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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2001 GMC Yukon XL 1500

2001 GMC Yukon XL 1500

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2001 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Problems

Drive Train -- Verified

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.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

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.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

The daytime running lights are prone to burning out. Our technicians tell us that the light sockets may show signs of heat damage but usually are OK. Always be sure to use the correct replacement bulb for the best life expectancy. The new bulb recommendation for 2000-2003 models is #4114K (trade number).

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

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.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

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.

2001 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., July 2, 2001

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PICKUP AND UTILITY TRUCKS. SOME OF THESE VEHICLES HAVE AN INTERNAL COMPONENT IN THE OUTBOARD SEAT BELT RETRACTORS FOR THE 2ND AND 3RD ROW OF SEATS THAT COULD BE CRACKED. WITH REPEATED ACTUATION OF THE LOCKING MECHANISM, THE CRACK COULD SPREAD TO THE POINT SUCH THAT THE SEAT BELT WOULD NO LONGER LOCK.

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Body, Interior & Misc., November 16, 2000

RepairPal Expert Overview:

The exhaust fumes may enter the vehicle interior because there may be missing plugs in the rear vehicle wheelhouses. Exhaust fumes may cause personal illness or death. Dealers will inspect the vehicle for loose or missing wheelhouse plugs and install new plugs where necessary.

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Brakes, September 22, 2005

Summary: CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE UNWANTED ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) ACTIVATION. THIS CONDITION IS MORE LIKELY TO OCCUR IN ENVIRONMENTALLY CORROSIVE AREAS. THIS RECALL WILL BE LAUNCHED IN THE "SALT BELT" STATES OF CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MAINE, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, WEST VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ONLY.

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Engine, October 19, 2005

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The wiring to the fuel pump may overheat, which may cause multiple concerns. The fuse for the pump may blow, which will prevent the vehicle from starting and running. A check engine light may come on from connector damage. Fuel may leak out of the connector body and create a fire hazard. Dealers will remove the fuel tank and remove the module reservoir assemblies from the fuel tank, and install a new service kit.

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2001 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Questions and Answers

llatta, 2001 GMC Yukon XL 1500, Greer, SC

The check engine light comes on along with the engine skipping or cutting back on hills.
How do I stop the skipping and cutting back on the hills.

eleanor, 2001 GMC Yukon XL 1500, Summerland Key, FL

the dash lights do not work/sometimes the
clock will light and go out. all the gauges work/the alarm for lights left on
stopped working

eleanor, 2001 GMC Yukon XL 1500, Summerland Key, FL

just submitted note regarding dash--include the 2 brake indicators..will come on and stay on for days -- then off -- then on again for hours or days

Visitor, 2001 GMC Yukon XL 1500, Colorado Springs, CO

I HAVE A 2001 YUKON XL WITH THE DENALI PACKAGE AND I AM HAVING ISSUES WITH MY COURTESY LAMPS. NONE OF MY INTERIOR LIGHTS EXCEPT FOR THE DASH WHICH WORKS FINE BY THE WAY WORK. OVER HEAD LIGHTS DONT....

What up, 2001 GMC Yukon XL 1500, Memphis, TN

Check engine soon light just came on. Vehicle passed emmisions testing last month. Disconnected battery cable srest light. Light came back on. Autozone tried to read code but no indication. Stated ...

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