an opening-day seminar on […]

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