2016 GMC Terrain GMC Terrain 2016

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2016 GMC Terrain repairs by problem area

Engine (9%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (9%)

Brakes and Traction Control (0%)

Suspension and Steering (27%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (45%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (9%)

Other (0%)

Chart based on 11 repairs.
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2016 GMC Terrain repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (0%)

< $100 (100%)

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Chart based on 8 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2016 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

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

GMC Terrain in Florida, United States
Oct 2016 - Dec 2016
Dec 2016

16000 mi
rear view camera screen is too dark to see most of the time when you just start up and try to back. 
GMC Terrain in Texas, United States
Nov 2016 - Aug 2018
Apr 2017

25000 mi
The push buttons on the A/C control panel would jam and not work correctly. Control panel module ordered for replacement under warranty. Power steering apparently has wrong fluid causing shudder at low RPM when turning steering wheel. Special replacement fluid ordered 
Nov 2017

36000 mi
Service Bulletin No.: PI0814E - Power steering rumbled at low RPM. Dealer repaired under warranty. Replace PS pump hose assembly, alternator assembly and emissions evaporative hose. 
Mar 2018

43000 mi
Power steering pump rumble when turning wheel at low RPM. Repaired once under warranty. No additional fix available. Known issue. Check engine light. Purge valve on evaporative emission canister was stuck. Replaced solenoid valve. 
Aug 2018

50000 mi
Service Airbag warning. Dealer replaced steering column clockspring under extended warranty. 

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2016 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

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

GMC Terrain in Alberta, Canada
Sep 2015 - Jul 2018
Jun 2018

37820 mi
Outside temp. sensor was giving a low reading. Tested and replaced sensor. 
GMC Terrain in Ohio, United States
Nov 2017 - Dec 2017
Dec 2017

21600 mi
Lost 3rd gear while driving and vehicle went into limp mode. Once at home, found reverse was also not working. Dealership reported following after I picked it up (as printed on my copy of repair order): "21754 vehicle had no reverse, and would only go into first, check engine light on, scanned for codes had p0752 and p0762 pressure control solenoid 2 stuck, checked fluid found heavy metal debris in fluid, removed trans from vehicle and tear down, found output speed reluctor broke and snap ring out of housing, 3/5 housing broke, replced 3/5 housing, reluctor wheel, piston and snap ring, install complete seal kit with new filter, reassble trans, flush cooler code 2b6eeb7 1.2gpm@68 degrees, reinstall trans to vehicle fill with fluid, clear codes reset trans adapts and test drive all ok no codes reset and vehicle shifts" 

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2016 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

182-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

GMC Terrain in Rhode Island, United States
Oct 2016 - Jun 2018
Apr 2017

3200 mi
Antenna did not line up with roof base. Mechanic said wrong antenna was on suv. Put new one on. No further problems. 
GMC Terrain in Minnesota, United States
Nov 2016 - Jun 2018
Nov 2017

21000 mi

US $40
Trunk lid rattles on rough roads. Tightened down locking mechanism. 

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2016 GMC Terrain Repair Histories

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