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2010 GMC Acadia repairs by problem area

Engine (25%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (6%)

Brakes and Traction Control (5%)

Suspension and Steering (22%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (33%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (3%)

Other (7%)

Chart based on 88 repairs.
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2010 GMC Acadia repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (6%)

$500 - $999 (12%)

$100 - $499 (17%)

< $100 (65%)

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Chart based on 66 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2010 GMC Acadia

Engine not specified

GMC Acadia in Ontario, Canada
May 2010 - Jun 2011
Oct 2010

4340 mi
still waiting for dealer to fix 

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2010 GMC Acadia 4dr SUV

288-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

GMC Acadia in California, United States
Sep 2012 - Jun 2018
Jun 2013

90000 mi
Water pump is leaking. Water pump replaced. 
Oct 2017

124000 mi

US $1200
Power steering pump replacement, rack and pinion steering gear replacement. 
GMC Acadia in Mississippi, United States
Nov 2010 - Jun 2011
Dec 2010

13000 mi
squeaking on steering; steering column had to be replaced. also, the shifter had to be replaced because it was hard to shift. 
GMC Acadia in Mississippi, United States
Mar 2013 - Oct 2015
Jul 2013

51700 mi
Threw a rod. Stabilty brake computer failed. 
May 2014

64700 mi

US $700
Check engine lights. They replaced sensors, but has to go back twice to get fixed. 
Jul 2015

77700 mi
Overrevving and late shifting. 
Sep 2015

80000 mi

US $1900
Front A/C evaporator. repalced - cost about $15000 as the whole dash had to be removed. 
GMC Acadia in Michigan, United States
Sep 2013 - Jan 2017
Jan 2014

58700 mi
Replaced catalytic sensor 
Mar 2014

47000 mi
Leaking coolant 
May 2015

71000 mi
Timing belt stretched 
Jan 2017

44000 mi
Drive chain 
GMC Acadia in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2015 - Jun 2018
Oct 2015

48980 mi

C $800
Replaced both front struts 
Jun 2017

66340 mi

C $400
Recharged the ac system . 
Aug 2017

68200 mi

C $350
Replaced both rear coil springs as one was broken. 
Jan 2018

7192 mi

C $485
Replaced blown Low Pressure Hose/Pipe - Recharge system 
Apr 2018

72540 mi

C $300
Trying to locate ac leak May be evaporator in dash. Major Jon. 15 to 18 hrs. Approx. 2,500.00 to 3 000.00 for repair 
GMC Acadia in Alabama, United States
Jan 2015 - Mar 2015
Mar 2015

91000 mi
Replaced an ac line. Had to disassemble entire front grill to get to it. Extended warranty covered. Engine mount bad. Noticed while they were fixing the ac. Under oem powertrain. 
GMC Acadia in Alabama, United States
Nov 2013 - Dec 2013
Dec 2013

67000 mi
An oil leak was noticed. Took it to the dealer and a seal was replaced under drive train warranty at no charge.  Also, driver side seat heater does not work. Dealer quoted almost $500 to fix bad heater element. 
GMC Acadia in Georgia, United States
Sep 2010 - Sep 2013
Mar 2012

35000 mi
Driver side DRL failed/melted. Headlight assembly replaced Roof weather stripping replaced 
Jun 2012

38000 mi
Passenger side DRL failed. Bulb and socket replaced by dealer. 
Aug 2013

53000 mi
Water pump began leaking ~3 weeks after car was at the dealer for inspection under the "water pump shaft seal" recall. Dealer replaced entire water pump at no-cost under the 5yr powertrain warranty. 
GMC Acadia in Kentucky, United States
Aug 2012 - Nov 2013
Sep 2012

25000 mi
Radio wouldn't shut off when door was opened. Dealer replaced door switch. 
Mar 2013

30000 mi
The radio was not shutting off when I opened the door. The dealer installed a new door switch. 
GMC Acadia in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2010 - Aug 2013
Oct 2010

6060 mi
had seatbelt recall work done. Seatbelt buckle broke subsequent to recall work - as described in recall bulletin. Shop had to order new part. 
Nov 2010

9920 mi
seat belt buckle broke after recall work done. parts ordered. replaced seat belt buckle. 
Mar 2012

43400 mi

C $75
timing chain, Oxygen sensor 
GMC Acadia in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2010 - Jan 2012
Apr 2011

16120 mi
Day 1: Dash (gauges, fan controls, radio) all stopped working while in drive mode. Day 2: Dash stopped working again, engine shut itself off while in drive mode. Dropped off to dealer immediately. Dealer could not replicate, problem hasn't returned. 
Oct 2011

25420 mi

C $400
TSB for the steering gear pinion seal, pump and hoses. When turning the steering wheel, there was a rubbing/whinning noise 
GMC Acadia in California, United States
May 2010 - Aug 2016
Jun 2014

70000 mi
Transmission was rebuilt. Motor mounts replaced. 
Apr 2015

82500 mi
2 leaks in a/c pressure hose 
GMC Acadia in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2010 - Apr 2018
Oct 2011

17276 mi
REPLACED STEERING PUMP HOUSING, SEALS AND RETURN LINE REPLACED BACK UP VIDEO CAMERA  REPLACED STEERING PUMP HOUSING, SEALS AND RETURN LINE UNDER WARRANTY. REPLACED BACK UP VIDEO CAMERA UNDERR WARRANTY 
Jan 2012

36700 mi
Transmission cooler leaking at Compression fitting. Replaced complete hose/tube assy. 
Sep 2012

24180 mi
Tire pressure sensors had to be recalibrated for all tires. Low pressure reading were for wrong wheels. 
Mar 2015

41540 mi
A/C come on when heat selected on A/C Heater control. Intermittent problem and difficult to duplicate. Shutting car off and restarting has been only way to fix..sometimes ! 
May 2015

44340 mi
A/C control on dash replaced. 
Feb 2017

63413 mi

C $1789
Replace rack and pinion, outer tie rod ends and alignment re/re original battery 
Apr 2017

65410 mi

C $650
Replaced starter.....had starter problems for a 6 week period.. Originally had battery replaced which helped a bit. Completely failed on 1200km road trip to East Coast. 
GMC Acadia in North Carolina, United States
Jan 2010 - Jul 2018
May 2013

78000 mi

US $536
Air Conditioning Compressor To Condensor Tube Has a Small hole which causes the Freon To Leak Out. 
Sep 2016

134000 mi

US $50
The blend control unit that controls the blending of floor dash vents failed and all air was blowing out the floor vents 
GMC Acadia in Hawaii, United States
Apr 2010 - Oct 2016
May 2010

4000 mi
Broken AC vent after they repaired the vent they disconnected the DIC It took 5 times in the shop to get repaired.Mechanics at the dealer do not verify repair work. 
Mar 2012

26000 mi
water pump leak dealer replaced rack and pinion 
Jan 2015

35000 mi
Power steering pump. Loss of power steering at low speeds. Recalled. 
Oct 2016

56000 mi
Evaporator core front and rear leaking Broken motor mounts 

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2010 GMC Acadia 4dr SUV

288-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

GMC Acadia in Ohio, United States
Oct 2015 - Apr 2016
Nov 2015

157300 mi
2 broken motor mounts 
GMC Acadia in Wisconsin, United States
Sep 2015 - Dec 2015
Dec 2015

66000 mi

US $155
Dealer noticed malfunctioning rear wiper arm. I was vaguely aware of issue beforehand. 
GMC Acadia in Washington, United States
Oct 2013 - Nov 2014
Oct 2014

67300 mi

US $10
Replaced burned out right halogen headlight bulb. 
GMC Acadia in Tennessee, United States
Aug 2014 - Sep 2014
Sep 2014

60000 mi
Tie-rod needed to be replaced. Brakes were not working and made a grinding noise along with being soft. Bar needed replacing. Loud noises coming from under vehicle front when steering and hitting slight bumps 
GMC Acadia in Ohio, United States
Jun 2011 - Jul 2011
Apr 2011

18000 mi
Fixed squeaking brakes, said it was rotors Popping sound when stopping, couldn't reproduce 
Jun 2011

18900 mi
Popping still when braking. The replaced motor mount. Stopped popping for about 2 weeks. Steering wheel squeaking when turning, increasingly harder to turn. Was told GM was aware of problem but can't fix it. Not happy with that at all 
Jul 2011

21000 mi
Popping worse than before June repair. Replaced front arm control bushings. Popping worse than before June repair. Replaced front arm control bushings. 
GMC Acadia in South Dakota, United States
Dec 2010 - Jan 2012
Dec 2011

46000 mi
Oil Leak in the Engine Area 
Jan 2012 Radio wouldn't shut off when traded. The radio wouldn't turn off by itself when you shut the car off and left it or even when you pulled the keys out. I manually shut it off or it would run the battery down. 
GMC Acadia in Baja California, Mexico
Mar 2010 - Mar 2016
Jun 2011

14880 mi
Funny feeling in steering they say it´s some kind of spring that they ordered waiting for part Oil leaked a few drops on the garage floor every day. Fixed at dealership. Wasn´t told what it was, probably something simple since they took care of it pretty quickly. 
Sep 2011

18600 mi
Replace spring in steering wheel. Feels improved but not 100% but will live with it. 
Nov 2011

21080 mi
Check engine light came on also traction control lights on. Dealer reset computer and order parts to replace on fuel injectors expecting parts next week. 
Dec 2011

22320 mi
Replaced bushing because we were getting stabilitrak service on the dash and it would turn off stabilitrack. 
May 2012

26640 mi

$200
Replace steering wheel position sensor 
Sep 2012

29760 mi

$639
Car overheated had to be towed and water pump replaced 
Sep 2013

44640 mi
Car running hot with ac on turning ac off cooled the car. They couldn't find a problem. Reflashed the software, no charge. No problem since. We'll see next summer. 
Dec 2013

49600 mi

$250
Replaced suspension bushings front and back 
Apr 2014

51840 mi

$300
repaired evaporator valve 
Sep 2014

62000 mi

$600
replaced front Ac evaporator core 
Mar 2015

68200 mi

$900
Replaced actuator and the thing where you set the ac in the dash 
Sep 2015

69440 mi

$700
Replaced timming chains, had a light on apparently stretched timming chains. 
GMC Acadia in Quebec, Canada
Sep 2014 - Mar 2017
Jun 2015

96720 mi

C $135
Replacement power steering pump 
Aug 2015

99700 mi

C $65
Replaced temp control actuator motor under dash lost climate temperature control Side mirror electrical control not working, fuse found blown replaced and been working since 
Oct 2015

100740 mi

C $1200
Replaced transfer case with used unit. Bearing failure inside original unit. Sounded like a wheel bearing going bad this is only on awd model 
Mar 2017

125860 mi

C $50
Think speakers no longer working... trouble shoot it's the speakers 
GMC Acadia in Georgia, United States
Sep 2014 - Dec 2015
Dec 2014

87000 mi
Steering was chattering when stopped 

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