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.
The Upper Dash May Crack on GMC Yukon
Average mileage: 75,984 (12,500–180,000)
164 people reported this problem
129 people shared problem details
2007 GMC Yukon68,000Visitor
2007 gmc yukon, dashboard cracked top left of passenger side airbag and on right side of hump over steering wheel. I called GMC and told them it was a serious safety issue as its seems like the dashboard is going to fall into the steering column and even make the air bag not function properly. GMC told me to take it to local dearler to check if it was accurate and not normal wear and tear. GMC is replacing it FREE of charge!!! Call them up 1800 462 8782 they are really great about the situation. It seems as they do not want to issue recall; just replacing as they come up. Only bad thing is that it takes all day to replace.
2011 GMC Yukon38,000Visitor
Woke up this morning and found a huge crack behind steering column. Is GM fixing this for free?
Noticed dashboard cracked above instrument panel on main dashboard (bad place). Have not had fixed yet looking for recall (lol) or method to repair not replace.
2007 GMC Yukon50,000Visitor
Cracked dash in the hump above instrument pnel.
2007 GMC Yukon86,000Visitor
Dash on left of instrument cover cracked & breaking, also on left of air bag the dash is cracked. It is not only ugly it rattles and drives me crazy!
2007 GMC Yukon60,000Visitor
I need gmc to fixes this problem. All the dashboard is broken
2007 GMC Yukon45,000Visitor
dash is cracking left side and at the air bag right side. There has never been anything lying on the dash.
2011 GMC Yukon54,000Visitor
I have the same issue, and have created a petition on Change.org to petition General Motors to address this as a safety recall. Please help me out by signing the petition. https://www.change.org/p/recall-2007-2013-vehicles-due-to-the-safety-of-cracked-dashes?recruiter=26376387
2009 GMC Yukon76,000Visitor
We have had this car 11 months. It is kept in garage at night. Got in car on cold morning, and heard loud pop after I turned heat on. A large (6") crack is now above the hump over the control panel. It is on right side. The dealership says the factory warranty is up and the extended warranty we paid for will not cover it. We called the 1-800 number mentioned above, but no resolution yet.
2007 GMC Yukon93,431Visitor
The upper dash is cracking.
2007 GMC Yukon110,000Visitor
twice my dash has cracked around the air bag on the passanger side. The first time was in 2011 and now again in 2014. Same place
2010 GMC Yukon66,000Visitor
I just noticed a huge crack on the hump of the dash over steering column and a new crack on left side of air bag. This is ridiculous and there needs to be a recall, clearly this isn't user error. The most oddest place for cracks. I'm going to call this week and hopes is gets taken care of ASAP. Not going to stop until it is taken care of. I'll keep you all updated.
One day perfect, next day to cracks. Airbag on passenger side, instrument hump on driver side.
2007 GMC Yukon97,000Visitor
Crack on dash by the passengers side airbag. Called GMC- opened case. I think it all has to do with the dealership and their willing to help. Needless to say the dealership in town HALL GMC Tyler,tx was not willing. They said my Yukon has to many miles. But was offered 1500 credit toward new car. HMMMM- the service rep at GMC even said they knew it was a problem in the southern states.
2010 GMC Yukon76,000Visitor
front left crack that extends up to the hump over the instrument panel. about 8 in long. Also, a crack on the right front about 2in. long
2007 GMC Yukon105,000Visitor
My upper dashboard cracked just left of center of the instrument panel. The crack is about 6 inches in length from the seam of the dashboard towards the rear of the truck. I am told the only repair is to replace the dashboard. I was quoted $800 for the repair due to the amount of labor required to replace the dashboard.
2010 GMC Yukon84,000Visitor
Cracked at the top corners of the passenger air bag on the dash. GMC was willing to "help" but the dealership said I'd be responsible for the first $650.00.
2013 GMC Yukon12,500Visitor
Crack next to passenger's airbag
2008 GMC Yukon85,000Visitor
The dashboard is cracked near the passenger side air bag.
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