2001 GMC Yukon XL Denali Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 GMC Yukon XL Denali

2001 GMC Yukon XL Denali Problems

One or more heater & AC (HVAC) temperature and/or air delivery mode door actuator may fail, resulting in improper temperature or air delivery. If this occurs, fault code(s) should be stored in the HVAC control module which should assist in diagnoses.

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 2001-2003 models is #4114K (trade number).

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

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2001 GMC Yukon XL Denali Questions

Will this vehicle function properly as a 2 wheel drive vehicle if I remove the drive chain from the transfer case?

What is loud noise upon rapid acceleration? When I accelerate very slowly expecially from a full stop no noise occurs.

when i step on gas pedal a lilttle bit then let off the lights go dim an idle goes down for a few seconds which cause my truck to stall when waiting at stop light or backing up I changed spark plugs and wires ,battery,alternator and the fuel filter what could this be thats making it cut out like ...

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2001 GMC Yukon XL Denali Recalls

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.

CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE UNWANTED ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) ACTIVATION. THIS CONDITION IS MORE LIKELY TO OCCUR IN ENVIRONMENTALLY CORROSIVE AREAS. THIS RECALL WILL BE LAUNCHED IN THE "SALT BELT" STATES OF CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, ...VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PICKUP AND UTILITY TRUCKS. SOME OF THESE VEHICLES HAVE AN INTERNAL COMPONENT IN THE OUTBOARD SEAT BELT RETRACTORS FOR THE 2ND AND 3RD ROW OF SEATS THAT COULD BE CRACKED. WITH REPEATED ACTUATION OF THE LOCKING MECHANISM, THE CRACK COULD SPREAD TO THE POINT SUCH THAT THE SEA...

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2001 GMC Yukon XL Denali Reviews

I brought my 2001 Yukon XL Denali new and still drive it today. It has 183K+ and is still in what I would call excellent condition. I'm a mechanic and have done all of my own work after my warranty expired. Although, I've had many parts failures (2 x more than my 97 Chevy C1500 PU which I also still drives), I still would rate this vehicle as "good". The largest part replaced was front differen...

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