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GMC Terrain Electrical and AC Problems and Repair Histories

276 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer GMC Terrain. 45 of these members (16.3%) have reported electrical and air conditioning repairs for their car. A total of 53 electrical and air conditioning repairs to GMC Terrains--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

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

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

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

Percentage of GMC Terrain repairs by problem area

37% of the GMC Terrain repairs were to the engine, 6% to the transmission, 1% to the brakes, 6% to the suspension, 23% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 18% to the body and trim, and 9% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 235 repairs.

GMC Terrain electrical and air conditioning repair cost distribution

Of the GMC Terrain electrical and air conditioning repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 13% cost less than $100, 63% between $100 and $499, and 25% between $500 and $999.

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.
Non-members can see only ten GMC Terrain Electrical and Air Conditioning problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2011 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

182-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

GMC Terrain in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 0    
13000 0 Keyfob would NOT work intermittantly. Technician was able to duplicate and determined it was a faulty keyfob. They placed it on special order and am waiting for delivery of replacement at this time. 
57000  

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2010 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

264-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

GMC Terrain in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2010 0    
3000 0 Dim/intermitent right front parking lamp Entire headlamp assembly had to be replaced 
 

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2010 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

264-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

GMC Terrain in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2009 0    
4960 0 Low Windshield wash warning system is not working. They can't fix it. 
 
GMC Terrain in Alberta, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2009 0    
2680 0 HVAC controls failed, replaced module. Problem is a listed TSB. 
 

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2010 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

182-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

GMC Terrain in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2009 0    
7000 0 Center console unresponsive, climate/defrost/radio all non-functioning. Had received recall notice and called several times to schedule. Didn't get a call back then issue actually occurred in our vehicle. 
 
GMC Terrain in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2010 6000    
16000 0 Power lumbar support in driver's seat inoperable. Per dealer, this appears to be a manufacturing defect or possible design flaw. Attempted repair unsuccessful, replacement parts ordered. 
40000 0 Speaker in drive side front door makes "static" noise intermittently, normally right after cold start. Dealer updated software but didn't fix problem. 
50000 0 Took vehicle to dealer to diagnose "grinding" noise related to air conditioning. Dealer reported A/C compressor needed to be replaced and provided estimate of $1500, not under warranty. Chose not to make repairs, traded vehicle instead. 
 

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