2005 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Repair and Maintenance

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

2005 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Problems

Sunroof May Fail

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.

Check Engine Light With Code P1870

Vehicles equipped whit a 4 speed automatic transmission may develop a harsh 1-2 shift and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light with code P1870 stored. This can be caused by wear of the bore for the TCC isolator and regulator valves in the valve body. This condition does not commonly occur until the transmission reaches normal operating temperature. If the valve body is worn, replacement will be necessary to correct this concern.

"No start" Caused By Failed Fuel Pump

The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart.

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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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