GMC Sierra 1500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your GMC Sierra 1500

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GMC Sierra 1500 Problems

Service Stability Message Due to Failed Steering Wheel Position Sensor

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

Service 4WD Message May be Displayed

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 be of assistance in determining the exact fault causing the message to be displayed.

Clicking Noise From Flasher When Turn Signals are Off

A clicking noise may be noted from the turn signal flasher after the turn signals are switched off.  This is commonly cause by a faulty turn signal switch which will require replacement.

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GMC Sierra 1500 Questions

Replaced the starter, crank but not start, coils not firing,new sensor bcm/pcm (2 answers)

The coils aren't firing at all, everything else working including fuel pump, replaced crank sensor, and cam sensor too. Lost. No codes coming up, all grounds checked

when driving my anti theft light comes on and shuts off all my gauges of but the (2 answers)

when driving my anti theft light comes on and shuts off all my gauges of but the battery gauge and turns off the ac it still blows air and drives fine what could be causing this???

clicking noise in cabin under dash. (1 answer)

clicking noise from under dash. could be a actuator in heat a/c system. can I fix this?

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GMC Sierra 1500 Recalls

Software Defect May Prevent Airbags From Deploying

If the airbag system is in a diagnostic test mode during a crash, the deployment of the frontal airbags and seat belt pretensioners will not occur. Dealers will reflash the system software. In the event the vehicle has had a previous airbag deployment, the airbag sensing and diagnostic module (SDM) will be replaced free of charge. 

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

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GMC Sierra 1500 Reviews

I bought my 2001 Sierra PU new in Nov. 2000. It's now June 18, 2016 - 317,000+ miles later on original motor. Notes: 1. Replaced radiator at 293,000+ miles. 2. Replaced transmission at 238,000 miles 3. Replaced alternator at around 275,000 miles. 4. Fuel pump - worst part on the truck. I've replaced 4 times at least, almost $700 a pop. It's in a funky location so it's the labor of...
My first GM truck went 150,000 miles with only minor repairs(1995 Cheyenne) It is still on the road today! My 2008 GMC 4x4 has had one issue after another. Stuck active fuel management lifter=$3000, bad power windows switch on all doors but Driver, Bad Power mirror switch on the driver, Bad break light switch. The Service Traction Control light comes on at random. The driver side rear door...
Just bought the truck 5 months ago from dealer. Was told safety inspected of course. Just two months after bought it noticed coolant was dissapearing an not a spot on ground. Was adding here an their then recient checked oil an noticed was clean but half inch up dip stick. Ok their is where my coolant is going. So yep ANOTHER blown head gasket. I had a 2000 gmc 5.3 with no issues high miles but...

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