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Bulletin Title: #12-06-01-003D - Information for Repairing Engine Front Cover Oil Leak, Sealing Surface Preparation and Applying RTV Sealant - (May 2, 2022)
Bulletin Type: Information
Applies To: Engine Mechanical

Applicable Vehicles

2022 GMC Terrain
2022 GMC Canyon Pickup - 4WD
2022 GMC Canyon Pickup - 2WD
2022 GMC Acadia
2022 Chevrolet Trax
2022 Chevrolet Traverse - FWD
2022 Chevrolet Traverse - AWD
2022 Chevrolet Trailblazer (VIN M)
2022 Chevrolet Trailblazer (VIN 5)
2022 Chevrolet Tracker
2022 Chevrolet Spark
2022 Chevrolet Onix Plus
2022 Chevrolet N300 Work
2022 Chevrolet Malibu
2022 Chevrolet Groove
2022 Chevrolet Equinox
2022 Chevrolet Corvette
2022 Chevrolet Colorado Pickup - 4WD (VIN T)
2022 Chevrolet Colorado Pickup - 2WD (VIN S)
2022 Chevrolet Colorado (VIN 4)
2022 Chevrolet Cavalier
2022 Chevrolet Captiva
2022 Chevrolet Camaro
2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV
2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV
2022 Chevrolet Blazer
2022 Chevrolet Aveo
2022 Cadillac XT6
2022 Cadillac XT5
2022 Cadillac XT4
2022 Cadillac CT5
2022 Cadillac CT4
2022 Buick Envision
2022 Buick Encore GX
2022 Buick Encore
2022 Buick Enclave - FWD
2022 Buick Enclave - AWD
2022 BrightDrop EV600
2021 GMC Terrain
2021 GMC Canyon Pickup - 4WD
2021 GMC Canyon Pickup - 2WD
2021 GMC Acadia
2021 Chevrolet Trax
2021 Chevrolet Traverse - FWD
2021 Chevrolet Traverse - AWD
2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer (VIN M)
2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer (VIN 5)
2021 Chevrolet Tracker
2021 Chevrolet Spark
2021 Chevrolet Onix
2021 Chevrolet Malibu
2021 Chevrolet Express
2021 Chevrolet Equinox (US, Canada, Mexico)
2021 Chevrolet Equinox (Central America, Caribbean)
2021 Chevrolet Colorado Pickup - 4WD (VIN T)
2021 Chevrolet Colorado Pickup - 2WD (VIN S)
2021 Chevrolet Colorado (VIN 4)
2021 Chevrolet Cheyenne - 4WD
2021 Chevrolet Cheyenne - 2WD
2021 Chevrolet Cavalier
2021 Chevrolet Camaro
2021 Chevrolet Bolt EV LCV
2021 Chevrolet Bolt EV
2021 Chevrolet Blazer
2021 Chevrolet Beat
2021 Chevrolet Aveo
2021 Cadillac XT6
2021 Cadillac XT5
2021 Cadillac XT4
2021 Cadillac CT5
2021 Cadillac CT4
2021 Buick Envision
2021 Buick Encore GX
2021 Buick Encore
2021 Buick Enclave - FWD
2021 Buick Enclave - AWD
2020 GMC Terrain
2020 GMC Canyon Pickup - 4WD
2020 GMC Canyon Pickup - 2WD
2020 GMC Acadia
2020 Chevrolet Traverse - FWD
2020 Chevrolet Traverse - AWD
2020 Chevrolet Trailblazer
2020 Chevrolet Tornado
2020 Chevrolet Tahoe - 4WD
2020 Chevrolet Tahoe - 2WD
2020 Chevrolet Suburban - 4WD
2020 Chevrolet Suburban - 2WD
2020 Chevrolet Spark (RPO I19)
2020 Chevrolet Spark
2020 Chevrolet Sonic
2020 Chevrolet S10
2020 Chevrolet N300 Work
2020 Chevrolet Malibu
2020 Chevrolet Impala
2020 Chevrolet Express
2020 Chevrolet Equinox (RPO I19)
2020 Chevrolet Equinox
2020 Chevrolet Corvette
2020 Chevrolet Colorado Pickup - 4WD (VIN T)
2020 Chevrolet Colorado Pickup - 2WD (VIN S)
2020 Chevrolet Colorado (VIN 4)
2020 Chevrolet Cheyenne - 4WD
2020 Chevrolet Cheyenne - 2WD
2020 Chevrolet Cavalier
2020 Chevrolet Camaro
2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV LCV
2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV
2020 Chevrolet Blazer
2020 Chevrolet Beat
2020 Chevrolet Aveo
2020 Cadillac XT6
2020 Cadillac XT5
2020 Cadillac XT4
2020 Cadillac CT6
2020 Cadillac CT5
2020 Cadillac CT4
2020 Buick Regal
2020 Buick Envision
2020 Buick Encore GX
2020 Buick Encore
2020 Buick Enclave - FWD
2020 Buick Enclave - AWD
2019 GMC Terrain
2019 GMC Canyon Pickup - 4WD
2019 GMC Canyon Pickup - 2WD
2019 GMC Acadia
2019 Chevrolet Traverse - FWD
2019 Chevrolet Traverse - AWD
2019 Chevrolet Trailblazer
2019 Chevrolet S10
2019 Chevrolet Malibu
2019 Chevrolet Impala
2019 Chevrolet Equinox
2019 Chevrolet Colorado Pickup - 4WD (VIN T)
2019 Chevrolet Colorado Pickup - 2WD (VIN S)
2019 Chevrolet Colorado (VIN 4)
2019 Chevrolet Cheyenne - 4WD
2019 Chevrolet Cheyenne - 2WD
2019 Chevrolet Camaro
2019 Chevrolet Blazer
2019 Cadillac XTS
2019 Cadillac XT5
2019 Cadillac XT4
2019 Cadillac CTS
2019 Cadillac CT6
2019 Cadillac ATS
2019 Buick Regal
2019 Buick LaCrosse
2019 Buick Envision
2019 Buick Enclave - FWD
2019 Buick Enclave - AWD
2018 GMC Terrain
2018 GMC Canyon Pickup - 4WD
2018 GMC Canyon Pickup - 2WD
2018 GMC Acadia
2018 Chevrolet Traverse - FWD
2018 Chevrolet Traverse - AWD
2018 Chevrolet Trailblazer
2018 Chevrolet Tornado
2018 Chevrolet S10
2018 Chevrolet Malibu
2018 Chevrolet Impala
2018 Chevrolet Equinox
2018 Chevrolet Colorado Pickup - 4WD (VIN T)
2018 Chevrolet Colorado Pickup - 2WD (VIN S)
2018 Chevrolet Colorado (VIN 4)
2018 Chevrolet Cheyenne - 4WD
2018 Chevrolet Cheyenne - 2WD
2018 Chevrolet Captiva
2018 Chevrolet Camaro
2018 Cadillac XTS
2018 Cadillac XT5
2018 Cadillac CTS
2018 Cadillac CT6
2018 Cadillac ATS
2018 Buick Regal
2018 Buick LaCrosse
2018 Buick Enclave - FWD
2018 Buick Enclave - AWD
2017 GMC Terrain
2017 GMC Canyon Pickup - 4WD
2017 GMC Canyon Pickup - 2WD
2017 GMC Acadia Limited - AWD (VIN V)
2017 GMC Acadia Limited - 2WD (VIN R)
2017 GMC Acadia (VIN N)
2017 Chevrolet Traverse - FWD
2017 Chevrolet Traverse - AWD
2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer
2017 Chevrolet S10
2017 Chevrolet Impala
2017 Chevrolet Equinox
2017 Chevrolet Colorado Pickup - 4WD (VIN T)
2017 Chevrolet Colorado Pickup - 2WD (VIN S)
2017 Chevrolet Colorado (VIN 4)
2017 Chevrolet Cheyenne - 4WD
2017 Chevrolet Cheyenne - 2WD
2017 Chevrolet Caprice PPV
2017 Chevrolet Camaro
2017 Cadillac XTS
2017 Cadillac XT5
2017 Cadillac CTS
2017 Cadillac CT6
2017 Cadillac ATS
2017 Buick Regal
2017 Buick LaCrosse
2017 Buick Enclave - FWD
2017 Buick Enclave - AWD
2016 GMC Terrain
2016 GMC Canyon Pickup - 4WD
2016 GMC Canyon Pickup - 2WD
2016 GMC Acadia - AWD
2016 GMC Acadia - 2WD
2016 Chevrolet Traverse - FWD
2016 Chevrolet Traverse - AWD
2016 Chevrolet S10
2016 Chevrolet Impala Limited (VIN W)
2016 Chevrolet Impala (VIN 1)
2016 Chevrolet Equinox
2016 Chevrolet Colorado Pickup - 4WD (VIN T)
2016 Chevrolet Colorado Pickup - 2WD (VIN S)
2016 Chevrolet Caprice PPV
2016 Chevrolet Camaro
2016 Cadillac XTS
2016 Cadillac SRX
2016 Cadillac CTS
2016 Cadillac CT6
2016 Cadillac ATS
2016 Buick Regal
2016 Buick LaCrosse
2016 Buick Enclave - FWD
2016 Buick Enclave - AWD
2015 GMC Canyon Pickup - 4WD
2015 GMC Canyon Pickup - 2WD
2015 Chevrolet Traverse - FWD
2015 Chevrolet Traverse - AWD
2015 Chevrolet Malibu
2015 Chevrolet Impala Limited (VIN W)
2015 Chevrolet Impala (VIN 1)
2015 Chevrolet Equinox
2015 Chevrolet Colorado Pickup - 4WD (VIN T)
2015 Chevrolet Colorado Pickup - 2WD (VIN S)
2015 Chevrolet Captiva Sport (VIN L)
2015 Chevrolet Caprice PPV
2015 Chevrolet Camaro
2015 Cadillac XTS
2015 Cadillac SRX
2015 Cadillac CTS Sedan (VIN A)
2015 Cadillac ATS
2015 Buick Regal
2015 Buick LaCrosse
2015 Buick Encore
2015 Buick Enclave - FWD
2015 Buick Enclave - AWD
2014 GMC Terrain
2014 GMC Acadia - AWD
2014 GMC Acadia - 2WD
2014 Chevrolet Traverse - FWD
2014 Chevrolet Traverse - AWD
2014 Chevrolet Malibu
2014 Chevrolet Impala Limited (VIN W)
2014 Chevrolet Impala (VIN 1)
2014 Chevrolet Equinox
2014 Chevrolet Captiva Sport (VIN L)
2014 Chevrolet Caprice PPV
2014 Chevrolet Camaro
2014 Cadillac XTS
2014 Cadillac SRX
2014 Cadillac CTS Sedan (VIN A)
2014 Cadillac ATS
2014 Buick Regal
2014 Buick LaCrosse
2014 Buick Enclave - FWD
2014 Buick Enclave - AWD
2013 GMC Acadia - AWD
2013 GMC Acadia - 2WD
2013 Chevrolet Traverse - FWD
2013 Chevrolet Traverse - AWD
2013 Chevrolet Malibu
2013 Chevrolet Impala
2013 Chevrolet Equinox
2013 Chevrolet Captiva Sport (VIN L)
2013 Chevrolet Camaro
2013 Cadillac XTS
2013 Cadillac SRX
2013 Cadillac CTS
2013 Cadillac ATS
2013 Buick Regal
2013 Buick LaCrosse
2013 Buick Enclave - FWD
2013 Buick Enclave - AWD
2012 GMC Terrain
2012 GMC Acadia - AWD
2012 GMC Acadia - 2WD
2012 Chevrolet Traverse - FWD
2012 Chevrolet Traverse - AWD
2012 Chevrolet Malibu
2012 Chevrolet Equinox
2012 Chevrolet Captiva Sport (VIN L)
2012 Chevrolet Caprice PPV
2012 Chevrolet Camaro
2012 Cadillac SRX
2012 Cadillac CTS
2012 Buick LaCrosse
2012 Buick Enclave - FWD
2012 Buick Enclave - AWD
2011 GMC Terrain (VIN L)
2011 GMC Acadia - AWD
2011 GMC Acadia - 2WD
2011 Chevrolet Traverse - FWD
2011 Chevrolet Traverse - AWD
2011 Chevrolet Malibu
2011 Chevrolet Equinox
2011 Chevrolet Captiva Sport
2011 Chevrolet Caprice PPV
2011 Chevrolet Camaro
2011 Cadillac STS
2011 Cadillac SRX
2011 Cadillac CTS
2011 Buick LaCrosse (Allure in Canada)
2011 Buick Enclave - FWD
2011 Buick Enclave - AWD
2010 Saturn VUE - FWD
2010 Saturn VUE - AWD
2010 Saturn OUTLOOK- 2WD
2010 Saturn OUTLOOK - AWD
2010 Pontiac G6
2010 GMC Terrain (VIN L)
2010 GMC Acadia - AWD
2010 GMC Acadia - 2WD
2010 Chevrolet Traverse - FWD
2010 Chevrolet Traverse - AWD
2010 Chevrolet Malibu
2010 Chevrolet Equinox
2010 Chevrolet Captiva Sport
2010 Chevrolet Camaro
2010 Cadillac STS
2010 Cadillac SRX
2010 Cadillac CTS
2010 Buick LaCrosse (Allure in Canada)
2010 Buick Enclave - FWD
2010 Buick Enclave - AWD
2009 Saturn VUE - FWD
2009 Saturn VUE - AWD
2009 Saturn OUTLOOK- 2WD
2009 Saturn OUTLOOK - AWD
2009 Pontiac Torrent
2009 Pontiac G8
2009 Pontiac G6
2009 GMC Acadia - AWD
2009 GMC Acadia - 2WD
2009 Chevrolet Traverse - FWD
2009 Chevrolet Traverse - AWD
2009 Chevrolet Malibu
2009 Chevrolet Equinox
2009 Chevrolet Captiva Sport
2009 Cadillac STS
2009 Cadillac SRX
2009 Cadillac CTS
2009 Buick LaCrosse (Allure in Canada)
2009 Buick Enclave - FWD
2009 Buick Enclave - AWD
2008 Saturn VUE - FWD
2008 Saturn VUE - AWD
2008 Saturn OUTLOOK- 2WD
2008 Saturn OUTLOOK - AWD
2008 Pontiac Torrent
2008 Pontiac G8
2008 Pontiac G6
2008 GMC Acadia - AWD
2008 GMC Acadia - 2WD
2008 Chevrolet Malibu Classic
2008 Chevrolet Malibu
2008 Chevrolet Equinox
2008 Chevrolet Captiva Sport
2008 Cadillac STS
2008 Cadillac SRX
2008 Cadillac CTS
2008 Buick LaCrosse (Allure in Canada)
2008 Buick LaCrosse
2008 Buick Enclave - FWD
2008 Buick Enclave - AWD
2007 Saturn VUE - FWD
2007 Saturn VUE - AWD
2007 Saturn OUTLOOK- 2WD
2007 Saturn OUTLOOK - AWD
2007 Pontiac Torrent
2007 Pontiac G6
2007 GMC Acadia - AWD
2007 GMC Acadia - 2WD
2007 Chevrolet Malibu
2007 Chevrolet Equinox
2007 Cadillac STS
2007 Cadillac SRX
2007 Cadillac CTS
2007 Buick Rendezvous - FWD
2007 Buick LaCrosse (Allure in Canada)
2007 Buick LaCrosse
2006 Saturn VUE - FWD
2006 Saturn VUE - AWD
2006 Pontiac G6
2006 Chevrolet Malibu
2006 Chevrolet Equinox
2006 Cadillac STS
2006 Cadillac SRX
2006 Cadillac CTS
2006 Buick Rendezvous - FWD
2006 Buick Rendezvous - AWD
2006 Buick LaCrosse (Allure in Canada)
2006 Buick LaCrosse

#12-06-01-003D - Information for Repairing Engine Front Cover Oil Leak, Sealing Surface Preparation and Applying RTV Sealant - (May 2, 2022)

Subject:
Information for Repairing Engine Front Cover Oil Leak, Sealing Surface Preparation and Applying RTV Sealant
Models:
2006-2022 GM Passenger Cars and Trucks (Including Export Vehicles)
Equipped with V6 Engine – RPO LAU, LF1, LFW, LFX, LFY, LLT, LP1, LY7, LF3 or LF4

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Document Title: #12-06-01-003D - Information for Repairing Engine Front Cover Oil Leak, Sealing Surface Preparation and Applying RTV Sealant - (May 2, 2022)

engine

cover

sealing

surface

applying

sealant

bulletin

abrasive

pads

bristle

discs

conditioning

wire

wheels

click

size

notice

clean

material

component

used

remove

damage

metal

cylinder

head

block

coolant

leaks

debris

shop

work

area

cleaning

gasket

parts

aluminum

oxide

failure

repair

points

using

plastic

razor

blade

scraper

spray

cleaner

equivalent

mating

allow

soak

minutes

loosen

cleaned

device

hand

position

final

reassembly

skin

prevent

proper

folded

lint

free

cloth

wipe

rotate

visible

signs

contamination

tube

apply

following

bead

remaining

water

pump

replacement

bolt

holes

joint

meets

conditions

seal

gouges

trademark

surface conditioning

conditioning discs

pads wire

clean sealing

sealing surfaces

surfaces engine

engine components

engine block

engine coolant

cleaning parts

cover engine

plastic gasket

gasket scraper

gasket material

sealant sealing

mating surfaces

final cleaning

free shop

shop cloth

rotate shop

cloth visible

contamination cloth

cover replacement

clean debris

size clean

meets engine

block click

gouges damage

damage water

surface conditioning discs

abrasive pads wire

pads wire wheels

clean sealing surfaces

sealing surfaces engine

wire wheels bristle

wheels bristle discs

premature engine bearing

engine bearing failure

sealant click size

engine cover engine

plastic gasket scraper

sealant sealing surface

equivalent mating surfaces

parallel flat surface

flat surface possible

work blade forth

blade forth grooved

forth grooved areas

grooved areas component

areas component loosen

component loosen remove

click size using

cleaner reassembly touch

reassembly touch cleaned

touch cleaned surfaces

hand oils skin

oils skin contaminate

prevent proper bonding

lint free shop

free shop cloth

shop cloth wipe

cloth wipe mating

surfaces engine cover

rotate shop cloth

shop cloth visible

cloth visible signs

signs contamination cloth

contamination cloth final

cloth final cleaning

final cleaning parts

cleaning parts allow

parts allow minutes

allow minutes components

remaining engine coolant

water pump water

pump water pump

engine cover replacement

carefully clean cover

clean cover sealing

cover sealing surfaces

clean debris bolt

debris bolt holes

bolt holes cover

holes cover fasteners

click size clean

size clean debris

cylinder head meets

head meets engine

meets engine block

engine block click

block click size

mating surfaces engine

cover allow soak

soak minutes click

minutes click size

click size inspect

cover following conditions

following conditions damage

damage bolt holes

damage corrosion engine

corrosion engine coolant

engine coolant passage

seal bore gouges

bore gouges damage

gouges damage water

damage water pump

conditions found repair

found repair replace

repair replace cover

replace cover click

cover click size