2003 GMC Sierra 1500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 GMC Sierra 1500

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2003 GMC Sierra 1500
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663
to $
1,203
2003 GMC Sierra 1500
$
248
to $
507
2003 GMC Sierra 1500
$
381
to $
1,111
2003 GMC Sierra 1500
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190
to $
317
2003 GMC Sierra 1500
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244
to $
622

2003 GMC Sierra 1500 Problems

Service Stability Message Due to Failed Steering Wheel Position Sensor

The steering wheel position sensor may fail, resulting in the service stability message being displayed.

Service 4WD Message May be Displayed

The 4WD transfer case encoder motor position sensor or the selector switch may fail causing the service 4WD message to be displayed. Fault code(s) stored in the transfer case control module will be of assistance in determining the exact fault causing the message to be displayed.

Clicking Noise From Flasher When Turn Signals are Off

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.

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2003 GMC Sierra 1500 Questions

Replaced the starter, crank but not start, coils not firing,new sensor bcm/pcm (2 answers)

The coils aren't firing at all, everything else working including fuel pump, replaced crank sensor, and cam sensor too. Lost. No codes coming up, all grounds checked

My gauges work perfectly but the light don't , does anyone know why or how (3 answers)

To fix one day they just turned off and never came back on

I have a 2003 gmc sierra 5.3. I seem to have a lot less power when i step on the gas and the engine light flashes. Any ideas? (2 answers)

Truck has 215k miles on it. Im thinking its misfiring? Maybe a coil pack? Help me out please

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2003 GMC Sierra 1500 Recalls

Recall 05V161000
ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS AND BUILT WITH EITHER PBR PARKING BRAKE SYSTEMS OR TRW PARKING BRAKE SYSTEMS, THE PARKING BRAKE FRICTION LININGS MAY WEAR TO AN EXTENT WHERE THE PARKING BRAKE CAN BECOME INEFFECTIVE IN IMMOBILIZING A PARKED VEHICLE.
Rear Seat Belt for Smaller Passengers May Not Fit Correctly

The second row center seat belt routing may make it difficult to position correctly on smaller passengers. If the seat belt rides up to fit around the abdomen, the risk of internal injury is increased in a crash. Dealers will cut the guide loop, remove a portion of the loop, and the remaining sides should be folded over and secured with a retainer. The recall began July 21, 2005. The GM recall number is 05037.

Recall 04V129000
ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE GALVANIZED STEEL TAILGATE SUPPORT CABLES THAT RETAIN THE TAILGATE IN THE FULL OPEN (HORIZONTAL) POSITION MAY CORRODE, WEAKEN, AND EVENTUALLY FRACTURE. IF BOTH CABLES FRACTURED, THE TAILGATE WOULD SUDDENLY DROP AND STRIKE THE TOP SURFACE OF...

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2003 GMC Sierra 1500 Reviews

Bought brand new, with lots of extras. Z71, 5.3L, leather, dual-zone heat/air etc. Got extended warranty and only had minor problems with the truck. Brake pads, and mirror defroster. Major problems were oxygen sensors, and the brakes. Right rear pads wore out every 6 to 10K, until they put in a 'metering valve. That extended it to 35k. Currently have 134k on truck and have a few issues: B...
I purchased my truck through priviate party. So far I've had to replace the fuel pump and distributor cap. Overall, I love this truck and the power.

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