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I also had light passenger side impact. Body shop replaced

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I also had light passenger side impact . Body shop replaced everything with new parts , headlight , fog light ect.
JA: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?
Customer: I got it back and two days later my stabilatrac caused the motor to shut down , says reduced but , there's no power . I replaced the peddle break switch ect and two weeks later it's doing it again. Code 2101 1516 , I'm wondering if it has something to do with the accident at this point . Was very minor .
JA: What is the model/year of your Chevy?
Customer: Right front headlight assembly and fog lamp
JA: What year is your Chevy?
Customer: 07' GMC Sierra 1500 hd 6.0
JA: Are you fixing your Sierra 1500 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Cleaned throttle body , replaced gas peddle with sensor as it had the code a few weeks ago , and replaced the break switch
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: I also had the tire replaced , no alignment yet as I'm waiting for one more to come in
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 6 months ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose), my normal schedule online is around lunch and after dinner past midnight.

  • Sorry no one has helped yet.
  • I can help with this question.
  • Reply and let me know when your able to work on this concern.
  • Have you done the diag steps for these codes yet? Yes this could be related to the accident.
Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 6 months ago.

Hello again Chris here,

  • Sorry you were not pleased with my help.
  • What would you like to do regarding your question now.
  • This post is coming up on the 7 day mark where it times out. When a post times out, that means it's no longer on my active list (you reply and I may never know it.)

Thanks Chris

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
To took it to another mechanic Thursday , he's been driving it since. I cleared the codes to get it there and it seems he hasn't gotten it to do it since then.
Apparently waiting is what happens around here. Since it's now a waiting game once again I'll be picking it up today to pull the throttle body and have it tested.
It had about 8 codes when I replaced the tire and they cleared them then also . It happened again as I drove home after that so I cked it and it had 4 but after I turned it off and hooked it back up it had 2 codes 2101 and 1516 .
Really frustrated !
The only other thing I think of is something happened when the replaced the fender and we'll cover as there is a sensor above .
3 months has passed and no one can figure this out.
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Is it possible to remove the stablitrac from the vehicle completely ?
I've really no need for it anyway.
Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 6 months ago.

Do you need the diagnostic steps for those codes?

To my knowledge there is no way to completely remove the stabiltrac system from the vehicle.

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Is there a way to completely disable it ?
I live in Florida and I just don't see a need for it at all. If it's this much trouble now I'd rather not deal with it again.
I've looked up everything on the codes , and everything seems to be working fine. Hasn't thrown it again since last Thursday.
Picked it up today and it doesn't seem to have the power it had before . It being the 6.0 it feels more like is a 4 banger .
6 k in it so far , not sure what else to do with the stabilatrac problem
Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 6 months ago.

Stabiltrac is in relation with the ABS. You would have to disable the ABS which is going to bring on many other issues.