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2004 GMC Sierra 1500 Suspension Problems

22 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2004 GMC Sierra 1500. 6 of these members (27.3%) have reported suspension repairs for their car. A total of 11 suspension repairs to 2004 GMC Sierra 1500s--an average of 0.5 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 2004 GMC Sierra 1500 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of 2004 GMC Sierra 1500 repairs by problem area

Chart based on 42 repairs.

2004 GMC Sierra 1500 suspension repair cost distribution

Chart based on 8 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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2004 GMC Sierra 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

85000 mi US $200 Front wheel bearing failure. Replaced first one in 2006. 
70000   Fix steering clunk again by disconnecting intermediate steering shaft and fully extending and retracting a bit, then re-connecting. 
119000 US $300 Bad left front wheel bearing. Replaced pads and rotors at same time. 
228500   Tie rod ends replaced. Not bad since they were originals. 
242000   Wheel hub bearing assembly on driver side front was starting to go bad again. Passenger-side was okay but replaced as well. 

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2004 GMC Sierra 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

73000 mi   front hub (4x4) assemblies shot. needed replacement. $1000+ in repairs. i paid no out of pocket expenses; was covered by the one year warranty. 
94000 US $40 worn out inner tie rod, passenger side 

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2004 GMC Sierra 1500 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

325-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

113000 mi US $275 Intermediate steering shaft failure - vibration and noise. 

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2004 GMC Sierra 1500 2dr Regular Cab 8ft bed

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

45000 mi US $85 left front wheel bearing frozen. 

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2004 GMC Sierra 1500 2dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

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

7500 mi   Dealer lubricated intermediate steering shaft to "remedy" clunk. 
14000 US $125 Replaced intermediate steering shaft with new unit. 

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