2004 GMC Sierra 2500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 GMC Sierra 2500

2004 GMC Sierra 2500 Problems

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.

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.

The 4WD transfer case position sensor or the selector switch may fail causing the service 4WD message to be displayed.

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2004 GMC Sierra 2500 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.

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.

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.

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2004 GMC Sierra 2500 Reviews

My sierra was a terrific truck until it spontaniously caught fire while the truck was off and parked in my drivway. If your blower motor stops or electrical things start becoming irratic gages...ect. Keep your truck out of your garage and get it checked. a.s.a.p.

Great truck over all, however mine's AC just stopped working out of the blue one day and even though all the fuses and relays are good the unit is still not getting any power

bought my GMC 2500 in 2004 new, has 135,000 miles on it, when making turns there is a knocking noise in the steering shaft nobody has ever been able to fix it, interior on drive side had to be replaced, ac blow hot air , have to cut truck off and restart to get cool air, sometimes it works sometimes it does't, there is a noise that sound like the drive shaft is hitting something, replaced fro...

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