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Cooling fans won't stop running, kill battery. It is new.

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Cooling fans won't stop...

Cooling fans won't stop running, kill battery

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you tested the battery with a voltmeter? And can you see if it's leaking or not?

It is new

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your GM?

2005 GMC 1500 V8

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your 2500 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Sierra

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

A mechanic fooled with it but didn"t fix it I am doing this myself

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GM Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 5 months ago

This is a common problem caused by corroded connections on PCM so I'd start there. Here is a picture to help you locate, let me know if you have questions. Thanks.

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https://www.dropbox.com/s/pm4if7e8xjxw97c/pcmc.pdf?dl=0

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