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GMC Acadia Transmission Problems

525 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer GMC Acadia. 80 of these members (15.2%) have reported transmission repairs for their car. A total of 107 transmission repairs to GMC Acadias--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently GMC Acadia problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

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Percentage of GMC Acadia repairs by problem area

Chart based on 1091 repairs.

GMC Acadia transmission repair cost distribution

Chart based on 31 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

16000 mi   Tranny made strange noise when starting. 
25000   Shifter in center console completly failed, required entirely new interior console.  

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2008 GMC Acadia 4dr SUV

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

3000 mi   Transmission/ECM software flash update. 
8000   Transmission lugging, erractic shifting, hesitation upon acceleration, rough driving, poor gas mileage. 

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2007 GMC Acadia 4dr SUV

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

1000 mi   Leaking transmission fluid Repaired leak where transmission housing joins engine. Completed repairs of transmission leak 

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2007 GMC Acadia 4dr SUV

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

1000 mi   Replaced component of transmission that malfunctioned. Factory warranty covered repair, towing and cost of rental car. Took ~6 days for part to arrive, 1 day to replace broken component. 
1000   Transmission software modification. Allows for smoother shifts from gears 1-2 and 2-3. 
54000   Wave plate broke inside transmission. Required the complete transmission to be replaced. 
2000   Transmission had huge hiccup and check engine light came on. Diagnostic revealed issue with transmissions, but shop or GM was unable to reproduce issue 
4000   transmission needed a reflash 

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