2006 GMC Sierra 1500 HD Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 GMC Sierra 1500 HD

2006 GMC Sierra 1500 HD Problems

The steering may develop a clunk type noise from the upper intermediate steering shaft.  Our technicians tell us that you should check with you local GM dealer to find out what the latest repair is for this condition.

A clicking noise may be noted from the turn signal flasher after the turn signals are switched off.  This is commonly cause by a faulty turn signal switch which will require replacement.

Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.

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2006 GMC Sierra 1500 HD Questions

How do you replace the real small light bulbs on the steering wheel that show the differnt functions. Anyone????

need cost pitman arm & idler arm replacment & alignment

The steering on my 2006 Sierra 1500HD 4WD rattles on rough roads, especially when turing a corner. And I can feel it in the steering wheel. Is this a common problem? Are there any common fixes?

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2006 GMC Sierra 1500 HD Recalls

The retainer clip for the fuel rail pulse damper may fracture and allow the damper to come loose from the fuel rail. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire. Dealers will replace the engine fuel rail pulse damper free of charge. The recall began August 31, 2006. The GM recall number is 06080.

The tire and loading information label on the driver's side door frame may be inaccurate. A misprinted label could lead to overloading of the vehicle, which could possibly lead to tire failure and a crash. Owners will be provided with corrected labels and installation instructions. At customers' request, a dealer can install the label for them. The recall began March 31, 2006. The GM recall number is 05109.

Some vehicles have a power steering hose that was not made to specification and may rupture under extreme steering conditions. If this were to happen, power steering assist would be lost and steering effort would increase. On vehicles equipped with hydro-boost brakes, braking effort would also increase. If power steering fluid were to spray on hot engine parts, an engine compartment fire could also occur. Dealers will inspect the power steering hose(s) for the two suspect date codes and replace them if needed. The recall began October 14, 2005. The GM recall number is 05086.

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