Close

2009 GMC Sierra 1500 Problems

Find the most common issues based on 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 owner complaints.
Tap theto learn more about the most common 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 problems.

Most Common 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 Problems

One or more heater & AC (HVAC) temperature and/or air delivery mode door actuator may fail, resulting in improper temperature or air delivery. If this occurs, fault code(s) should be stored...
It is common for the fuel level sensor in the fuel tank read the fuel level incorrectly. The sensor must be replaced to correct the condition. Our technicians recommend having the complete fuel pum...
The steering may develop a clunk type noise from the upper intermediate steering shaft. Our technicians tell us that you should check with you local GM dealer to find out what the latest repair is...
Get a Repair Estimate
Guaranteed by certified locations nationwide. Learn more
RepairPal estimates are guaranteed at over 1,700 quality certified locations nationwide. Learn more
Looking for a particular 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 problem?

0 Known 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 Brakes Problems

1 Known 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 Drive Train Problem

Our technicians highly recommend that the transmission is serviced every 30,000 miles to avoid problems and maintain optimal operating order.

2 Known 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 Electrical & Lights Problems

It is common for the fuel level sensor in the fuel tank read the fuel level incorrectly. The sensor must be replaced to correct the condition. Our technicians recommend having the complete fuel pum...
The daytime running lights are prone to burning out. Our technicians tell us that the light sockets may show signs of heat damage but usually are OK. Always be sure to use the correct replaceme...

2 Known 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 Engine Problems

The GMC Sierra 1500 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...
The distributor may develop internal faults. This can cause a rough running engine or stalling condition, the Check Engine Light may or may not illuminate. Our technicians tell us that the distribu...

1 Known 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 Exhaust & Emissions Problem

A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.

2 Known 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

One or more heater & AC (HVAC) temperature and/or air delivery mode door actuator may fail, resulting in improper temperature or air delivery. If this occurs, fault code(s) should be stored...
Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.

0 Known 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 Maintenance Problems

1 Known 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 Miscellaneous Problem

Our technicians recommend flushing the brake fluid every 60,000 miles. Brake fluid that is dirty may cause problems in the brake system.

1 Known 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 Suspension & Steering Problem

The steering may develop a clunk type noise from the upper intermediate steering shaft. Our technicians tell us that you should check with you local GM dealer to find out what the latest repair is...

10
Known 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 Problems & Complaints

It is common for the fuel level sensor in the fuel tank read the fuel level incorrectly. The sensor must be replaced to correct the condition. Our technicians recommend having the complete fuel pum...
One or more heater & AC (HVAC) temperature and/or air delivery mode door actuator may fail, resulting in improper temperature or air delivery. If this occurs, fault code(s) should be stored...
The daytime running lights are prone to burning out. Our technicians tell us that the light sockets may show signs of heat damage but usually are OK. Always be sure to use the correct replaceme...
The steering may develop a clunk type noise from the upper intermediate steering shaft. Our technicians tell us that you should check with you local GM dealer to find out what the latest repair is...
The GMC Sierra 1500 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...
The distributor may develop internal faults. This can cause a rough running engine or stalling condition, the Check Engine Light may or may not illuminate. Our technicians tell us that the distribu...
A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.
Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.
Our technicians recommend flushing the brake fluid every 60,000 miles. Brake fluid that is dirty may cause problems in the brake system.
Our technicians highly recommend that the transmission is serviced every 30,000 miles to avoid problems and maintain optimal operating order.
Get a Repair Estimate
Guaranteed by certified locations nationwide. Learn more
RepairPal estimates are guaranteed at over 1,700 quality certified locations nationwide. Learn more
Researching a 2009 GMC Sierra 1500?
Get maintenance costs, reviews, recalls and more.