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2008 GMC Acadia repairs by problem area

Engine (17%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (10%)

Brakes and Traction Control (7%)

Suspension and Steering (23%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (24%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (10%)

Other (9%)

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2008 GMC Acadia brake repair cost distribution

$2500+ (14%)

$1000 - $2499 (7%)

$500 - $999 (21%)

$100 - $499 (43%)

< $100 (14%)

Chart based on 14 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2008 GMC Acadia 4dr SUV

275-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

53000 mi Replaced leaking brake master cylinder. 
43000 mi

US $330
Problem with stabilitrak button no longer responding sending a break warning light to service breaks immediately. Dealer had reset the system and repair. 
54000 mi

US $180
Steering wheel shook when applying brakes. 
72000 mi

US $70
turn brake rotors 
114700 mi

US $900
Replaced front rotors/pads 

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2008 GMC Acadia 4dr SUV

275-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

5000 mi Squeak from brake pedal, especially when cold. Dealer identified TSB which indicates problem with brake fluid. GM supposedly is developing a revised brake fluid to correct the problem, but not available yet. 
6000 mi Dealer says revised brake fluid still not available from GM to fix the problem. 
8000 mi Squeak coming from master brake cylinder when applying brakes. Dealer located TSB and replaced brake fluid with revised fluid per TSB. 
79000 mi master brake cylinder has leak 
84000 mi brake shield rusted off 
32000 mi

US $61
Messages saying stabilitrak off and service brake system. Dealership said brake fluid was low and could not find a leak. 
33000 mi Messages saying stabilitrak off and to service brake system. Dealership said brake fluid was low and to bring it back in 3 weeks for them to check fluid level again. 
36000 mi Message saying service brake system. Dealer says pads need replacing causing brakes to use more fluid. 
37000 mi

US $250
Brake pads replaced 
32000 mi Symptom was the brake pedal squeaking. The fix was to replace the brake power booster. 
32240 mi

C $640
Right break pad worn out. Pad replaced, rotor machined. 
18000 mi Brake pedal squeaks when pressing pedal. Drained and refilled brake fluid reservoir with new fluid containing lubricant. 

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2008 GMC Acadia 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

3000 mi Squeaky brake pedal. In shop overnight. Replaced and flushed brake fluid with std. DOT3-still squeaks. 

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2008 GMC Acadia Brake Problems

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