How to change the parking brake handle and cable on GMC Sierra 2002

DIY, change the parking brake handle and cable on your GMC Sierra, the model manufactured in 2002. This procedure is the same on models made from 1999 to 2007. The only tool you’ll need is a 10 mm socket with a ratchet, or a wrench. This repair can be done in less than 20 minutes.  …

How to change an ignition coil on GMC Sierra 2002 V8

DIY, change the ignition coils on your GMC Sierra, the model made in 2002, with the Vortec V8 engine. The replacement is the same for most of the models equipped with the 4.8, 5.3 and 6.0L Vortecs. The only tool you’ll need is a 7 mm socket wrench, with a ratchet and extension. The repair is…

DIY, change the license plate light assembly on GMC Sierra 2002

Do it yourself, change the license plate light assembly on your GMC Sierra, the car model made in 2002. This repair is very simple and it will not require tools to do it, just a new assembly from your local hardware store. The replacement can be done in a couple of minutes.      Now,…

How to change the trailer harness connector on GMC Sierra 1999-2006

DIY, change the 8-pin trailer harness connector on your GMC Sierra. The replacement process described next is similar on most GMC trucks and SUVs and the only tool you’ll need is a small flat headed screwdriver. In some cases you might need some penetrating oil or a similar product to apply on the metal, behind…

DIY, change the tail light assembly on GMC Sierra 2003-2006

Do it yourself, change the tail light assembly on your GMC Sierra, manufactured between the years 2003 and 2006. This replacement can be done fairly easy, using a Phillips screwdriver and about 5 minutes of your time.       At the beginning, open the tailgate of your car and, using the Phillips screwdriver, remove the two…

DIY, change the spark plugs and wires on GMC Sierra V8 2006-2013

Do it yourself, change the spark plugs and wires on your GMC Sierra 5.3L V8, made between the years 2006 and 2013. You will require eight new spark plugs and wires and a spark plug wrench with an extension. This repair might take you more than 30 minutes.      First of all, we recommend you to…

How to change the air filter on your GMC Sierra 5.3L 2007-2014

DIY, change the air filter on your GMC Sierra 5.3L, made between the years 2007 and 2014. The replacement is very simple and you can do it in under 10 minutes. You will require a new, compatible air filter from your local auto parts shop and a torx scredriver.      Open the hood of your…