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loghouse
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Asked by loghouse Jan 11, 2009 at 09:35 AM about the 1996 GMC Sierra 2500

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

How is the power and reliability in the engine? I can buy one with only 99,000 kms on it.

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Wade Preece
115

Its not too bad for power and reliablity is pretty decent too my brother had one that had 350,000kms on it and was still running stong hope that helps.

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Mark Bickelman
85

Deisil trucks ussually last forever

Cari Larsen
25

I work with diesel mechanics and here a lot of shop talk. The diesel's are very strong and reliable, however you need to be aware that the injection pumps and modules usually cause the most trouble and are expensive to replace. There is a good after market module that mounts at the front bumper where it will stay cool and not over heat. 99,000km's is barely broken most I know have 300,000 to 500,000 and still running with no trouble.

Wade Preece
115

Your so right mount the module in the bumper cold air intake and exaust work and the 6.5 isnt too bad of a engine (but still not a cummins lol)

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