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

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)

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)

Troubleshooting the Fuel Pump (GM 4.3L, 5.0L, 5.7L)

Troubleshooting the Fuel Pump (GM 4.3L, 5.0L, 5.7L)

In this article, I’m gonna’ show you the most effective way to test the Fuel Pump on GM 4.3L, 5.0L, 5.7L engines with the ‘Spider’ Fuel Injector Assembly and it involves using a Fuel Pressure Gauge. I’ve also included how to check a No Fuel... read more >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)

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)

Testing the Oxygen Sensors (GM 4.3L, 5.0L, 5.7L)

Testing the Oxygen Sensors (GM 4.3L, 5.0L, 5.7L)

Testing the Oxygen Sensor (commonly referred to as O2 Sensors) on your 4.3L, 5.0L, or 5.7L GM vehicle is not that hard to do. Since Oxygen Sensors are not cheap and sometimes the PCM (Powertrain Control Module = Fuel Injection Computer) accuses... read more >> (at: troubleshootmyvehicle.com)

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 to Test the Wiper Switch (Step-by-Step)

How to Test the Wiper Switch (Step-by-Step)

Testing to see if the Wiper Switch is BAD or not is not that hard to do. In this article, I'll show you how to do it with a Multimeter. As you are probably already aware of... the Wiper Switch is part of the Turn Signal Switch assembly (the whole... 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)