1996 GMC 2500 Pickup Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 GMC 2500 Pickup

1996 GMC 2500 Pickup Problems

Power Brake Units May Leak Fluid From Hydro-Boost Unit

Power brake systems using "hydro-boost" may leak power steering fluid from the hydro-boost unit located behind the brake master cylinder. Replacement of the hydro-boost unit is the common repair to correct this concern.

Power Door Lock Actuators May Fail

The power door lock actuators may become slow to operate or stop working completely and require replacement.

ABS Front Wheel Speed Sensors May Fail

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) front wheel speed sensors are prone to failure. When a sensor fails, the ABS warning light may illuminate and/or the ABS system may activate erratically.

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1996 GMC 2500 Pickup Questions

96 GMC Sierra 2500 brakes are jumping when apply brake lightly -it dosent happen (2 answers)

pedal gets real stiff ,

Drive shaft cylinder fell off was wondering how hard this is to fix and is it (1 answer)

expensive?

CODES (1 answer)

CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ON ACTS LIKE ITS NOT GETTING ENOUGH GAS CHUGS GOING DOWN ROAD JUST SLIGHTLY I NEED THE CODES FOR THE TRUCK GETTING READSY TO HOOK UP A CAR READER TO IT

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1996 GMC 2500 Pickup Recalls

Reclining Seats Create Pinch Hazard

The easy entry recliner seat operation may allow fingers or hands to get caught and pinched within the recliner mechanism. Dealers will install a protective cover over the recliner mechanism free of charge to resolve the concern.

Rear Axle U-Bolt Nuts Loosen

The nuts for the U-bolts that secure the rear axle to the frame may loosen and detach, causing the axle to shift and disrupt proper control of the vehicle while driving. Dealers will check the U-bolt nut torque and re-torque any loose U-bolts to the proper specification free of charge to resolve the concern.

Fuel Rail Leaks Fuel

The fuel rail may leak, causing an odor and a fire hazard. Dealers will inspect and replace fuel rails found to be in the date range of faulty parts free of charge to resolve the concern.

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