EN
About Us About Us
Parts & Tools Parts & Tools
Gear Guide Gear Guide
search

2014-2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Hose Check

Reina helped make these videos

We are still working to obtain content for your car, however the video above is believed to have similar characteristics as your car.

 
Video Description

The video above shows to check the coolant hoses in your 2015 GMC Sierra 1500. The coolant hoses (radiator hoses) carry engine coolant through your engine and will eventually wear out. You can avoid getting stranded by identifying signs of extreme wear before they break. In 2015 Sierra 1500s with the 5.3 liter engine, coolant leaks are most likely to occur where the hoses connect to the engine, but it can also leak from the reservoir or from the hoses. Look for cracks in the hoses and analyze the brittleness or squishiness of the hoses in your Sierra 1500 - if the hoses are hard to squeeze or squeeze very easily, it's time to replace them. The video above shows you where coolant hoses on your 2015 Sierra 1500 SLE are located and the steps needed to analyze them.

Never attempt to replace a hose that is connected to your air conditioner - these hoses contain refrigerant that is under pressure and can blind you. AC problems are always best left to your professional mechanic.

Other videos you might find helpful

  • 2015 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L V8 FlexFuel Extended Cab Pickup Check Engine Light Diagnose
    Do not ignore this!

    A check engine light can be cleared with a simple fix or it could be a major problem - find out now!

    2015 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L V8 FlexFuel Extended Cab Pickup
  • 2015 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L V8 FlexFuel Extended Cab Pickup Oil Check Oil Level
    Oil level check

    Cars burn, leak and otherwise dispense of their oil. Check your level frequently and top up when necessary

    2015 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L V8 FlexFuel Extended Cab Pickup
  • 2015 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L V8 FlexFuel Extended Cab Pickup Hoses Fix Leaks
    Fix leaky hoses

    The best way to fix leaking hoses is to replace them, but if you don't have time, a stop leak product might work for you

    2015 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L V8 FlexFuel Extended Cab Pickup
  • 2015 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L V8 FlexFuel Extended Cab Pickup Fuse (Engine) Check
    Check for a blown engine fuse

    Odd electrical problems that come out of nowhere can often signify a blown engine fuse - check and change yours here!

    2015 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L V8 FlexFuel Extended Cab Pickup
  • 2015 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L V8 FlexFuel Extended Cab Pickup Air Filter (Engine) Replace
    Replace your air filter!

    Replacing a dirty air filter can improve gas mileage by up to 4%. Isn't efficiency great?

    2015 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L V8 FlexFuel Extended Cab Pickup
  • See all videos for the 2015 GMC Sierra 1500
The Right Parts
The Right Tools
radiator hoses fluid pumps hose clamps drain pans coolant gloves stop leak shop towels