GM 4.3L, 5.0L, 5.7L Index of Articles

Testing The Fuel Pump Relay (1997-1999 Chevy/GMC Pick Up And Suburban)

Testing The Fuel Pump Relay (1997-1999 Chevy/GMC Pick Up And Suburban)

This tutorial will show you how to test the fuel pump relay on your 1997, 1998, 1999 Chevrolet/GMC full-size Pick Up, Suburban, Tahoe, or Yukon. It'll also show you how to bench test the fuel pump relay in a step-by-step way to find out if it's...   read more >>

Testing The Ignition Switch (1997 Chevrolet/GMC Pick Up And Suburban)

Testing The Ignition Switch (1997 Chevrolet/GMC Pick Up And Suburban)

This tutorial will help you test the ignition switch on the 1997 Chevrolet and GMC Pick Up, Suburban, Tahoe, and Yukon equipped with a 4.3L, 5.0L, or a 5.8L V8 engine. The ignition switch test involves checking for continuity across specific...   read more >>

How To Diagnose a Hard to Find Misfire Case Study (GM 4.3L, 5.0L, 5.7L)

How To Diagnose a Hard to Find Misfire  Case Study (GM 4.3L, 5.0L, 5.7L)

Diagnosing a misfire on a ‘Spider’ fuel injector equipped GM pick up, SUV or van can seem almost impossible but the truth is quite the contrary. What makes it easy, is having a diagnostic strategy and knowing some specific tests to perform. In... read more >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)

How To Test The Starter Motor (1996-1999 5.0L, 5.7L V8 Engines)

How To Test The Starter Motor (1996-1999 5.0L, 5.7L V8 Engines)

When the stater motor fails, it'll usually just not crank the engine. You'll turn the key to crank and start the engine, but nothing happens. The cool thing is that testing the starter motor isn't that hard. This tutorial will help you test the...   read more >>

MAP Sensor Test (P0106, P0107, P0108) (GM 4.3L, 5.0L, 5.7L)

MAP Sensor Test (P0106, P0107, P0108) (GM 4.3L, 5.0L, 5.7L)

In this article, I’m gonna’ show you a simple but very accurate way of testing the Manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor on your 4.3L, 5.0L, or 5.7L GM car or pick up or SUV. If your specific GM vehicle is OBD II equipped, and the Check Engine Light... read more >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)

How Can I Tell if my 4L60-E Transmission is BAD?

How Can I Tell if my 4L60-E Transmission is BAD?

How can I tell if my transmission is bad? How can I tell if it's just a shift solenoid that's bad? How can I tell if my transmission needs an overhaul? These are some of the most frequently asked questions I get and if you're having an automatic... read more >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)

How To Avoid a Blown Head Gasket (GM 4.3L, 5.0L, 5.7L)

How To Avoid a Blown Head Gasket  (GM 4.3L, 5.0L, 5.7L)

Is it possible to avoid a blown head gasket on your 4.3L, 5.0L, or 5.7L pick up (SUV, van or mini-van)? The answer is: Yes, you can avoid a blown head gasket on your vehicle by taking some simple precautions. In this article I'll go into some... read more >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)

Coolant Leaking From Intake Gaskets (GM 4.3L, 5.0L, 5.7L)

Coolant Leaking From Intake Gaskets  (GM 4.3L, 5.0L, 5.7L)

One of the most common problems on the GM Vortec ‘Spider’ 4.3L, 5.0L, and 5.7L engines is coolant leaking from the intake manifold gaskets. If you're reading this article, you've probably already experienced and repaired this issue (at least... read more >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)

Testing Diagnostic Trouble Codes: P0135, P0141, P0155, P0161

Testing Diagnostic Trouble Codes:  P0135, P0141, P0155, P0161

This article will help you to diagnose Diagnostic Trouble Codes: P0135, P0141, P0155, P0161 on your GM 2.2L, 2.4L, 3.1L, 3.4L, 3.8L, 4.3L, 5.0L, 5.7L. All of these Trouble Codes have to do with a malfunction in the Oxygen Sensor's Heater or it's... read more >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)

How To Test The Turn Signal Switch (Step by Step)

How To Test The Turn Signal Switch (Step by Step)

This article will help you to test the Turn Signal Switch on your GM pickup, van, mini-van or SUV in a step-by-step manner and using only a Multimeter. If you've already priced the Turn Signal Switch... you know that this bad boy is expensive (US... read more >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)