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2005 GMC Yukon repairs by problem area

Engine (27%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (13%)

Brakes and Traction Control (9%)

Suspension and Steering (14%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (32%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (1%)

Other (4%)

Chart based on 141 repairs.
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2005 GMC Yukon repair cost distribution

$2500+ (1%)

$1000 - $2499 (13%)

$500 - $999 (12%)

$100 - $499 (45%)

< $100 (30%)

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Chart based on 121 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2005 GMC Yukon

Engine not specified

GMC Yukon in California, United States
Mar 2008 - Apr 2008

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2005 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

335-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

GMC Yukon in Texas, United States
Oct 2010 - Jan 2011
Nov 2010

123000 mi

US $200
Drivers wheel bearing came apart. Limped home and replaced with a new part. 
GMC Yukon in Virginia, United States
Oct 2012 - Jan 2016
Sep 2013

154000 mi

US $500
Water pump went bad. Also replaced temperature thermostat when replacing the water pump. 
Oct 2013

155000 mi

US $200
Oil pressure sensor had stopped functioning. Replaced the sensor. 
Nov 2014

180100 mi

US $400
Power steering pump went bad Evan system leak. Replaced parts 
Aug 2015

196400 mi

US $1800
Rear main seal replaced Replaced valve cover gasket 
GMC Yukon in Washington, United States
Apr 2008 - Jul 2018
Apr 2015

125300 mi

US $100
Blend door actuator Dashboard voltmeter, replaced stepper motor. 
Jun 2016

130000 mi

US $500
Rear air shocks 
May 2017

135000 mi

US $80
Replaced front door weather seals. 
Dec 2017

141000 mi

US $120
Voltage was irregular 
Mar 2018

143000 mi

US $115
Replaced upstream oxygen sensors. Replaced front sway bar end links that showed signs of deterioration. 
GMC Yukon in Virginia, United States
Apr 2017 - Jun 2018
May 2017

186000 mi

US $500
speed sensor went bad. Had to replace the entire hub 
Dec 2017

196000 mi

US $1500
Replaced pads and rotors Spark plugs Oxygen flow sensor 
Jun 2018

198000 mi

US $214
Blower motor resistor. 
GMC Yukon in Colorado, United States
- Feb 2005
Feb 2005

15000 mi
Pinon gear on steering system. 
GMC Yukon in Iowa, United States
Sep 2012 - Mar 2015
Sep 2013

97000 mi

US $1200
Air Suspension shocks had developed leaks. 
Feb 2015

116000 mi

US $412
Air Suspension sensor failure and air suspension compressor failure 
GMC Yukon in Tennessee, United States
Mar 2008 - Jun 2018
Jul 2013

86300 mi

US $18
Check Engine Light - Code P0449. Changed evap vent valve. 
Feb 2015

110000 mi

US $202
Replaced leaking water pump. Replaced thermostat and belts as scheduled maintenance. 
Aug 2015

122000 mi

US $1400
Transmission (4L60E) lost Rev/2nd/4th gears. 
May 2016

142000 mi

US $999
Brake Hydro Booster Replacement 

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2005 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

295-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

GMC Yukon in Maryland, United States
Jun 2009 - Jan 2010
Sep 2009

62000 mi

US $500
air conditioning control unit 
GMC Yukon in Texas, United States
Feb 2014 - Feb 2014
Feb 2014

131000 mi

US $1250
Replacement of shock absorbers Lower ball joint and control arm. 
GMC Yukon in Oregon, United States
Sep 2015 - Jun 2018
May 2016

65900 mi

US $80
Replaced 4wd selector switch 
Jul 2016

66300 mi

US $300
Replaced cabin air fan and fan control resistor 
GMC Yukon in Ohio, United States
Oct 2013 - May 2017
Dec 2013

87000 mi
Interior relays not working, interior lights out Typical GM intermediate steering shaft "clunk". Replaced intermediate shaft. 
May 2014

91500 mi
A/C compressor failed. Replaced compressor. Oil cooler lines leaking. Lines replaced. Rear A/C system blowing hot air. Coolant valve not working to rear system. Valve replaced. 
Jan 2015

90700 mi
Service 4WD notification, actuator replaced. 
May 2015

110400 mi

US $700
Engine running above normal temperature at idle. Leaking coolant. Problem was leak with coolant lines to rear heater core. Not covered by extended warranty (of course). Coolant lines replaced. 
May 2016

120000 mi
Whining noise from rear end. Replaced entire axle/differential assembly. 
Jun 2016

125000 mi

US $460
New spark plugs and wires New front driver wheel bearing needed 
GMC Yukon in California, United States
Nov 2008 - Mar 2010
Jun 2009

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

GMC Yukon in British Columbia, Canada
Nov 2011 - Mar 2014
Jan 2013

102920 mi

C $400
Leak requiring repair 
GMC Yukon in California, United States
Aug 2015 - Dec 2016
Aug 2015

80000 mi

US $2600
Transmission failure 
Oct 2016

90000 mi

US $35
A/C and heater fan stopped working. Bought part on Amazon and replaced myself 
GMC Yukon in Michigan, United States
Dec 2012 - Jan 2015
Feb 2013

141400 mi

US $100
Steering pinion gear/ gearbox, groaning when turning left. 
Mar 2013

142000 mi
Bad transfer case bearing. Replacement t-case $1300, labor $400, With warranty cost owner $600 Brake Hydrobooster leak. 
Jan 2014

142000 mi

US $25
Hood latch release cable replaced 
Apr 2014

162200 mi

US $742
front diff installed by warranty company lasted 1 year. just long enough to be out of warranty. all bearings replaced paid for by owner gear box replaced by warranty company lasted 2 years. still under warranty from re manufacturer. owner paid $100 for labor cost 
Jan 2015

157000 mi

US $130
Water pump bearing went out. Squealing but not leaking. I changed it myself. Total for pump, quality gaskets, and antifreeze was $130 
GMC Yukon in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2009 - Jun 2018
Mar 2010

60140 mi

C $225
Transmission line was leaking. Replaced by dealer. 
Nov 2010

64480 mi

C $435
needed to replace rear wiper motor. repair only lasted for 1 day. dealer repaired during 2nd visit. Turned out there was a wiring problem. Dealer payed complete cost for 2nd visit. 
Aug 2011

69440 mi

C $230
Driver Side door hinge pins needed to be replaced as they were worn out. 
Jun 2013

84940 mi

C $265
tie rod end needed replacement. 
Oct 2013

87820 mi

C $350
had to replace front ABS sensors. 
Mar 2014

91760 mi
ABS and Traction Control lights came on. Electronic Brake Control Module needs to be replaced. 
Dec 2014

98580 mi

C $1000
computer that engages transfer case (4WD) needed to be replaced. 
Feb 2015

100440 mi

C $1354
replaced ECBM and some brake lines. 
Sep 2015

106640 mi

C $500
replaced front driver hub assembly 
Nov 2015

108040 mi

C $326
replaced power steering pump. 
Apr 2016

111800 mi

C $480
replaced u-joint 
Oct 2016

120900 mi

C $100
Replaced belt tensioner. 
Mar 2017

124620 mi

C $400
front right steel brake line rotted out and had to be replaced. 
Sep 2017

132060 mi

C $102
Problem with serpentine belt. belt replaced at no cost. Aligned power steering pulley. Was causing serpentine belt to jump off. Caused by previous work on the car. 
Dec 2017

137640 mi

C $295
Oil pressure sensor had to be replaced. 
Jun 2018

141980 mi

C $365
Replaced rear driveshaft and universal joints. 
GMC Yukon in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2008 - Jun 2010
Apr 2008

37200 mi

C $400
Just shocks needed replacing, 2 were actually bad, replaced all 4 
Sep 2008

43400 mi
Heat on passenger side stuck on. Locks stopped working. 
GMC Yukon in Virginia, United States
Feb 2009 - Mar 2010
Mar 2009

53000 mi

US $32
Rear tailgate handle broke and was hanging off the vehicle. 
GMC Yukon in Utah, United States
May 2009 - Sep 2012
Oct 2011

90500 mi

US $45
replaced rear wiper fluid hose. replaced rear wiper motor. 
Dec 2011

93000 mi
speedometer intermittently stops functioning. disconnect the battery and reconnect. 

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2005 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

335-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

GMC Yukon in Maryland, United States
Mar 2008 - Dec 2012
Mar 2009

63000 mi

US $20
Driver side headlight replaced. 
Dec 2009

71000 mi

US $130
Truck was sluggish at highway speeds. Felt like driving a V6, not a 6.0 Liter V8.  
Apr 2010

75000 mi

US $1800
Bolt sheered in manifold. Drilled out and replaced. Exhaust manifold warped. Replaced. Emergency Brake Module Control replaced and reprogrammed. Fuel Cap replaced. Mass Air flow sensor replaced 
Sep 2010

78000 mi

US $300
Engine sluggish. Valve seal replaced. 
Jan 2011

82000 mi

US $33
Front Right Head Light replaced. 
Aug 2011

93200 mi

US $730
Brakes squealing. Backing plate and emergency brake were very rusted. Replaced backing plate and emergency brake. 
Mar 2012

101000 mi

US $400
Car reported "Engine Coolant Hot" and "Engine Overheated". Shop looked for leaks/cracks. None found. Replaced Thermostat, Temp Sensor, etc. Seems to be resolved. 
Aug 2012

107900 mi

US $1600
Rear Air shocks had a hole. Replaced rear shocks. 
Dec 2012

110000 mi

US $450
Replaced Front Crash Sensor and reset airbag light. 
GMC Yukon in Iowa, United States
Nov 2009 - Jun 2011
Oct 2010

55000 mi

US $30
burned out headlight, drivers side 
GMC Yukon in Alaska, United States
Jun 2011 - Jun 2018
Oct 2011

611000 mi

US $1200
Air compressor went bad, and before it fried the circuit breaker / fuse, it ruined the compressor... the part alone cost 900.00 
Feb 2018

126000 mi

US $240
Replaced electric switch for trailer tow mode 
GMC Yukon in British Columbia, Canada
May 2010 - Oct 2010
Jun 2010

74400 mi

C $1000
AC line to the back of the Yukon needed to be replaced due to a small hole, probably caused by a stone. 
Jul 2010

74900 mi
AC line weld failed, so truck was returned and had the work done again. This time it was fixed. 

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2005 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

295-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

GMC Yukon in Florida, United States
Oct 2011 - Dec 2011
Nov 2011

55000 mi
hot/cold air damper actuator was malfunctioning. Removed and replaced the same actuator. Seems to be working fine now. power door lock on drivers side has failed 

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2005 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

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

GMC Yukon in Virginia, United States
Oct 2017 - Aug 2018
Aug 2018

199000 mi

US $100
Replaced belt and windshield wipers 
GMC Yukon in Missouri, United States
Dec 2014 - Dec 2016
Apr 2016

47000 mi

US $110
Bad O2 sensor causing rough idle and inefficient fuel consumption 
GMC Yukon in Ohio, United States
Nov 2010 - Jun 2018
Aug 2011

76000 mi
after stopping at say red light when you push on gas pedal nothing happens, let off push again and it goes... doesn't stall or miss.. does it intermitenly..computer showed no problems.. suspect speed wheel sensor... all wheel drive truc 
Jul 2012

84000 mi
wheel speed sensor. simple fix, remove sensor sand away rust build up and reinstall. works fine now 
Feb 2014

98000 mi

US $30
When set on 60 a/c blows cold on driver and hot on passenger side. Disconnected battery,drained computer no luck. Actually seems worse. Rear air works fine. blowed hot on passenger and cold on driver...checked all actuators. reset computer for the 5th time, unplugged and replugged connections. Finally started working right airbag warning light on tire pressure monitor 
Jun 2014

100000 mi

US $55
Got it scanned, and replaced r/f air baq sensor 
Mar 2016

113000 mi

US $370
Replaced rear auto ride air shocks 
Jun 2016

114000 mi

US $125
replaced serpentine and a/c belts along with belt tensioners on both. a/c belt tensioner was loose. Heater blower motor wouldn't shut off...replaced blower motor resistor 
Oct 2016

116000 mi

US $400
Pulled instrument cluster out and sent away for repair...Gauges not working properly. 
May 2017

123000 mi

US $100
Replaced front pads 
Jan 2018

127000 mi

US $250
Leak at water pump, replaced pump, thermostat, both radiator hoses, new anti freeze. [the leak was from a gasket the pump itself was ok but replaced it anyway] 
May 2018

133500 mi
Rear air blend door actuator quit working, making really hot air come out. I ran a long screw into the housing capturing the blend door in the a/c mode only Blend door actuator died on air for drivers side. I put the door in the a/c only position and put the actuator motor back on in that position and left it unplugged. This is in the front under the dash 
GMC Yukon in North Carolina, United States
Dec 2009 - Sep 2012
Jan 2011

82000 mi

US $22
Water pump gaskets failed and were replaced to eliminate coolant leak. 
Apr 2011

88500 mi

US $1400
Cylinder heads were defective from the factory and leaked coolant into the oil due to porosity of the castings. Service Bulletin but no warranty assistance from GM. 
GMC Yukon in Minnesota, United States
Feb 2009 - Mar 2017
Nov 2014

149000 mi

US $35
Vapor Canister Vent Solenoid replacement Passenger fog lamp replacement. The lens fell off causing snow/water to hit the bulb causing the bulb to burn out. Replacing the entire unit took less than ten minutes. 
GMC Yukon in North Carolina, United States
Dec 2013 - Jan 2017
Jan 2017

59000 mi

US $200
Had to replace the stepper motor for the speedometer. 
GMC Yukon in Illinois, United States
Mar 2005 - Jun 2018
Oct 2005

8000 mi
New switch installed for heated seats 
Jan 2007

29000 mi
Defrost actuator replaced. 
Jan 2010

43800 mi
No heat to the floorboard. Only worked on defrost.  Speedometer quit working. They installed a brand new instrument panel. Defrost actuator replaced (covered under warranty) Dashboard instrument cluster replaced (speedometer quit working)(covered under extended warranty) 
Nov 2011

53000 mi

US $348
Fuel level sensor in gas tank shorted out. Replaced. 
Sep 2012

57000 mi

US $400
A/C not blowing out any vent. Actuator was checked but problem found with wiring harness pins that actuator plugged into. 
Feb 2013

59500 mi

US $400
Yukon would off and on lock in 4-low. Mechanic found transmission line leak when had in for other service work 
Feb 2015

73000 mi

US $200
Rear u-joint on back started making horrible noise. Had to replace. 
May 2015

76000 mi

US $125
U-joint making clunking noises again. Replaced U-joint. Still making noise when shifting from reverse to drive or drive to reverse. Added differential oil. Still making noise. Have to take to mechanic again soon. 
Oct 2015

81500 mi

US $250
Metal top on fuel pump rusted - leaking gas on top of fuel tank. Replaced fuel pump & assembly. Now have problem with Check Engine light coming on with an EVAP code that cannot be found. Check engine light came on with EVAP code PO455. Cannot find leak. 
Mar 2016

86000 mi

US $525
Hard to start, gas mileage went from 16 mpg to 9 mpg. Another fuel pump installed and a line connector. Six month old generic fuel pump failed. Put name brand one on this time. ABS Light lit up on dash. Diagnosed as needing a new ABS pump. Decided too expensive to fix right now. Air bag light lit up on dash. Told one of the front collision sensors was bad. Decided to wait for repairs. 
GMC Yukon in Massachusetts, United States
Sep 2013 - Jun 2018
Dec 2015

108000 mi

US $672
Both knock sensors replaced also the wiring harness connected to the knock sensors 
Sep 2016

114000 mi
The rear windshield wiper pump needed to be replaced again. This will be the third pump installed in 3 years. My 1997 Yukon had 149,000 and my 2004 Yukon had 118,000 when I traded them in ,no new pumps in either truck 
Aug 2017

123000 mi

US $700
I smelled gas . coming inside car 
Sep 2017

122927 mi

US $1257
Fuel pump was rusted and there was a smell of gas coming into the interior of the truck 
Mar 2018

129000 mi

US $522
Had to get brakes and rotors replaced in 12,000 miles . brakes were vibrating when applied at 60 miles an hour. they told me it was the pins in the caliper hanging up due to lack of lubrication . clean and lube pins , new rotors, new pads 
GMC Yukon in North Carolina, United States
Nov 2013 - Dec 2016
Apr 2016

195200 mi

US $400
gauges became erratic oil failed found out that gmc products have high instrument gauge failure rate misedd Gmc Fix because of milege 
Dec 2016

197000 mi

US $650
Heater failed and was replaced 

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2005 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

285-horsepower 4.8L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

GMC Yukon in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2010 - Jun 2016
Oct 2012

106200 mi

US $1000
Had to replace fuel line and pump 

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