2009 Hummer H3 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Hummer H3

2009 Hummer H3 Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.

Side airbags deployed on Gravel Road

I was in Death Valley, CA off roading. Nothing too major. The second day we were traveling down a gravel road when BANG! The side airbags on both sides of the car deployed. I have it in the shop right now and awaiting response.

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2009 Hummer H3 Questions

Service charge system.light. is on. Informed the altanator is running fast.?? (1 answer)

Is,this a big issue with h3.

Vehicle won't start. (1 answer)

Passlock light stays on steady when key is in the "run" position. DIC says, "Traction Control Failed," "Low Fuel" and "ABS Fault." Have tried the relearn steps several times. Takes 30 - 40 minutes to start. Have replaced the run/crnk relay fuse. Seems t...

Husband was changing oil and after car refused to start and said reduced power. (2 answers)

Cleaned the throttle body and checked connections. Disconnected battery, cleaned terminal and connections. Nothing! It tries to turn over but won't. Started pushing in all terminals checking for loose connections while I tried starting it. When he pushed in on map sensor connector it sta...

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2009 Hummer H3 Recalls

Heater And Air Conditioning Fan Speed Control Overheats

The connector module that controls the blower motor speed for the heating, ventilation and air conditioning system may overheat, causing a fire hazard. Dealers will replace part of the blower motor connector and harness free of charge to resolve the concern.

The Hood Louver Could Detach from the Vehicle

The retaining clips on the non-functional hood louver could brake. The louver could become loose and/or separate from the vehicle. If this were to happen while the vehicle is in motion, personal injury or property damage could result. Dealers will apply adhesive to the underside of the hood louver to secure it. The recall is scheduled to begin on April 12, 2010. The General Motors recall number is 10088.

Fuel Tank May Separate from the Vehicle

The front fuel tank support strap may fracture. It it does, the fuel tank would only supported by the rear support strap and the stone shield. Continued driving would eventually fracture the rear support strap and shield fasteners. The fuel tank separating from the vehicle could increase the risk of a crash. Dealers will install an updated fuel tank support strap. The recall began April 10, 2009. The General Motors recall number is 09048.

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