GMC
Yukon XL 1500
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Popping Noise From Muffler Heat Shield on GMC Yukon XL 1500

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 130,285 (43,000–215,000)
7 model years affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, more2004, 2005, 2006
16 people reported this problem
Comments
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Heat shield rattle upon acceleration
Shield is popping , cracking etc..
The muffler is making a pinging sound when hot....!!!!!
popping and crackling in the exhaust area
major vibration/rattling noise from muffler heat shield at 1100-1200 rpm only. Makes noise in gear or out of gear when engine/exhaust are hot only.
Popping and pinging noise from exhaust system. Not yet addressed.