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2013 GMC Terrain repairs by problem area

Engine (20%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (7%)

Brakes and Traction Control (7%)

Suspension and Steering (7%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (20%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (33%)

Other (7%)

Chart based on 15 repairs.
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2013 GMC Terrain

Engine not specified

GMC in New York, United States
Jan 2013 - Sep 2013
Apr 2013

3700 mi
Trouble reading IPOD and CD on screen - did not show all songs, and skipped through them as tho it was on shuffle when it wasn't. Would go through artists when I was in songs. This Friday I will have taken it to the shop 3 times to fixthis 

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2013 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

301-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

GMC Terrain in British Columbia, Canada
Jun 2013 - Sep 2015
Feb 2015

22680 mi

C $65
Park brake pedal goes to the floor and does not hold. One of the brake cables was replaced. 
Mar 2015

24180 mi
Hard 2 to 3 upshifts during off throttle after acceleration. Very violent bang during full throttle acceleration. Reprogrammed a computer. Still upshift with a more gentle jolt during cruising throttle uplifts. 
GMC Terrain in Quebec, Canada
May 2013 - Dec 2013
Aug 2013

1420 mi
Would hear the direction "groaning" when turning the wheels when stopped. They changed the on board computer and this appeared to eliminate the problem. 
Oct 2013

2460 mi
When taking bumps or sometimes turning at a street corner, a creaking noise would come from the back of the truck. Turns out the hatch locking "post" or "U" on the body appeared to be misaligned - an easy fix. 
GMC Terrain in Alberta, Canada
Jun 2013 - Oct 2015
Dec 2013

4960 mi
onstar had codes dealer could not pull any codes uprnall systems tested normal 
Jun 2015

16120 mi
Rust on hatch by handle, Hatch repainted. 

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2013 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

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

GMC Terrain in Texas, United States
Mar 2013 - Sep 2015
Jun 2013

2000 mi
Nav. System screen was randomly going blank. 
GMC Terrain in Arkansas, United States
Aug 2013 - Sep 2013
Sep 2013 Headlight not mounted properly at factory resulting in 10mm gap around left headlight and hood. Carpet under drivers side pedals has come loose and no longer fits under trim panels. 
GMC Terrain in Virginia, United States
Aug 2013 - Sep 2015
Feb 2014

4300 mi
Heated seats do not seem to be warming when vehicle is remote started. Was given a TSB stating they all do that and that the weight needs to be in seat for heat to be felt. Seats are warm when vehicle is stated with key with no weight. 

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2013 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

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

GMC Terrain in New York, United States
Mar 2013 - Jul 2015
May 2014

12000 mi
Intermittent stall 
GMC Terrain in Michigan, United States
Dec 2012 - Apr 2015
Feb 2014

11000 mi
Flexfuel sensor went bad. Dealer attributed to very cold temperatures. Delay getting part. 
Sep 2014

17000 mi
Rear tail light filled with water. 
GMC Terrain in New Brunswick, Canada
Jan 2013 - Jun 2013
Jun 2013

1240 mi
Engine is making a snapping/popping sound same as when the 2012 model we owned did. Nothing has been done, But I believe the my ex wife is in for the same problem. Replace head or whole engine. It will work crappy afterward, poor fuel econ. 

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2013 GMC Terrain Repair Histories

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