2006 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 GMC Yukon XL 1500

2006 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).

ABS Light Due to Poor Electrical Ground Under the Battery Tray

A poor electrical ground under the battery tray may cause the ABS warning light to illuminate. Our technicians tell us that cleaning and properly securing this ground and also the main ABS ground on the frame rail below the drivers door may be necessary.

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2006 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Questions

Why do Dash Lights not turn off without taking out fuse? (1 answer)

Truck will turn over but not start if fuse is out. Dome Lights come on and warning tone randomly sounds while driving as if door is open.

Front blower doesn,t come on. (1 answer)

Front heater blower does not come on, rear heater works fine. I can adjust the blower speed however blower never comes on. All the fuses look fine.. what do I need to check next.

Ticking noise (1 answer)

I have noticed a very annoying ticking noise in my vehicle and was told it could be the motor knocking or an exhaust leak from the motor, it isnt as loud as a knocking motor...

Thank you

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2006 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.

Tire and Loading Information Labels Are Innacurate

The tire and loading information label on the driver's side door frame may be inaccurate. A misprinted label could lead to overloading of the vehicle, which could possibly lead to tire failure and a crash. Owners will be provided with corrected labels and installation instructions. At customers' request, a dealer can install the label for them. The recall began March 31, 2006. The GM recall number is 05109.

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