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Forum: GMC Sierra Forum 06-26-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 199
Posted By oldfoggie
2009 Z71 tail lights on rear passenger side were out

tail lights on passenger side rear were out, brake and signal light ok,
the power for the tail light comes from the connection block and is mounted to the cross piece, it goes to the side marker...
Forum: GMC Sierra Forum 05-18-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By oldfoggie
You better get something done, When I complained...

You better get something done, When I complained about my 2009 GMC Z71 because the paint was coming off the bottom of the doors, I was told that I was under the mileage warranty but 6 months over the...
Forum: GMC Sierra Forum 03-29-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,501
Posted By oldfoggie
I have a 2009 GMC Z71, Like you, I had problems...

I have a 2009 GMC Z71, Like you, I had problems with paint, starter, grounding etc, the paint was the worst problem, Ive had the bottom of 2 doors done and a patch beside the gas tank door, I was...
Forum: GMC Sierra Forum 03-29-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 320
Posted By oldfoggie
on my 5th wheel, if there was no battery in the...

on my 5th wheel, if there was no battery in the RV, the power jacks will not work, I believe the ground for the jack is separate and needs to be connected to the rv battery ground to work,
Forum: GMC Sierra Forum 12-02-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 682
Posted By oldfoggie
Thumbs down if they had treated their loyal owners better...

if they had treated their loyal owners better they wouldn't have to try and buy them back.
Forum: GMC Sierra Forum 11-18-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,715
Posted By oldfoggie
well I made the move as well and no regrets, I...

well I made the move as well and no regrets, I dumped the Buick Verano and got a Honda Accord sport, the Accord is much nicer car, should have done it sooner, I guess I am stuck with the truck, take...
Forum: GMC Sierra Forum 09-20-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,506
Posted By oldfoggie
there should be no voltage drop from the battery...

there should be no voltage drop from the battery post to the cable, if there is a drop that indicates a resistance in the cable, usually connections are the problem, the radio will draw current even...
Forum: GMC Sierra Forum 09-11-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,506
Posted By oldfoggie
clean the connections on that cable, on the wire...

clean the connections on that cable, on the wire and where they connect, I suspect this does not discharge the battery,
Forum: GMC Sierra Forum 09-06-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,715
Posted By oldfoggie
After owning several GM vehicles I made the...

After owning several GM vehicles I made the plunge, I dumped my 2012 Buick Verano and got a Honda Accord Sport, If my 2009 Z71 was worth anything I would have dumped it as well. I will run it for as...
Forum: GMC Sierra Forum 09-06-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,353
Posted By oldfoggie
UPDATE: It is September 2018, I have not had...

UPDATE:
It is September 2018, I have not had any problems with my Z71 other than rust since I cleaned the ground stud
Forum: GMC Sierra Forum 09-06-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,020
Posted By oldfoggie
most garages will replace the starter if the...

most garages will replace the starter if the connections are corroded, After spending $300 plus to have the starter changed, and it lasted less than a year, I looked at the old starter and found the...
Forum: GMC Sierra Forum 08-04-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,353
Posted By oldfoggie
Talking search this forum and the internet, this type of...

search this forum and the internet, this type of problem is common to GM, you should find some solutions, on my 2009 GMC Z71, I had a similar problem, I replaced the starter, and it worked for...
Forum: GMC Sierra Forum 06-09-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,242
Posted By oldfoggie
it all seems to come down to the ground stud on...

it all seems to come down to the ground stud on the engine, I have not had any problem since I cleaned it, other than rust.
Forum: GMC Sierra Forum 04-02-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,155
Posted By oldfoggie
would it not still be under warranty, I have read...

would it not still be under warranty, I have read on other forums of this complaint. so you are not the only one.
Forum: GMC Sierra Forum 04-02-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,242
Posted By oldfoggie
almost a month has gone by with no repeat of the...

almost a month has gone by with no repeat of the problem, taking the ground stud out and cleaning it seems to be the fix, I am using the old starter now, $400 later, it seems I should not have gone...
Forum: GMC Sierra Forum 03-09-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,242
Posted By oldfoggie
I took the engine ground stud out and cleaned it...

I took the engine ground stud out and cleaned it with a wire brush, it is located on the engine and is easy to find, I also ran a ground strap from the ground on the fire wall that drops down to the...
Forum: GMC Sierra Forum 02-16-2018, 06:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,242
Posted By oldfoggie
still does it, mechanic found nothing wrong, last...

still does it, mechanic found nothing wrong, last couple of days it started ok, seems to be when temperature is below freezing, tried starting in neutral but still does it, next time I will verify...
Forum: GMC Sierra Forum 02-07-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,242
Posted By oldfoggie
I tried that, just get a loud click. starter is...

I tried that, just get a loud click. starter is new with less than 20,000 KM, another new battery, connected booster cable from battery negative to the motor, tried boosting with no luck, left it at...
Forum: GMC Sierra Forum 01-28-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,242
Posted By oldfoggie
Gm curse strikes again

2009 GMC Z71 ext cab 150,000 km. I have had this problem for a couple of years now, you turn the key, get a click, then silence, I had the battery and starter replaced, checked and cleaned battery...
Forum: GMC Sierra Forum 01-28-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,268
Posted By oldfoggie
check for corroded ground straps, my 98 did the...

check for corroded ground straps, my 98 did the same thing when you would least expect it, a ground strap was the problem
Forum: GMC Sierra Forum 01-01-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,041
Posted By oldfoggie
in this forum you will find many complaints about...

in this forum you will find many complaints about GM and the way they treat their customers, if you had of checked this site you could have avoided these problems, all I can say now is "good Luck"
Forum: GMC Sierra Forum 11-26-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,437
Posted By oldfoggie
oil guage problems

would be hard to diagnose without doing some checks but there was a problem with the gauges in the dash cluster acting like that, the cure was to replace the cluster or find a good tv repair shop and...
Forum: GMC Sierra Forum 10-31-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,715
Posted By oldfoggie
looks like GM is still having lots of problems,...

looks like GM is still having lots of problems, wonder how they will last when a lot of people are very unhappy with them
Forum: GMC Sierra Forum 07-27-2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,715
Posted By oldfoggie
Thumbs down GM rust bucket

well, I was hoping to get a couple more years out of this truck which now has 140,000 km on it, now I see rust coming through on both rear wheel wells and on 1 front wheel well, also the inside edge...
Forum: GMC Sierra Forum 06-25-2017, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,420
Posted By oldfoggie
be sure to check the light over the rear window,...

be sure to check the light over the rear window, my brothers 2011 leaked and started smelling musty inside the cab, they removed parts of the interior exposing the bare metal and coated the floor to...
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