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GMC Yukon repairs by problem area

Engine (26%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (11%)

Brakes and Traction Control (9%)

Suspension and Steering (13%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (32%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (4%)

Other (4%)

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GMC Yukon suspension repair cost distribution

$2500+ (7%)

$1000 - $2499 (25%)

$500 - $999 (22%)

$100 - $499 (40%)

< $100 (6%)

Chart based on 72 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2009 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

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

51460 mi

C $1000
Front passenger suspension, and tie rod replaced 

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2009 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

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

50220 mi

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

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2008 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

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

133000 mi

US $1100
Tie rods, stabilizers, etc replaced. 
85300 mi

US $389
Replace hub/assembly. Passenger side/front. 
41000 mi Rattling in rear and air suspension pump was running constantly. Rear shock absorber (air shock) found leaking and replaced. 
90700 mi

C $1250
LF and RF wheel bearings required replacement. Second set on this truck. Replaced lower ball joints on both sides. 
94000 mi Autoride pump failed 

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2008 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

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

40000 mi

US $125
Front passenger shock leaking oil. Needed to be replaced. 
112000 mi

US $455
R/H front ball joint severely worn affecting steering and safety. Ball joint replaced. 

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2008 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

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

158720 mi

C $400
Rear Z55 Air ride shocks failed. Replaced shocks, compressor and air lines. 

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2007 GMC Yukon

Engine not specified

81000 mi

US $600
Ball joint worn. Tire dealer unable to preform alignment for new tires. Waiting to see if extended warrantee covers 

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2007 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

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

101000 mi

US $1074
Ball joints, swaybar, camber adjuster, pub, inner tie rod. 
108300 mi

US $1000
Front air shocks replaced, Ball joints replaced, 
107700 mi

US $1500
Replace front struts 
138000 mi

US $1000
Air shocks and compressor 
83700 mi Steering rack was leaking from the pinion seal 

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2007 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

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

39700 mi wheel hub / bearing 

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2007 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

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

4000 mi Front shocks found to be leaking @ oil change appt. Car in overnight to complete replacement of front shocks. 
15000 mi Front shocks leaking. Second repair. This time coil springs ordered as well to prevent third. Dlr says seal leaked again. 
16000 mi parts had been ordered, repair was made. replaced coil springs and shocks due to leaking. second repair on this item, this time the actual coil springs were replaced. 
25000 mi shocks replaced third time. 

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2007 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

320-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

122000 mi Replacing tires for abnormal wear. Diagnosis: Autoride shocks (front and rear) need replacement. Quote from reputable tire shop using parts purchased from dealer/mfr @ $2,200. Dealer quote @ $2670. Searching for info about expected life. 
139000 mi Autoride shocks never fixed. 
86000 mi

US $140
Inner tie rod was bad causing a lot of float in the steering while on the road. Found during an oil change. Took to a trusted mechanic for repair.  

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2007 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

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

129000 mi

US $500
Noise from right front of vehicle revealed worn hub & bearings. Assembly replaced, along with alignment. 

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2006 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

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

173300 mi

US $400
steering box replaced 

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2006 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

335-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

72700 mi

US $700
Wheel bearing 
97700 mi

US $1000
Air suspension 
103000 mi

US $400
Replaced front shocks 

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2005 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

335-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

181000 mi

US $400
Power steering pump went bad 
15000 mi Pinon gear on steering system. 
97000 mi

US $1200
Air Suspension shocks had developed leaks. 
119300 mi

US $412
Air Suspension sensor failure and air suspension compressor failure 
123000 mi

US $200
Drivers wheel bearing came apart. Limped home and replaced with a new part. 

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2005 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

295-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

131000 mi

US $1375
Replacement of shock absorbers Lower ball joint and control arm. 
87000 mi Typical GM intermediate steering shaft "clunk". Replaced intermediate shaft. 

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2005 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

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

37200 mi

C $400
Just shocks needed replacing, 2 were actually bad, replaced all 4 
84940 mi

C $265
tie rod end needed replacement. 
106640 mi

C $500
replaced front driver hub assembly 
109140 mi

C $326
replaced power steering pump. 
140700 mi

US $100
Steering pinion gear/ gearbox, groaning when turning left. 

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2005 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

335-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

109000 mi

US $1600
Rear Air shocks had a hole. Replaced rear shocks. 

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2004 GMC Yukon

Engine not specified

166000 mi

US $600
Steering box got to much lose. 
170000 mi

US $600
Replaced steering pump 

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2004 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

295-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

133000 mi

US $310
Wheel bearing replacement. Started making noise and needed to be replaced. I had plenty of advanced warning and this is a common item that needs to be changed every so often. 

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2004 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

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

166000 mi

US $125
Right front wheel bearing hub assembly failed. 

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2004 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

295-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

132000 mi

US $790
Replaced steering gear and intermediate shaft 
2000 mi Clunk in steering column. 

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2004 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

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

119000 mi

US $383
Rough road noise in front chassis. Replaced right front wheel bearing assembly. 
121000 mi

US $130
Replaced front shocks. 

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2004 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

285-horsepower 4.8L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

112700 mi

US $800
front shocks 

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2003 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

320-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

107000 mi no power to the right not fixed yet 
116000 mi replaced steering gear 
160580 mi

C $100
automatic airride is not coming on and self levelling vehicle dealer checked and confirmed that shocks and compressor need replacing 
171740 mi Shocks and compressor for them needed replacing. 

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2003 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

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

34000 mi Steering knuckle replaced**warr 
90000 mi

US $500
Failed LF Wheel Bearing - ridiculous at this low mileage 
91000 mi

US $120
Failed Fan clutch - ridiculous at 84K 
138000 mi

US $280
pitman arm loose 

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2003 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

320-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

85000 mi

US $3000
All four bi-state shocks; several oil leaks particularly related to the engine oil cooler and transmision oil cooler. 
125000 mi

US $3000
Replaced air shocks. 
160000 mi

US $1000
Would not stay balance 
167000 mi

US $1100
Rear stabilizer system went out & had to be replaced 

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2003 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

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

54000 mi

US $1800
steering gear box 
207000 mi

US $200
Replace power steering pump. 
222580 mi

C $90
4-wheel alignment and adjusted torsion bar suspension to re-level front suspension 

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2002 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

320-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

59000 mi

US $1700
feels like power steering intermittantly stops working. pump not faulty according to shop. unable to find other cause. 
101400 mi

US $400
Replace Auto Level/Auto Ride Air Compressor system 
131000 mi

US $500
Suspension was bad replaced all is well. 

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2002 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

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

176000 mi

US $250
Replace Power Steering Hoses and pump. Failure 

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2002 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

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

180000 mi

US $750
Rear shocks were bad. Did modification and bypassed air bladders because too expensive to replace 
56036 mi replaced right front wheel bearing 
127000 mi

US $390
ABS not working correctly. Right front wheel bearing had gone bad. Replaced part. 
7500 mi clicking sound in steering column 

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2001 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

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

159000 mi

US $4500
ball joint. 
170000 mi ball joint repair needed 

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2001 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

320-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

134540 mi

$300
Replaced both front hubs due to ABS malfunction. Notice from the annual mandatory vehicle inspection. 

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2001 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

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

177000 mi

US $200
Replace pitman arm, idler arm, lower ball joints, inner tie rods. 
188000 mi

US $650
Front right wheel hub replaced because it was loose. 

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1999 GMC Yukon 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

168500 mi

US $130
replace wheel hub/bearing 

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