2008 GMC Sierra 3500 HD Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 GMC Sierra 3500 HD

2008 GMC Sierra 3500 HD Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.

New Fob/Entry Receiver Needed if Keyless Entry System Stops Working

The keyless entry system may stop working. Our technicians tell us the key fobs and keyless entry receiver may need to be replaced to correct this fault.

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2008 GMC Sierra 3500 HD Questions

I pull a 16000 lb rv and it keeps overheating on me going up hills or passes (1 answer)

pulling it up like a 6% grade it will overheat and I have to pull over and let it cool down??

hard to steer in low speed high steering situations (1 answer)

when docking trailer, low revving and slow moving steering becomes non-power. Brakes are quite often "soft" even when steering seems fine. Mechanic says rotors are fissured and needs new pads. Pump is leaking. Is this a Hydroboost thing or just steering pump. Is $3400.00 a reasonable pr...

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2008 GMC Sierra 3500 HD Recalls

Front Passenger Air Bag Defective

In a crash that deploys the passenger front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator free of charge to correct the concern.

Auxiliary Battery Fuse Link Melts

If too much current is drawn from the auxiliary battery, the fusible link can melt, causing risk of fire. Dealers will replace the jumper harness with one that includes a 40 amp inline fuse, and provide vehicle owners with supplemental owners manual information free of charge to resolve the problem.

Possible Under Hood Electrical Fire

The heated washer module under the hood could overheat due to excessive current draw. Under certain conditions, this could result in an under hood fire. This previous recall attempt in 2008 to repair this concern did not have the expected success. Dealers will now permanently disable and remove the heated washer module to correct this concern. This recall is expected to begin on June 20, 2010.

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2008 GMC Sierra 3500 HD Reviews

the dash board is cracking bad in two spots

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