What should I do if my GM converter lock up?
NEVER run the vehicle in gear when supported only with a jack. Chock the drive wheels and apply the parking brake. In addition, some of the tests (test #11 and 12) require the transmission be opened and the valves are physically inspected. I do not recommend that you do this.
What are the most common GMC truck problems?
One of the most common 2007-2013 GMC and Chevy truck problems owners experience is excessive oil consumption. This problem led vehicle buyers to launch a class-action lawsuit against GM, which alleged 2010-2013 vehicles with Generation IV 5.3 Liter V8 Vortec 5300 engines were defective.
Why do I need to lock up the torque converter?
The TCC System uses a solenoid-operated valve to couple the engine flywheel to the output shaft of the transmission through the torque converter. Lockup reduces slippage in the converter increasing fuel economy. For the converter clutch to apply, two conditions must be met: Internal transmission fluid pressure must be correct.
Are there any issues with my GMC Silverado?
Another common issue with 2007-2013 Silverados and Sierras is that the fuel level sensor stops working. After approximately 120,000 miles, the fuel gauge may start misreading the fuel level or working inconsistently. You might find it always reads empty even right after you fill up the gas tank. It might also jump between full and empty.
Why does my Ram truck not move in reverse?
When he was backing up to hook up a trailer he cracked the driver door open to see something as he was in reverse and the truck wouldn’t move after that. If you close the door and cycle the shifter knob to P and back to D or R then the truck will move. My 2014 Limited doesn’t do this.
How to use the shift key to disable Caps Lock?
How to Use the Shift Key to Disable Caps Lock. Here click the Change Keyboards button. The Text Services and Input Languages window will come up. Go to the Advance Key Settings tab and then select the Press the SHIFT key. Click OK to save changes and exit. You can test it out right away on your keyboard.
When was shift interlock required in all cars?
Then in 2010 all vehicles were required to install a shift interlock mechanism that used a shift lock release to prevent drivers from shifting out of park without first applying the brake. When the shift lock release fails, you can’t shift out of park. Car makers install a shift lock that latches when the shifter is placed in the park position.
What to do when Shift lock release fails?
When the shift lock release fails, you can’t shift out of park. Car makers install a shift lock that latches when the shifter is placed in the park position. To unlock the shift lock, the driver applies the brake pedal.
What to do if your transmission is stuck in reverse?
Car transmission stuck in Reverse, shifter stuck in Park,… Q: Car transmission stuck in Reverse, shifter stuck in Park, Car won’t start.
How does the shift lock release solenoid work?
That activates the brake light switch which then applies power to the shift lock release solenoid, also called the shifter interlock solenoid. The shift lock release solenoid moves the latching pin out of the way so the driver can shift out of park. What goes wrong with the shift lock release?