2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD

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2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD
$
303
to $
1,345
2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD
$
268
to $
428
2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD
$
516
to $
794
2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD
$
638
to $
1,608
2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD
$
401
to $
765

2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD Problems

Speedometer or Other Instrument Panel Gauge May Work Erratically

The speedometer or other instrument panel gauge may begin to work erratically at times. Our technicians tell us that the instrument cluster must be sent to a repair facility to correct this fault. The warranty has been extended on some of these units to 7 years or 70,000 miles.

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.

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.

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2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD Questions

i have a loud pop coming from front axle in 4wd only. what could be causing this (3 answers)

only happens in 4wd lo or hi

low idle? (1 answer)

so my dad took his truck to fix his starter and he got it out and today it started having low idle problems which he said has never happened before with the truck any idea's before we go waste money?

Does the engine need to be purged? (1 answer)

I replaced the water pump and test drove and worked great. I stopped to check for leaks and found none, but the temp started rising so I drove straight home. I them let truck idle and the temp went to 210 and them to 260.

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2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 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 2500 HD Reviews

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based on 5 customer reviews
i currently have my 2003 gmc sierra 2500 in the repair shop at a local gm dealer. it has been there over a week and they cannot figure out what is wrong with it. The range shift inhibitor light came on the dash board so they replace the transfer case for $2100 and the light is still on and they cannot figure out why. They said the gears were wore out in the 4 wheel drive but i find that hard to...
owned for seven years since it came off the lot new and no problems ever reliable and can climb any moutain top like a cat. only problem ever was the ac and now u have to have it on when u start the vehicle but thats it
This truck is starting to nickel and dime me. The block is leaking coolant. The windshield is leaking when it rains (the mats are wet after a rain). Tranny slipping occasionally. Ignition sometimes won't immediately disengage. Trim package is bubbling. This truck heading down the Lemon Path.....

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