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2003 GMC Yukon Repair Histories

59 TrueDelta members own a 2003 GMC Yukon. 14 of these members (23.7%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 86 repairs to 2003 GMC Yukons--an average of 1.5 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Chart based on 86 repairs.

2003 GMC Yukon repair cost distribution

Chart based on 50 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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2003 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

320-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

GMC Yukon in Alberta, Canada
Sep 2010 - Jan 2014
160580 mi C $1000 Stabilitrak engaging when starting from slow speed, not due to road conditions. Found service repair order for an identical problem online, GMC Goodwrench still could not duplicate problem during test drive so would not perform repairs. 4 attempts, $900. automatic airride is not coming on and self levelling vehicle dealer checked and confirmed that shocks and compressor need replacing 
171740   Shocks and compressor for them needed replacing. 
GMC Yukon in Illinois, United States
Aug 2008 - Mar 2010
89000 mi US $400 Emerg. brake would not hold. 

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2003 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

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

GMC Yukon in Colorado, United States
Dec 2007 - Jun 2014
86000 mi US $800 Fuel pump and fuel sending gauge needed replacement. 
98000   Service Air Bag light comes on intermittently. 
105000   The air bag passenger position sensor and pad needed to be replaced. 
136000   Door sill tabs broke. 
147000   One of the transmission coolant lines was leaking and needed to be replaced. 
153000   Rebuilt the transmission. 
155000   Service 4WD warning comes on but doesn't stay on. Error codes aren't conclusive since they have so many and they have been there for many months. Technician reset them and problem doesn't re-occur. 
GMC Yukon in Nebraska, United States
Apr 2009 - Mar 2014
87000 mi US $1101 Encoder failed. This is the motorized device that engages 4H and 4L ABS sensor failure. LF 
90000   Failed LF Wheel Bearing - ridiculous at this low mileage 
91000   Failed Fan clutch - ridiculous at 84K 
94000   A/C compressor seized, destroying also the a/c clutch and sending metal crap into the system. Compressor, clutch, belt, drier and hoses replaced. Ridiculously poor service from this original GMC part 
104000   repeat failure of a/c compressor 
107000   Stalling - Fuel pump erratic 
113000   a/c cycling frequently even at 40 degree outside temp 
114000   Memory Seat Module failed - drivers power seat inoperable, both heated seats inop 
116500   Audio totally failed to produce sound even though accessory (radio,cd,dvd working). 
119000   Interior lights failed to operate for several days. Spontaneously fixed itself. Major rattle from behind/above cd changer/player on all but smooth roads 
126700   A/c compressor cycling frequently in cold weather. Can not be stopped without shutting HVAC down 
135000   Computer controller box for the 4WD started shifting uncommanded. This is second failure with 4WD on the car. Other was the encoder. It's no coincidence that LEMON and YUKON have 5 letters each. 
136000   hvac control in dash working erratically. Replaced module 
138000   Charcoal canister vent solenoid failure Idler pulley failure Alternator noisy 
138000   pitman arm loose 
140000   Power feed to the power seats and heated seats share the same circuit breaker. The connector beneath the drivers seat overheated somehow and went open circuit, Dealer said was the memory module $550 + $200 labor. As before, full of crap 

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2003 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

320-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

GMC Yukon in Oklahoma, United States
Aug 2007 - Jun 2010
138000 mi US $730 Injector cleaned, general tune-up.  Replaced broken plastic dash panel cover. 
167000   Rear stabilizer system went out & had to be replaced Water pump was leaking and noticed by mechanic. Replaced. 
177000   Air Conditioner Compressor had to be replaced. Bearings were making noise. 
177000   Fuel Pump goes out along interstate. Had to be towed to shop.  
GMC Yukon in South Dakota, United States
Mar 2008 - Dec 2012
80000 mi US $1000 Speedometer Cluster; wheel bearing - right front 
85000   All four bi-state shocks; several oil leaks particularly related to the engine oil cooler and transmision oil cooler. 
89000   Evaporator and several parts to air conditioner but not the compressor. 
125000   Replaced air shocks. Had to replace both front and rear air 

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2003 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

285-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

GMC Yukon in Florida, United States
Nov 2009 - Jul 2011
102999 mi US $45 actuator for front hvac replaced. HVAC control temp dial faulting. Engine light on. Rear access open on display (BCM problem). 
109000   OEM A/C compressor stalled causing housing leaks. Replaced compressor, dryer, orfice tube, and adjioning seals. 
113000   A/C compressor failed. Entire system cleaned. New compressor, dryer, seals, orfice tube, expansion valve, sensors, and added additional inline filter. 
113000   Water pump seal failing, temperture above 186, fan had minor play. Replaced water pump, thermostat, fan clutch, and timming chain. 

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2003 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

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

GMC Yukon in Nevada, United States
May 2005 - Jul 2011
54000 mi US $1800 steering gear box 
74000   Replace transmission under extended warrienty 
110000   Leak from under battery. Leaking windshield washer pump motor. Engine running rough, poor fuel ecomony. Leak in intake manifold and dirty plug wires. Leaking water pump, replaced. 
118000   recurring leak in windshield pump/tank 
126000   Oil leak from valve cover gaskets 
136000   Leaking valve cover gaskets Leaking front axle seals replaced brake pads and turn rotors, first time ever passenger side front window motor replaced 
GMC Yukon in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2011 - Sep 2012
215760 mi C $157 Speedometer pegged at 200 kph & stopped working 
218240   Crankshaft position sensor replaced 
222580   Replace all four brakes rotors, pads and parking brake shoes. 4-wheel alignment and adjusted torsion bar suspension to re-level front suspension 
231260   Rubber boots on front driveshafts were split. Replace both front driveshaft assemblies. 
235817   Replaced the rear half of the transfer case housing. Corroded out leaking oil. Cause of leak is by galvanic corrosion between the aluminum housing and the steel bolts & washer used to join both halves. 
252960   Drivers door window regulator mechanism was replaced 
257920   Replaced leaking heater HVAC fluid quick connectors 
GMC Yukon in Connecticut, United States
Jan 2010 - Feb 2014
116000 mi US $500 new window tracks and motors for both front windows and new switch for rear passenger window 500.00 
156000   exhaust manifold bolts broke off both sides new manifolds and hardware 
160000   block was one that had bad casting (which I hear gmc knew and did not recall)which slowly let antifreeze into engine thus cause failure and engine replacement 

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