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2008 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Problems

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Most Common 2008 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 ...
Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.
The steering wheel position sensor may fail, resulting in the service stability message being displayed.
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0 Known 2008 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Brakes Problems

2 Known 2008 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Drive Train 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 ...
Our technicians highly recommend that the transmission is serviced every 30,000 miles to avoid problems and maintain optimal operating order.

1 Known 2008 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Electrical & Lights Problem

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.

2 Known 2008 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Engine Problems

The 2008-2014 GMC Yukon XL 1500 uses a throttle position sensor (TPS) which commonly fails and causes: Check engine light illumination Reduced Power message OBD trouble code P2135 This issu...
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 XL 1500 Exhaust & Emissions Problem

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

1 Known 2008 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.

0 Known 2008 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Maintenance Problems

1 Known 2008 GMC Yukon XL 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 2008 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Suspension & Steering Problem

The steering wheel position sensor may fail, resulting in the service stability message being displayed.

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Known 2008 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Problems & Complaints

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 ...
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 2008-2014 GMC Yukon XL 1500 uses a throttle position sensor (TPS) which commonly fails and causes: Check engine light illumination Reduced Power message OBD trouble code P2135 This issu...
Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.
The steering wheel position sensor may fail, resulting in the service stability message being displayed.
Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.
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.
Our technicians highly recommend that the transmission is serviced every 30,000 miles to avoid problems and maintain optimal operating order.
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