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GMC Sierra C3 (2001 - 2001) Chilton

GMC Sierra C3

Complete coverage for your vehicle

Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a GMC Sierra C3, Haynes can help you understand, care for and repair your GMC Sierra C3. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 900 photos, will help you get the job done right. Regular servicing and maintenance of your GMC Sierra C3 can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive.

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General Motors Full-Size Trucks 1999-06 covering all models of Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra and Sierra Denali Pick-ups (1999-06 and 2007 Classic models), Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe, GMC Yukon, Yukon XL and Yukon Denali (2000-06), Chevrolet Avalanche (2002-06) including 2 and 4 wheel drive and gasoline engines ONLY (Note Excludes 2007 Silverado Classic, Sierra Classic or Sierra Denali Classic, diesel engines, CNG models, hybrids or models with rear-wheel steering)


Does not include 1999 and 2000 C/K Classic, 1999 and 2000 Sierra Classic, or information specific to diesel engine models, 8.1L engine models, CNG models, hybrids, models equipped with rear-wheel steering or heavy-duty models

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Tune-Up and Routine Maintenance
Chapter 2: Engines and General Engine Overhaul procedures
Chapter 3: Cooling, Heating and AC Systems
Chapter 4: Fuel and Exhaust Systems
Chapter 5: Engine Electrical Systems
Chapter 6: Emissions and Engine Control Systems
Chapter 7: Manual and Automatic Transmissions
Chapter 8: Clutch and Driveline
Chapter 9: Brakes
Chapter 10: Suspension and Steering Systems
Chapter 11: Body
Chapter 12: Chassis Electrical System and Wiring Diagrams Glossary and Master Index

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GMC's Sierra C3 is a half-ton pickup truck with options of either two-door regular or four-door extended cab body styles. It was available with a range of Vortec engine options including 4.3 liter V6s and 4.3-6.0 liter V8s providing 325 horsepower. The Sierra C3 was a four-wheel drive vehicle with four-speed automatic transmission. Power assisted steering and ABS brakes were standard. Typical servicing requirements include weekly engine oil and filter checks, three-monthly power steering fluid level checks, and six-monthly seatbelt checks. A GMC Sierra C3 2001 repair manual is based on hands-on experience of a complete teardown and rebuild of the vehicle, and features detailed, easy to follow instructions, and over 600 photo illustrations.