Monthly Archives: September 2015

2016 CTS-V Builds on its Legacy

The 2016 Cadillac CTS-V (Fig. 1) builds on the V-Series legacy, combining a luxury sedan with performance capabilities that make it the most capable V-Series ever. With its supercharged 6.2L V8 engine, paddle-shift 8-speed automatic transmission featuring launch control and … Continue reading

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2016 ATS-V is Ready for the Track

The 2016 Cadillac ATS-V (Fig. 5) is a track performer wrapped in a compact luxury package. Available as a coupe or sedan, it has the first-ever twin-turbocharged engine in a V-Series model along with many other features designed to increase … Continue reading

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Taking It to the Limit: Performance Traction Management

The performance of the 2016 ATS-V and CTS-V can be maximized for track events by using the Driver Mode Control and Performance Traction Management systems.   Driver Mode Control   Driver Mode Control changes the software calibrations of the suspension, … Continue reading

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What Do You Think? Take the 2015 TechLink Reader Survey

At TechLink, our goal is to provide the latest GM technical news and repair information to help you quickly and accurately repair the vehicles that come into your service department every day.   We cover a wide range of topics, … Continue reading

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New Mini-B USB Test Cable for Trucks Available Soon

Designed for the infotainment systems available on 2014 Silverado 1500 and Sierra 1500 and 2015-2016 Silverado, Tahoe, Suburban, Sierra and Yukon models, a new Male Mini-B to Male Mini-B USB Cable (EL-50334-15) will be released soon that can be used … Continue reading

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Unable to Select the Auto Memory Seat Recall Option

The Auto Memory Recall option may not be available in the Vehicle Settings menu on the infotainment system of some 2016 LaCrosse models equipped with Memory Seats (RPO A45) and built before August 6, 2016.   In order for the … Continue reading

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Sunroof Water or Air Leak

A water leak and/or wind noise from the sunroof or headliner area may be found on some 2015 Silverado, Tahoe, Suburban, Sierra, Yukon models and Escalade models equipped with a sunroof (RPO CF5) that were built prior to June 1, … Continue reading

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Inoperative Left Front Audio Speaker

The left front audio speaker (Fig. 17) may be inoperative intermittently, cut in and out, or have poor audio quality on some 2015 Colorado and Canyon models equipped with the Enhanced Speaker System (RPO UQ3).   Fig. 17   Inspect … Continue reading

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2016 ATS-V and CTS-V Front Spoiler Parts Ordering

The 2016 ATS-V and CTS-V models have a front spoiler, or splitter, delete option (RPO R6G) available when ordering a vehicle. These V-Series models have a base splitter (RPO C43) (Fig. 1) and an available carbon fiber splitter (RPO CFZ). … Continue reading

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Power Steering Fuse

Some 2010-2016 Equinox, Terrain; 2011-2015 Cruze, Volt; 2012-2015 Verano; 2013-2016 LaCrosse and Regal (equipped with RPO NJ1 – Non-variable Ratio Electric Power Steering), Malibu; 2014-2015 ELR; and 2014-2016 Impala (VIN 1) (equipped with RPO NJ1 – Non-variable Ratio Electric Power … Continue reading

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Radiator Leak and Engine Coolant Thermostat Housing Replacement

An engine coolant smell may be noticed while driving some 2014-2015 Silverado, Sierra; and 2015 Tahoe, Suburban, Yukon models and Escalade models. A coolant leak also may be found under the front of the vehicle.   Inspect the radiator for … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Steering Column Noise Conditions Repair

A grinding or popping noise or a binding feeling in the steering column when turning left or right may be experienced on some 2014 Silverado 1500, Sierra 1500; 2015 Silverado, Tahoe, Suburban, Sierra, Yukon models and Escalade models equipped with … Continue reading

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Turbocharger Rattle on a Cold Start

The turbocharger on a 2016 ATS-V or 2014-2016 CTS Vsport may have a rattle sound on a cold start. Verify the sound is coming from the turbocharger.   A revised part is available to address the turbocharger rattle. The new … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Loss of Power Steering Conditions

Some 2015 Colorado and Canyon models may have a loss of power steering assist, a hard to steer condition, or display a Service Power Steering message on the Driver Information Center. These conditions may be intermittent.   Check the Power … Continue reading

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How to Remove Stuck Lifters

If a lifter has collapsed and is stuck in the lifter bore when completing Bulletin #15-06-01-002A (Engine Misfire) on some 2014-2015 Corvette, Silverado 1500, Sierra 1500; 2015 Tahoe, Suburban, Yukon models and Escalade models equipped with the 5.3L or 6.2L … Continue reading

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Rough Idle in Drive

Some 2015 Silverado 1500, Suburban, Tahoe, Sierra 1500, Yukon models, Escalade models; 2014 Silverado 1500 and Sierra 1500 models equipped with 4.3L, 5.3L, or 6.2L engines (RPOs L83, L86, LV1, LV3) may have a rough idle and/or vibration at idle … Continue reading

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Service Know-How

10215.09D – Emerging Issues September 10, 2015   To view Emerging Issues seminars: • Log in to www.centerlearning.com –   Select Resources > Service Know-How/TECHAssist > Emerging Issues > Searchable Streaming Video; or –   Select Catalog to search for the course … Continue reading

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Bulletin Review – August 2015

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