2009 GMC Yukon GMC Yukon 2009

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2009 GMC Yukon repairs by problem area

Engine (32%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (5%)

Brakes and Traction Control (5%)

Suspension and Steering (14%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (32%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (9%)

Other (5%)

Chart based on 22 repairs.
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2009 GMC Yukon repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (13%)

$500 - $999 (25%)

$100 - $499 (63%)

< $100 (0%)

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.
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2009 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

403-horsepower 6.2L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

GMC Yukon in Tennessee, United States
Sep 2013 - Oct 2015
Jun 2014

107000 mi

US $349
Changed coolant and brakes. 

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2009 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

310-horsepower 5.3L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

GMC Yukon in Texas, United States
Jul 2015 - Oct 2016
Sep 2015

152000 mi

US $400
Stuck lifter due to Active Fuel Management system. Freed it by unplugging the brake booster sensor. Range Technology Active Fuel Management Disabler keeps engine from going into V4. GM has serious problem with AFM. Too many premature engine failures. 
Nov 2015

156000 mi

US $500
Stuck valve lifter #7 again. AFM. Replaced all 4 AFM lifters on 1 and 7. Second repair. Will continue using Range Technology AFM Disabler and decrease oil change frequency to 3000 
Mar 2016

167000 mi

US $400
Stuck valve lifter due to AFM. Replaced remaining AFM lifters on right bank. All 8 have now been replaced. GM design flaw! 
Sep 2016

180000 mi

US $250
Ball joints, upper and lower, Struts and shocks 

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2009 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

310-horsepower 5.3L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD w/low range

GMC Yukon in North Carolina, United States
Aug 2010 - May 2012
Dec 2011

29000 mi
replace alternator 

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2009 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

403-horsepower 6.2L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

GMC Yukon in Texas, United States
Jun 2011 - Nov 2012
Oct 2011

76000 mi
Power door lock actuators - Both front - 1 rear 
Aug 2012

97000 mi

US $400
Dead Alternator and battery 

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2009 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

403-horsepower 6.2L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

GMC Yukon in Texas, United States
Nov 2010 - Apr 2013
Mar 2012

19000 mi
Had electronic failure sending car into limp mode. Dealer said no problem. Also had oil change. 
Sep 2012

23000 mi
Motor for driver's seat went out. Replaced under warranty. 
Feb 2013

25000 mi
Recall repair for throttle sensor. Recall says to replace sensor if car had previously gone into limp mode for no obvious reason. Had this happen the previous March. 

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2009 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

332-horsepower 6.0L V8 Hybrid 4-speed 2-mode automatic RWD

GMC Yukon in Texas, United States
Jan 2011 - Feb 2014
Aug 2011

14000 mi
The Yukon lost total power while I was trying to make a turn. Had to put in park and restart. Per technician due to extreme heat the hybrid battery was not getting totally charged, they had the battery go through a relearn procedure. 
Aug 2013

38000 mi

US $250
Rear passenger door lock quit working. The actuator needed to be replaced. 

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2009 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

332-horsepower 6.0L V8 Hybrid 4-speed 2-mode automatic 4WD w/low range

GMC Yukon in Alberta, Canada
Apr 2013 - Jan 2015
Jun 2013

39060 mi
door panel trim came loose. 
May 2014

50460 mi

C $250
The door trim panels, 3 of the 4 were coming off, warped. the body shop reheated them and reattached the trim. 
Jun 2014

51460 mi

C $1000
Front passenger suspension, and tie rod replaced 
Nov 2014

57280 mi

C $250
Front transfer case failure 

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2009 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

310-horsepower 5.3L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD w/low range

GMC Yukon in Quebec, Canada
May 2012 - Aug 2013
Aug 2012

40120 mi

C $900
Throttle potentiometer replacement 
Sep 2012

42780 mi

C $300
Bad battery ground cable causing intermittent dash, no start 
Dec 2012

50220 mi

C $350
Dead shock LR caused a loud squeaking noise when going over bumps 
Jul 2013

63900 mi

C $522
Wiper linkage pivot seized. The whole assembly was replaced Door Lock actuator failed, 2nd one in 2 years 

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