Information on Excessive Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Usage – 2019-2023 Cadillac Chevrolet GMC

Chevrolet GMC Cadillac

NHTSA ID Number: 10222782 Manufacturer Communication Number: 20-NA-082 Summary This informational bulletin explains why more DEF is being used in diesel engines due to new emission standards.   Condition Some customers may comment that excessive DEF is being used. Some technicians may find no codes set or messages on the DIC.   Information The current 2020 Silverado/Sierra … Read more

N212342980 Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Tank Harness Connector Terminal Overheat / Arcing – 2020-2021 Chevrolet Silverado & GMC Sierra 2500HD/3500HD

2021 Chevrolet Silverado

NHTSA ID Number: 10206819 Manufacturer Communication Number: N212342980   Summary On certain vehicles equipped with a 6.6L diesel engine (RPO L5P), the DEF tank connector may overheat and set the following diagnostic codes (P10D9, P143C and P10F3), which will result in reduced engine speed. Dealers are to reprogram the reductant control module.     8 Affected Products … Read more

Diagnostic Tip to Diagnose Emission Reduction Fluid Tank Heater Element Exposed to Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) , Service Emission System/Service Exhaust Fluid System Displayed on the Driver Information Center (DIC), Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) Illuminated – DTC P20BB and/or P20C3 Set – 2020-2021 Cadillac Chevrolet GMC

2021 Chevrolet Suburban

NHTSA ID Number: 10187767 Manufacturer Communication Number: 21NA002   Summary This informational bulletin provides a test procedure, for a possible faulty DEF Heater.   13 Affected Products Vehicles MAKE MODEL YEAR CADILLAC ESCALADE 2021 CADILLAC ESCALADE ESV 2021 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 1500 2020-2021 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 2500 2020-2021 CHEVROLET SUBURBAN 2021 GMC SIERRA 1500 2020-2021 GMC SIERRA 2500 2020-2021 … Read more

Information on Poor DEF Quality Message Displayed on Driver Information Center (DIC) and/or Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) Illuminated – DTCs P249D, P249E – 2016-2021 Chevrolet Colorado & GMC Canyon

2020 Chevrolet Colorado

NHTSA ID Number: 10183136 Manufacturer Communication Number: 17NA134   Summary This informational bulletin explains how to check the NOx Catalyst Reductant-Load Adaptive Values using GSD2.   SEOCONTENT-START Service Bulletin Bulletin No.: 17-NA-134 Date: October, 2020 INFORMATION Subject: Information on Poor DEF Quality Message Displayed on Driver Information Center (DIC) and/or Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) Illuminated – DTCs … Read more

Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) Warning Lamps And / Or MIL Are Illuminated Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Message Displayed Various DTCs Set (Inspect Wiring Harnesses for Chafing) – 2016-2021 Chevrolet Colorado & GMC Canyon

2018 Chevrolet Colorado

NHTSA ID Number: 10184101 Manufacturer Communication Number: PIP5416D   Summary This Preliminary Information communicates to the technician the potential areas of concern in which the engine wiring harness may chafe. It describes in detail what to look for. If you encounter any of these specific described chafes, inspect, repair (as necessary) and route the wiring harness away from … Read more