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2011 GMC Acadia Repair Histories

62 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2011 GMC Acadia. 28 of these members (45.2%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 66 repairs to 2011 GMC Acadias--an average of 1.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2011 GMC Acadia repairs by problem area

Chart based on 66 repairs.
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2011 GMC Acadia 4dr SUV

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

GMC Acadia in Indiana, United States
Jan 2011 - Sep 2014
19300 mi   Rear blower goes on at random times. Had dealer look at, found no codes or any evidence of problem. Blower still goes on at random times. Dealer could not find problem. 
27000   replace rear heater blower module. 
37000   Rear blower goes on randomly. Has done so since new even though 5 trips to dealer, and factory rep involvement. Anyone else had this problem? 
39700   Since new, rear blower has randomly gone on despite 5 repair trips. Dealer finally contacted GM engineer, and rear blower module was replaced. Have not had problem since. 
GMC Acadia in California, United States
Feb 2011 - Dec 2012
21700 mi   I could not delete a Bluetooth device out of my system. They fixed it for no charge. 
36000   Window seal on the passenger front door was torn. Replaced under warranty by Greiner Buick GMC at no charge. 
GMC Acadia in Alabama, United States
Jul 2011 - Mar 2013
3000 mi   Bottom seat cushion on drivers left side bolster felt as though foam was missing. Technician replaced bottom seat cushion. 
24000   Leaking timing chain cover seal. Dealer fixed. Minor piece of door gasket on passenger rear door cam unglued. Dealership glued piece back together. Steering rack leaking on one end. Water pump leaking. 
30000   Driver's side rear door door gasket piece torn at rubber weld... replaced whole gasket. 
GMC Acadia in Virginia, United States
Jan 2011 - Apr 2013
7000 mi   Service engine light. Car would not start for a few minutes. 

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2011 GMC Acadia 4dr SUV

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

GMC Acadia in California, United States
Oct 2012 - Mar 2015
27000 mi   check engine light came on. code was p0135 and p0134. o2 sensor was replaced. paint coming off heater control buttons. unit ordered still waiting for installation. 
50000   Water pump failed. Spewed coolant on the ground. Dealer replaced pump. All work was covered under warranty. 
57300   stabilitrak light came on. took to shop. replaced faulty brake switch. $95 for a $12 part... 
GMC Acadia in Alberta, Canada
Feb 2012 - Mar 2014
37780 mi   Paint pealing off up/down indicator for temp for driver side. They replaced whole unit not just buttons. Ended up with newer style which shows passengers outside temp as well. 
39080   Passenger win visor material rippling, dealership ordered new one and replaced. 
GMC Acadia in Florida, United States
Mar 2011 - Mar 2015
21000 mi   Shift mechanism in center console broke, making moving shift lever difficult and disabling center console day and night gear indicator. 
GMC Acadia in Pennsylvania, United States
Dec 2010 - Jan 2013
7700 mi   water intrusion on plug and coil #1 
16000   replace sparks and coils 
GMC Acadia in Iowa, United States
Jan 2011 - May 2013
7000 mi US $19 The housing that holds the headlight switch fell out of the dash. It had to be snapped back in. 
21300   The heating/cooling fan and temperature controls were replaced due to paint wearing off. 
GMC Acadia in Virginia, United States
Feb 2011 - Mar 2015
732 mi   Sensor was not attached properly from the factory causing heat/ac to malfunction.  
10000   Interior noises-rattle in driver pillar area, squeak in rear of car somewhere. Dealer couldn't duplicate pillar noise, diagnosed rear noise as ill fitting overhead lamp & ordered repalcement. 
11000   Installed overhead light replacement. Did not resolve rear interior noise. Also still unable to hear noise in pillar area. 
11700   Mechanic drove with owner to pinpoint noises. Eventually discovered driver pillar had retention guides for windshield left in after installment at factory which should have been removed. Rear noise was 2nd window shade installed incorrectly. 

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