2003 GMC Yukon XL 2500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 GMC Yukon XL 2500

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2003 GMC Yukon XL 2500
$
141
to $
476
2003 GMC Yukon XL 2500
$
436
to $
1,248
2003 GMC Yukon XL 2500
$
120
to $
240
2003 GMC Yukon XL 2500
$
143
to $
405
2003 GMC Yukon XL 2500
$
375
to $
2,236

2003 GMC Yukon XL 2500 Problems

Instrument 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. 

GM Headlight Switch

Speedometer or Other Instrument Panel Gauge May Work Erratically

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.

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.

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2003 GMC Yukon XL 2500 Questions

How do I remove the SERVICE RIDE CONTROL from the dash. (1 answer)

I REPLACED THE AUTO RIDE ELECTRIC SHOCKS WITH REGULAR H.D. TRUCK SHOCKS.THANKS

Why dont't my back-up lights work when in reverse? (2 answers)

The bulbs aren't blown. I checked the fuse in the fuse box under the hood.The problem occured when I hooked up the wiring in the trailer plug to operate the trailer back-up lights.The trailer lights work now but I LOST THE VEHICLE BACK-UP LIGHTS.

LOST POWER STEREING AND BRAKES AT THE SAME TIME ON 2003 GMC YUKON (1 answer)

LOST POWER STEREING AND BRAKES AT THE SAME TIME ON 2003 GMC YUKON FLUIDS ARE FINE AND THE PROBLEM IS CONSTANT

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2003 GMC Yukon XL 2500 Recalls

Hydro-Boost Relief Valve May Not Function Properly

The hydro-boost housing relief valve bore may be out of specification. The seal may fracture as a result, which may reduce braking assist and slightly increase the steering effort while braking. Under certain conditions, more braking effort will be required to stop the vehicle. Dealers will replace the hydro-boost relief valve. The recall began June 18, 2004. The GM recall number is 04004.

Fuel Tank May Leak in a Crash

In 30 degree left angle frontal crash conditions with a severe enough impact, the fuel tank may be punctured by a torn mid-frame cross member. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire. Dealers will install a fuel tank shield. The recall began February 20, 2003. The GM recall number is 03002.

Some Door Welds May Not Be to Specification

On 107 vehicles, one or two welds on the rear door upper hinge may not be to specification. This may cause the door strength to be reduced in a side impact crash. Dealers will inspect the welds and install a bolt to secure the hinge if any are found to be out of specification.

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