In this video I preform a DEF Level reset on this 2011 GMC. This is a fairly common issue on these trucks and a pretty easy fix. -Enjoy!
Search for GM PIP4864P to read. Applies to:
2010 - 2015 Chevrolet Express
2010 - 2015 GMC Savana
2011 - 2015 Chevrolet Silverado
2011 - 2015 GMC Sierra
Equipped with 6.6L Diesel Engine RPO codes LML and LGH
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50 thoughts on “2011-2015 chevrolet gmc: exhaust fluid low message”
  1. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Frank Ogden says:

    I continued to get a message with a 100 mile countdown on message center to add def when tank is full. Doesn’t make sense

  2. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Scott Seymour says:

    What scan tool should I buy to do this?

  3. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Genevieve Lemire says:

    Hi 👋🏼 Is there a way to find out the level of exhaust fluid before getting a warning without having a computer to connect to the truck ? Thanks

  4. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars John Branca says:

    Thank you for the video… Borrowed a friend's tech 2 and this worked!!!

  5. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars yusuf ayyachy says:

    What other scan tools can do this?

  6. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars John Branca says:

    I have a 2014 gmc sierra 3500 hd duramax…. I've read that the tech 2 doesn't work on. Model year?. Would you happen to know if that's true?

  7. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars sroper3761 says:

    No TSB in the description, Thanks

  8. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Arthur Lucas says:

    If you have a duramax, I had the entire pump sensor init replaced by GM at no charge. I was sure I would be on the hook. I have a 2012 with 74,000 mi. I was very suprised they extended the warranty to an 8 year old truck. Thanks GM.

  9. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Peter A says:

    After how many miles does the light for the “exhaust fluid low” for a 2014 GMC turn off after refilling?

  10. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Ozzy Krahn says:

    i cant believe that this stuff is so smart its stupid

  11. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Kevin Blackmon says:

    He ran it too low. This message is embedded in ECM and can be reset by a scan tool only

  12. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Steven Kushinski says:

    Any way you can do a video 0n the brake controller issue that the HD chevs? That would be greatly appreciated.

  13. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars U1rich says:

    This is why DEF deletes are popular.

  14. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Donnie Robertson says:

    Second time watching 5/30/2020

  15. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Taylor L says:

    Is there a way to clear this message without a fancy tool like yours?

  16. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars David Orona says:

    What would happened if you don't reset but have the def full?

  17. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Joe Erwin says:

    Do you have a part number on that scan tool?

  18. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars lawrence valdez says:

    Can i use a basic scanner to clear this code?

  19. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Todd Jamba says:

    wow! what an opportunity for a dealership to screw over the unsuspecting on something like that!

  20. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Bill Smith says:

    I tried to listen to the video , but I'm DEF !

  21. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Bill says:

    Not one, not two, but THREE DEF level sensors, on a US built car? Is that for redundancy or are they just trying to make trouble?

  22. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Vollick says:

    P R N D ….M ? whats the m on the gear select stand for , ive never seen it before.

  23. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Gringo! says:

    Should change the muffler bearing too!!!!

  24. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Muneer Afifi says:

    What do you charge for that? Like your time is money and you should always charge your diag fee, but on the other hand I wouldn't feel good charging 1 hr for 4 min with a scan tool and I didn't even pull it in to a bay

  25. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Eric Turner says:

    I don't know anything about diesels. What the heck is exhaust fluid? Sounds like blinker fluid.

  26. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars James Sullivan says:

    The Chevy truck who cried wolf.

  27. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars uzzi 9mm says:

    over here in europe we call the fluid adblue

  28. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars danny fisher says:

    2004 gmc envoy xuv do transmission pan gasket get seal is so what type

  29. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Michael O says:

    Eric you guys obviously have DPF's too then?!

  30. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Gary Campbell says:

    Will your Autel scanner do the same thing as your bosh tech 2 will do, and i enjoyed your video and your time, thanks

  31. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Ghetto Wagon says:

    When did you get the Tech 2?

  32. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Garth Clark says:

    Looking for that TSB service bulletin. I'll Google it.

  33. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Dave from Mo says:

    How often do you bleed/drain the water out of the shop compressor?

  34. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars James Baechle says:

    have a 2012 GMC 3500HD w/6.6. it takes 40 run cycles to clear that message on it own.

  35. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Mike Chiodetti says:

    This was DEFinitely a very "fluid" repair! Watching on iATN when the diesel vehicles come up with problems in the DEF system, its amazing the costs associated with the parts needed to repair these systems. I guess like everything else, the early models are part of the engineering learning curve which the customer gets to pay for. I used to like the idea of owning a diesel……..not anymore!

  36. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Ryan Hull says:

    Thanks GM for creating an issue..

  37. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Backyardmech1 says:

    DEF problems. Anybody else want to say another government subsidized problem? Only you the customer are paying for it by the tank full?

  38. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Duncan Mac says:

    What's the reason it doesn't reset after a fill up? You mentioned service bulletin
    Thanks and thanks for the video.

  39. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Ray Dornbush says:

    Can't believe you want to drive around the newer diesels and have to deal with all the emissions crap personally… I'll be driving my older diesel for life… no question.

  40. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars G. P. says:

    I assume this is not a permanent fix right, anything to stop it from happening again?

  41. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars JEFFREY KREFT says:

    So one question, why doesnt this piece of shit do that on its own when he refilled the def tank. Just another way these engineers today are the biggest pieces of shit on the planet. I had their spot reserved for a long time for lawyers, but they have surpassed them. Doesnt make any sense whatsoever that you would need to plug in a scan tool to reset this. This is the exact reason why I am never buying another American made piece of shit vehicle again!

  42. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars D Sciarrino says:

    Junk

  43. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Jack Green says:

    What a bunch of crap to spend the money on an expensive truck and have little stuff like that to be an aggravation. Makes no sense. OK, I'm old and hard headed.