1996 GMC Yukon Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 GMC Yukon

1996 GMC Yukon Problems

ABS Front Wheel Speed Sensors May Fail

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) front wheel speed sensors are prone to failure. When a sensor fails, the ABS warning light may illuminate and/or the ABS system may activate erratically.

Leaking Water Pump May Cause Coolant Loss and Overheating

A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. This can result in an engine overheating condition. A leaking water pump will require replacement.

Power Door Lock Actuators May Fail

The power door lock actuators may become slow to operate or stop working completely and require replacement.

See More Problems (21)

1996 GMC Yukon Questions

Having issues with my 1996 Yukon!! It will stall at random times, then it won't start for a few minutes, or it will start right back up. The issue is so sporadic, its so hard to diagnose this issue. Here is what I have done so far. (1 answer)

I have changed the fuel pump, fuel filter, the fuel relay switch, which gets really hot for some reason, changed the EGR valve. I took it into a mechanic and they thought it was a vacuum leak, and they said they checked it all and thought they found one. They called me and said it hasn't stal...

Rpms real high when driving dosent shift gears (1 answer)

If let of the gas at times an re acclerate it will catch a gear. But other then that when first taking off it wont change gears an rpms really high

Hello my 96 gmc yukon doesent change out of first gear rpms real high (1 answer)

When taking off its not shifting gears idles real high. There is times it will shift if you let off gas an accelerate gas. An sometimes speedometer goes out of wack

See More Questions (33)

1996 GMC Yukon Recalls

Recall 03V159000
ON CERTAIN MINIVANS, PICKUP TRUCKS, AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES WITH CERTAIN MODEL-ENGINE COMBINATIONS, THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR MAY FAIL DUE TO CRACKED SOLDER JOINTS ON THE CONTROLLER CIRCUIT BOARD. THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS COULD WORK INTERMITTENTLY OR NOT AT ALL.
Recall 98V150001
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, 2 AND 4-WHEEL DRIVE. SOLDER JOINTS NEAR THE WIRING HARNESS CONNECTOR CAN CRACK CAUSING THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS TO WORK INTERMITTENTLY.
Recall 96V057000
THESE VEHICLES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH THE THROTTLE CABLE CONTACTING THE DASH MAT WHICH COULD BIND THE THROTTLE. THIS DOES NOT MEET WITH THE MAXIMUM RETURN TIMES REQUIRED BY FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 124, "ACCELERATOR CONTROL SYSTEMS."

See More Recalls (3)

1996 GMC Yukon Reviews

I like my 1996 yukon it's a sold ride.
We been using my buddies Yukon for duck and deer hunting and you can't beat it, Rain, Snow, Its smooth riding and holds dogs guns and all the gear and gets 20 mpg to boot.

See More Reviews (2)