2012 GMC Sierra 1500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2012 GMC Sierra 1500

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.

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The only one that works now is the one closest to the driver.

Had a DTC code P0171 and P0174 pop today, OnStar said I should be safe to drive home. Codes corresponded to running lean on both banks. Got home and checked it out and found the intake tube from the AiRaid Jr kit had become disconnected at the rubber elbow between the tube and the stock intake ...

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The ignition switch actuator can bind causing the ignition switch to stick in the "start" position. If this were to occur the actuator can unexpectedly release, cause the ignition switch to snap back into the "Accessory" position. This would cause the engine to turn off with an associated loss of brake and steering power assist. If these conditions were to lead to a crash the airbags may not deploy as expected. Dealers will inspect and replace the ignition lock housing as necessary to correct this concern.

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