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2006 GMC Envoy repairs by problem area

Chart based on 48 repairs.

2006 GMC Envoy repair cost distribution

Chart based on 19 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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2006 GMC Envoy

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GMC Envoy in Nova Scotia, Canada
Mar 2011 - Apr 2011
Apr 2011

83080 mi
Check engine light on - replaced sensor then found out was gas cap that had deteriorated 
GMC Envoy in New York, United States
Jul 2009 - Mar 2010
Aug 2009

24000 mi
Gas gauge sensor 
GMC Envoy in Saskatchewan, Canada
Apr 2009 - Apr 2011
May 2009

37200 mi

C $1350
Air conditioner compressor bearing was worn and entire unit required replacement as I was told parts are no longer made for newer air conditioner units.  Driver and passenger side doors required alignment and tightening to reduce wind noise when driving at highway speeds. Doors adjusted and 95% of wind noise eliminated.  
Apr 2011

58900 mi
When sold needed repairs to steering column as it was making a noise when travelling over rough surfaces, like Regina roads. 

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2006 GMC Envoy 4dr SUV, ext.

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

GMC Envoy in New Jersey, United States
Aug 2010 - Aug 2013
Mar 2011

63000 mi

US $1000
suspension pump failed. this car is biggest piece of crap ever built and I will never buy a GMC or Chevy product again..its falling apart. 
Dec 2012

89000 mi
tailgate struts two stabilitrak sensors 
Jun 2013

97000 mi
ignition switch rear AC unit 
Aug 2013

98000 mi

US $4500
having lots of problems with computer now as well as many other problems in last 2yrs 
GMC Envoy in Manitoba, Canada
Dec 2010 - Feb 2011
Jan 2011

65720 mi

C $320
Starter failed, replaced starter. Took a week because dealer had to order part. First starter they got was defective, so had to order a new one. Was getting CEL due to throttle errors and misfires. Dealer indicated throttle body needed to be cleaned, charged $90 for a cleaning. 
Feb 2011

65720 mi
CEL flashing and vehicle shaking badly at a stop. Advised by OnStar not to drive and have it towed (constantly misfiring). Dealer replaced camshaft solenoid and position sensor. 

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2006 GMC Envoy 4dr SUV

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

GMC Envoy in California, United States
Jan 2011 - Mar 2011
Feb 2011

52000 mi
Crank was worn, engine was replaced 
Mar 2011

52000 mi
new engine shipped to shop without updated valve covers. Gm has service bulliten from 2008 that special valve covers are needed because of new lifters that supply more oil. Oil was being sucked into the intake. 450 miles lost 2.5Q oil. 
GMC Envoy in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2008 - Dec 2014
Feb 2010

54700 mi

US $800
Water pump leaking - replaced water pump. 
Mar 2011

64000 mi

US $450
Fuel level sensor in gas tank failed. 
Feb 2014

89700 mi

US $350
Rumbling noise coming from front wheel. Replaced wheel bearing. 

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2006 GMC Envoy 4dr SUV

291-horsepower 4.2L I6 4-speed automatic RWD

GMC Envoy in Georgia, United States
Feb 2008 - Jun 2015
Mar 2008

22000 mi
Fuel tank level sensor module failed. Replaced under warranty. No problems. 
May 2008

25000 mi
Engine misfiring. Problem traced to ignition coil(s)for cylinders 1 & 2. Coils replaced. Fault no longer apparent. 
Mar 2009

33000 mi

US $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. 
Apr 2009

34000 mi
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. 
Mar 2013

59000 mi
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. 
Jun 2013

61000 mi
AC beagan blowing warm. Investigation revealed cluctch not engaging. By-pass LPS, clutch engaged and blowing cold. System recharged. Fault no longer apparent. 
Aug 2013

61000 mi

US $53
Tailgate lift supports no longer holding tailgate up. Researched replacement parts on Trailvoy.com. Purchased parts locally, and replaced worn items. Simple task. 
Aug 2014

74000 mi

US $914
Rear air-bags leaking. Had to be replaced. Vehicle had GM recall items addressed at same time. 
Nov 2014

75500 mi

US $2277
Hard shifting, particularly between 1st &2nd. Gearbox rebuild, torque converter replaced, shift cable replaced, engine and transmission mounts replaced. Work carried out by Aamco. Fault no longer apparent. 
Dec 2014

76000 mi

US $600
Slight vibration felt through wheel under braking. Front wheel hub bearings, rotors, and pads replaced. Fault no longer apparent. Center console lid popping up on bumpy surfaces. Lid replaced, fault no longer apparent. At same time, steering wheel replaced for half-wood item. No issue, cosmetic reasons. Vibration in vehicle at idle. Fan clutch and water pump replaced. Fault no longer apparent. 
Feb 2015

78000 mi

US $57
Emissions Evap. System. Fault codes P0445, P0449. Got Code P0445, and "tighten filler cap" message. Replaced filler cap. Got code P0449. Replaced Evap canister solenoid. Fault no longer apparent. 

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2006 GMC Envoy 4dr SUV

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

GMC Envoy in Ohio, United States
Aug 2011 - Apr 2013
Oct 2011

84000 mi
Wipers turning on & spraying by self. Found heavy corrosion. Installed cover kit & replaced wiper module assembly. GM fixed on a one time only goodwill from GMC Division. 
GMC Envoy in Manitoba, Canada
Feb 2009 - Nov 2011
Sep 2011

78120 mi

C $300
Steering hose was replaced. 

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2006 GMC Envoy Repair Histories

46 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2006 GMC Envoy. 18 of these members (39.1%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 48 repairs to 2006 GMC Envoys--an average of 1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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