2009 GMC Sierra 3500 HD Problems
RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the 2009 GMC Sierra 3500 HD based on complaints from actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.
The GMC Sierra 3500 HD uses a throttle position sensor (TPS) which commonly fails and causes:
- Check engine light illumination
- Reduced Power message
- OBD trouble code P2135
This issue is related to the throttle position sensor, and can be caused by faulty wiring to the TPS, bad connection at the TPS, or a failed TPS.
To correct this issue, the wiring harness, connector, and throttle position sensor must be inspected, tested, and/or replaced. The most common cause is a faulty TPS.
A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.
The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.
The keyless entry system may stop working. Our technicians tell us the key fobs and keyless entry receiver may need to be replaced to correct this fault.