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Chevrolet Colorado DIY Maintenance & Repair Guides
Links to DIY repair guides and vehicle maintenance how-to tutorials for the 2nd generation 2015 to 2019 GM Chevy Colorado.

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2015-2019 GM Chevrolet Colorado Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide
Key Fob Battery Change

1. 2015-2019 GM Chevrolet Colorado Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

After a few years of daily use, the battery inside the key fob remote control for the keyless entry system on your second generation (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and probably also the updated 2020 model year) GM Chevy Colorado truck can become weak or stop working entirely. Check out my DIY tutorial for changing the battery (with the compatible replacement part number) by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image.

   

2015-2019 GM Chevy Colorado A/C Cabin Air Filter Replacement Guide
Cabin Air Filter Change

2. 2015-2019 GM Chevrolet Colorado A/C Cabin Air Filter Replacement Guide

If the A/C system in your Chevy Colorado truck hasn't been working well recently or the air coming out of the vents smells a bit musty or moldy, you probably need to clean or change the cabin air filter element located in the HVAC blower motor housing.

To view my DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers) click on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2015-2019 GM Chevrolet Colorado Map Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
Map Light Bulbs Change

3. 2015-2019 GM Chevrolet Colorado Map Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

The overhead console in a Chevy Colorado contains two map lights bulbs and also a front dome or "room" light bulb.

Take a look at my DIY instructions for changing any of the three bulbs by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2015-2019 GM Chevrolet Colorado Dome Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
Dome Light Bulbs Change

4. 2015-2019 GM Chevrolet Colorado Dome Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

The Colorado truck is equipped with two dome lights or "rear passenger reading lights" in a housing attached to the headliner above the back seats.

Check out my DIY directions for changing a burnt out dome light bulb by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image.

   

2015-2019 GM Chevrolet Colorado Vanity Mirror Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
Vanity Mirror Light Bulbs

5. 2015-2019 GM Chevrolet Colorado Vanity Mirror Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out vanity mirror light bulb in the sun visor of your Colorado truck (or upgrade them all to brighter LED bulbs), take a look at my DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2015-2019 GM Chevrolet Colorado Plastic Interior Door Panel Removal Guide
Door Panel Removal

6. 2015-2019 GM Chevrolet Colorado Plastic Interior Door Panel Removal Guide

If you'd like to upgrade the OEM door speakers in your second generation (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and probably also the updated 2020 model year) GM Chevy Colorado, you'll first have to take off the plastic interior door panels. To view my DIY instructions for the procedure, click on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2015-2019 GM Chevrolet Colorado Tail Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
Tail Light Bulbs Change

7. 2015-2019 GM Chevrolet Colorado Tail Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out brake, rear turn signal or reverse light bulb in the tail light housings of your Colorado, check out my DIY directions for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link or thumbnail pictures.

The steps should be the same for the GMC Canyon, Holden Colorado, Chevy S10 (Brazil / Argentina) and the related Isuzu D-Max.

   

2015-2019 GM Chevrolet Colorado 3rd Brake & Cargo Bed Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
3rd Brake / Cargo Lights

8. Chevrolet Colorado 3rd Brake & Cargo Bed Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

The 2nd generation Colorado is equipped with a high mount third brake light bulb and two cargo area light bulbs situated in a housing attached to the passenger cabin just above the rear windshield.

Check out my DIY tutorial for changing any of the bulbs (with the compatible replacement part number) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2015-2019 GM Chevrolet Colorado License Plate Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
License Plate Light Bulbs

9. 2015-2019 Chevrolet Colorado License Plate Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out license plate light bulb in the rear bumper of your Colorado truck (or upgrade them both to brighter LED bulbs), take a look at my DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part number) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2015-2019 GM Chevrolet Colorado Windshield Window Wiper Blades Replacement Guide
Windshield Wiper Blades

10. 2015-2019 Chevrolet Colorado Windshield Wiper Blades Replacement Guide

If you've been having difficulty seeing out of the front windshield window of your second generation (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and most likely also the face-lifted 2020 model year) GM Chevy Colorado, you probably need to change the wiper blades.

Check out my DIY directions for the procedure (with the compatible replacement wiper blade sizes in inches and part numbers) by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image.



 

2015-2019 GM Chevrolet Colorado 3.6L V6 Engine Air Filter Replacement Guide
Engine Air Filter Change

11. 2015-2019 Chevrolet Colorado 3.6L V6 Engine Air Filter Replacement Guide

The engine air filter element for the LFX or LGZ 3.6 liter V6 engine in a Chevy Colorado should be checked and cleaned at every oil change (7,500 miles) and replaced every 45,000 miles (according to the service interval on the maintenance schedule in the owner's manual). To view my DIY tutorial (with the compatible replacement part numbers), click on the text link above or thumbnail image on the left.

   

2015-2019 GM Chevrolet Colorado Headlight Bulbs Replacement Guide
Headlight Bulbs Change

12. 2015-2019 Chevrolet Colorado Headlight Bulbs Replacement Guide

The headlight housings of a Chevy Colorado contain the low beam, high beam, front turn signal and front side marker lights bulbs.

To view my DIY tutorial for changing any of the bulbs, click on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2015-2019 GM Chevrolet Colorado Electrical Fuses Replacement Guide
Electrical Fuse Change

13. 2015-2019 GM Chevrolet Colorado Electrical Fuses Replacement Guide

The best place to start when troubleshooting any electrical problem with your Colorado is to check for a blown fuse or a faulty relay in either the engine bay electrical panel or the interior passenger compartment fuse block.

Check out my DIY directions for the procedure by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image.

   

2015-2019 GM Chevrolet Colorado 12V Automotive Battery Replacement Guide
12V Car Battery Change

14. 2015-2019 Chevrolet Colorado 12V Automotive Battery Replacement Guide

If you've been having a difficult time starting the engine in your Colorado on a cold morning and the OEM 12 volt car battery is a few years old, you probably need to replace it.

Take a look at my DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the OEM group size and the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image.

   

2015-2019 GM Chevrolet Colorado 3.6L V6 Engine Serpentine Accessory Belt Replacement Guide
3.6L V6 Belt Replacement

15. 2015-2019 Chevrolet Colorado Serpentine Accessory Belt Replacement Guide

If you've been hearing a chirping or squealing sound coming from the LFX or LGZ 3.6L V6 engine in your Chevy Colorado, you may need to change the serpentine accessory belt.

To view my DIY steps for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers), click on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2015-2019 GM Chevrolet Colorado Mass Air Flow Sensor Replacement Guide
MAF Sensor Change

16. 2015-2019 GM Chevrolet Colorado MAF Sensor Replacement Guide

If the engine in your Colorado has been hesitating, surging, rough idling or has been difficult to start, you may need to clean or replace the MAF (mass air flow) sensor.

Check out my DIY directions for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2015-2019 GM Chevrolet Colorado 3.6L V6 Engine Oil Change Guide
3.6L V6 Oil Change

17. 2015-2019 GM Chevrolet Colorado 3.6L V6 Engine Oil Change Guide

The best way to keep your Colorado running reliably for many years is to regularly change the motor oil and replace the oil filter on the LFX or LGZ 3.6 liter V6 engine.

To view my DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the compatible replacement oil filter part numbers), click on the text link above or the thumbnail picture on the left.

   

2015-2019 GM Chevrolet Colorado Hood Lift Support Struts Replacement Guide
Hood Support Struts

18. 2015-2019 Chevrolet Colorado Hood Lift Support Struts Replacement Guide

If the hood of your Colorado hasn't been staying open or in the fully raised position, you may need to replace the gas charged hood lift support struts.

Take a look at my DIY tutorial for the procedure by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2015-2019 GM Chevrolet Colorado Front Brake Pads Replacement Guide
Front Brake Pads Change

19. 2015-2019 Chevrolet Colorado Front Brake Pads Replacement Guide

If you've been hearing a squeaking, screeching, scraping or grinding noise coming from the front end of your Colorado when you step on the brake pedal, you probably need to change the front disc brake pads.

Check out my DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2015-2019 GM Chevrolet Colorado Rear Brake Pads Replacement Guide
Rear Brake Pads Change

20. 2015-2019 Chevrolet Colorado Rear Brake Pads Replacement Guide

The rear disc brake pads on a Colorado tend to last about twice as long as the front pads which is approximately 60,000 to over 100,000 miles depending on your unique driving conditions.

To view my DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the compatible replacement brake pad part numbers) click on the text link above or the thumbnail picture on the left.

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