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GMC Yukon XL 1500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your GMC Yukon XL 1500

GMC Yukon XL 1500 Problems

The 4WD transfer case encoder motor position sensor or the selector switch may fail causing the service 4WD message to be displayed. Fault code(s) stored in the transfer case control module will be of assistance in determining the exact fault causing the message to be displayed.

The speedometer or other instrument panel gauge may begin to work erratically at times. Our technicians tell us that the instrument cluster must be sent to a repair facility to correct this fault. The warranty has been extended on some of these units to 7 years or 70,000 miles.

The muffler heat shield may become loose on the muffler causing a rattle or popping noise. Our technicians tell us there is a kit available from GM to correct this problem.

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GMC Yukon XL 1500 Questions

I had my transmission rebuilt about 2000 miles ago. It started little jolts a few weeks ago like I was driving over the reflectors on the side of the road meant to alert you that you are swerving. I took it to a shop they drove it and hooked it up for diagnosis. They put an additive for friction ...

water pump and serpentine belt replaced last week

brand new motor,transmission.idle doesnt even change when tryin to shift.

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GMC Yukon XL 1500 Recalls

All late model vehicles are equipped with a "Shift interlock" system that prevents vehicles with and automatic transmission from being shifted out of the Park position under certain conditions. Some of these vehicles are being recalled because they may have been assembled with a broken park lock cable or a malformed steering column lock actuator gear. Failure of these components can allow the shifter to be moved out of the Park position with the ignition key removed or in the off position. This can cause the vehicle to roll away unexpectedly increasing the risk of injury or a crash. Dealers will inspect the recalled vehicles and replace the steering column as necessary.

 

 

The steering gear pitman shaft may not have been adequately hardened and could break. If this occurs, a loss of steering ability will result, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the steering gear and replace the steering gear pitman shaft if necessary to correct this concern. The General Motors recall number is 12005.

The intermediate steering shaft attaching bolts may not have been tightened to the proper specification. This could allow the steering shaft to separate. The driver could experience a loss of steering ability, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect and ensure the intermediate steering shaft bolts are tightened to the proper specification. This recall is expected to begin on July 13, 2011. The General Motors recall number is 11191.

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GMC Yukon XL 1500 Reviews

I love my truck. I have only had the odo fixed which was a recall. It is very reliable.

I love my big girl. will differntly purchase another.

2007 Yukon XL - Interior, second row seats when folded down, blocks rear cargo space and leaves a drop in the floor. Earlier models such as the 99 & 02 all seats folded down to open up the entire cargo space with a flat floor. ABS brakes pulse and is noticeable while slowing down - 99 & 02 did not do this with the ABS brakes. Had to replace drive train less than 100K miles and does not have t...

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