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.
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2005 GMC Yukon Denali
2005 GMC Yukon Denali Problems
The rear window defogger may stop working due to a wire terminal broken off of the rear glass. Our technicians tell us that terminal can be reattached using a special glue or silver solder.
The steering may develop a clunk type noise from the upper intermediate steering shaft. Our technicians tell us that you should check with you local GM dealer to find out what the latest repair is for this condition.
A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.
The sunroof may stop working for various different reasons. Our technicians tell us it is often better to replace the complete sunroof assembly than to try and repair the old one.
2005 GMC Yukon Denali Questions and Answers
I have a 2005 Yukon Denali - the light behind the defrost button is out - how do I replace it.
My 2005 Yukon Denali wont exceed 35mph. Why is this? It will go up to speeds as high as 45mph if shift into 4wd
starter went out and i replaced it after replacing the starter it would crank over like it wanted to start. i thought i might have broke the crank sen. so i replace it i have no spark at the plugs...
during operation the fuel goes to low and returns
2005 GMC Yukon Denali Reviews
I have owned my SUV since 2006 bought it with 15000 on it. Just roled over to 106K and my front passenger speaker took a crap. Can you even replace these speakers without messing up the stereo system in general. A/C got stuck on heat just on the driver side. So now truck has no heat but its a Florida truck anyway. Who needs heat? Everything else on this vehicle works great. I would definately buy another one.
2005 GMC Yukon Denali
Have had my Denali for 7 years and it has been a delight! Very few problems have occurred outside of the regular (tires, lights, and oil maintenance). I too have had some weird electrical occurrences: truck's off and door opened and lights and radio still on (have to open another door to cut all off). All-in-all, great truck. Now's time to get new paint job and tune-up!
Love my 2005 Yukon Denali. Owned it since new, keep it in mint condition but I have three weird re-occurances that I hope I can get some advice on because I'm losing faith in Mr. Goodwrench. 1. Climate control actuator misbehaving again -- pumps out heat when I want AC. 2. Electrical system has mind of its own -- when I remove key and open the door, radio and lights remain on. I have to open another door to shut off the radio/lights. 3. Poor solder job on the rear defroster wiring on the deck lid's window. Broken loose several times. Is there anything else that can be done. Stupid idea on GM's part to have two flimsy telephone-cord type wires exposed like that with some less-than-adequate soldering. Duh! Any help would be appreciated. Thanks for the heads-up on the brake lines. I'll be sure to look out for that since my truck's approaching 100k miles.
the wire that connects the defroster that one welded came off how can i weld it back?
Beware of the rusting brake line issue. Sudden loss of brakes and shocked to find brake fluid leaking under the drivers side door. Looked under and noticed my brake lines rusted and leaking brake fluid all over the ground. Obviously I am not the only one in the country going through this issue. My vehicle will sit until GMC is forced to correct the problem. DO NOT BUY THIS VEHICLE USED YOU WILL BE SORRY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I bought mine new and garage kept :-(