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GMC Yukon Transmission Problems

441 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer GMC Yukon. 41 of these members (9.3%) have reported transmission repairs for their car. A total of 56 transmission repairs to GMC Yukons--an average of 0.1 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 Yukon problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

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Percentage of GMC Yukon repairs by problem area

Chart based on 509 repairs.

GMC Yukon transmission repair cost distribution

Chart based on 60 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 Yukon repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.

2008 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

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

34000 mi   Harsh downshift 

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2007 GMC Yukon

Engine not specified

38440 mi   new rear U-joint put in 

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2007 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

320-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

54000 mi   Sprog Gear replacement 

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2007 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

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

20600 mi   Transmission - replaced sprag gear,clutch, 3-4 plates 

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2005 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

295-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

37000 mi US $100 Complete transmission failure resulting in installation of a remanufactured unit. 

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2005 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

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

60140 mi C $225 Transmission line was leaking. Replaced by dealer. 

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2003 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

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

87000 mi US $916 Encoder failed. This is the motorized device that engages 4H and 4L 
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. 

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2003 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

320-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

89000 mi US $2300 New transmission. 

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2002 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

285-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

68000 mi US $1200 Car was in for loud noise, in shop for over two weeks; within a week after picking up car it had to be towed to shop, transmission had to be replaced. Trans was dropped on previous visit and bearing replaced, and then had to replace transmission. 

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