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GMC Terrain Electrical Problems

286 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer GMC Terrain. 37 of these members (12.9%) have reported electrical repairs for their car. A total of 60 electrical repairs to GMC Terrains--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 Terrain problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of GMC Terrain repairs by problem area

Chart based on 269 repairs.

GMC Terrain electrical 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.
Non-members can see only ten GMC Terrain repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.

2011 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

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

13000 mi   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. 

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2010 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

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

3000 mi   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

4960 mi   Low Windshield wash warning system is not working. They can't fix it. 
3720   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

7000 mi   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. 
16000   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   Speaker in drive side front door makes "static" noise intermittently, normally right after cold start. Dealer updated software but didn't fix problem. 
50000   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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