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2008 GMC Yukon Problems

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Most Common 2008 GMC Yukon Problems

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 ...
The power door lock actuators may become slow to operate or stop working completely and require replacement.
The inside and outside door handles are prone to breaking.
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0 Known 2008 GMC Yukon Brakes Problems

1 Known 2008 GMC Yukon Drive Train Problem

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

3 Known 2008 GMC Yukon Electrical & Lights Problems

The rear window defogger may stop working due to a wire terminal broken off of the rear glass. Our technicians tell us that terminal can be reattached using a special glue or silver solder.
The windshield wipers may not work intermittently due to a faulty wiper motor control board. Our technicians tell us that lightly taping on the wiper motor when the fault occurs should temporarily ...
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.

3 Known 2008 GMC Yukon Engine Problems

The GMC Yukon 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 th...
The valve cover gaskets may develop engine oil leaks.
The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.

1 Known 2008 GMC Yukon Exhaust & Emissions Problem

Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.

2 Known 2008 GMC Yukon Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.
The quick-connect fittings for the heater hoses tend to leak engine coolant. This problem commonly occurs because the metal housing has become brittle, which can break and cause leaks.

0 Known 2008 GMC Yukon Maintenance Problems

6 Known 2008 GMC Yukon Miscellaneous Problems

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 ...
The power door lock actuators may become slow to operate or stop working completely and require replacement.
The inside and outside door handles are prone to breaking.

0 Known 2008 GMC Yukon Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 2008 GMC Yukon Problems & Complaints

The power door lock actuators may become slow to operate or stop working completely and require replacement.
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 ...
The inside and outside door handles are prone to breaking.
The CD player may fail due to an internal fault with the radio. Our technicians tell us that in most cases, the radio unit will need to be sent to a specialty repair shop to correct this issue.
The quick-connect fittings for the heater hoses tend to leak engine coolant. This problem commonly occurs because the metal housing has become brittle, which can break and cause leaks.
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.
The windshield wipers may not work intermittently due to a faulty wiper motor control board. Our technicians tell us that lightly taping on the wiper motor when the fault occurs should temporarily ...
The GMC Yukon 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 th...
Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.
Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.
Our technicians highly recommend that the transmission is serviced every 30,000 miles to avoid problems and maintain optimal operating order.
The rear window defogger may stop working due to a wire terminal broken off of the rear glass. Our technicians tell us that terminal can be reattached using a special glue or silver solder.
The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.
Our technicians recommend flushing the brake fluid every 60,000 miles. Brake fluid that is dirty may cause problems in the brake system.
The valve cover gaskets may develop engine oil leaks.
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