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2008 GMC Acadia Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 5 official 2008 GMC Acadia recalls. Find out if your 2008 GMC Acadia needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 30, 2015

The struts that hold up the power liftgate may suddenly fail, resulting in the liftgate falling closed.  If this happens, someone may be struck and injured by the falling liftgate.

General Motors will notify owners of affected vehicles (a timetable for notification is not available as of the time of this writing). You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The General Motors recall number is 15240.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 17, 2014

In the event of a crash, the driver and passenger front seat mounted air bag system may not deploy as expected.

As of this writing General Motors has not released a notification schedule for this recall. If you don't receive notification in a reasonable time and feel you should have, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The General Motors recall number is 14030.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 11, 2010

The under hood module for the heated washer system may overheat and catch on fire.

This should be considered a high priority recall. The heated washer module could catch fire without warning. Please contact your General Motors dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 13, 2008

In heavy snow areas, a buildup of snow on the windshield wipers could cause the wipers to fail. Visibility could be reduced, increasing the risk of a crash.

This could be considered a medium priority recall, increasing to high in snowy conditions. Please contact your General Motors dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 12, 2008

The wiring to the washer system fluid heater may overheat. This can create a burning smell, smoke, and possibly a fire under the hood.

This should be considered a high priority recall. Smoke and/or fire could develop under the hood without warning. Please contact your General Motors dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call. Dealers will install a wire harness with an inline fuse