GMC Repair and Maintenance

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

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GMC Problems

The Upper Dash May Crack

The upper dash may crack, most commonly on vehicles in warm climates and exposed to a lot of sunlight. The common repair is to replace the upper instrument trim panel. Information on a technical service bulletin or extended warranty is not available at this time.

Rear Lights May Be Out Due To Failed Light Socket Plate

One or more of the rear lights may be out due to a failed light socket plate. Our technicians tell us some 2002-2004 models were recalled for this issue. For more information on this recall, please click here»

Improper HVAC Temperature and/or Air Delivery Due to Failed Mode Door Actuator

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.

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GMC Recalls

Vehicle Equipped With Improper Inside And Outside Mirror Combinations

The vehicles were built with an improper mirror combination of no inside rear view mirror and a right hand convex mirror. Vehicles require both side mirrors being flat if no inside mirror is provided. Dealers will install a right hand flat rear view mirror free of charge to resolve the concern.

Software Defect May Prevent Airbags From Deploying

If the airbag system is in a diagnostic test mode during a crash, the deployment of the frontal airbags and seat belt pretensioners will not occur. Dealers will reflash the system software. In the event the vehicle has had a previous airbag deployment, the airbag sensing and diagnostic module (SDM) will be replaced free of charge. 

Windshield Wipers Stop Working

The windshield wiper module ball joints may corrode and wear over time, resulting in the wipers failing to operate. Dealers will make repairs (the repair procedure is not available as of the time of this writing) free of charge to resolve the concern.

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GMC Reviews

Bought used with 47201 on odometer, runs great, look great, really happy with my purchase. Only thing had to replace was the right passenger headlight bulb.
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I bought my 2001 Sierra PU new in Nov. 2000. It's now June 18, 2016 - 317,000+ miles later on original motor. Notes: 1. Replaced radiator at 293,000+ miles. 2. Replaced transmission at 238,000 miles 3. Replaced alternator at around 275,000 miles. 4. Fuel pump - worst part on the truck. I've replaced 4 times at least, almost $700 a pop. It's in a funky location so it's the labor of...

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