2010 GMC Sierra 1500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2010 GMC Sierra 1500

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2010 GMC Sierra 1500 Problems

Reduced Power and Check Engine Light

The GMC Sierra 1500 uses a throttle position sensor (TPS) which commonly fails and causes:

This issue is related to the throttle position sensor, and can be caused by faulty wiring to the TPS, bad connection at the TPS, or a failed TPS.

To correct this issue, the wiring harness, connector, and throttle position sensor must be inspected, tested, and/or replaced. The most common cause is a faulty TPS.

Improper HVAC Temperature and/or Air Delivery Due to Failed Mode Door Actuator

One or more heater & AC (HVAC) temperature and/or air delivery mode door actuator may fail, resulting in improper temperature or air delivery. If this occurs, fault code(s) should be stored in the HVAC control module which should assist in diagnoses.

Inside Door Handles May Break

The inside door handles are prone to breaking.

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2010 GMC Sierra 1500 Questions

By reading some of the reported problems, I think I may have an actuator A C bad (2 answers)

Are They hard to change out? How much is the cost for one?

My truck wont shift into 3rd or higher (1 answer)

I went off roading today and suddenly my transmission is not shifting.

Why are my dash lights on when day time running lights are on (1 answer)

Is this normal for dash lights to be on when the day time running lights are on. I have a 2008 G6 dash lights are out only come on when dark. I just bought this truck so I don't know if dash lights must be on I am concerned in time if dash lights will start to burn out. Do I have a problem an...

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2010 GMC Sierra 1500 Recalls

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

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2010 GMC Sierra 1500 Reviews

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based on 1 customer reviews
Bought this new off the showroom floor. 15 months later, I love it as much as the day I purchased it. Plenty of power, great looks, and decent mileage for a truck.

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