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2009 GMC Acadia

Engine not specified

59700 mi It had a vibration that they could not fix. 
61000 mi Vibration they couldn't fix. 

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2009 GMC Acadia 4dr SUV

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

62000 mi Engine shudder under load and low RPM. CarMax replaced transmission under their warranty. GMC warranty had expired. I don't think this was the root cause. 
85000 mi

US $250
replace CV axle (driver's side) 
95000 mi

US $2100
axial shaft,  
71000 mi I took the car in for service because the check engine light came on again. Car had gone haywire again in the snow when I had to floor the gas to maintain forward motion going up hill in snow. Complete new transmission required. 
30000 mi My gear shift was making a very loud noise and would not move smoothly when put into any gear. The symbols such as "R" for reverse and "P" for park would not light up. The gear shift was replaced but symbols still do not light up as they did when new 
56000 mi 3/5/R Wave Plate shattered. Had to rebuild transmission. 

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2009 GMC Acadia 4dr SUV

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

78000 mi Small leak in differential 
85000 mi Poor shifting and shudder in drive train 
99000 mi Torque converter failed, replaced torque converter, fluched debris out of transmission. 

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2009 GMC Acadia Transmission Problems

74 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2009 GMC Acadia. 10 of these members (13.5%) have reported transmission repairs for their car. A total of 11 transmission repairs to 2009 GMC Acadias--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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