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2008 GMC Acadia Brakes Problems and Repair Histories

159 TrueDelta members own a 2008 GMC Acadia. 26 of these members (16.4%) have reported brakes and traction control repairs for their car. A total of 30 brakes and traction control repairs to 2008 GMC Acadias--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2008 GMC Acadia problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2008 GMC Acadia problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2008 GMC Acadia problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2008 GMC Acadia repairs by problem area

15% of the 2008 GMC Acadia repairs were to the engine, 9% to the transmission, 8% to the brakes, 22% to the suspension, 27% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 11% to the body and trim, and 10% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 386 repairs.

2008 GMC Acadia brakes and traction control repair cost distribution

Of the 2008 GMC Acadia brakes and traction control repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 17% cost less than $100, 33% between $100 and $499, 25% between $500 and $999, 8% between $1000 and $2499, and 17% more than $2500.

Chart based on 12 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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Repair costs are in local units.

2008 GMC Acadia 4dr SUV

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

GMC Acadia in Louisiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2010 42000    
43000 330 Problem with stabilitrak button no longer responding sending a break warning light to service breaks immediately. Dealer had reset the system and repair. 
 
GMC Acadia in Arkansas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2008 5000    
54700 0 Replaced leaking brake master cylinder. 
84000  
GMC Acadia in Iowa, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2008 10000    
106000 0 Driver side rear hub sensor bad, had to replace hub and sensor. Our warranty had lapsed at 100,000 but GM stood behind this repair. 
181000  

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2008 GMC Acadia 4dr SUV

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

GMC Acadia in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2011 72000    
79000 0 master brake cylinder has leak 
84000 0 brake shield rusted off 
94000  
GMC Acadia in Delaware, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2011 72000    
89300 0 Stability track light on and truck jerking not switching gears properly 
101000  
GMC Acadia in Maryland, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2008 13000    
32000 0 Symptom was the brake pedal squeaking. The fix was to replace the brake power booster. 
58000  
GMC Acadia in Wisconsin, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2008 13000    
18000 0 Brake pedal squeaks when pressing pedal. Drained and refilled brake fluid reservoir with new fluid containing lubricant. 
 
GMC Acadia in Mississippi, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2008 8000    
32000 61 Messages saying stabilitrak off and service brake system. Dealership said brake fluid was low and could not find a leak. 
33000 0 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. 
 
GMC Acadia in Nebraska, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2007 0    
5000 0 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 0 Dealer says revised brake fluid still not available from GM to fix the problem. 
8000 0 Squeak coming from master brake cylinder when applying brakes. Dealer located TSB and replaced brake fluid with revised fluid per TSB. 
 

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2008 GMC Acadia 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

GMC in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2007 1000    
2000 0 Squeaky brake pedal. In shop overnight. Replaced and flushed brake fluid with std. DOT3-still squeaks. 

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