2005 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 GMC Yukon XL 1500

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2005 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Problems

4WD Transfer Case Position Sensor/Selector Switch May Fail

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.

Daytime Running Lights are Prone to Burning Out

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).

Steering Wheel Position Sensor May Fail

The steering wheel position sensor may fail, resulting in the service stability message being displayed.

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2005 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Questions

Have gone through 5 batteries in 8 years. (1 answer)

So, we got the truck used from a GMC executive who had it for a company car. It only had 40,000 miles on it when we got it. About 2 years after we got it, the back wiper, seat heaters, needle in 1 of the little circles on dash, and 2 lights on steering wheel all stopped working. Then, we start...

Daytime running lights not working after I changed the bulbs (2 answers)

Changed bulbs and no lights

Why did Both headlamps stopped working at the same time? (1 answer)

The daytime lights also stopped working

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2005 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Recalls

Fuel May Leak from Fuel Rail

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.

Hydraulic Brake Booster May Fail

On vehicles equipped with the Bosch hydraulic brake booster, the boost pressure accumulator may crack and break away from the hydro-boost assembly during normal operation. If this were to happen while the hood is open, fragments from the accumulator could injure people standing in the immediate area. The loss of fluid while driving would cause increased steering and braking effort and a crash could occur without warning. Dealers will test the hydro-boost assembly for function of the two-function valve. If the hydro-boost assembly fails the test, it will be replaced free of charge. The recall began March 23, 2005. The GM recall number is 05006.

Potential Loss of Braking Ability

707 vehicles may have a missing brake pedal push rod retainer. If the retainer is missing, the brake pedal could disengage from the booster push rod. This could result in loss of braking ability, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the affected vehicles and install a push rod retainer if necessary. General Motors will begin contacting owners by telephone on March 10, 2005. The General Motors recall number is 05039.

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2005 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Reviews

on a cold start the oil gauge will go to 80 then drop to zero will stay on zero until 10 minutes or more of driving, then when I come to a stop it will jump to 80 and stay on 80. Please advise of possible problem and estimate repair cost. Thank you.

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