2001 GMC Yukon XL 2500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 GMC Yukon XL 2500
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2001 GMC Yukon XL 2500 ProblemsInstrument Panel Lights Flickering and Exterior Lights Intermittent
The headlight switch used on the GMC Yukon XL 2500 is known to fail through normal operation. Since the headlight switch is also integrated into the interior lights, a malfunctioning switch can cause issues with interior lights as well.
- Symptoms of a failed headlight switch include:
- Headlights and taillights failing to turn on or off
- Interior lights flicker, or fail to turn on or off
- Gauge cluster lighting off or flickering with headlights on
- Parking light malfunctions
This issue is well known with General Motors Trucks and SUVs, and is solved by testing and, if needed, replacing the headlight/dimmer switch. Bad grounding wires at the tail-lights, and dirty/corroded tow package wires can also lead to some of these issues.
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.
Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.
2001 GMC Yukon XL 2500 QuestionsMy Yukon ended up in a water filled ditch up to the windshield. (1 answer)
I have dried out fuse boxes, electrical plugs and checked the ECU. The water also filled the floorboards inside, just in the front. I purged the water from the cylinders and drained the oil. Vehicle will start but will only run for a couple seconds and then shut off. I need help to figure this out.
My 2001 yukon danali xl is having brake troubles. When I actually push the brake its fine. When I hit the gas it sticks. A burning smell is coming out of the front passenget side tire. Whats really scary is when I parked today I looked at the btire and the brake was glowing red. Whats the problem?
i have 200,000 over on my yukon i bought it used and the owner said it might need a new cluster cause everything jumps up and down like somthing is lose i replaced cluster and checked for lose wires whats wrong with it
2001 GMC Yukon XL 2500 RecallsGM Recalls 2000-2001 1500-2500 Trucks and SUVs Due to Fuel Pump Wiring Overheating
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.