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GMC Sierra 1500 Electrical Problems

423 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer GMC Sierra 1500. 59 of these members (13.9%) have reported electrical repairs for their car. A total of 96 electrical repairs to GMC Sierra 1500s--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 Sierra 1500 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

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Percentage of GMC Sierra 1500 repairs by problem area

Chart based on 401 repairs.

GMC Sierra 1500 electrical repair cost distribution

Chart based on 36 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 Sierra 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

2480 mi   Radio LCD faded and the entire radio was replaced. 

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2008 GMC Sierra 1500 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

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

18600 mi   activator for power lock defective. part ordered 
34720   The driver door lock does not function properly. 
55180   3 door latch (actuators) replaced. 2 of which had already been replaced 12 and 18 months. 6 replaced total. Good will repair after complaining it was not normal to replace 6 door latch in three years. Apparently it is a known issue.  

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2008 GMC Sierra 1500 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

295-horsepower 4.8L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

22940 mi   Burn out headlight D/S door lock disfunctional 

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2008 GMC Sierra 1500 2dr Regular Cab 8ft bed

295-horsepower 4.8L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

8000 mi   The air pressure sensor on. Low air pressure 2 tires/wheels. 

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2007 GMC Sierra 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

367-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

9000 mi US $30 persistant dead battery, no start condition, drove 3 times the week prior to dead battery 

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2007 GMC Sierra 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

315-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

18000 mi   Battery not holding charge, Dealer Service reflashed Radio to correct latent power drain issue. 

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2007 GMC Sierra 1500 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

367-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

29760 mi   Intermitent would not crank over, finally would not crank ever, towed to dealer, replaced electrical fuse and distribution center, then intermitent start, so they replaced starter and has fixed it so far. 

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2007 GMC Sierra 1500 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

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

12000 mi   Air bag light has come one a few times and went away 
17000   air bag light 

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2006 GMC Sierra 1500 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

345-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

37200 mi   Service airbag light on. Failed sensor. Lights burnt out in dash cluster. Replaced. Passenger front window very slow and squeaky while going up. 

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2005 GMC Sierra 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

11000 mi US $600 Electronic seat module would not move seat to correct position. 

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