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GMC Envoy Problems and Repair Histories

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

Percentage of GMC Envoy repairs by problem area

34% of the GMC Envoy repairs were to the engine, 7% to the transmission, 6% to the brakes, 20% to the suspension, 25% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 5% to the body and trim, and 3% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 262 repairs.

GMC Envoy repair cost distribution

Of the GMC Envoy repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 8% cost less than $100, 50% between $100 and $499, 25% between $500 and $999, 15% between $1000 and $2499, and 2% more than $2500.

Chart based on 137 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.

2006 GMC Envoy 4dr SUV

291-horsepower 4.2L I6 4-speed automatic RWD

GMC Envoy in Georgia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2008 21000    
22000 0 Fuel tank level sensor module failed. Replaced under warranty. No problems. 
25000 0 Engine misfiring. Problem traced to ignition coil(s)for cylinders 1 & 2. Coils replaced. Fault no longer apparent. 
33000 315 Intermittent noise and feeling, best described as a "Thunk" when at idle after driving (like at red lights) Transmission hard-shifting intermittently. Not smooth at all. Not occuring in conjunction with idle issue. Brake squeal. Carbon build up affecting performance. De-coke and injector cleaning carried out. 
34000 0 Return trip to address previously unresolved problem. Drive shaft removed, checked, lubed, and refitted. Fault no longer apparent. Return trip to address unresolved issue. Symptoms disappeared when another drivetrain issue was resolved. Brake calipers removed, cleaned, refitted, and set-up. Symptoms no longer apparent. 
59000 0 Transmission selector grommet failed, rendering vehicle stuck in reverse. Fortunately it happened at home. Online forum provide answers, so was able to use materials at hand to fashion repair, and fit it. 
61000 0 AC beagan blowing warm. Investigation revealed cluctch not engaging. By-pass LPS, clutch engaged and blowing cold. System recharged. Fault no longer apparent. 
61000 53 Tailgate lift supports no longer holding tailgate up. Researched replacement parts on Trailvoy.com. Purchased parts locally, and replaced worn items. Simple task. 
70000  

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2004 GMC Envoy 4dr SUV

275-horsepower 4.2L I6 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

GMC Envoy in West Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2008 68000    
68000 400 Instrument cluster stopped working. GMC refused assistance for Envoy, although there is a current recall for the larger trucks. Vehicles must fall under 70K miles to be covered--too low considering the years involved. 
73000 85 To dealer for mechanical diagnosis of faulty instrument panel cluster--required by GM in order to qualify for assistance. Assistance declined once again after official diagnosis. Will escalate problem from current status. 
 
GMC Envoy in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2008 49600    
52080 300 Front wheel bearing. 
55800 250 Left front wheel hub and bearing. Air pump gate (valve) cleaned. Code P0410 
57040 40 Relay for exhaust airpump sensor.  
 
GMC Envoy in Alabama, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2008 78000    
78000 35 The AIR system comtinues to give multiple problems on this model year GM Vehicle. A drop of water can freeze in the pump and cause these un-desired effects. In my professional opinion it is caused by another GM Design flaw. I took the piping loose and ble 
 

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2003 GMC Envoy 4dr SUV

275-horsepower 4.2L I6 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

GMC Envoy in Quebec, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2008 58900    
60760 500 speedometer not working properly 
80600 500 air conditioning recharged rear shock absorbers changed 
96720 800 The fuel pump was leaking. Bad fuel smell from the back. Fuel pump was replaced . 
 

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2002 GMC Envoy

Engine not specified

GMC Envoy in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2007 34000    
34000 0 There was a squeak in the engine compartment at cold (below freezing) temperatures which could not be duplicated at the dealership. 
 

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2002 GMC Envoy 4dr SUV

270-horsepower 4.2L I6 4-speed automatic RWD

GMC Envoy in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2007 125000    
151000 650 Air suspension leaked down overnight. 
165000 675 Replace ball joints and front stabilizer links. 
177000 350 engine stalled repeatedly 
 

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2002 GMC Envoy 4dr SUV

270-horsepower 4.2L I6 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

GMC Envoy in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2007 44000    
51000 635 #1 cylinder misfiring causing rough engine idling. Ignition coil replaced. Rear stabilizer bars needed replaced or vehicle would not have passed inspection. 
53000 1200 More bad ignition coils needed to be replaced. Vehicle accelerated poorly and seemed underpowered, then Service Engine Light came on. Also found bad plugs and a melted wire. The shop then found a leaky seal and replaced it. Replaced to worn front stabilizer bar. 
84500 750 Heard a squeaky noise underneath the car. Dealer diagnosed a bad lower control arm bushing. Part replaced and repair successful. No further noises noted, car runs and drives fine. 
 
GMC Envoy in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2007 49000    
52000 175 The fan switch would only turn on the fan at speeds 4-.5 
90000 550 Check engine light was coming on. Car diagnosed with multiple engine misfires. Replaced cam sensor. 
92000 550 Car continued to miss. Determination was a coil, after substantial testing. Coil replaced. 
92000 0 Misfiring again three weeks later, replaced another coil. 
 
GMC Envoy in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2008 70000    
70000 300 Replaced alternator. 
97000 240 Replaced rear brakes. 
 

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