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2002 GMC Yukon repairs by problem area

Engine (25%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (10%)

Brakes and Traction Control (12%)

Suspension and Steering (15%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (31%)

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

Other (4%)

Chart based on 52 repairs.
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2002 GMC Yukon repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (29%)

$500 - $999 (16%)

$100 - $499 (27%)

< $100 (27%)

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Chart based on 51 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2002 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

320-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

GMC Yukon in Michigan, United States
- Oct 2009
Sep 2009

99842 mi

US $75
Replaced left headlight assy - adjuster broke, headlight assy loose - purchased light assy from eBay. 
Oct 2009

101400 mi

US $400
Replace Auto Level/Auto Ride Air Compressor system 
GMC Yukon in Missouri, United States
Mar 2008 - Jun 2018
Oct 2009

56200 mi

US $500
HVAC controls did not respond to operator input. Electronics replaced.  
Sep 2010

59000 mi

US $1700
feels like power steering intermittantly stops working. pump not faulty according to shop. unable to find other cause. 
GMC Yukon in Wisconsin, United States
May 2015 - Oct 2015
Oct 2015

386000 mi
Front differential needed replacement. 

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2002 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

285-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

GMC Yukon in Texas, United States
Aug 2011 - Jul 2018
Jan 2012

130000 mi

US $80
Had ABS EBCM rebuilt by third party. I removed and replaced unit. 
Sep 2013

169000 mi

US $1300
New Water Pump Rear axle seal leaking 
Jul 2015

191500 mi

US $570
Fixed leak in AC system and replaced blower motor 
Feb 2016

197000 mi

US $248
Replaced tees splitting to the front and rear heater cores 

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2002 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

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

GMC Yukon in Minnesota, United States
Dec 2011 - Feb 2016
Mar 2012

140000 mi

US $1500
Replaced plugs and wires, replaced one injector, replaced gasket to correct vacuum leak and misfire and to prevent cat damage. 
Feb 2014

172600 mi

US $250
Replace Power Steering Hoses and pump. Failure 
GMC Yukon in Pennsylvania, United States
Dec 2008 - Mar 2010
Apr 2008

11000 mi

US $1500
new exhaust system, catalytic converters 
Jun 2008

110000 mi

US $1350
Tranny needed to be tuned. I am waiting for it to fail. Currrently have 122000 on truck. 
GMC Yukon in Kentucky, United States
Jan 2013 - Sep 2016
Jun 2013

435000 mi

US $1200
replaced entire engine with one from a wrecked gmc truck 

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2002 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

320-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

GMC Yukon in New Jersey, United States
Aug 2017 - Sep 2018
Dec 2017

171000 mi

US $1000
Brake fluid lines 

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2002 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

285-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

GMC Yukon in Alabama, United States
Feb 2010 - Jun 2011
Mar 2010

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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2002 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

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

GMC Yukon in Illinois, United States
Jun 2009 - Sep 2014
May 2011

105000 mi

US $700
Intake Manifold leak. Caused intermittent Idle. Routine maintenance was also performed. 
Jun 2014

135000 mi

US $1800
Catylitic convertors and sensors needed to be replaced. Vacuum leak in intake manifold A/C compressor failure, belt tensioner and pulley failure 
GMC Yukon in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2015 - Dec 2015
Aug 2015

137600 mi

US $1350
Brake line rusted...Replaced and brake work 
GMC Yukon in Kansas, United States
Jun 2003 - Sep 2009
Jan 2003

7500 mi
clicking sound in steering column 
Jun 2007

60000 mi

US $1800
A/C repair--entire system replaced. 
GMC Yukon in Alaska, United States
May 2013 - Dec 2013
Jun 2013

180000 mi

US $750
Rear shocks were bad. Did modification and bypassed air bladders because too expensive to replace 
GMC Yukon in California, United States
Jul 2010 - Jan 2018
May 2014

88500 mi

US $38
Windshield washer pump leaking - replaced both. Requires a surprising amount of disassembly. 
Jan 2015

87500 mi

US $30
Replace gas struts on liftgate 
GMC Yukon in Nevada, United States
Mar 2008 - Oct 2016
Jun 2008

62000 mi

US $270
Car wouldn't start, after jumping car died from idle. Alternator and battery both replaced. 
Apr 2011

102500 mi

US $300
Passenger side front window motor replaced. 
Mar 2016

140000 mi

US $2000
wheel bearings replaced 
Oct 2016

144000 mi

US $800
replaced alternator and battery 
GMC Yukon in New York, United States
Jul 2007 - Jun 2018
Dec 2007

40856 mi
driver window regulator replaced. heater grid in driver mirror replaced. replaced bearings in diff assembly 
Feb 2009

52292 mi
replaced blower motor for heater. 
May 2009

56036 mi
replaced right front wheel bearing 
Jun 2009

57204 mi

US $140
service transmission 
Sep 2009

60000 mi

US $50
replaced driver side radio speaker 
Jan 2012

134800 mi

US $1400
exhaust manifold bolts had to be replaced. A number of the heads of the bolts had broken off. 
Jul 2013

106300 mi

US $1500
The brake lines had failed and had all lines replaced. Also, caliper and rotor damaged due to brake line failure. 
Dec 2013

110000 mi

US $455
Water pump leaked, had to be replaced. Also had hoses and thermostat replaced. 
Apr 2015

124300 mi

US $7
Had to clean MAF sensor. Check engine light came on , internet claim was to clean it. 
Jul 2015

126200 mi

US $400
Alternator made noise. Mechanic replaced it with a new belt and idler pulley. Also had bad cell in battery. Was only 6 months old. Free replacement of battery. 
Sep 2015

127000 mi

US $390
ABS not working correctly. Right front wheel bearing had gone bad. Replaced part. 
Jan 2016

123200 mi

US $36
Replaced driver power window regulator. Replaced driver door exterior power mirror assembly. 
Jun 2018

159000 mi

US $300
Had a PO300 code ..misfire indicated. My mechanic believed it needed plugs and wires. Had been replaced at 60,000. Work was done and truck runs great. 

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2002 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

275-horsepower 4.8L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

GMC Yukon in California, United States
Jun 2009 - Jun 2018
Oct 2012

108500 mi

US $750
needed fuel pump replaced 
Feb 2013

111900 mi
replace master cylinder 

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2002 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

275-horsepower 4.8L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

GMC Yukon in Michigan, United States
Sep 2009 - Dec 2012
Jan 2010

221400 mi

US $500
fuel pump 
Feb 2010

226000 mi

US $300
Starter Repaired 
Mar 2011

243000 mi

US $100
Drivers side rear brake line 
Jun 2011

248000 mi

US $219
AC had been ovecharged by another shop. Replaced idler pulley and charged to proper level. 
Jul 2011

250000 mi

US $680
New AC compressor 
Sep 2011

255000 mi
Loose fitting from prior repair - recharged AC 

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