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2003 GMC Envoy Repair Histories

52 TrueDelta members own a 2003 GMC Envoy. 22 of these members (42.3%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 99 repairs to 2003 GMC Envoys--an average of 1.9 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Chart based on 99 repairs.

2003 GMC Envoy repair cost distribution

Chart based on 44 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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2003 GMC Envoy 4dr SUV, ext.

290-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

GMC Envoy in Pennsylvania, United States
Sep 2003 - Sep 2013
16175 mi   Transmission slips then bangs into gear - found 2 - 4 bands shot, clutch worn and metal shavings in pan. Dealer installed new transmission, under Warranty  
25717   Replaced evaporator vent solenoid under Warranty  
27905   Emerg Repairs @ GM Garage (Leonardtown, Md), Would not start or shift from Park. Replaced ignition switch & fuel tank pressure sensor, also found left outer tie-rod with excessive play. Replaced tie-rod and performed alignment. Warranty  
29372   Replaced faulty Fan Clutch Assy - Warranty 1st occurrence - May 2004, 29372 miles Replaced faulty Fan Clutch Assy - Warranty 2nd occurrence - 32624 miles 
49845   Replaced faulty Fan Clutch Assy - Warranty 3rd occurrence, July 2005, 49845 miles. Dealer covered as warranty item due to repeated failures 
64967   Replaced Catalytic Converter, Y-Pipe, Gaskets, O2 Sensor & Road Tested - All covered as Warranty Items  
79602 US $227 Replace VICM - Updated OnStar.  
89805   Emerg Repairs (Brandywine, Md. GM Dealer) - Would not run, Performed Diagnostic & replaced #3 spark plug (cracked). Md dealer reported 1/2 plugs/wires were original, GM Dealer (Pa) absorbed cost  
91593   Pa. GM Dealer Installed new Plugs & Wires (from prior svce charged / originally reported as completed but NOT performed)  
108978   No Power Controls (Int Lites, Radio, Door, Window, Seat, etc.). Replaced Master Fuse, performed annual state inspection plus routine Lube/Oil/Fltr service.  
112051   Replace Blower Motor Resistor, Fixed Air Bag Light (Air Bag Light problem still exists) plus routine Lube/Oil/Fltr service.  
118134   Replace A/C Belt & Line, plug Rt front tire plus routine Lube/Oil/Fltr service.  
136000   Power steering unit cooler leak, replacement with new cooling unit 
138700   hard miss/vac lk suspected - diag, repair air intake cowling, replaced oil press & fuel lvl sensors, replace wtr pump & hose, flush radiator, replace serpentine belts check engine soon light came on again and hard miss from prior visit continued, only worse. dealer now found vac leak in lower intake manifold gasket. dealer replaced gasket. 

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2003 GMC Envoy 4dr SUV, ext.

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

GMC Envoy in Colorado, United States
Jun 2010 - Dec 2012
127000 mi US $1100 The airbag leveling system was leaking and compressor had to keep filling. Replaced airbags in rear springs. Also replaced front brakepads amd turned rotors during visit. 
135000   Heater blower was intermittent. Dealer replaced sensor. Problem reappeared within 2 weeks. Took to dealer again and they stated it was actually heater blower motor - which was replaced and fixed the problem. 

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2003 GMC Envoy 4dr SUV

275-horsepower 4.2L I6 4-speed automatic RWD

GMC Envoy in Puerto Rico
Mar 2011 - Jun 2013
169000 mi US $570 The whole front suspension for my Envoy was done for.Only cause for the good of God I survive that week. 
175000   trannys 3rd gear went loco on me,mec told me to use it till i get repair money,rebuilt and running, $910.00 somolians cost of repair,ahh,and because im a friend.thank God 
189000   just a bad job all together. had to repair a burned out tranny, pump, gears, drums etc, even the torque converter 
191300   I repaired that tranny, last year,round may, in march 13, it started leaking tranny oil, end up dropping it and repairing pump, 
GMC Envoy in Florida, United States
Feb 2006 - Apr 2011
52500 mi US $217 Replaced trans cooler line. 
92542   Replace instrument cluster 
96000   Replaced trans shift cable 
97000   replace thermostat 
112000   Rotted gas tank, crack was leaking gas. Replaced tank. 
GMC Envoy in Michigan, United States
Nov 2008 - Jun 2014
90000 mi US $100 Bad Thermostat per service engine soon code Water pump bearings making rumbling noise 
95000   Water pump bad 
114000   Engine light on- replaced gas cap. Replaced 4 sway bar links and 2 tie- rod ends- worn radiator cap leaking- replaced. 
129000   Replace both rear axle seals Check engine light on- replaced purge solonoid Grinding noise coming from right front- replaced right front bearing hub 
141700   Front wheel bearing making noise- replaced Replaced rear sway bar bushings 

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2003 GMC Envoy 4dr SUV

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

GMC Envoy in North Carolina, United States
Mar 2011 - Jun 2014
132000 mi   Viscous fan/clutch assembly replaced Tech bulletin. I was having problems with AC cooling at stops. Coolant Thermostat and hoses replaced that were needed. The Coolant and needed hoses were replaced at 110,000 as well. Timing chain and entire timing assembly including exhaust valve actuator replaced. Cam position sensor replaced, leaking at the connector. Water pump replaced. Oil pump and pan assemble rebuilt/cleaned. Intake manifold / Mass air flow disassembled cleaned and gaskets replaced, Small gasket leak around coil # 2 was found. 
141000   I have had an on-going problem with the communication link for the 4 wheel drive system. It requires a restart to clear. There is a technical bulletin on this as well. Rear glass hatch shocks will need to be replaced soon. 
145000 US $150 Upstream O2 sensor was replaced. no code was thrown, replaced on systematic low gas mileage around 13 MPG. Used a scan tool and saw the upstream O2 sensor voltage readings was not moving. 
148000   Replaced front struts and rear shocks. 
156000   Replaced all rotors, pads and rubber brake lines to include parking brake pads. Replace all brake fluid. 
162700   Low pressure cut off switch, recharge. 
164000   Compressor electrical clutch failed. Replaced Compressor and Accumulator. Ventilation damper module replaced due to MODE not functioning. Battery replaced with this trip. 
GMC Envoy in North Carolina, United States
Jun 2010 - Aug 2012
107000 mi US $125 replace front wheel bearing,  
116500   replace two coils for firing engine 
125420   air suspension bag in rear, air compressor motor went out, to expensive to replace right now, fill air bags with inlet in the storage area for jack, I fill to 65 lbs, that will ride for about 2 months, then I have refill 
134000   removed cluster panel, install new stepper motors, this was a recall items, but mine started acting up after having to many miles for warranty, or extended warranty on this item got a popping noise in right rear hub, act like something is trying to catch on it and then let go. got to investigate 
138000   fan clutch replaced, quit working 
140000   replace bad thermostat, replace temperature sensor 
142000   power steering pump went out 
142300   belt tension started rattling 
144000   had to replace the windshield wiper motor 
GMC Envoy in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2011 - Aug 2011
101680 mi C $320 Oxygen sensor one of four not working and replaced. 
104160   exhaust manifold cracked and was replaced cooling fan clutch noisy and replaced 
105400   Transmission lines rusted out and leaking causing a transmission fault code due to slippage from loss of fluid. New lines installed by dealer & fluid topped up. 
GMC Envoy in Washington, United States
Nov 2010 - Jun 2014
88000 mi US $250 Cruise control works intermittently; repair included placing map sensor; less then two weeks later cruise control still working intermittently; will be taking car back to repair shop in two days 
91000   When A/C on, RPM fluctuated. It was diagnosed the throttle body sensor was not working. Replaced with used part (extended warranty did not want to pay for a new part at $322). It appears new part also fixed the cruise control problem. 
121000   leak in front differential; then found that bearings needed to be replaced 
123300   dash lights very dim and speedometer went crazy. Replaced cluster to fix both problems. Ignition not working on a few occasions. Replaced faulty ignition switch. 
131000   replaced right front headlight bulb and connector 
GMC Envoy in Quebec, Canada
Jul 2008 - Jul 2013
60760 mi C $500 speedometer not working properly 
80600   air conditioning recharged rear shock absorbers changed 
96720   The fuel pump was leaking. Bad fuel smell from the back. Fuel pump was replaced . 

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