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GMC Yukon Transmission Problems and Repair Histories

410 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer GMC Yukon. 56 of these members (13.7%) have reported transmission and drivetrain repairs for their car. A total of 48 transmission and drivetrain repairs to GMC Yukons--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently GMC Yukon problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the GMC Yukon problem descriptions below.

Don't infer GMC Yukon problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of GMC Yukon repairs by problem area

27% of the GMC Yukon repairs were to the engine, 11% to the transmission, 9% to the brakes, 12% to the suspension, 32% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 4% to the body and trim, and 5% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 432 repairs.

GMC Yukon transmission and drivetrain repair cost distribution

Of the GMC Yukon transmission and drivetrain repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 6% cost less than $100, 35% between $100 and $499, 28% between $500 and $999, 24% between $1000 and $2499, and 7% more than $2500.

Chart based on 54 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 Transmission and Drivetrain problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2008 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

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

GMC Yukon in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2009 29000    
34000 0 Harsh downshift 
 

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2007 GMC Yukon

Engine not specified

GMC Yukon in Saskatchewan, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2009 37200    
38440 0 new rear U-joint put in 
 

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2007 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

320-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

GMC Yukon in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2010 53000    
54000 0 Sprog Gear replacement 
80000  

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2007 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

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

GMC Yukon in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2007 19000    
20000 0 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

GMC Yukon in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2008 35000    
37000 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

GMC Yukon in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2009 57660    
60140 225 Transmission line was leaking. Replaced by dealer. 
91760  

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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 Nebraska, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2009 84000    
87000 916 Encoder failed. This is the motorized device that engages 4H and 4L 
135000 800 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. 
142000  

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2003 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

320-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

GMC Yukon in South Dakota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2008 88000    
89000 2300 New transmission. 
 

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2002 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

285-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

GMC Yukon in Alabama, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2010 67000    
68000 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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