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2004 GMC Sierra 1500 Suspension Problems and Repair Histories

21 TrueDelta members own a 2004 GMC Sierra 1500. 5 of these members (23.8%) have reported suspension and steering repairs for their car. A total of 10 suspension and steering repairs to 2004 GMC Sierra 1500s--an average of 0.5 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2004 GMC Sierra 1500 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2004 GMC Sierra 1500 problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2004 GMC Sierra 1500 problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2004 GMC Sierra 1500 repairs by problem area

17% of the 2004 GMC Sierra 1500 repairs were to the engine, 22% to the transmission, 12% to the brakes, 24% to the suspension, 20% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, and 5% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 41 repairs.

2004 GMC Sierra 1500 suspension and steering repair cost distribution

Of the 2004 GMC Sierra 1500 suspension and steering repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 14% cost less than $100, 57% between $100 and $499, 14% between $500 and $999, and 14% more than $2500.

Chart based on 7 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten 2004 GMC Sierra 1500 Suspension and Steering problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2004 GMC Sierra 1500 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

GMC Sierra 1500 in Indiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 Fix steering clunk again by disconnecting intermediate steering shaft and fully extending and retracting a bit, then re-connecting. 
119000 300 Bad left front wheel bearing. Replaced pads and rotors at same time. 
228500 900 Tie rod ends replaced. Not bad since they were originals. 
242000 200 Wheel hub bearing assembly on driver side front was starting to go bad again. Passenger-side was okay but replaced as well. 
249000  

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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

GMC Sierra 1500 in Maine, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2010 67000    
73000 0 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 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

GMC Sierra 1500 in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2009 104000    
113000 275 Intermediate steering shaft failure - vibration and noise. 
142000  

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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

GMC Sierra 1500 in Indiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2010 45000    
45000 85 left front wheel bearing frozen. 
54000  

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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

GMC Sierra 1500 in Washington, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 Dealer lubricated intermediate steering shaft to "remedy" clunk. 
125 Replaced intermediate steering shaft with new unit. 
104000  

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