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2009 GMC Acadia repairs by problem area

Engine (30%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (5%)

Brakes and Traction Control (1%)

Suspension and Steering (23%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (22%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (14%)

Other (5%)

Chart based on 275 repairs.
See TSBs and recalls for the 2009 GMC Acadia.

2009 GMC Acadia repair cost distribution

$2500+ (5%)

$1000 - $2499 (13%)

$500 - $999 (11%)

$100 - $499 (21%)

< $100 (51%)

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Chart based on 150 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2009 GMC Acadia

Engine not specified

GMC Acadia in Pennsylvania, United States
Oct 2013 - Mar 2014
Mar 2014

62000 mi
Replace door mode actuators - air was not blowing out of correct vents. Air conditioning was checked for 3rd time, dealer indicated it was fine; however, it is still not working. Water pump leaking, replaced. 
GMC Acadia in Colorado, United States
May 2010 - Jun 2011
Dec 2010

42000 mi
Hydraulic lift arms replaced for rear window/door. 
Jun 2011

50000 mi

US $100
A/C working intermitantly 
GMC Acadia in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2008 - Mar 2010
Oct 2008

3720 mi
Headlight lens replacement. 
Nov 2008

4340 mi
There was a defect in the manufacturing of the front windshield by PPG and is being replaced under the factory GM warranty 

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2009 GMC Acadia 4dr SUV

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

GMC Acadia in New York, United States
Mar 2009 - Apr 2011
Apr 2009

2000 mi
Drivers side, front and rear door, pass side rear door, Glass scratched up and down. 
Oct 2009

4000 mi
Scratched windows on all four door from outside. Four new windows and exterior weatherstrips ordered. advanced remote start antenna keeps falling off. Dealer resecured with new adhesive. Fell off before I left the dealer. Advanced remote clock feature not working. dealer replaced battery in remote and told me I just need to reprogram the clock. This is what I took it in for and they said they would look into it. soot build up on exhaust tips and blowing on rear hatch. dealer states normal. Vehicle appears to be running rich/unburned fuel. Hard steering occurred 2 times in the last year. dealer unable to duplicate  Carpet on back of third row seats loose. Can be noticed with seats folded down. Dealer states normal condition. 
Nov 2009

5000 mi
All 4 door windows and outer weather strips replaced Squeaking/binding when turning steering wheel back and forth. Found noise coming from boot. Greased boot recheck ok at this time (steering rack and pinion ordered for this condition but it wasn't noted on work order.) Rattling noise when driving over bumps at the lower steering column area. Road tested, checked all panels of interior could not duplicate problem.  Advanced remote clock feature not working. Battery replaced last visit and I was told to progam it(which is why it went in)supplied customer with instructions(system may/or maynot supply clock info-according to gm no repair is to be attempted) 
Dec 2009

6000 mi
2 way advanced remote clock feature not working. After 3 visits to the dealer it was finally repaired by reprogramming it correctly. (I said that was the problem from day one but no one listened.) Squeak in steering was a defective rack and pinion. It was replaced. Squeaking noise gone. Now have a whine and vibration on turns. Sounds like a line is rubbing. Will have to make another trip to dealer (new noise was not present before repair.) Lf door trim applique, rf door panel replaced due to damage from last dealer visit. squeaking by L/S dash. Started when dealer first checked steering squeak. Told they didn't hear anything. Noise is still there and is driving us NUTS! Dealer scratched all four doors while replacing windows. dealer admitted they scratched the inner doors and ordered touch up paint 
Jan 2010

6000 mi
Inner doors scratched after window replacement. Touch up ordered and supplied to me Left side rear door glass and black outer trim replaced (third window-original replacement was scratched along with the trim panel) Steering whine/buzzer from power steering system. Problem started after rack & pinion replacement. Dealer found p/s line hitting body, repositioned. Buzz gone. Whine normal as per dealer 
May 2010

7600 mi
Steering line vibrating-hitting body.. Showed to service writer (verified vibration) then stated unable to reproduce problem. Noise gone at this time but didn't go away by itself. Dealer must have repaired and stated no defect found. r/f door panel and weather strip fell apart. L/f door panel coming apart. Both door panels and weather strips ordered. Damage from prior repair. Will be third r/f door panel all four wheel center caps discolored (white on edges) drivers seat tilt backward on acceleration with taller person driving. dealer unable to reproduce. feels like motors aren't locking seat under pressure of acceleration second row bench seat bottom leather bubbled and tore. Mark had been in seat since car was new but was told leather has imperfection naturally. 
Aug 2010

8700 mi
second row lower seat covers replaced rf and lf door panels replaced drivers seat tilts back slightly on acceleration with a taller person driving. Dealer felt problem and compared to another vehicle. Told it was a normal condition. rattle from steering column area over washboard type road. unable to reproduce noise at dealer due to smooth roads around dealer rf window weather strip on door panel had been replaced along with the panel. when vehicle was picked up new part fell off. Dealer rechecked and reordered seal . We will have to go back when part come in. I hope that new part is ok! 
Sep 2010

9000 mi
rf window interior weather strip replaced second row seat track trim broken when seat cover was changed. Parts replaced lf door rattle after panel replacement. Dealer secure something loose in door.rattle gone for now 
Nov 2010

10700 mi
check engine light code PO008. Dealer reset light.Light stayed off but timing chain was replaced due to known problem with certain build dates.Vehicle only had 10,600 miles and ran good.Fuel mileage has improved after repair! 2nd steering rack failed.Binding & noisy.Tech felt problem,dealer said they didn't.Wouldn't give loaner or take car in.Had to get GM involved to get it repaired. Dealer damaged all wheels during wheel alignment.steering ok-waiting 4 wheels 
GMC Acadia in South Carolina, United States
Apr 2009 - Jan 2012
Jul 2009

5000 mi

US $30
Transmission reflash for shift patterns on "09" Acadia's built prior to 10/08  
Jan 2012

26000 mi
Replaced the power steering pump 
GMC Acadia in Georgia, United States
Jun 2009 - Jan 2017
May 2012

48800 mi

US $150
Battery replaced 
May 2014

77000 mi

US $2200
New Shocks Power steering was replaced 
Dec 2014

85000 mi

US $250
replace CV axle (driver's side) 
Jul 2015

93800 mi

US $130
Radio stopped working and I refused to pay $1500 for a replacement when after market is cheaper an better. Car would not start the day after it left dealer repair shop Car battery was completely dead. After three days, dealer could not determine what was causing the issue so no repair was made. 
Aug 2015

96400 mi
A/C was not blowing cold air and needed to be recharged. Also injected die to check for a leak. 
Nov 2016

116700 mi

US $800
Ignition coil number 5 needed replaced 
Dec 2016

121000 mi

US $1000
Headlight and fog light needed replaced Replace left side Catalytic converter 
GMC Acadia in New Jersey, United States
Apr 2010 - Dec 2012
Jun 2010

32000 mi
car just died,had to be towed to nearest GMC dealer. Electroic modulator went bad 
GMC Acadia in Arizona, United States
Aug 2009 - Mar 2018
Dec 2010

12000 mi
XM radio skipping channels. Dealer ordered replacement module. Noise in steering when turning. Dealer topped off fluid and bled air from system. Same noise in steering as previous. Dealer bled air from system. New module installed in XM radio because of skipping channels problem. Replacement did not correct the problem and radio continues to skip channels. Rattling speaker grille in front pillar. Grille adjusted to eliminate rattle. 
Mar 2011

16000 mi
XM radio was replaced because of skipping channels problem. Replacement did not correct the problem and radio continues to skip channels. 
Jul 2011

18000 mi
XM radio determined to have conflict with channel displayed vs actual. Reprogramming presets did not fix skipping channel problem. 
Jul 2014

53300 mi

US $245
System recharged with R134 and parts checked for proper operation Front engine motor mount was broke. Part replacd. 
Dec 2015

73000 mi

US $1300
Clunking noises were coming from vehicle suspension. Front struts, mounts and bearings were replaced. 
Dec 2016

86000 mi

US $3200
Engine oil leak underneath chassis. Major work removing rear main housing, replacing seals and gaskets. Cracked motor mount replaced. 
Oct 2017

97000 mi

US $853
Leaking hose to AC required replacement and AC recharge. 
Feb 2018

102000 mi

US $1095
Oil pressure sensor leaking through to connector. Installed new sensor and cleaned connector Front engine motor mount broken. Mount was replaced. This was the third time this mount has broken since the car was new. One paid for under extended warranty, two paid for by owner 
GMC Acadia in Florida, United States
Mar 2009 - Mar 2010
Apr 2009

9000 mi
Transmission/engine re-flash to address shift delay problem on 2009 models built before October 2009. Headrest DVD screen was bad as some pixels were burned out so the screen needed replaced. Replacement of the headrest DVD screen 
GMC Acadia in Illinois, United States
May 2009 - Jun 2018
Jul 2009

1000 mi

US $150
Scratch on door 
Jan 2010

6000 mi
Rattles in dash and under car 
Mar 2010

7000 mi
Front windshield squeak. 
Jan 2013

29000 mi

US $650
Car was not getting good gas miles. Did an fuel line cleaning. 
May 2015

54000 mi

US $1144
Broken engine mount broken tie rod 
Jan 2016

41500 mi

US $300
hydraulic leak in steering hose. 
Sep 2017

75000 mi

US $1400
replacement of struts replace water pump 
Oct 2017

75000 mi

US $1200
replace catalytic converter 
GMC Acadia in Texas, United States
Mar 2009 - Apr 2011
Jun 2009

4000 mi
Memory seat recall buttons replaced, button 2 sticking. 
Aug 2010

21000 mi
Drivers seat bracket broken. intermediate steering shaft replaced. Clunking when turning. 
Mar 2011

29000 mi
Steering column replaced but boot not put on correctly. Engine & air noise coming through vents. Boot adjusted, problem fixed. Weather strip surrounding drivers side door wearing pre-maturely (hole in stripping). Dealer replaced under warranty. Front grille trim (chrome tape) flaking. Replaced front grill. Passenger headlight out. Thought might be burned wiring. Dealer checked but just a burned out bulb. They replaced under warranty. 
Apr 2011

29000 mi
Water pump leak 
GMC Acadia in Michigan, United States
Nov 2008 - Aug 2013
Dec 2009

16000 mi
Check engine light - computer indicated lean fuel condition. Replaced fuel sensor module and some other stuff in the fuel area. Left dealer, check engine light came back on 2 miles down the road. Stretched timing chain. Need to replace timing chain, gaskets, etc. Also addressed TSB on power steering noise (whine). All fixed. Noise in steering column (whine), when turning wheel. TSB indicated replace power steering fluid and included additive. Works great.  Factory radio (not nav system). Randomly changed to "Aux" while driving. Apparent short in area around auxiliary input. Replaced radio. Works fine. 
Jan 2011

28000 mi
Struts for power liftgate failed. Would not stay in "UP" position. Had to order parts and return to dealer for installation. 
Mar 2011

31000 mi
Reflashed the engine control software to prevent timing chain stretch issues. 
Oct 2012

56000 mi
3/5/R Wave Plate shattered. Had to rebuild transmission. A/C hose leaking at fitting, lost charge. Needed to replace hose and fitting. Rubbing noise in steering column. Replaced parts, noise stopped for now. 
Apr 2013

65800 mi
Front Struts leaking and failing. Replaced struts, front end alignment. 
Jun 2013

70000 mi

US $150
Replaced headlamp 
GMC Acadia in Florida, United States
Nov 2008 - Mar 2010
Mar 2009

11000 mi
Navigation voice input rarely detects speech. Bluetooth and audio voice controls work OK. Dealer advised GM still working on this issue and suspect it could be EMI related possibly to the fuel pump. 
Jul 2009

16141 mi
Check engine light was on- replaced coil for cylinder number 4. Check engine light was on- replaced coil for cylinder number 4. 
GMC Acadia in Missouri, United States
Oct 2008 - Mar 2010
Apr 2009

7000 mi
Apparent problem with transmission control system software that caused revving, bucking, or unresponsiveness 
Mar 2010

23000 mi
Work on service stabilitrak/service traction control messages that are displayed on dashboard about once a week. 
GMC Acadia in Kansas, United States
Dec 2008 - Dec 2016
Feb 2011

32000 mi
Check Engine Light on. Dealership advised stretched OHV timing chains. R&R timing chains, sprockets and hydraulic chain tensioners.  Dealership also noticed noise from power steering pump. R&R pump. 
Jul 2015

85300 mi
Engine code P0008 cam position displayed with engine lack of power. Dealer diagnoses showed stretched engine timing chains. Replaced all timing chains under GM special extended warranty. This is the 2nd replacement of the timing chains. 
Feb 2016

89400 mi

US $80
Engine missing out during acceleration. Engine trouble code showed misfire in cylinder #2. Replaced ignition coil on cylinder #2. Problem solved. 
GMC Acadia in British Columbia, Canada
Jan 2009 - Mar 2012
Feb 2012

35420 mi
recall on headlight connector. it had just burnt out anyways.... 
GMC Acadia in South Carolina, United States
Feb 2009 - Jun 2018
Oct 2009

900 mi
Ratle in dash. 
Nov 2009

4400 mi
rattle in passenger door handle 
Sep 2010

28000 mi
Radio would not turn off when door is opened after key had been taken out 
Mar 2011

35000 mi
Driver window not going up like it should. Greased it. Driver seat track was replaced, with seat cover. Noise coming from front passenger side when turning. 
Dec 2011

46000 mi
same issue for several years, noise (clicking) when turning. Replaced bushings 
Sep 2012

57500 mi

US $320
Water pump was bad, dealer found it was leaking and replaced under 100,000 mile waranty power steering replaced, under warranty The radio would not turn off whne the key was taken out and the driver doors opens. Switch on door latch bad. power steering replaced, under waranty The radio would nolt turn off whne the key was taken out and the driver doors opens. Switch on door latch bad Water pump was bad, dealer found it was leaking and replaced under 100,000 mile waranty 
Jun 2015

95000 mi

US $2100
Struts, power steering,  engine mount,  axial shaft,  spark plugs and one coil. GM paid 80% of the cost of all these repairs except for the brake fluid and spark plugs. 
Sep 2015

98000 mi

US $1400
Transmission module was replaced During trip for Trans module replacement, Extended warranty repair was made to the trans for the broken 35R clutch wave plate inside the transmission. Service tech preformed stating abnormal wear 
Aug 2016

110000 mi

US $1100
Bushings Motor mount 
Dec 2016

116000 mi

US $250
Needed on Coil mod replaced Check engine light came on. Diagnostic test showed Catalytic converter issues. 
Apr 2017

119000 mi

US $1300
Fuel injector removed and cleaned , new hose and gaskets. fuel injection system cleaned new spark plugs and coils, 2 had gone bad. 
Nov 2017

128000 mi

US $850
Left catalytic converter replaced. Engine Error would not go away 
GMC Acadia in Texas, United States
Jan 2009 - Dec 2011
Mar 2010

30000 mi
My gear shift was making a very loud noise and would not move smoothly when put into any gear. The symbols such as "R" for reverse and "P" for park would not light up. The gear shift was replaced but symbols still do not light up as they did when new 
Jun 2010

40000 mi

US $350
Dealership had to replace my fuel injectors and advised me not to use VALERO fuel due to the black residue their fuel contains. Supposedly this has happened to many people and damaged many vehicles. 
Sep 2010

48000 mi

US $400
One of the main A/C lines was broken. Instead of replacing it which was going to cost over $1,000....we chose to have it repaired for approximately $400. 
Dec 2010

55000 mi

US $795
Supposedly another coil went bad. This is the third time a coil has needed to be replaced. It is a very expensive repair. I would gladly get rid of my GMC Acadia if I could. 
Mar 2011

61000 mi
Check engine light remained on for a couple months but no problems were evident. Finally took it in and the catalytic converter had to be ordered and replaced. 
Nov 2011

77000 mi

US $700
Coil #6 repaired/replaced. Fuel injectors flushed. Got rid of car on November 25, 2011. 
GMC Acadia in Florida, United States
Apr 2009 - Jun 2011
May 2009

1000 mi
Seatbelt clip was put on the belt backwards, therefore there was always a twist in the driver's side seatbelt. Dealer had to order new assembly and replace it, work took approx 2 hours and they fixed the GMC recall on the shifter at the same time. 
GMC Acadia in Florida, United States
May 2009 - Jul 2018
Jan 2010

11000 mi
Software issue with nav. 
Sep 2010

15000 mi
A/C vent plastic displaced from its poistion. the dealer fixed it back to its fitting. 
Jul 2011

25000 mi
leak in the water pump. 
Jun 2012

43000 mi
One headlight failed 
Jun 2016

80000 mi

US $1900
Damaged suspension bars 
Jul 2018

87000 mi

US $800
Engine Starter 
GMC Acadia in British Columbia, Canada
Mar 2013 - Jun 2018
Oct 2014

72320 mi
Water pump shaft seal leak. Covered under GM's extended warranty for the affected part. 
Jul 2017

106640 mi
Rear brake noise after driving for several minutes 
May 2018

119040 mi

C $300
Calipers were seizing. Replaced calipers and pads. Bled full brake system Replaced worn rear shock absorbers 
GMC Acadia in Indiana, United States
Mar 2012 - Aug 2013
Mar 2013

58000 mi
Blown head Gasket. Replaced both Head gaskets, timing chains. Air bag sensor was falsely giving an intermittent warning light. Sensor was corroded. 
GMC Acadia in Wisconsin, United States
Nov 2009 - Sep 2014
Jul 2009

5000 mi
Radio replaced due to high pitch whine while listening to XM. Sound level of whine would follow RPM. 
GMC Acadia in Virginia, United States
Oct 2013 - Nov 2013
Oct 2013

71000 mi
I took the car in for service because the check engine light came on again. Car had gone haywire again in the snow when I had to floor the gas to maintain forward motion going up hill in snow. Complete new transmission required. 
Nov 2013

71000 mi

US $800
Dealer called to say the bolt holding the tie rod was so rusted through it looked like it would snap apart. They recommended replacing it. I did. Strut on passenger front side was "leaking like a faucet" when I took the Acadia in for new tires. Recommended replacing both struts for $800. I replaced the broken one for $400. 
GMC Acadia in South Carolina, United States
Sep 2013 - Apr 2017
Oct 2013

61500 mi
Engine shudder under load and low RPM. CarMax replaced transmission under their warranty. GMC warranty had expired. I don't think this was the root cause. Infotainment system would not play most of my DVDs. CarMax replaced entire head unit. Engine shutter under load at low RPM. I replaced ignition coils and plugs. CarMax had replaced transmission but did not fix problem. My work fixed problem. 
Sep 2015

96000 mi

US $75
Driver's side window switch module 
Jan 2016

70800 mi
Power steering pump whine. Dealer replaced under special coverage bulletin. 

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2009 GMC Acadia 4dr SUV

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

GMC Acadia in Utah, United States
Jul 2015 - Jun 2017
Feb 2016

70300 mi

US $3700
Oil leak Steering gear Seat heater failed 
Jun 2016

76000 mi

US $1235
DVD player didn't always work. Had to replace entire head unit to resolve. 3rd party extended warranty covered the repair. 
Aug 2016

78000 mi

US $300
Cylinder 5 misfire, needed new injector Door actuator quit working. 
Sep 2016

79000 mi

US $2985
Replaced 2 cam shafts and rocker arms. Most of cost covered by extended warranty. Total repair costs in 1 year of ownership $10,000+ 
Apr 2017

87000 mi

US $500
Extreme carbon build up on top engine. Required several rounds of cleaner to fix. Also had plugs and one coil replaced. It was registering a cylinder 6 misfire and running really rough. 
GMC Acadia in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2014 - Jul 2015
Feb 2014

68820 mi

C $113
Went to turn the corner and had no power. The dash indicated service stabilitrak, service traction control and engine power is reduced. Called dealer, they picked up; did diagnostic and replaced accelerator pedal position sensor. 
Sep 2014

84320 mi

C $200
a/c was blowing warm again again and a hissing sound was heard when turned on. Had a diagnostic done and had to have the system drained and dye put in and they checked for leaks. They said they had difficulty putting it back in 
Mar 2015

94240 mi

C $325
Right front tie rod needed replacing 
May 2015

97340 mi

C $310
Front left ball joint replaced Both front seals leaking and needed replacing 
Jun 2015

99200 mi

C $450
Upper control arms needed replacing 
GMC Acadia in United Arab Emirates
Jun 2014 - Jun 2014
Jun 2014

¤5000
known Acadia issue as per the dealer, injectors fails and the car stops suddenly in the middle of the road( not all services are done on time as per dealer and GMC recommendations!!!). recovery to take to the dealer and almost two weeks to. 
GMC Acadia in Kansas, United States
May 2015 - May 2015
May 2015

67000 mi

US $1350
Recall for power steering pump. Was whining. Dealer repaired rack and pinion steering also Engine light. Ignition miss on cyl 2. 
GMC Acadia in Indiana, United States
Sep 2015 - Nov 2015
Sep 2015

79000 mi
New water pump 
Oct 2015

80000 mi

US $600
replaced ignition coils 
GMC Acadia in Illinois, United States
Nov 2015 - Jan 2016
Dec 2015

101000 mi

US $20
Tire was leaking air from corroded rim seal. Fixed. 
GMC Acadia in Ohio, United States
May 2017 - Sep 2017
Jun 2017

70000 mi

US $400
Check engine light turned. Cylinder #3 was misfiring. Replaced all plugs and wires. Replace #3 ignition coil. 
GMC Acadia in California, United States
Aug 2008 - Apr 2015
Sep 2009

18000 mi
TSB for Engine Control, May 2009 SW update, for early 2009 build vehicles experiencing problems on acceleration and right turns 
May 2010

35900 mi
Excessive power steering noise 
May 2011

67000 mi

US $45
Drivers side headlight failed and headlight connector melted. Replaced headlight, patched in new connector to existing wiring. 
Sep 2011

75000 mi

US $1000
Slow coolant loss, traced to failing water pump 
Dec 2011

80000 mi

US $30
Right side low beam headlamp failed, second time for this lamp. 
Mar 2012

85000 mi
Poor shifting and shudder in drive train 
May 2012

88100 mi

US $1100
Engine misfiring, bad coils. Replaced all coils and plugs 
Dec 2012

99000 mi
Torque converter failed, replaced torque converter, fluched debris out of transmission. 
Jul 2013

108000 mi

US $350
Sway bar link failed. Replaced 
Sep 2013

112000 mi

US $67
Liftgate struts failed. Liftgate would not stay open. Purchased and replaced both struts/cylinders. 
Jul 2014

125800 mi

US $400
oil pressure sensor failed, reported zero oil pressure 
Oct 2014

130700 mi

US $1300
Check engine light Catalytic converter stage failed Replaced Catalytic converter 
Mar 2015

139000 mi
Rack and pinion leaking fluid 
Apr 2015

139000 mi
Rack and pinion leak never fixed 
GMC Acadia in Colorado, United States
Sep 2008 - May 2014
Sep 2012

78000 mi
Small leak in differential 
GMC Acadia in New Jersey, United States
Sep 2008 - Jun 2016
Jan 2009

4000 mi
Rear wiper arm cover needed to be replaced. 
Dec 2010

28000 mi
Car was periodically losing charge on battery after sitting overnight. After a battery replacement which did not solve the problem the shop identified that similar issues with other Acadia's were solved with a Nav system update. 
Dec 2011

40000 mi
Cooling fan would engage and run excessively during driving and after the car would be turned off. Fix targeted to cooling pump. 
Nov 2012

54900 mi
This was a warranty related repair. 
Dec 2014

90000 mi
Replaced the front struts 
GMC Acadia in Kansas, United States
Dec 2008 - Jun 2011
Jan 2010

9800 mi
Speaker covers in A pillar rattled. One of the back seats had a hole in the leather because of wear from folding seat down. 
GMC Acadia in Oregon, United States
Sep 2008 - Mar 2010
Aug 2009

22000 mi
Needed to get steering wheel noise fixed. GMC service reps didn't get it fixed though. I have to take it back but I am going to different GMC dealership. 
Jan 2010

27000 mi
STEERING WHEEL MAKE A RUBBING/SQUEAKING SOUND 
GMC Acadia in Colorado, United States
Jan 2014 - Feb 2014
Feb 2014

88000 mi
Check engine light on, dealer was unable to find the problem. Also had a problem with the car appearing to start and then when I put into gear it would die. Second set of lift gate gas springs needed. Did not repair. 
GMC Acadia in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2010 - Jul 2014
Aug 2011

22500 mi
Passenger Rear Window not going up. Replace switch Rear driver side tail light flashing fast. Replace entire light assembly. 
Apr 2012

27500 mi
Replace Steering pump hoses Engine light on. Replace a coil. 
May 2013

41600 mi
Replace Rack Bolt Bushings 
GMC Acadia in Washington, United States
Aug 2012 - Sep 2012
Aug 2012

69000 mi
Car was missing when the under a load. replaced coils 3-5 
Sep 2012

69000 mi
Replaced the power steering pump and various gaskets. 
GMC Acadia in Illinois, United States
Sep 2012 - Jan 2013
Nov 2012

59300 mi
It had a vibration that they could not fix. 
Jan 2013

60000 mi
Vibration they couldn't fix. 
GMC Acadia in Kansas, United States
Jun 2012 - Jul 2012
Jul 2012

78000 mi
Could not find anything wrong with it. It has been in the shop several times with the AC not working. 
GMC Acadia in Illinois, United States
Sep 2009 - Jul 2015
Aug 2010

35000 mi
Lift gate struts faded 
Sep 2010

37000 mi
Steering gear replaced 
May 2011

49000 mi
Rattle in dash. Dealer put in shim. 
Aug 2011

58000 mi

US $100
headlight replaced 
Sep 2011

60000 mi

US $130
Replaced other headlight 
Mar 2012

68000 mi

US $500
Steering gear assembly needed to be replaced Plastic part on roof rack rails fell off again. Replaced part and clips. 
Oct 2012

78000 mi

US $700
Cracked headlight lens. Filled with water, blew blinker out. Required replacement of entire lens sub-assembly 
Feb 2013

89700 mi

US $800
Traction control service message turned on frequently but intermittently - traction control and cruise control disabled when on. Problem diagnosed as brake sensor failed on same circuit - replaced. Park assist system warning light on and park assist system disabled. Diagnosed as broken sensor. Replaced and painted. 
Aug 2013

98000 mi

US $200
Oil sensor needed to be replaced 
Feb 2014

108700 mi

US $1800
Replaced left and right front struts and related parts. Cooling hoses leaking and replaced 
Jun 2014

112000 mi

US $300
Too much play in tie rods - needed to be replaced 
Dec 2014

123000 mi

US $500
Bushings torn and needed to be replaced 
Mar 2015

126000 mi

US $2900
Steering gear and other steering components Engine mount snapped 
GMC Acadia in Ohio, United States
Mar 2011 - May 2014
Apr 2011

44000 mi

US $400
power steering pump went out dumped fluid out 
Aug 2011

49000 mi

US $1490
ac stopped working they say a leak put die in it and recharged said run it come back in two week replaced steering rack thumping in rack dealer said be changing alot of them going out replaced ac lines going to the back had a hole rubbed in them from vibration; cost includes steering rack previously fixed 
Jan 2012

55000 mi
headlight plug in melted gm replaced them at no charge said manufacture flaw put new style on took 2 hours 
Feb 2012

56000 mi
water pump started pouring antifreeze out recharged ac said no leak i ask him where did it go then they said run and watch 
Aug 2012

64300 mi
lost freon again, can't find hole 
GMC Acadia in New Mexico, United States
Sep 2013 - Sep 2014
Aug 2014

79900 mi
Told replacement of Rack and Pinion required, for $3500. interment failure of power steering. Control of air vents failing. 
GMC Acadia in Virginia, United States
Mar 2009 - Oct 2013
Jun 2010

21000 mi
Check engine light on. Dealer reset and stated they couldn't find a problem associated with codes. Check engine light came on 4 days after leaving dealer. Took to a different dealer (on a road trip). That dealer stated that the codes were "old" and reset the light. After we returned home we took the Acadia to our selling dealer. They had to keep it for 4 days and were eventually able to replicate problem (engine light, rough handling) and replaced fuel injector 1. No problems since. 
GMC Acadia in Utah, United States
Apr 2009 - Jul 2018
Apr 2016

93200 mi
Power steering pump failure. Replaced. One of the front struts leaking. Replaced. 
Jul 2016

99000 mi
Wave plate broken, car slipping/shaking when changing gears. One of the engine mounts needed replacing. Parts-only cost because it was already being worked on for a transmission issue. 
Jul 2018

144000 mi

US $3350
Stretched timing chains, error code P00017. Timing chains and tensioners replaced along with necessary gaskets, etc. Engine mount replaced. Replaced leaky high end AC valve and recharged system. 
GMC Acadia in Oregon, United States
Mar 2009 - Jun 2018
May 2016

78100 mi

US $1200
Four ignition coils and sparkplugs were replaced because of occasional misfiring. 
Oct 2017

91000 mi

US $2500
Catalytic converter replaced 
GMC Acadia in Colorado, United States
Oct 2010 - Jun 2011
Dec 2010

17000 mi
Vibration started 7/10.in shop 7 times since.in for over 50 days this trip and counting. dlr at GM's advice has replaced all rotating parts, wheels tires axels drive shaft rotars,transfer case rearend.doing tranmission now unknown when done dlr and gm were unsucessful in repair since july 09 and after 7 trips gm replaced!!!!!!! how about that! 
GMC Acadia in Virginia, United States
Mar 2009 - Jun 2011
Nov 2009

7000 mi
Sunglasses holder in front dashboard would open with difficulty. Ordered new compartment.  
Jul 2010

14000 mi
Car had a catastrophic failure. Acadia wouldn't start, nav screen flashing white, relay in engine compartment clicking, key would not release from ignition, fuel pump humming. Car was jumped and driven to dealer. They could not find issue. Service airbag warning light was on. A loose connector was fixed. Also checked for heated windshield washer recall notice, but my Acadia VIN wasn't affected. 
GMC Acadia in Indiana, United States
Mar 2009 - Jun 2011
Apr 2009

4000 mi
Noise in steering, pump replaced twice. Noise continues. 
May 2009

5000 mi
Noise in steering 
Jun 2009

6000 mi
Noise in steering 
GMC Acadia in New York, United States
May 2009 - Jun 2011
Jul 2009

16000 mi
o2 sensor...3 different codes. Had to order part. Updated transmission per TSB. 
GMC Acadia in Minnesota, United States
Apr 2009 - May 2013
May 2009

2000 mi
Check engine light. Code was for loose gas cap - poor fuel tank vacuum. Dealer service center determined problem was bad gas cap. Replaced under warranty. Now OK. 
Dec 2011

73000 mi

US $100
Noise in front end when turning wheel. Rack and pinion replaced. Driver side heated seat - heater shuts off. Replaced lower driver side heating element. 
Jan 2013

98900 mi
Engine light/ code: cam shaft sensor problem and detected miss fire. Well known timing chain problem. Timing chain replaced. 

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2008 GMC Acadia

Engine not specified

GMC Acadia in California, United States
Apr 2012 - Jul 2012
Jun 2012

61000 mi
This car was certified used and apparently GM did not thorougly inspect and repair all with 172 point checklist! Too many repairs to list. Front sway bars replaced. We had brake issues-rotors resurfaced a/c issues-charged unit 
Jul 2012

61000 mi
The air went out not cooling and blowing properly. We sold the car back to the dealer so they could have their lemon back. 
GMC Acadia in United Arab Emirates
Jan 2013 - Feb 2013
Feb 2013

56420 mi

¤1000
Transmission failed to shift over the third gear. Second time with this problem. First time dealer re-programmed the TCM, now it is getting replaced. 
GMC Acadia in Quebec, Canada
Jun 2009 - Mar 2010
Jul 2009

9920 mi
Loss of power steering fluid 
GMC Acadia in Tennessee, United States
Sep 2014 - Apr 2015
Apr 2015

91000 mi
Steering rack had slop 

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2008 GMC Acadia 4dr SUV

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

GMC Acadia in Michigan, United States
Jan 2008 - Sep 2010
May 2009

28000 mi
Replaced intake exhaust valve 
Aug 2009

31000 mi
Running Light socket melted. 
Sep 2009

32000 mi
Replaced melted running light socket 
GMC Acadia in Virginia, United States
Feb 2008 - Mar 2010
Apr 2008

8000 mi
Rear Sunroof drainage hose not connected at factory causing rainwater to enter front and rear left interior. Hose reconnected at dealer. 
GMC Acadia in Arkansas, United States
Jan 2008 - Feb 2017
Jun 2010

34000 mi
Coolant thermostat and water pump replaced. 
Mar 2011

49000 mi
Rear hatch struts needed replacement. 
Oct 2011

53000 mi
Replaced leaking brake master cylinder.  Replaced leaking brake master cylinder. 
Sep 2012

66000 mi

US $100
Replaced the front A/C blower motor and resistor. 
Jun 2013

76000 mi

US $900
Front struts replacement Power-steering pump replacement 
GMC Acadia in Illinois, United States
Jun 2010 - Jun 2011
Jul 2010

43000 mi

US $145
PCV valve was leaking oil. Airbag sensor came on. This is the second time. Drivers side airbag was not detected Sun roof leaked water onto drivers side floor during rain. 
GMC Acadia in California, United States
Feb 2008 - Mar 2010
Aug 2008

8000 mi
Attempted optional May 8th TSB for flat spot when accelerating transmission reflash. Flash did not take, must be done again. 
GMC Acadia in Louisiana, United States
Apr 2010 - Jun 2011
May 2010

43000 mi

US $330
Problem with stabilitrak button no longer responding sending a break warning light to service breaks immediately. Dealer had reset the system and repair. Headlight was out, and because of location of headlight the front grill must be almost completely removed. Went to a simple tire, brakes minor repair mechanic, and they could not perform service. Cost approximately $100 at the dealership. 
GMC Acadia in Arizona, United States
Jan 2008 - Dec 2012
May 2009

15000 mi
replaced nav head, but same problem. Ordered another new nav head. replaced nav head, but same problem. Ordered another new nav head. Replaced nav head. 
GMC Acadia in Michigan, United States
Nov 2007 - Apr 2011
Mar 2008

3000 mi
The drain pipe around the sunroof wasn't connected and was filling up and draining through my roof when it rained. Then, a nut fell off of my wiper blades so they quit working mid-wipe. They were both easy fixes so they only had my vehicle a few hours. 
Sep 2010

37000 mi

US $130
Headlight burned out took hour and half to repair because they have to take car apart 
GMC Acadia in Texas, United States
Jan 2011 - Jun 2013
Mar 2011

32000 mi
Steering bushings replaced, steering column re-riveted. The steering column was making a popping noise when the wheel was turned.  Front passenger seat frame tightened, would rattle if something like a iPad was put on the seat. Turn signal stalk replaced, not doing the three- blink for lane changes on the right, but it worked correctly on the left. 
Jun 2011

36000 mi
Power steering was making a grinding noise. Steering rack was replaced. 
Jul 2011

39000 mi
Water pump was leaking. Engine was leaking oil from the front cover. Engine had to be pulled to replace the seal.  While the engine was pulled, technician found excessive camshaft endplay. Camshafts and heads were repaired. Transmission case was found to be leaking fluid. All seals were replaced while the engine was pulled. Transmission wave plates were inspected while engine and trans were pulled. Wave plates replaced with updated parts. 
Jun 2012

52000 mi
Gauge cluster failure 
Apr 2013

65800 mi
Oil leak Front struts became inop after car was on a lift for 4 days 
Jun 2013

70000 mi
Fuse block shorted out due to a water leak. 
GMC Acadia in Kansas, United States
Oct 2007 - Apr 2019
Jun 2008

4000 mi
Warranty issue. Front left suspension would squeak/pop while turning wheel at low speed during a small to medium suspension travel. Dealer diagnosed a split bear at the end of the steering column. Non-emergency replacement of steering column. 
Sep 2008

7000 mi
Return trip for warranty repair, dealer ordered part. Replaced steering column. Bearing ring had separated causing a pop sound when turning with suspension travel - problem not an emergency. 
Jul 2012

41000 mi
Passenger side rear spring broken off, 3" piece at top of spring. Dealer inspected, would not cover through warranty because out of warranty (over 3yr/36K). Did not repair at this time, appealing this decision through GM. 
Aug 2012

42300 mi

US $108
Broken spring out of warranty, dealer would not fix under warranty. Appealed to GM cust svc & they offered to fix thru the same dealer for a $100 deductible. I agreed to the deal & replaced the pass side rear spring. 
Apr 2013

51000 mi

US $394
AC not working at all - there is a safety override to lock out compressor to prevent damage. Dealer found no leaks, system was low 1 lb of freon - repaired. "Stabilitrac" light illuminates occasionally after 20 mins of driving. Dealer could not verify concern thru computer, recommended software update ($100), reprogrammed ECM. Cannot verify yet that this solved the issue Leak from Steering gear at RF boot. Leak is a slow seap, not hitting the ground. Not repaired at this time. 
Jun 2013

56000 mi

US $1500
AC recharge from April proved to be temporary. Dealer & local mechanic diagnosed bad Front Evap Coil. It's located in the dash - lots of labor to remove dashboard. Replaced the Coil. 
Jul 2013

56200 mi

US $400
Two days after June repair, I noticed a leak (10-16 oz) of red fluid at right front corner of engine compartment. I had previously informed the dealer & local mech about it. It was a leak from the water pump. Replaced pump. 
Mar 2015

74000 mi

US $200
Hydraulic struts that hold up the tailgate when open failed to hold. replaced two struts, took 1/2 day. 
Dec 2016

100000 mi

US $60
Blower for front passengers went out. Replaced HVAC blower motor. Driver's side headlamp out - 2nd time in 7 years. Replaced with new (not HID lamp) 
Apr 2017

108 mi

US $981
Replaced front Struts (2) & Coil spring assemblies (2) Front end Alignment 
Sep 2017

117000 mi

US $400
Brought in to replace the full Rack & Pinion steering assembly. When mechanic took it apart, he found that he could repair it instead, saving $600 
Mar 2018

129000 mi

US $30
Low oil pressure warning - Mechanic said it is sensor leaking/weeping, oil pressure is ok. Replacement Sensor will cost $500. 
Oct 2018

144000 mi

US $300
Evap System, High Purge sensor warning - replaced solenoid Rough-running engine - Ignition coil for cylinder #3 was bad - replaced Seal leaking (slight) at front crankshaft - replaced 
GMC Acadia in Washington, United States
Nov 2015 - Mar 2017
Jan 2016 Speakers blew 
GMC Acadia in California, United States
Nov 2007 - Jun 2018
Mar 2010

16000 mi
Airbag sensor came on intermittently. There was a loose connection under the drivers seat. 
Jun 2011

23000 mi
Water pump leak which was then replaced 
Aug 2014

41000 mi

US $285
Replaced camshaft position sensor in left bank 
Mar 2018

64000 mi

US $14
Brake Pedal Position sensor 
GMC Acadia in Georgia, United States
Nov 2007 - Jul 2014
Aug 2008

19000 mi

US $25
During a routine oil change I noticed the brake master cylinder cap was missing. I ordered the part from the dealer, and had Midas drain the cylinder and replace the fluid. 
May 2009

36000 mi
Passenger side HVAC vents blew hot air when AC was on. Service air bag light on. 
Jun 2009

38000 mi
The HVAC fan was not working. Dealer replaced fan. 
Dec 2009

48000 mi
Driver noticed a "clunk" when turning the steering wheel. Dealer replaced steering rack. Dealer covered the part, owner paid for labor $300. 
Jan 2014

106900 mi

US $900
Purge valve. Struts 
Jul 2014

124000 mi
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GMC Acadia in Indiana, United States
Mar 2015 - Apr 2017
Jan 2017

103339 mi

US $3030
Broken strut. Replaced front L& R struts, springs. Front stabilizer bar and control link Rear shocks & springs Replaced rack & pinion assy 
GMC Acadia in Indiana, United States
Apr 2010 - May 2019
May 2010

26000 mi
I noticed rear of Acadia seemed bouncy when there were passengers in second row. I thought rear shocks needed replaced. Trip 1 resulted in service dept. discovering a leaky shock, they ordered replacement. I noticed a clicking noise (during May 15 test drive before purchasing this Acadia) when turning the steering wheel. Trip 1 resulted in service dept. diagnosing a loose rivet in steering column, and ordering a new steering column. Trip 2 was scheduled for installation of new steering column ordered on trip 1 in order to fix clicking noise Trip 2 was scheduled for installation of new shock which was ordered on trip 1 to replace leaky shock 
Aug 2013

75300 mi

US $35
Rear wiper arm broken off Replacement new rear wiper arm installed 
Dec 2013

81000 mi
Intermittent failure of lower instrument backlighting 
Sep 2015

100000 mi

US $250
CEL was diagnosed to be a fuel vent filter that needed to be replaced. 
Oct 2015

101000 mi

US $280
Mode actuator stopped working. 
Apr 2017

121000 mi

US $800
DIC was intermittently displaying very dim and difficult to read, backlighting for some gauges was blackout aux (rear) hvac was not cooling, dealer checked for leak, found no leak, and recharged 
Jul 2018

138000 mi

US $100
Driver side control for front passenger window not working Replaced driver window control switch/module 
GMC Acadia in North Carolina, United States
Dec 2009 - Jun 2018
Jul 2011

59000 mi
Power steering high pitched noise. PS rack replaced Air bag recall. Service Air Bag light on. Replaced connectors under passenger seat 
Nov 2011

68000 mi
replaced steering rack 
Dec 2011

69000 mi
Driver's side seat adjustment rails loose. 
Jul 2012

84800 mi
3.5.R wave plate failure. Cleaned metal particles from transmission. Replaced all clutch friction plates and damaged steel clutch plates (3.5.R) and waved clutch plate, input housing, sun gear and 2/6 backing plate. 
Jul 2013

106200 mi
Water pump leak. Replaced 
Jan 2014

99000 mi

US $150
Diagnostic result from CEL and onStar - transmission TCM needs replacement. Car in limp mode, but next day fine. Drove for 10k miles before problem appeared again. 
Jul 2014

130500 mi

US $4000
CEL again, TCM needs replacement, With tranmission open found 3-5-r wave plate broken again. Rebuild or re-manufacture? Decided to purchase reman trans with 3yr/500k mile warranty. 
Nov 2014

134700 mi

US $100
Bad purge valve 
GMC Acadia in California, United States
Oct 2008 - Jan 2011
Dec 2008

3000 mi
Engine light went on erroneously and the transmission was not shifting smoothly. (On-star report didn't pick up anything significantly wrong when the light first appeared.) The repair was to update some of the engine and transmission software. 
Apr 2009

9000 mi
transmission shifting rough and check engine light on periodically. Was going to take too long 5 days to repair so I picked it up and scheduled the repair for a different time. 
May 2009

9000 mi

US $30
power and shifting rough and sluggish, particularly around 40 mph and passing on the highway. 
Jul 2010

29800 mi
Service Airbag indicator light on intermitantly. Was told the sensors were not connected properly and they were replaced. This has been going on since I bought the car and the problem just reappeared again yesterday. 
Sep 2010

34000 mi
Service Airbag light on again. Replaced same sensor as July. Transmission sluggish between 40mph and 60 mph. 
GMC Acadia in Georgia, United States
Sep 2008 - Mar 2010
Nov 2008

4000 mi
Vehicle would shudder, transmission was not shifting properly. Transmission shifting problems 
GMC Acadia in North Carolina, United States
Nov 2008 - Sep 2017
Mar 2012

80000 mi

US $275
Replace steering rack, also replaced steering pump as a preventive measure. 
Jun 2014

101000 mi

US $200
CV Halfshaft boot ruptured. 
GMC Acadia in North Carolina, United States
Oct 2008 - Jul 2012
Sep 2011

56000 mi

US $600
Windshield washer nozzle broken, Owner replaced 
GMC Acadia in Michigan, United States
Sep 2008 - Jun 2012
Mar 2010

26000 mi
Acadia was taken to the dealer for an oil change. Dealer saw that transmission was leaking. Dealer replaced transmission seal. 
GMC Acadia in Iowa, United States
Sep 2008 - Jul 2018
Oct 2008

12000 mi
Did the May 8 Transmission Flash to change shift points. 
May 2009

27000 mi
Driver side head/running light much brighter than other side. 
Jul 2010

60000 mi
A/C not cooling to acceptable level. 
Aug 2010

60000 mi
A/C Blend Door Actuator needed replacement. 
Dec 2010

75000 mi

US $120
Stabilizer Bar Bushing Replacement 
Jan 2012

106000 mi
Driver side rear hub sensor bad, had to replace hub and sensor. Our warranty had lapsed at 100,000 but GM stood behind this repair. 
Nov 2012

132500 mi

US $700
Rear inner top arm bushing wore out, had to replace whole arm. only available from GM, 270$ per arm. 
Feb 2014

180000 mi

US $350
Bushings wore out causing rattle 
Aug 2014

190000 mi

US $1000
Struts wore out Repair of right rear wheel bearing done at the same time as the struts and included in the $1000 bill 
Feb 2015

207900 mi
Changed Rear shocks and passenger side rear horizontal sway link. Power steering pump noisy and intermittent hard steering at low rpms. New pump leaked fluid so had to get another pump at later date. Second steering pump installed. 
Mar 2016

248000 mi

US $1100
CV joint replaced. Drivers side front wheel bearing replaced. 
Dec 2016

275000 mi

US $500
Lower control arms replaced. 
GMC Acadia in Florida, United States
May 2008 - Jun 2011
Feb 2010

9000 mi
Heater fan not working. Replaced fan. 
GMC Acadia in Michigan, United States
Nov 2010 - Jun 2016
May 2011

63600 mi

US $200
Replaced transmission cooler. 
Jan 2015

58000 mi

US $274
replace water pump 
GMC Acadia in Alabama, United States
Jun 2008 - Jan 2015
Mar 2012

91000 mi
Replaced noisy CV axle shaft. 
GMC Acadia in Indiana, United States
Oct 2009 - Jun 2018
Nov 2009

19000 mi
Rear stationary sunroof leaking through 2nd row passenger seat belt bezel. 3rd row ceiling lights filled up with water on takeoff after parked outside in rain. Recall #07-08-57-002E: Water Dripping from A-Pillars or Rear Dome/Reading Lamp (Apply Sealer/Le 
Dec 2009

20000 mi
ECM/TCM Reprogramming for Driveability Issues. Transmission dead spot between 2nd and 3rd when shifting. Dangerous when entering highway traffic. Excessive accelerator pedal travel required to speed up or force drop to lower gear. 
Aug 2010

31800 mi
Driver and passenger side bucket seats consistently rock 1/2 inch Fore and Aft on accelerating and braking. Track mechanism feels sloppy and jerky, makes crunching sound. Background Info/Related Documents #07-08-50-016 JUL 07  Lumbar support driver side fell apart inside seat. Background Info/Related Documents Won’t extend or retract at all. Can hear lumbar Seat motor engage… run … and turn off. Mechanism only moves up and down while making creaking crunchin New replacement seat track was faulty when it came in. 12Vdc motor was inop. Dealer ordered again. 
Sep 2010

34000 mi
Original seat tracks rocked and had crunching sound mid range of seat travel. and installed. 1 day job turned in to 4 days. problem fixed. 
Nov 2010

35600 mi
Steering makes clunking sound when turned back and forth. more pronounced at cold start up. Known problem with 2007-2010 acadias. Replaced steering bushing and aligned.TSB#10-02-32-001 Steering noise (Replace Steering Gear Bushing) Navigation Voice Recognition would not reliably recognize voice commands "destination" etc TSB 307-08-44-026 Nov 07.Need latest navigation software version 101H or later installed. New version 101H picks up voice tags & nav commands now. Sunroof leak on emergency brake pedal and floor. Setting off emergency brake alarm. cleaned drain tube. Remove cross spacers in drain tube. Reference customer satisfaction #08207 sunroof water leak Mildew smell inside front doors. Seal where window goes down in door has a gap. sprayed mildew eliminatiom chemical. Did not replace the seal. Emerg Brake pedal dripping water.Drivers side floor carpet damp. Floor mat holding about a 1/2 cup of water.Water pooling inside front sunroof track "Emerg brake on" warning lite eventhough brake not on. reset brake mult times. off for now Steering clunk/knock when turned Left/right at start up. Bulletin 10-02-32-001 Replace Steering gear bushing.Intermittent more pronounced in cold weather upon start up 
Jun 2011

41000 mi

US $104
Driver side Daytime Running Light 1/2 hr labor + parts $56.00. Tech put acadia up on lift, turned wheels full to the right, removed fasteners around wheel well liner, flexed liner back and reached up from below to install new bulb. 
Jan 2012

60000 mi
Recall on low beam light connector melt down. DRL burned out at 50,000 mi cost $59.00 parts and labor passenger side low beam out at 55,000 mi covered under recall for connector melting. film on inside of clear light housing. Recall on airbag system lights coming on on DIC intermitant related to rough road. reseat of connnector fixed problem so far Relearn Tire pressure Sensors not done at last tire rotation 
Apr 2012

62000 mi
Acadia into dealer body shop for PDR after small hail dings.Upon p/u Seatbelts retractor inop on passenger and driver. Retractor trapped by adjustable shoulder harness trim piece when head liner was reinstalled. 
Aug 2013

73700 mi
Brake fluid low with no external leak and moaning sound when depressing brake pedal. Brake Master Cyl found to be leaking past seal into brake booster. Replace both units, new fluid and bleed. Stabiltrack and antilock Brake warning lights illluminated on dic. Diagnostic called out right rear speed sensor. Sensor tested good. Broken wire found inside wire loom 12 inches from speed sensor. Cable replaced both lights went off. 
Sep 2013

80000 mi
Radiator fluid 1/2 gallon low. Discovered due to service bulletin. Overflow tank showed full. Removed vanity cover to acess radiator cap and fluid was low. Suspect rear AC evaporator and long cooling lines not properly de-aired at assembly. 
Aug 2014

90000 mi
water pump leaking. small puddle under car overnight. was checked previously under TSB for low coolant level from factory fill not being de-aired. 
Sep 2014

92000 mi
AC Evaporator freezing up leaving large puddle of condensation thaw. No air flow through vents but ring around vent cold and condensing humid air. Refridgerant leaked down and was recharged with dye. No leak found.Suspect Evaprtr inside dash 
May 2015

94000 mi
Dealership continues to report" Added Dye Can't find A/C leak". Down 16 OZ of R-132 every 60 days. Problem appears to be failed evaporator core buried deep in dash. Should replace free well known problem. Had GMPP extended warranty 1st leak. 
Dec 2015

106000 mi

US $164
Second time passenger low beam failed in 1 year. Driver side yellow marker light out. Service manager said they had to drop the bumper to get to the light. 2 hours labor plus bulbs 164.99.Curry Buick Bloomington, IN Power Steering whine. 3/4 of pint low on fluid. Refilled. Problem fixed. Complete Power steering assy has previously been replaced twice under warranty for leaks. Freon leak can not be identified by dealer. Suspect the common problem of evaporator core in dash leaking. Added 2 cans of Freon. HVAC Blower Motor failed. No Air for AC/Heat. Purchased Blower and installed. Bearings locked up due to water leak building up in blower cover and submersing motor repeatedly. Replaced works fine now. 
Aug 2016

120000 mi

US $40
Continues to leak Freon after dealer could not find leak with dye. 
Jul 2017

122000 mi
CV Axle boot leak 
Sep 2017

125000 mi

US $100
rear hatch cylinders weak. Door falls down an hits you in the head. 
Jan 2018

127000 mi

US $100
Throttle body inop 
Mar 2018

130 mi

US $8
Remove throttle body and mass air flow sensor and clean varnish, oil and residue with CRC TB cleaner and MAF cleaner and reinstall 
Jun 2018

128000 mi
Slightly firmer than normal down shift noticed from 3rd down to 2nd gear and from 2nd down to 1st. Consulted private Transmission shop . Known problem of Transmission Electronic Hydraulic Control Module (TEHCM) solenoid filters getting clogged with normal clutch wear particles. 1st independent shop recommended Jasper rebuilt at $4200 including installation due to the fact that the torque convertor will be the next thing to go at $1500 installed and then not if but when the 2/3 wave Plate goes at $2500 installed would be money ahead to do it all now. 2nd well trusted independent tranny shop recommended repair of existing tranny new TECM, Torque Convertor, and 2/3 wave plate. option 2 wins hoping to make it 200,000 Plus on Acadia bought new in 2008. Love it! 
GMC Acadia in Virginia, United States
Aug 2008 - Jun 2011
May 2008 Bumpy seat track for driver seat when moving forward backward. Repaired by TSB 
Jun 2008 Sunroof Leak repaired by TSB prior to recall. 
Jul 2008 7pin trailer wiring harness plug reverse wire not working. Repaired by TSB 
Oct 2008

14683 mi
Warranty Work. Had May8th transmission update completed. Had sunroof Recall completed. 
GMC Acadia in Virginia, United States
May 2011 - Sep 2012
Jun 2011

50000 mi
Water pump leak noticed. Water pump replaced. 
Aug 2011

55000 mi

US $312
Water leak. Diagnosed as "clogged drains" related to sunroof. Drains cleaned/replaced. Latch on rear hatch not closing properly.  Engine squealing noise at start up and through 30mph. 
Dec 2011

60000 mi
Headlight assemblies replaced by recall. One failed a few days after receiving recall notice, before had taken it in. 
Jun 2012

66000 mi

US $70
A/C drain plugged and flooding cabin with water. 
Jul 2012

68000 mi
3-5 reverse clutch plate disintegrated on the family summer trip 100 miles from my house. 
GMC Acadia in Texas, United States
Nov 2007 - Aug 2013
Apr 2011

67000 mi
Highway driving, dash indicated transmission was overheating, called OnStar, 'diagnostic' determined minor. Next day transmission was slipping a lot, bad smell, OnStar recommended going to nearest dealer immediately. dealer rebuilt tranny. 
GMC Acadia in Ontario, Canada
May 2016 - Aug 2018
Jan 2017

C $235
Replaced both hub bearings and wheel sensor 
Apr 2017

124620 mi

C $325
Replaced Bose amplifier 
Aug 2018

139500 mi

C $250
Servere front end knocking on corners and bumps 
GMC Acadia in California, United States
Jun 2012 - Jul 2012
Jul 2012

75000 mi
Transmission repaired for third time 
GMC Acadia in California, United States
Dec 2016 - Dec 2016
Dec 2016

145000 mi

US $350
The car would shudder when shifting gears. Dealer was not able to identify the a specific problem. Recommended cleaning throttle body and fuel injectors Mechanic says car has random misfiring on all ports. Oil discovered on spark plug filament. Recommended replacing front and rear valve covers. PCV is located within the valve cover assembly. 
GMC Acadia in Texas, United States
Sep 2012 - Dec 2013
Oct 2013

100200 mi

US $1200
Sunroof drains were clogged and flooded interior of vehicle;  Repaired/Replaced condenser and computer for Rear AC that was not working either; 
GMC Acadia in British Columbia, Canada
Mar 2014 - Nov 2016
May 2014

71780 mi

C $371
Excessive movement in the body while driving worse at higher speed. Repaired after replacing both rear toe link arms - rear suspension 
Jan 2015

C $500
Right axle shaft was replaced  
Dec 2015

93000 mi

C $500
Left axle shaft was replaced 
GMC Acadia in California, United States
Jan 2016 - Jun 2018
Mar 2016

114000 mi
Tranmission failure related to waveplate 
GMC Acadia in South Carolina, United States
Nov 2014 - Nov 2014
Nov 2014

90000 mi

US $350
Stability control warning light, not fixed 
GMC Acadia in Texas, United States
Mar 2011 - Aug 2012
Jun 2012

58500 mi

US $2500
master cylinder leaking into the brake system replaced master cylinder, replaced steering column 
GMC Acadia in Georgia (nation)
Oct 2013 - Mar 2014
Oct 2013

57660 mi
Total engine failed, They could not find the problem, still not running 
Dec 2013

57660 mi

$5900
Replaced Engine Power Steering Pump 
Mar 2014

60760 mi
Same engine problem 
GMC Acadia in Virginia, United States
Sep 2007 - Mar 2010
Dec 2007

12000 mi
sunroof leaked water, found out drain pipe was crimped causing water to run down A-frame and leak on dash. problem fixed in half a day. 
Apr 2008

16000 mi
Tranny made strange noise when starting. 
Dec 2008

25000 mi
Shifter in center console completly failed, required entirely new interior console.  
GMC Acadia in Texas, United States
Jun 2012 - Jun 2013
Dec 2012

83000 mi
Transmission wave plate failure 
GMC Acadia in Kansas, United States
Aug 2007 - Sep 2016
Mar 2011

50000 mi
Noticed coolant under vehicle in garage. Took vehicle to dealer which diagnosed a leaking water pump. Water pump replaced be dealer, in shop for approx 3 hours. Successful repair. 
Apr 2012

65800 mi
3-5-R Wave Plate broke. Transmission disassembled and repaired. 
Jun 2012

70000 mi

US $100
Power steering was noisy when turning. Replaced power steering pump housing. 
Oct 2012

77500 mi
Oil leak from timing chain cover (engine front cover). Engine removed and timing chain cover resealed. Power steering pump leaking. Replaced power steering pump. 
Aug 2013

90000 mi

US $100
Front blower motor (fan) for HVAC system failed. Blower replaced. 
Jul 2015

119000 mi

US $1100
Transmission would intermittently not shift out of 1st gear. Transmission valve body assembly replaced. 

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2008 GMC Acadia 4dr SUV

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

GMC Acadia in Virginia, United States
Mar 2009 - Jun 2018
Oct 2009

9000 mi
Noise in steering column 
Mar 2011

29000 mi
steering bushings and column 
May 2011

32000 mi
replaced XM box 
Jun 2011

34000 mi
Seat track replaced front passenger seat 
Nov 2011

42000 mi
Wiring harness under the drivers seat kept fallling down, causing the service air bag light to come on. 
Nov 2012

54300 mi
Steering column replaced 
Dec 2013

67000 mi

US $119
Sun roof leak 
Jun 2016

94000 mi

US $85
System not cooling, recharge with dye to test for leaking. 
Dec 2017

111000 mi

US $900
They did find that I need the upper rear control arms replaced. Doing it the spring $800.00 bucks! 
Jun 2018

116000 mi

US $350
Left Rear Control arms 
GMC Acadia in Massachusetts, United States
Jun 2009 - Mar 2010
Sep 2009

31000 mi
worn strut mounts causing noise when turning at low speed Installed strut mounts ordered at original service appointment 
GMC Acadia in Washington, United States
Dec 2008 - Mar 2014
Aug 2012

38500 mi
Valve timing chain cover oil seep, remove engine install new cover gasket, new valve timing actuators, new intake gaskets, reinstall engine and set wheel alignment. 
GMC Acadia in Minnesota, United States
Nov 2008 - Sep 2013
Aug 2010

33000 mi
worn swaybar endlink 
Feb 2011

38000 mi
Replaced strut tower anchors 
Jul 2011

45000 mi
Replaced the water pump 
Aug 2013

76000 mi

US $1200
Replaced steering rack 
GMC Acadia in Wisconsin, United States
Nov 2007 - Apr 2009
Oct 2007

1699 mi
Doors leaking water at top. 
Apr 2008

7275 mi
Water leaking in, pouring out seatbelts and out from under headliner trim. 
Jun 2008

9425 mi
Rear hatch opens by it self leaving SUV open even when locked. Rattling noise in headliner. 
Nov 2008

13626 mi
Sun roof water leaking in again. Rear hatch opening on its own again. Recalls for wiper arm and drain tube extensions. Rear sunroof shade does not close correct letting light in. 
Dec 2008

14000 mi
Water leaking in on passenger front floor running down side kick panel.  Rear hatch opens by itself leaving vehicle unsecured. 
Feb 2009

18000 mi
Rear sunroof drain overflowing. Adjusted length of drain to sit lower. Crunching noise from front suspension. Replaced both upper strut mounts. Brake pedal squeaks when pressing pedal. Drained and refilled brake fluid reservoir with new fluid containing lubricant. Rear parking brake cable rubbing on rear strut making noise, adjusted cable. 
Mar 2009

18000 mi
Engine would not shut off even with key removed from ignition. Fuse box shorted out from all the water leaks. Airbag fuse shorted causing voltage feedback. Water leaking in from sunroof. Electrical system wet again. Front sunroof drains overflowing, flow restrictor in drain system clogged. Flow restrictors were supposed to be removed during sunroof drain recall. 
Apr 2009

18000 mi
Water leaking in from roof. Vehicle has been returned to GM under lemon law. 
GMC Acadia in Michigan, United States
Mar 2009 - Aug 2015
Apr 2011

52000 mi

US $52
Replaced sway bar links Replaced sway bar links 
Aug 2015

122000 mi

US $600
Timing chains needed to be replaced Throwing codes p0016, p0017, p0018 
GMC Acadia in Minnesota, United States
Mar 2011 - Nov 2016
Jun 2011

74000 mi
Right turns sometimes caused "clucking" noise to be heard. Steering column made "squeaking" noise when turned. Steering column replaced. 
Aug 2011

76000 mi
Passenger side AC accuumlator failed, instead of cold air, passenger side kicked out hot air Passenger-side AC accuumlator replaced 
Nov 2011

78700 mi
master brake cylinder has leak Power steering pump went bad tire pressure sensors set to wrong tire 
Dec 2011

80000 mi
remote start system failed headlights aimed low 
Jan 2012

80300 mi
headlights aimed even lower than before remote start, fixed on second attempt 
Oct 2012

84000 mi
brake shield rusted off power steering pump leaking fluid 
Jan 2014

94000 mi
Rear hatch latch broke, hatch would not open 
GMC Acadia in Texas, United States
Nov 2008 - Apr 2011
Aug 2009

37000 mi
Right headlight broken filament 
Nov 2009

41000 mi

US $65
Service engine light due to valve problem. Had to remove head and repair/replace valve(s) Sensor not correctly detecting passenger in passenger seat and not arming the airbag. Had to replace the entire passenger seat 
Jan 2010

43000 mi

US $45
Driver side airbag light on. Message service airbag 
Apr 2011

52000 mi
Car would not detect that it was in park and would not release the key or power off accessories 
GMC Acadia in New York, United States
Oct 2015 - Dec 2015
Dec 2015

103000 mi

US $600
Climate control module shorted out. 
GMC Acadia in Delaware, United States
May 2011 - Mar 2012
Nov 2011

88900 mi
Stability track light on and truck jerking not switching gears properly 
Mar 2012

101000 mi

US $1400
Transmission gone 
GMC Acadia in Virginia, United States
Nov 2008 - Oct 2016
Aug 2009

27000 mi
Faulty sensor for air bag 
Jun 2014

120000 mi

US $1000
Suspension made lots of notice.  Also all wheel drive electrical component failed. 
Sep 2015

160000 mi

US $300
lost connection with rear transfer case in all wheel drive, faulty wiring 
GMC Acadia in Connecticut, United States
Sep 2015 - Mar 2016
Sep 2015

152000 mi

US $205
A heater hose T-fitting connecting 3 hoses sheared and caused massive coolant leak. The fitting is a non replaceable part. It is part of an assembly of hoses that cost $153. 
Mar 2016

156000 mi

US $6000
The camshafts wore out the camshaft bearings and moved laterally as a result and its gears jumped out of place in the timing chain. The engine stopped producing power needed towing. All upper engine parts replaced. 
GMC Acadia in Washington, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2018
Jul 2015

73800 mi
Transmission failure resulting from a waveplate failure and extensive damage. This was indicated by check engine light, and complete loss of power. Waterpump leaking fluid. 
GMC Acadia in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2015 - Jul 2015
Jul 2015

87420 mi

C $1250
Wheel bearing seized on axle threads. Signs of previous water leakage into cabin and console of vehicle. 
GMC Acadia in California, United States
Mar 2014 - Apr 2014
Apr 2014

62000 mi

US $3600
Timing Chain cover seal leaking. Second time in. They just fix it with a poor quality silicon sealant (not gasket) so it pops up again. Requires removal of engine. 
GMC Acadia in Tennessee, United States
Nov 2013 - Jun 2014
Dec 2013

71000 mi

US $700
Fuse block shorted out due to ongoing water leaks fron sun roof. Replaced fuse block, sealed compartment, and cleaned drain lines. 
May 2014

74600 mi
Rear sunroof leaking water when it rains. Used sealant on top of car around glass seal. Took care of the problem for the most part 
GMC Acadia in Iowa, United States
Oct 2010 - Jan 2011
Nov 2010

47000 mi
Rear of car had a noise indicative of a bearing problem that had been going on for several 1000 miles. Earlier the dealer said it was my worn tires. Replacing the tires did not help. Dealer, after riding with me agreed of the problem. 
Jan 2011

50000 mi

US $220
I experienced drop in engine power after I accelerated rapidly. Turning the auto off and restarting it twice cleared up the diagnostic center except for the engine light. The dealer said to bring it in soon for a checkup. 
GMC Acadia in North Carolina, United States
Apr 2013 - Nov 2013
Nov 2013

57000 mi
Stated defect with the steering column, squeak. TSB for it, but no assistance from GM, so it would cost $1,700 to fix. Traded for an MDX. 
GMC Acadia in Minnesota, United States
Mar 2011 - Oct 2016
Nov 2011

54000 mi

US $850
The following service was performed at 53k miles: Water Pump replaced. Coolant flush and filled. Rear brake pads and rotors replaced. 
Aug 2013

68000 mi
Water leak from the rear moon roof. This is a common problem in these vehicles but has not been acknowledged by GM. Dealer could not recreate the problem. From the Acadia blog, I think I fixed the problem using permatex cement. 
Aug 2014

79300 mi

US $177
Rear tailgate would not stay up. Replaced the tailgate struts. 
May 2015

85000 mi

US $600
Engine ventilation problem. GM has a TSB regarding this problem. replace valve cover,valve cover gasket, and PCV tube. 
Dec 2015

90000 mi

US $540
Windshield wiper transmission was replaced. 
Jul 2016

92300 mi
Traction control would go on and go off intermittently. 
GMC Acadia in Missouri, United States
Jan 2012 - Jul 2018
Oct 2012

88000 mi
After 50 or 60 miles on Hwy, Shift hesitation between 5 & 6th gear after downshifting for a grade/hill at highway speed. 
Feb 2017

124000 mi

US $154
Battery failed. Replaced Battery. 
Jul 2018

143000 mi

US $50
Brake pads were worn and replaced on all 4 wheels. 
GMC Acadia in Illinois, United States
Jul 2010 - Aug 2011
Aug 2010

72000 mi
AC quit working due to water leaking into blower motor housing. 
Sep 2010

74000 mi

US $820
had power liftgate motor assembly replaced. 
Jan 2011

81000 mi
Power steering pump noise, AND bushings from previously installed rack went bad again-Bushings on national back-order though. 
Jun 2011

90000 mi
trans went out with 89,000 miles on it. Dealer replaced needed parts and returned to me repaired under powertrain warranty. water leaking into blower motors, only when AC is running. keeps taking out blower motors. They modified the AC overflow tube to help remove water from system. 4th attempt at this repair, previously they thought it was a cowl leak. 
GMC Acadia in Illinois, United States
Feb 2012 - Mar 2012
Mar 2012

40000 mi

US $240
Drive shaft bolts came out. Dealer will not cover this repair, says someone tried to steal the drive shaft. Which is not possible due to were it is parked. 
GMC Acadia in Alberta, Canada
May 2010 - Dec 2015
May 2012

59900 mi

C $2700
Oil Leaks at pump and bellows, replace pump and steering rack. 
Sep 2012

65100 mi

C $50
Rear Hatch entry touchpad stopped operating. Rubber cover was torn and water entry caused corrosion of electrical parts. DIY, replaced touchpad. 
May 2014

91760 mi

C $3300
Leaking power steering pump Replaced both front struts due to oil leaks Replaced leaking transmission hoses 
Sep 2014

101680 mi

C $140
Wiper linkage siezed and needed to be reppaced 
Feb 2015

104040 mi
Steering pump replacement. 
Dec 2015

112220 mi

C $25
Low beam bulb burnt out, removed tire and wheel well liner to change bulb. About one hour. 
GMC Acadia in Minnesota, United States
Jul 2009 - Nov 2015
Mar 2009

3800 mi

US $600
Replaced shift modulator on warranty. 
Jan 2013

52000 mi

US $800
Found sway bar joints worn out at 5200 miles during repair on front gas struts. Found sway bar joints worn out at 52000 miles during repair on front gas struts. 
Mar 2013

58000 mi

US $3900
Transmission not shifting properly. Reverse completely gone. 
Jul 2013

65000 mi

US $2200
Coolant started leaking after road trip. Took to dealer and replaced water pump due to bad shaft seal. Timing chain was stretched coding as a camshaft sensor. $1700 labor. 
Aug 2013

66800 mi

US $540
Timing chain was stretched coding as a camshaft sensor. $1700 labor. 
Feb 2015

89000 mi

US $300
Power steering oil cooler leak/failure, corroded through. No new parts available. Salvage parts installed. Corrosion caused leak. Another repair cost added to a long list of early failures. 
GMC Acadia in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2010 - Oct 2011
Jan 2010

24180 mi
Driver seat track replaced - movement on braking 
Mar 2010

25420 mi
Upper linkage loose - replaced under warranty. 
Aug 2010

32540 mi
replaced passenger seat chair rail replaced upper tie rod, driver side noisy power steering - rerouted power steering line 
May 2011

48640 mi

C $220
Wiper motor became disconnected from Wiper transmission and the wipers stopped functioning. Dealer had to diagnose, reattach, realign blades. 
GMC Acadia in Alberta, Canada
Sep 2010 - Jul 2012
Mar 2011

51460 mi

C $65
Intermittently, when low light levels outdoors, the indicator lights on the driver door panel and the driver seat heaters do not come on. This has been on ongoing issue for about a year. 
GMC Acadia in Indiana, United States
Feb 2010 - Jun 2011
Mar 2010

37000 mi
Rear seat HVAC controls inoperable. 
GMC Acadia in Georgia, United States
Oct 2013 - Jul 2015
Jan 2014

US $860
Dirty throttle caused the actuator to seize 
Jun 2014

47000 mi

US $1000
transaxle (front) replacement 
Mar 2015

57000 mi

US $2200
Leaking steering gear/rack 
Apr 2015

57500 mi

US $660
Busted front struts 
GMC Acadia in Manitoba, Canada
Mar 2013 - Jun 2017
Apr 2014

67160 mi

C $700
Diagnostic ($140.00) revealed dirty valves. Dealer recommended Wynn's cleans ($300.00). This all stemmed from the engine light coming on. No side view mirror function. Determined cause to be broken wire. Also found switch to be faulty. Used extended warranty for this repair and saved $14.00 after paying $200.00 deductible. Never will know if switch was truly faulty. 
Jan 2015

64300 mi

C $5
clunking noise in front end. Both sway bar links replaced c/w grease nipples for future maintenance. rear blower motor burnt out 
Nov 2016

87660 mi

C $112
Passenger rear window would go down by itself especially through a automatic car wash. We washed inside and out. Replaced motor assembly without express down. 
GMC Acadia in Wisconsin, United States
Jun 2011 - Dec 2012
Jul 2012

67000 mi
Air bag light stayed on. 
GMC Acadia in Minnesota, United States
Nov 2013 - Dec 2014
Nov 2013

86000 mi
Transmission went out completely, no forward or reverse. Towed to GM dealer and rebuilt, took 2 weeks to complete. No cost as covered by GM drivetrain warranty. 
Dec 2013

87000 mi

US $79
The water pump started leaking very badly about a week after the trans was rebuilt. This was also repaired under warranty. Blower fan for front passenger area stops running intermitanly in winter. Rear heat works but not front. I ordered new blower fan and will replace myself. This should have been a GM recall because the motor failed because of roof leakage. Front windshield washer pump not working. I'm not sure if pump is in reservoir or not. Have not figured out how to repair yet. 
Mar 2014

89000 mi

US $300
Replaced struts and sway bar links. Struts were shot and leaking about a year ago. Struts replacement requires removal of windshield wiper arms and cowl covering. Thanks GM for again making a simple project difficult. Fuse for front windshield washer pump was blown. Thanks again GM for making this simple job next to impossible. 50 cent fuse under dash is nearly impossible to get at for removal and worse to try to install a new one. 2 hours wasted! 
Jun 2014

93000 mi

US $80
Rear lift gate shocks 
GMC Acadia in New Brunswick, Canada
Sep 2008 - Jun 2012
Aug 2008

2480 mi
Blown Accessory fuse (warranty) 
Nov 2008

6200 mi
Check engine light during snowstorm. OnStar ran diagnostic: not enough power getting to wheels. Instructed us to go to dealer within 7 days. CEL went out a few days later. I believe dealer cleared the codes and did software update(work order not clear). 
Dec 2009

22320 mi
Power steering leak. Replaced power steering cooler 
Jun 2010

29760 mi
Rattle suspension - replaced stability links and leaking strut. Took apart steering and lubricated 
Sep 2010

34100 mi
Radio went out after rain (twice) Could not find source of problem 
Mar 2011

40300 mi

C $375
Struts completely leaked out. Second strut replaced in last 9 months 
Jan 2012

C $750
Vehicle very unstable on road. Two suspension bars need to be replaced. 
GMC Acadia in California, United States
Nov 2007 - Jun 2011
Mar 2009

24000 mi
DVD/CD would not eject. Dent in steering wheel logo. Could not replace just cover, so replaced entire airbag assembly. 
GMC Acadia in Oregon, United States
Nov 2007 - Jun 2013
Aug 2008

6000 mi
Fixed climate control problem with new software. 
Sep 2009

18000 mi
Sunroof leaked.  Rear right tail light assembly needed to be replaced. 
Nov 2009

22000 mi
Nav would not read map DVD 
Jan 2010

41700 mi
new nav system ordered. new nav installed  
Dec 2010

35000 mi
sat radio went out. replaced 
Sep 2011

41000 mi
internal transmission problem, replaced a part 
Jun 2013

64000 mi

US $185
fluid was low and needed to be flushed 
GMC Acadia in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2007 - Aug 2016
Mar 2009

27280 mi
Loose sway bar replaced. 
Apr 2009

30380 mi
Air bag check light activated. 
Nov 2009

42160 mi
Passenger seat check air bag light. Loose pin in electrical connector. 
May 2011

71800 mi

C $550
Strut bearing replaced 
Sep 2011

74400 mi

C $500
Squeaking front suspension part. Windshield wiper gears stripped. 
Sep 2015

134540 mi

C $1000
Water damage to fuse box. Related to sun roof leak (well reported Acadia problem) 
GMC Acadia in Maryland, United States
Feb 2008 - Mar 2010
Jan 2008

4300 mi
Transmission problems - software 
Feb 2008

5900 mi
Engine rebuild - Heads and cam Transmission - Software upgrade 
Mar 2008

8000 mi
Transmission lugging, erractic shifting, hesitation upon acceleration, rough driving, poor gas mileage. Driver window slow to raise. Weather seal is bad. Shop said it had to order a new one. Over a week waiting for the part so far... 
May 2008

11000 mi
Subframe bolts were loose causing vibration and creaking noise. 
GMC Acadia in Connecticut, United States
Feb 2008 - Jun 2010
Sep 2008

11000 mi
Replaced AC hose due to noisy AC operation. Fixed the problem. Apparently there was a service bulletin on it. Also had the transmission reflashed for the latest updates to the shift patterns. 
Jun 2009

22000 mi
Blown rear shock, some squeaking noises coming from rear end, also some clunking noises in the front 
GMC Acadia in North Carolina, United States
Nov 2007 - Jun 2011
Jun 2010

44000 mi
Replaced rack and pinion 
GMC Acadia in Idaho, United States
Oct 2007 - Sep 2014
Jul 2010

18000 mi
Rattle in left front A pillar. 
Aug 2010

18000 mi
Replaced L & R front swaybar links. 
Oct 2010

20000 mi
Outside temp. sensor not reading correctly. Replaced temp sensor, Rattle in dash. Repaired. 
Nov 2010

20300 mi
Failure to read navigation disc after unit becomes hot after several hours of use. Replaced navigation/audio system. 
Jan 2011

21000 mi

US $220
Leaking automatic transmission cooler hose. Replaced both hoses even though 2nd hose was not leaking. 
Apr 2014

40300 mi

US $100
Oil Leak front timing cover Water pump seal leaking. Replaced water pump. 
GMC Acadia in Nebraska, United States
Jun 2007 - Sep 2010
Dec 2007

3000 mi
Transmission/ECM software flash update. 
Mar 2008

5000 mi
Popping sound in steering column during low speed turns. Dealer found mismachined bearing in steering column. Ordered part. Squeak from brake pedal, especially when cold. Dealer identified TSB which indicates problem with brake fluid. GM supposedly is developing a revised brake fluid to correct the problem, but not available yet. Rattle in driver's side - likely window frame or headliner. Dealer scratched driver side door while in for other repairs. Repainted door at their expense. 
Apr 2008

6000 mi
Parts came in and dealer replaced steering column to eliminate popping noise. Dealer says revised brake fluid still not available from GM to fix the problem. 
Jul 2008

8000 mi
Squeak coming from master brake cylinder when applying brakes. Dealer located TSB and replaced brake fluid with revised fluid per TSB. Blemish in the clear coat on the hood. Dealer says caused by bird poop damaging the finish before it cured (likely while in transit from factory). Dealer was able to buff the blemish out of the clear coat. Still experiencing hesitation in shifting despite previous flash. Found TSB #08-07-30-022 to recalibrate shift points. TCM flash completed. 
Mar 2010

24000 mi
Groaning noise from power steering when turning at low speeds. Dealer bled and refilled power steering fluid. 
May 2010

26000 mi
Vehicle was overheating at low speeds. Water pump was found to be cracked and leaking. Replaced water pump under warranty. 
Jul 2010

27000 mi
Rubbing noise from steering column during low-speed turns. Steering gear assembly ordered. Replaced steering gear assembly that had previously been on order. Steering wheel had not been centered when dealer replaced steering gear assembly. Had to return to dealer to have steering wheel properly aligned. 
Sep 2010

27000 mi
Memory settings for driver side mirror were "forgetting". Had to be reset every few days. 
GMC Acadia in Quebec, Canada
Sep 2008 - Sep 2014
Oct 2008

6820 mi
Moonroofs (2) drainage system improperly installed and drain tubes were too short resulting in leaks to the inside of vehicle. My ACADIA did not demonstrate this problem but the RECALL was done! 
Jun 2009

11780 mi
The rear windshield wiper arm broke and the wiper blade was broken during the repair. The whole unit was replaced in a satisfactory manner. No charge. Original new car warranty. 
Sep 2009

13640 mi
Rear lift gate support struts failed to keep liftgate open. Rear liftgate support struts (2) replaced. 
Mar 2012

30380 mi

C $120
Two litres of anti-freeze on garage floor. Unable to duplicate, no repeat performance as yet. I suspect the infamous water pump. Time will tell! 
Jul 2012

32640 mi
five inches broken off the top of rear coil spring. Replaced at no charge by the dealer. (one hour labour) 
Sep 2012

34720 mi

C $204
Rack and Pinion leaking P/S fluid. 
May 2014

43880 mi

C $500
High pressure gas line leaking. 
GMC Acadia in Alberta, Canada
Aug 2007 - Oct 2009
May 2008

2170 mi
Water leaking in on lower windshield seam as well as rear sunroof drain tube became detached. Fix passenger side leak 
Jan 2009

4960 mi
Fuses for 12V accessory outlets checked and electrical system checked for possible short. Replaced blow fuse caused by my defective 12v air compressor. 
Sep 2009

6200 mi
Transmission front seal leaking, and was replaced. 
GMC Acadia in New York, United States
Sep 2007 - Nov 2011
Aug 2009

22000 mi
Reluctor had to be replaced inside engine 
Oct 2009

24000 mi
Engine light on for a few weeks, car did not have normal pep. 
Mar 2011

42000 mi

US $115
two headlamps out on left side, front of car had to be removed to replace bulbs. I supplied parts and paid labor Discovered recall on airbag and a leak in power steering pump need to take car of at later date. 
May 2011

44000 mi
Leaking fuid transfer case 
Jun 2011

45000 mi
Car suddenly not able to be put into reverse. Towed and serviced. 
GMC Acadia in Michigan, United States
Sep 2007 - Jun 2013
Sep 2008

8000 mi
Sunroof recall for leaking. Tubes replaced. 
Dec 2008

8000 mi
Fuse block damaged during sunroof leak from previous repair problem. Electrical components of vehicle (gauges, radio, windows, etc..) non-functioning. Immediate repair necessary. Problem corrected successfully. 
Apr 2009

10000 mi
Navigation system reported "Nav Disc Read Error" Dealer ordered a new disc. Radio works normal otherwise. 
May 2009

11000 mi
Ordered Nav/radio unit was installed. New unit did not work properly when driven home (rear camera inoperative). Returned vehicle to dealership same day for another Nav/radio replacement. Second ordered Nav/radio installed, works fine. 
GMC Acadia in British Columbia, Canada
Apr 2008 - Sep 2015
Dec 2012

42160 mi
Rebuilt transmission due to wave plate failure. 
Jun 2013

48980 mi

C $400
Power steering pump, found a leak after I complained of some noise 
Oct 2014

61060 mi
Power steering pump, loss of assist Water pump replaced. 
Mar 2015

64480 mi

C $400
Belt replaced 
GMC Acadia in New York, United States
Aug 2007 - Dec 2008
Jun 2008

12000 mi
Noticed excessive shifting while highway driving with cruise control on. Dead spot on acceleration from 40 to 55mph. Noticed clicking noise from front of vehicle during slow speed turning maneuvers. 
Jul 2008

13000 mi
Repaired clicking noise. 
Dec 2008

16000 mi
Water leak in passenger side foot well. Determined to be from sunroof. 
GMC Acadia in Maryland, United States
Oct 2008 - Mar 2013
Jun 2009

20000 mi
Lumbar Support was repaired 
Sep 2010

32000 mi
Symptom was a squeak in the steering wheel. The fix was to replace the steering rack. Symptom was the brake pedal squeaking. The fix was to replace the brake power booster. 
Mar 2011

36000 mi
The blower motor was making noise. They replaced the blower motor.  
Jun 2012

50000 mi

US $200
There was a squeal and a knock in the steering. They replaced a power steering hose, the rack bushings, and the steering column. The total cost of the repair was $2200 but the dealer covered $2000 of that. 
GMC Acadia in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2008 - Jun 2018
Dec 2009

15500 mi
headlight out 
Dec 2010

26660 mi
Air bag warning light was on. corrosion/wear on a part somewhere needed to be replaced. 
Apr 2011

28500 mi
Flasher was defective for the trailler.. Replace a fuse.  
May 2012

40120 mi

C $180
Rattle in the front end. 
Dec 2014

62000 mi

C $275
Replace the sway bar again. This was done 40,000 klm ago 
Feb 2015

63860 mi

C $1800
Recall for power steering and then they suck me in replacing the rack and pinion and then the power steering cooler 
Feb 2016

73020 mi

C $600
The traction control and brake light was always on and a message saying the 4 wheel drive was not operational. 
May 2017

83700 mi
Water pump was leaking. A buletin has been issued by GMC that cover leaking water pump for 10yrs or 190k 
Dec 2017

89900 mi

C $795
broken rear stabilizer bar and rubbed on the rear shaft. had to change rear right shaft and cv boot. 
Mar 2018

92380 mi

C $750
change front sway bar every 50000 klm. and change the rear chock 
GMC Acadia in Mississippi, United States
Nov 2008 - Apr 2012
Jan 2008

1011 mi
Replaced front panel on dashboard 
Feb 2008

2084 mi
Repaired water leak / drivers door 
Mar 2008

2319 mi
Water leak. Could not find 
Apr 2008

2823 mi
Water leak. Repaired sunroof drain 
May 2008

4592 mi
Ambient Temp Sensor reading erratic. Could not repair. 
Aug 2008

6423 mi
Dashboard separated. New dash on backorder. Drivers side mirror will not hold position Could not find problem. 
Dec 2008

9000 mi
Defrost panel seperated from dash for third time. Ambient Temp sensor reads wrong. Drivers seat cushion seperated from seat base. Drivers side mirror does not return to original position after tilting in reverse. Avg MPG reading gets stuck on 11.3 and will not change untill reset. Car is getting about 10 MPG.  Fourth water leak from sunroof Water stain on headliner from water leak. Air bag covers were gouged when removing headliner to find second leak. Defrost panel seperated from dash again the day after dash replaced. Fifth water leak from sunroof. 
Sep 2009

11000 mi
Water leaking out of overhead DVD player,back up sensor,and rear dome lights. Rear sunroof replaced. 
Dec 2010

24000 mi
Heater not working, multiple alarms, and reduced engine power. Water pump replaced. 
Jan 2011

24000 mi
Tire pressure sensors were reading pressure wrong as well as reading wrong tires. Sensors were reprogrammed.  Power Steering pump replaced. To date no further repairs to dashboard, drivers seat, third row seatbelt, XM radio, drivers side mirror, or sunroof leak. GM is sending someone to inspect the vehicle. 
Jul 2011

32000 mi

US $61
Messages saying stabilitrak off and service brake system. Dealership said brake fluid was low and could not find a leak. 
Oct 2011

33000 mi
Messages saying stabilitrak off and to service brake system. Dealership said brake fluid was low and to bring it back in 3 weeks for them to check fluid level again. 
Jan 2012

36000 mi
Found transmission fluid leak. Will repair when working on brakes Dealer found motor oil leak. Will repair when doing other repairs 
Feb 2012

37000 mi

US $250
Fluid leak repaired Oil leak repaired Coolant leak repaired Sliding center console broken Dash storage compartment will not open 
Apr 2012

38000 mi
Car repurchased by GM for repeated sunroof leaks. Sliding center console and dash storage compartment broken when bought back. Didn't fix because would have cost $500. Power liftgate broke during inspection when I turned it in. 
GMC Acadia in Pennsylvania, United States
May 2008 - Apr 2015
Oct 2014

66500 mi

US $500
Transmission blew and cracked entire case. Vehicle was towed and entire transmission had to be replaced. GMC picked up most of the tab even though was out of warranty. They said it would have been around $4000.00 
Apr 2015

71000 mi
Power steering failing. Also whining badly 
GMC Acadia in Illinois, United States
Aug 2008 - Mar 2017
Sep 2008

5000 mi
need to replace a/c hose for proper cooling 
Jan 2009

8000 mi
Outdoor temp. sensor not reading correctly. 
Mar 2009

10000 mi
Rear had switch defective and could not open rear hatch at times. 
Oct 2009

16000 mi
air bag warning light - loose connector under drivers seat. rerouted connection. 
Dec 2010

28000 mi
replaced steering rack bushings 
Mar 2011

30000 mi

US $500
rough idle 
Jun 2011

33000 mi
a/c not cooling sufficiently. Dealer claims cooling as designed interior lights not going on when rear hatch opened at times, could not replicate 
Apr 2012

44000 mi

US $24
not keeping steady cold temperature. Found a loose electrical connection to the compressor causing it to go on and off frequently 
Jul 2012

47000 mi
losing coolant 
Jan 2013

53000 mi
timing chain cover, timing chains power steering pump oxygen sensor 
Feb 2013

54200 mi
replace both front struts due to suspension noise 
Mar 2013

53000 mi
replaced upper control arm bushings-cover under extended warranty 
Jul 2013

60300 mi

US $100
noisy brake pedal. Cleaned and lubricated master cylinder piston 
Sep 2013

62000 mi
rattling noise in front end suspension when going over bumps 
Feb 2014

64900 mi
Rough idle. Replaced fuel pump wiring. Did not correct the problem. 
Aug 2014

74000 mi

US $50
Compressor seized and needed replacing. 
Sep 2014

74000 mi
Rough idle. No problem found. Master window switch does not always work. 
Jan 2015

66500 mi

US $185
Replaced thermostat and coolant 
Mar 2015

79000 mi

US $50
noise in steering shaft. Replaced bearing in shaft 
Sep 2015

86000 mi
check engine light. Problem... replace purge valve 
Dec 2015

88000 mi

US $50
Transmisson Command Module went bad. 
GMC Acadia in Connecticut, United States
Sep 2008 - Jun 2014
Jun 2008

2585 mi
Rattles coming from the sunroof area. The dealer added some foam and a retainer clip to the headlining area. Rattles gone. 
Sep 2008

6000 mi
Squeaks and Groans from rear when vehicle makes a left hand turn. Dealer torqued tie rods in front and realigned the wheels.Didn't fix the noise from the rear. 
Oct 2008

8100 mi
Transmission Fluid leaking. Dealer found source of leak to be a bad Torque Converter. Flang on the part was scored damaging the seal. Replace Torque Converter.7 days in shop.  Transmission fluid dripping from bottom of the vehicle. Dealer thought it was a seal. When transmission was dropped, dealer determined fault to be the Torque Converter. Replace the converter. Repair took 7 days. 
Jun 2009

15000 mi
Tranmission fluid leaking - bad filler cap - damaged in previous repair, Poor gas mile <14mpg mostly highway.NTF. 
Jul 2009

19000 mi

US $101
Transmission not shifting correctly on Interstate - high engine revs - DIC warning: Tranny hot-idle engine. Found transmission fluid overfilled - during previous service 
Aug 2009

20000 mi
Dealer trying to detemine transmission problem noticed in July. Said previous dealer misdiagnosed the problem. NTF, but when car returned the Service Engine light was on - P0222 - knock sensor bank 2. Found bad knock sensor for bank 2. Dealer stated this may have been my transmission problem back in July - yeah right. Replaced the sensor only not the ECM.  
Apr 2010

31000 mi
Drivers seat shifting back and forth when braking. replaced seat guides and motor. 
Oct 2013

83500 mi
Check engine light, diagnosis: ..OHC problem, replaced complete system 
Nov 2013

84700 mi
Front wheels shaking over 50 mph, even after new tires and alignments. Problem was with the AWD- replaced the AWD- has to ship parts from Canada, by truck as too heavy to air freight.. 
Jun 2014

89000 mi
Service Seat Belt warning light. After several goes, the dealer still could not fix. They thought they'd fixed it, so I sold it to them. Later saw it in their service bay with the interior apart. They said I wouldn't have liked the repair bill. 
GMC Acadia in Kentucky, United States
Sep 2008 - Jun 2011
GMC Acadia in Oregon, United States
Nov 2007 - Jun 2018
Dec 2012

30000 mi
Put nitrogen in tires so computer would report correct tire pressures 
GMC Acadia in British Columbia, Canada
May 2008 - Jul 2012
Nov 2008

5580 mi
Rattle in dashboard plastic on bumpy roads. Sound under hood right after cold starting car. 
Sep 2010

22940 mi
water leakage from sunroof 
Feb 2012

29220 mi
Broken handle on seat. 
GMC Acadia in Minnesota, United States
May 2008 - Aug 2015
Aug 2008

8000 mi
Back Left shock absorber broken and leaking fluid. Part needed to be replaced. 
Sep 2009

19000 mi
Air bag sensor was out of alignment 
Aug 2010

40000 mi
airbag sensor under passenger seat keeps moving out of position or disconnecting which disables the airbag and turns on the engine check message. twice the dealer just repositioned it or plugged back in. Did not fix for good as it's back. 
Jan 2013

85000 mi
Airbag sensor in pass seat has been a problem since the car was new. We tried getting it repaired twice under warrantee and the previous repairs did not last, the problem came back. Some wiring needed to be replace. brought the car in for headlight replace. Virtually impossible for the owner to do it because of stupid car design. Turned out there is a recall on HL ballast and that is probably the error. Recall paid for the repair. 
Jun 2013

87000 mi

US $120
Rear lift gate struts no longer working. Would lift the door all the way up and then the door would come crashing down. 
Nov 2013

93700 mi

US $360
water pump broken - leaking fluids. 
GMC Acadia in Vermont, United States
Jun 2008 - Oct 2011
Sep 2008

3000 mi
On-star not working. Needed to replace a module. 
Mar 2010

20000 mi
Front Sway bar link replaced Airbag light came on. Repaired as needed per service doc id 2223960 
Sep 2010

25000 mi
Wiring harness for passenger airbag was faulty. 
Jul 2011

36000 mi
Replaced front struts 

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2008 GMC Acadia 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

GMC Acadia in Massachusetts, United States
Oct 2007 - Jan 2008
Nov 2007

1000 mi
I had an electrical short and my tail light fuse kept blowing on passenger side. They took entire inside of car apart to trace short. It was finally traced back to passenger side front headlamp fixture. They replaced the entire fixture. It has been showin 
Jan 2008 Squeaky brake pedal. In shop overnight. Replaced and flushed brake fluid with std. DOT3-still squeaks. 

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2008 GMC Acadia 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

GMC Acadia in Virginia, United States
Sep 2007 - Mar 2010
Jul 2008

8000 mi
Steering column has been changed 

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2007 GMC Acadia

Engine not specified

GMC Acadia in Florida, United States
May 2007 - Mar 2010
Jun 2007

3000 mi
Handle broke off of Driver side lumbar control 
GMC Acadia in Pennsylvania, United States
Feb 2011 - Mar 2011
Mar 2011

47000 mi
HEAT SHIELD LOOSE LEAKING SUNROOF - SECOND TIME WE HAVE HAD ISSUE 
GMC Acadia in Mexico, Mexico
Feb 2013 - Mar 2013
Mar 2013

48980 mi

$2500
Problems with shifting from Park to Drive. Sometimes stuck in second gear. If you turned it off and waited for about half an hour, the vehicle would run fine (although the code error remained). 
GMC Acadia in Illinois, United States
Mar 2007 - Mar 2010
Apr 2007 From first day of delivery, radio not working until 3rd or 4th restart of the day. Trip 1, dealer said they could order new radio but not sure if that would fix it. Decided to wait for another customer to trouble-shoot their same issue first. Forum discus 

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2007 GMC Acadia 4dr SUV

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

GMC Acadia in North Carolina, United States
Sep 2013 - Mar 2016
Apr 2015

147000 mi

US $1100
Intake value  stability track 
Oct 2015

158800 mi

US $541
A/C Recharge 
GMC Acadia in Texas, United States
Aug 2007 - Mar 2010
Jul 2007

5500 mi
sticking fuel gauge - no fix from dealer. sticking temp gauge - no fix from dealer. vehicle was delivered to me with low coolant and thus overheated during the sales person review. 
GMC Acadia in Texas, United States
Jun 2007 - Apr 2013
Aug 2007

1000 mi
The car would literally stop moving until the car was turned off and turned back on….not a good thing in the middle of an intersection. Happened again within 24 hours of getting the car back. Email 012408 
Sep 2007

2000 mi
Unsuccessful repair -- problem occurred again within 24 hours. The car was repaired successfully the 3rd time and it turned out to be the TCU (Transmission Control Unit). 
May 2008

19000 mi
Check Engine Light was on for almost two days then went off while driving to the Dealer. Steering column replaced. Dealer indicated there was a TSB for the symptom which included a very noisy steering wheel when turning. Apparently exposed rivets in the steering column were part of a TSB for this problem, and they replaced it free of charge. Gear shift was hard to move due to rubber gear shift selector cover getting bound inside the console. A new rubber boot/shift selector is on order. It will go in the shop today for installation, and will be covered under warranty. 
Mar 2009

34000 mi
Steering wheel made squeaking noises when turned. Dealer replaced parts under warranty and problem was resolved. This problem did not impact drivability. 
Jul 2010

51000 mi

US $550
Water pump leaking badly in garage. Replaced at owner expense. 
May 2011

66000 mi
Transmission failed with 4th, 5th and 6th gears not enabling due to a failed "wave plate".  Timing chain was identified as STRETCHED, and was replaced under warranty while it was in for a transmission rebuild. The dealer indicated that there were diagnostic codes associated with this problem in the Acadia's computer log. Engine cylinder head clearance was 'out of tolerance' according to the service advisor and was REPLACED under the factory 5 year / 100K power train warranty.  
Jul 2011

69000 mi
Check Engine Light went on with intermittent 'slips' in the transmission. Hit the OnStar button and they said drive it in immediately to a GM Dealer. The Dealer replaced additional tranny parts beyond the May transmission repair. 
Aug 2012

84300 mi

US $200
3-5-R Wave Plate failure yet again. This is at least the 4th time this particular part has been replaced and the transmission has been rebuilt. The dealer was great & arranged for GM to cover even though it was out of warranty. 
GMC Acadia in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2007 - Sep 2011
Jul 2009

30380 mi
Control arms were loose and needed replacing. 
Jun 2010

43400 mi

C $2100
Exchanger had to be replaced in A/C unit. Required removing entire dash. Repair not covered under warranty. 
Nov 2010

52080 mi
Car stopped moving. Transmission would no longer find a gear and engine revved uselessly. Transmission replaced. 
Jan 2011

57660 mi
Check engine light was on intermittently, rough running, remote start not working and hesitation to start in cold weather. Timing chains were worn. Significant repair effort but covered under warranty. 
Feb 2011

58900 mi
Significant water leakage into interior of vehicle through fixed glass roof. Dealer advised no longer covered and requires appointment with glass guy. After complaint and citing common issue, dealer agreed to cover cost. Repair scheduled. 
Mar 2011

61380 mi
Glass specialist re-sealed fixed glass roof to stop significant water flow into the cabin. Problem appears to be fixed now. Dealer/GMC agreed to pay out-of-warranty. 
GMC Acadia in California, United States
May 2007 - Jun 2011
Jun 2010

50000 mi

US $200
Passenger power folding mirror would not fold in. 
GMC Acadia in Arizona, United States
Nov 2008 - Dec 2011
Dec 2008

29000 mi
The work I had done was RC 08207 SUNROOF WATER LEAK-INSTALL DRAIN TUBE EXTENSIONS 
May 2009

32000 mi
Noticed a clicking noise when turning; dealer discovered a loose rivet and replaced steering column When moving driver's seat; the seat movement was bumpy; replaced lower seat tracks 
May 2010

44000 mi
I discovered an oil leak; dealer replaced front engine cover seal Liftgate would not open under power; replaced liftgate latch. 
Aug 2010

48100 mi
DRL portion of bulb failed; bought and changed bulb and found wiring to the socket melted. 
Sep 2010

51000 mi
Dealer replaced wiring, connector and bulb. 
Dec 2010

56000 mi
Passenger low beam bulb not working; found bulb blown; replaced bulb and light works 
Sep 2011

65000 mi
Transmission started shifting erratically. Dealer diagnosed a failing transmission and replaced under power train warranty 
GMC Acadia in Virginia, United States
Jul 2008 - Jun 2010
Jun 2009

35000 mi
power steering pump failure replaced seat tracks on both driver and passenger seats. second row bench seat will not lock securely in place. shop said it did. does not. 
Jun 2010

44000 mi
second row bench still did not lock securely in place when sold. the same seat in new Traverse does not have same problem. 
GMC Acadia in Iowa, United States
Feb 2008 - Feb 2015
Mar 2008

17000 mi
Squeak when using the brake pedal, put in new brake fluid. 
Dec 2013

91000 mi
Installed new timing chain under warrantee 
GMC Acadia in California, United States
Sep 2007 - Apr 2011
Jan 2008

16000 mi

US $85
Hesitation fixed with software flash update. 
May 2008

24000 mi
Seat vibrating when moved forward. 
Dec 2008

35000 mi
Driver seat belt fraying. Ordered replacement under warranty. Passenger seat grinds when moving forward and rear. Replacement track ordered. 
Jun 2009

45000 mi

US $260
groaning noise from engine compartment turned out to be air in power steering system. Bled system at no cost to customer. 
Jul 2009

45000 mi

US $100
driver's seat belt fraying. reported at 25000 miles, part ordered and replaced under warranty. Seat grinds when moving front and rear. Dealer replaced seat rails. 
Mar 2010

58000 mi
Coolant leaking, turned out to need a new water pump. 
GMC Acadia in Mississippi, United States
Aug 2007 - Mar 2010
Sep 2007

6000 mi
We opened the moonroof for the first time on a Friday night. That following Saturday was quite rainy. Water began pouring in the front passenger side where your feet rest. After checking it out, the dealer told us that during manufacturing the drain hose After opening the sunroof for the first time, the next day as we were going through a bad thunderstorm, rainwater started pouring in on the front passenger side. A drain hose from the sunroof had come loose. I took it to the dealer and they fixed it righ 
Dec 2007

12000 mi
A few months ago after a rainy day the vehicle was leaking on the front passenger side due to sunroof drain hose coming out. They fixed that. Recently the vehicle started leaking on driver side which was caused by another sunroof drain hose coming out. 
GMC Acadia in Texas, United States
Apr 2007 - Oct 2011
Jul 2007

6000 mi
intermitent ac would not warm up. gets to cold. 
Nov 2008

24000 mi
New head 
GMC Acadia in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2007 - Nov 2008
Jul 2008

30380 mi
A defective battery cell. Acadia needed to be boosted with a tow truck, other vehicles weren't strong enough. Also, driver side power mirror wouldn't fold in, needed new part. 
Aug 2008

31620 mi
Acadia went back 2 more times for the same problem: battery. According to the dealership, the Acadia is fine and can be driven. I personally don't feel comfortable driving the vehicle for fear that it will not start when I need it to and leave me standed. 
GMC Acadia in Florida, United States
Jan 2007 - Apr 2016
Mar 2007

1000 mi
Leaking transmission fluid Repaired leak where transmission housing joins engine. Completed repairs of transmission leak 
Jun 2007

3000 mi
Battery discharges when car is towed behind a motorhome, even though the procedure outlined in the "Recreational Towing" instructions in the owner manual says it will not. Dealer consulted with factory tech support and learned that this is a known problem 
Jul 2007

3000 mi
GMC issued a TSB changing the procedure for dinghy (recreational vehicle)towing and declared the problem resolved. I obtained a copy of the TSB online, so did not have to visit a dealer to learn of the revised procedure. Check engine light on - diagnosed as a faulty emissions control cannister in fuel tank. Parts ordered and follow-up appointment made. Fuel tank removed and replacement emissions control cannister installed in fuel system. 
Nov 2007

5000 mi
Check engine light on - problem with gas tank vapor recovery system. Diagnosed as bad valve in vapor recovery system, but this is same problem previously "fixed" with replacement of emissions vapor cannister months previously. 
Dec 2007

6000 mi
A part previously ordered - a control valve in the evaporative emmisions system was installed, completing the repair of the item intially reported in November. 
Nov 2008

16000 mi
Voltmeter, temperature and fuel gauge lights went out - gauge could not be read in the dark New instrument display panel installed but it too was defective, though with a different problem. Yet another instrument panel will be ordered. 
Dec 2008

16000 mi
Instrument cluster was replaced and re-programmed. 
Jul 2009

24000 mi

US $140
Have had wheel alignment problems since new. This time the shop altered the suspension to correct a problem for which the factory had not provided any means of adjustment. Have ruined two sets of tires on this car due to the inability to properly align 
Feb 2013

78500 mi

US $1071
Body Control Module (a computer module) and main power distribution center (fuse and relay panel) inexplicably burned out and required replacement. Car was running and would not shut off, even with key removed! 
Apr 2014

85000 mi

US $330
Replaced engine water pump  Replaced engine water pump 
GMC Acadia in Texas, United States
Feb 2007 - Jul 2013
May 2007

3000 mi
Interior door light burned out 
Oct 2007

12000 mi
sunroof leak 
Nov 2007

12000 mi
back up sensors shorted 
Dec 2009

69000 mi

US $700
Replaced booster and master cylinder- Stabilitrack Off, brake fluid leaking 
Sep 2010

82000 mi

US $300
Water pump failed causing the car to overheat Sunroofs leaking, water coming in front and back of the car. Told was not under warranty and they would not look at it since they were only doing warranty work on this trip in. 
Jul 2013

138000 mi
Leak, not fixed Needed axle work. Tailgate not working again. 
GMC Acadia in California, United States
Feb 2009 - Mar 2011
Dec 2010

44000 mi
Nav unit occasionally reported "disk read error". Problem had been reported but apparently not fixed in in-warranty visit, so unit was replaced under original warranty even though warranty expired. 
Feb 2011

46000 mi
Reverse wave plate in transmission failed. The car suddently lost most power, eventually stopping when I came to an upward incline. 
GMC Acadia in Virginia, United States
Jan 2007 - Sep 2015
Mar 2007

2000 mi
Left trailer turn signal fuse blown (open circuit)--replaced fuse Navigation system is inaccurate by approximately 3 football fields (900 feet). For example, destination address input at 110 Any Street directs driver to address at 144 Any Street. Directed to address on other side of street. Asked to have dealer recali HID headlights were aimed too high causing other drivers to flash their headlights (or worse!!). Dealer adjusted headlights and corrected problem 
May 2007

4000 mi
Navigation system still inaccurate--dealer and GM Nav Center, and GM Customer Assistance Center all agree that Navigation system only gives "approximate" directions to destination by design. It is a software design issue since GMC Acadia, my BMW and my A 
Feb 2008

15000 mi
Power steering pump vibration and noise--replaced power steering pump. 
Sep 2010

42000 mi

US $100
water pump leaking--replaced power steering pump noise - replaced pump 
Nov 2010

44300 mi

US $100
Whining noise at low rpms, esp when turning--replaced steering gear--noise gone. 
Mar 2011

46000 mi
timing chain stretched. timing chain replaced 
Apr 2011

48000 mi
AC not working. Dealer said O-ring failed. Replaced O-ring and recharged system under extended warranty--$100 deductible owner paid A/C leaking--replaced o-ring and recharged 
GMC Acadia in Georgia, United States
Mar 2007 - Mar 2010
Apr 2007

2000 mi
Air conditioner stopped working. Apparently it was a faulty seal that leaked all of the freon out of the vehicle, thus not allowing the condenser to function. Dealer had to order the seal, have it overnighted, and installed the next day. Hasn't been a The front driver and passenger seats jerk as if they're going off track when moved back and forth. Also, driver seat rocks forward if the vehicle comes to a hard slow down or stop. There is a rattle in my front sunroof. Dealer says they couldn't replicate the rattle, so it's not fixed, but it is definitely still there and very audible during everyday driving. This is the second complaint I've had about this (1st time with the ori 
Sep 2007

9000 mi
Had them re-review the rattle in my sunroof I complained of in April. They were able to successfully fix whatever was rattling. Said is was a loose bolt. Gas cap became detached from the car. The plastic piece that attaches it to the car while putting gas in came off so you had to hold the gas cap while fueling. the steering wheel "clicks" when turning at low speeds. Was told by dealer that there was no problem. 
Oct 2008

23000 mi
Power seat bearings re-seated. Outside temp & fuel sensors replaced/moved. Noise in steering column/lost power steering. Passenger side mirror replaced for broken part behind mirror. Gas cap strap reattached. 
GMC Acadia in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2007 - Sep 2013
Jan 2010

50000 mi

US $25
Right front headlight replaced 
Sep 2010

48000 mi

US $260
Stabilitrak/ABS light came on while driving. Was told there was a bad R/F speed sensor on right front wheel which was replaced. Part cost $45, labor was $211. Told I had a coolant leak and the water pump was replaced under warranty. Noted at least one other customer had the same problem and wondered if the dealer was replacing every water pump that came in 
Feb 2011

53700 mi

US $76
Returned from a trip and engaged power lift to unload luggage. Liftgate dropped down on owner. Brought car to dealer and had liftgate struts replaced. 
Apr 2011

55000 mi
Whining noise and slipping transmission. Dealer gave me a free rental car for the night, replaced whatever broke in the tranny and returned the car the following day 
Sep 2011

63000 mi

US $780
warning bells and lights indicating low oil pressure. brought car in and no problem could be found. two weeks later problem again as well as brake system warning light and stabilitrac off. replaced oil pressure switch and brake master cylinder. 
Oct 2012

80000 mi
Timing chain was replaced under an extended warranty 
GMC Acadia in Michigan, United States
Apr 2007 - Dec 2008
Apr 2008

22000 mi
Transmission reflash. Power seat on drivers side - rough travel when adjusting. Outside temperature sensor approximately 7 degrees higher than actual outside temperature. 
GMC Acadia in California, United States
Apr 2007 - Aug 2010
Aug 2008

15000 mi
Transmission leak. Intake manifold valve malfunctioned and was causing a check-engine light. The errant valve was replaced. 
Jul 2009

24000 mi
Temperature sensor for outside temperature was not working correctly. 
Oct 2009

26000 mi
Factory DVD Player would not play DVDs.  
GMC Acadia in Indiana, United States
Apr 2007 - Mar 2010
May 2008

14000 mi
Power steering fluid was not full. 
GMC Acadia in Georgia, United States
Mar 2007 - Jun 2014
Mar 2009

16000 mi
Dual zone AC/heat not working properly on right side. Blows HOT no matter how the settings are adjusted. Driver seat rocks. 
May 2009

18000 mi
No temperature control on right side of A/C system. Blew hot all the time. They made it blow cold all the time and scheduled another visit for June. 
Jun 2009

18000 mi
Right side front a/c blows HOT all the time. 
Jul 2009

19000 mi
Right side air conditioner blows HOT all the time 
Aug 2010

23000 mi
A "vent tube" on intake system was broken by the mechanic while disabling the heated windshield washer due to a recall notice. 
Mar 2012

32000 mi
Power steering squealing. 
GMC Acadia in California, United States
Apr 2007 - Jun 2011
Apr 2008

11000 mi
The drainage tubes for the sunroof were not connected causing water to drain into interior of veh after rain/car wash. Leaked in passenger floorboard, passenger side btwn 2nd/3rd rows & during carwash water poured from airbag area on pillar behind driver. 
Jan 2010

29000 mi
Water management system being inundated and not draining properly which resulted in water draining into cabin. Drainage tubes were cleaned out and drainage holes enlarged. 
GMC Acadia in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2009 - Oct 2014
Dec 2011

65100 mi
stupid oxygen sensor - I have not repaired it yet 
May 2014

88820 mi
water pump should have been a recall but only replaced with failure - could have destroyed engine 
GMC Acadia in Missouri, United States
Mar 2013 - Jun 2015
Jun 2013

60000 mi

US $4400
transmission failed 
GMC Acadia in Kentucky, United States
Jan 2013 - Apr 2013
Apr 2013

131000 mi

US $3028
Timing chain needs replaced, received an alert for the problem but it expired at 120,000. Gm will not extend it so i am stuck with it. Very unhappy with this vehicle manufacturer. 
GMC Acadia in California, United States
Dec 2012 - Apr 2013
Feb 2013

51900 mi

US $1300
Transmission rebuilt 
GMC Acadia in Texas, United States
Aug 2014 - Oct 2016
Jul 2016

80700 mi

US $1500
Steering gear 
GMC Acadia in Illinois, United States
Feb 2007 - Mar 2010
Mar 2007

1054 mi
Warranty Repair - 03/19/07: 07058 - Transmission Correction Warranty Repair - 03/19/07: 07073 - Seat/Liftgate Update 
GMC Acadia in Florida, United States
Jan 2007 - Mar 2010
Mar 2007

1000 mi
had them try to fix NAV/HUD display problem and they could not--factory trying to determine fix 
Oct 2007

8000 mi
Reprogrammed nav. 
Jun 2008

13000 mi
Popping noise in front end. Mechanic determined the strut bushings needed to be replaced. This was a known problem. Parts ordered. Loose seal around rear driver's side door. Crackling audio speaker. 
Jul 2008

15000 mi
Strut bushings came in and dealer fixed (I hope) 
Mar 2009

21000 mi
Loose seal around left rear door. Crackling speakers. 
Apr 2009

22000 mi
Replaced seal around rear driver's side door. 
GMC Acadia in Arizona, United States
Feb 2007 - Mar 2010
Sep 2007

6551 mi
Hesitation in acceleration coming out of turn. 
Oct 2007

7875 mi
Nav system failed and has no display. 
Feb 2008

12703 mi
Vibration in steering wheel. Drivers seat grinding when moving forward or reverse. Acceleration hesitation coming out of a turn. Sunroof shade rattles. 
Mar 2008

13680 mi
Vibration in steering wheel. Sun roof shade rattles. 
Jul 2008

17951 mi
Delay in acceleration/hesitation when coming out of turns. AC does not blow cold. 
Nov 2008

21108 mi

US $50
Daytime running lamp burned out. Sunroof drain recall. Vibration in steering wheel when car at idle or while driving. Loud grinding noise when starting car. 
Apr 2009

25000 mi
Driver mirror grinding & sticks when folding in/out. Drivers seat grinding. Nav randomly will not come on. CD player randomly ejects discs. Steering wheel vibrates. Car hesitate out of turns. Sunroof shade rattles. Grinding noise on startup. 
GMC Acadia in Indiana, United States
Dec 2007 - Feb 2018
Aug 2007

1000 mi

US $1000
Dealer found a transmission leak during the first oil change. Fixed under warranty. 
Aug 2012

81200 mi
Added a few oz of brake fluid. Stabilitrak error was corrected. 
Dec 2012

87000 mi
Engine light on, code says gas vent is the problem. 
Jul 2013

92500 mi

US $100
Engine light on, code says gas vent is the problem. Mechanic replaced gas vent solenoid. Engine light on, code says gas vent is the problem. Mechanic replaced gas vent solenoid. 
Sep 2013

94000 mi
Timing Chain under warranty 
Nov 2013

98200 mi

US $21500
TCM Failure & 3-5 Waveplate Fracture. Codes P0200 P0989 P0252 
Sep 2014

121000 mi

US $100
Motor blower for vents replaced. Have to re-charge the AC twice a year. Do it myself, easy to do. Replaced HVAC fan that is under the glove compartment. Easy to access and to replace. 
Feb 2015

118000 mi

US $90
Service Stabilitrac Error: The Throttle Body Intake was cleaned as it had a pint of frothy oil in the intake tubing. Cleaning fixed the problem. 
Jun 2016

137000 mi
Evaporator leaks. Attempted to seal with AC Recharge but it is not holding. 
Jul 2016

137700 mi

US $40
First attempt with stop-leak from autozone did not work. My mechanic added his stop-leak and it fixed the evaporator leak. 
Dec 2017

157000 mi

US $200
Replaced rusty muffler. 
Jan 2018

158000 mi

US $10
Stabilitrak Traction Control OFF & Reduced Engine Power when operating below 10 degrees F. Significant oil found in throttle body intake. Replaced one PCV, unclogged the other & cleaned throttle body. 
GMC Acadia in Illinois, United States
Aug 2012 - Jan 2017
Jun 2013

107000 mi

US $3890
Remanufactured transmission due to wave plate disintergration 
Feb 2014

115000 mi

US $845
Replaced throttle body and pcv valve 
May 2014

120000 mi

US $127
LHR wheel bearing 
Dec 2014

131000 mi

US $1400
Passenger rear wheel bearing howling Rear shock absorbers failed 
Mar 2015

136000 mi

US $157
Both low beam headlight bulbs blew at same time 
Nov 2016

163000 mi

US $85
Timing chains stretched 
Jan 2017

168000 mi
Needed new timing chain, would have been $2000 to fix it. 
GMC Acadia in South Carolina, United States
Aug 2010 - Jun 2018
Jan 2012

81500 mi
This trip was for two recalls. Headlights and timing chain. Also, for leaking around sunroof. Water had caused the system charging error code to come on during a rainstorm and the rear wiper to come on by itself. 
Sep 2013

59000 mi

US $100
car leaks through the sunroof which has been an ongoing problem since ownership. Cleaning out drain doesn't help for long. 
Oct 2014

66200 mi

US $3700
Transmission went completely out. Had to replace. Left me stranded and was nearly hit by several vehicles including a concrete mixing truck. 
GMC Acadia in Florida, United States
Dec 2009 - Aug 2013
Oct 2012

78800 mi
replaced transmission 
Aug 2013

90000 mi
Hole in freon tube estim. $2200.00 to repair. 

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2007 GMC Acadia 4dr SUV

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

GMC Acadia in Illinois, United States
Dec 2014 - Feb 2017
Dec 2014

135000 mi
Gauge cluster - trip computer display fades out completely after cluster warms up. Removed and sent to Acadian Speedometer for repair. Had cluster for over 30 days but wasn't able to repair. Sent refund check back with cluster. 
Jun 2015

143000 mi

US $465
The gauge cluster had to be replaced as it was slowly getting worse, and unfortunately it could only be done by the dealer as the online sources listed the part, but it could not be ordered. The replacement and programming was done in June of 2015. 
Jan 2016

US $750
Front universal joint in propshaft (driveshaft) to rear differential failed. Front joint is 'CV type" joint that started making loud knocking/tapping noise while driving. 
Mar 2016

159000 mi

US $150
Noticed more noise from front end when going over bumps. Also, experienced uneven tire wear on front tires. Replaced front control arms. 
GMC Acadia in California, United States
Feb 2007 - Sep 2011
Jan 2010

37000 mi
steering column noise 
Feb 2010

37500 mi
noise in steering column 
Mar 2011

49000 mi

US $200
Rubbing noise in steering column. Dealer replaced power steering pump, but with no improvement. Second trip dealer was given information from the Acadia forum and replaced steering box. So far this has done the trick. 
GMC Acadia in Virginia, United States
Jan 2015 - May 2015
Mar 2015

100000 mi
bose amp failed 
May 2015

100000 mi

US $320
Went to start the Acadia in the morning and it was completely dead, stuck in park, with key stuck in ignition. Had it towed to the dealership on a dolly. Dealer replaced the battery, said the battery had a bad cell. 
GMC Acadia in Illinois, United States
Feb 2007 - Mar 2010
Mar 2008

7000 mi
TSB for brake squeak. Fix was to change OEM GM brake fluid with a non-GM brake fluid that is DOT 3 compliant. Noise sounded like it came from the pedal armiture itself, however it was the brake fluid not properly coating the seals in the brakes ... 
May 2008

8000 mi
ECM and TCM reflash for transmission flash. This was a TSB, but optional for consumers looking to get better shift points and improved throttle response to driver's actions. 
GMC Acadia in Indiana, United States
Mar 2007 - Aug 2014
Nov 2009

25000 mi
oil leak 
GMC Acadia in Iowa, United States
May 2014 - Apr 2015
Mar 2015

136000 mi

US $600
Replaced front struts. 
GMC Acadia in Connecticut, United States
Oct 2008 - Oct 2010
Sep 2008

31000 mi
I was told that water is leaking from the sunroof down to dashboard. I was getting lockdown on a steering wheel and malfunctioning brakes. 
Nov 2008

33500 mi
Happened again on a day when it rained heavy. It started with locking up of steering wheel and malfunctioning of brakes, followed by malfunctioning traction control, battery power, followed by engine temp gauge dancing up and down. Just scary stuff. same thing happened again as the last time. It seems like whenever there's very heavy rain, it happens. Still in the deal almost a week now. No words from the service department at the dealer, yet. 
Sep 2009

46000 mi

US $30
passenger side headlight burned out. had to remove the front tire and a mud guard to get to the headlight. 
GMC Acadia in Virginia, United States
Mar 2007 - May 2011
Mar 2011

82000 mi
Known bulletin about timing chain play for 07 Acadia and some Cadillac engines. Engine warning light and code of P0014 for camshaft chains out of tension specs. Dealer replaced all engine chains under original auto warranty. 
May 2011

82000 mi
Roof leak never fixed despite recall repair. 
GMC Acadia in Oregon, United States
Feb 2007 - Jun 2012
Jun 2007

2000 mi
Transmission had huge hiccup and check engine light came on. Diagnostic revealed issue with transmissions, but shop or GM was unable to reproduce issue intermittant issue with outside temp sensor. Told that it is working properly. 
Nov 2008

12000 mi
Power steering pump making odd noise. Diagnosed to replace per GM 
Dec 2008

12000 mi
Finally got all parts in for replacing the power steering pump and required exhaust gaskets. (part of exhaust system has to be removed to replace power steering pump). 
Apr 2009

15000 mi
Dirty transmission sensor causing "limp mode" All rear light modules replaced due to leaking seals 
Jun 2011

26000 mi

US $182
AC system coolant was empty. Dealership was unable to find a leak, but admitted that a leak must exist for the coolant to be gone. Filled up with new coolant and told to bring back if problem peristed 
GMC Acadia in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2007 - Mar 2010
Jul 2008

25420 mi

C $247
Sunroof drain tubes became disconnect due to design flaw. Water leaked through headliner, behind dashboard and down A & B pillars soaking the floor and causing electrical gremlins. 
Sep 2008

28520 mi
Removed sunroof frame to allow for glass removal. Removed right side cargo rack and reinstalled after glass repair. Reinstalled frame to resoak and verify leak repaired. Appears repaired after one month + without leaks. 
GMC Acadia in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2009 - Jun 2011
Jun 2009

15500 mi
Suspension link rattling 
Aug 2009

17360 mi
While driving straight and constant speed (100km/h) warning lights came on - Stabilitrak off, Service Stabilitrak, Service Traction Control. Car was returned corrected with no explanation or paper work. Drivers side lumbar handle broke off internally and did not function. Power dies when exiting corners. Dealer says this is a known issue and recommends reprogramming transmission. Vehicle problem is now worse. 
Nov 2009

22940 mi
Power lag fixed when exiting corners but truck now stays in too high a gear and vibrates when driving 50km/h to 70 km/h 
Mar 2010

27280 mi
Transmission vibrates under light load at constant speed of 70km/h. Down shift or more throttle eliminates vibration. Dealer could not replicate problem. Lift gate struts would not support the lift gate. Struts were replaced. 
Sep 2010

33480 mi
Rattle coming from driver door area. Waited too long with problem and now not covered by warranty. Was told likely due to low brake pads. Pads were changed and rattle remains. 
GMC Acadia in California, United States
Jan 2007 - Jan 2013
Feb 2010

38000 mi

US $16
low beam headlight burnt out 
GMC Acadia in Missouri, United States
Feb 2007 - Jan 2009
Oct 2008

32000 mi
Rattle in dash. Parts installed to fix rattle. 
GMC Acadia in Alberta, Canada
May 2008 - Mar 2010
Sep 2008

35340 mi
Warranty Repair of leaky rear main seal 
Oct 2008

37200 mi
Warranty repair; complete replacement of power steering rack after several trips to dealer to fix excessive noise and rough feel to steering system incl. flushed and bled steering pump and rack alignment 
Apr 2009

47740 mi

C $412
Front right Strut assemble replaced due to leaking of oil from strut. GM goodwill paid for 25% of invoice 
Jul 2009

51460 mi
New OEM Transmission...covered by GM 100,000km powertrain warranty 
Aug 2009

52080 mi
Front Sway Bar end links... which are plastic need replacing...cost estimate $350...I have declined, since the new transmission and struts were recently complete, why wasn't the loose play discovered then as the front end was apart for both repairs 
Oct 2009

53940 mi
Water Pump failure...repaired under warranty 
Nov 2009

54560 mi

C $375
Transmission linkage failure...cannot put into or take out of gear...bracket failure...GM will not cover fix under powertrain warranty 
GMC Acadia in Ohio, United States
Feb 2007 - Nov 2014
Mar 2007

1000 mi
Transmission software modification. Allows for smoother shifts from gears 1-2 and 2-3. 
Oct 2011

53500 mi
Wave plate broke inside transmission. Required the complete transmission to be replaced. 
Sep 2012

63000 mi

US $700
Failed water pump. Pump was replaced 
Jan 2013

58200 mi
timing chains were stretched. GMC extended the warranty on this item. Engine had to be dropped to repair. Full parts and labor covered. 
GMC Acadia in California, United States
Mar 2009 - Jun 2018
Apr 2009

26000 mi
replace steering column 
Nov 2009

35000 mi
Steering wheel noise when turning. Problem is known to GM and they are working on a fix. 
Dec 2010

53000 mi

US $100
rack and pinion replaced 
Jan 2012

76500 mi
Transmission seal replaced, clutch replaced, seal on engine replaced to stop an oil leak, replace transmission control module 
May 2013

84000 mi

US $1000
Overhaul transmission. New clutches and waveplate. Even with no maintenance insurance or warranty, GM paid for all parts. I paid labor. Saved several thousand dollars. 
May 2014

93900 mi

US $1900
Replaced Tie Rod Repaired Transmission 
Nov 2015

105000 mi

US $2000
Fix coolant leak 
Mar 2016

105000 mi

US $200
Coolant leak again - 
GMC Acadia in Quebec, Canada
- May 2008
May 2008

24800 mi
Leaking sun roof 
GMC Acadia in Illinois, United States
Jan 2007 - Apr 2014
Mar 2007

1000 mi
Check engine light came on. Computer indicated a possible problem with an electronic control module. Dealer replaced it. 
Dec 2009

32000 mi
Rear power hatch sensor became defective, ran continuously. 
Dec 2010

42000 mi
Transmission was rebuilt, slipping. 
Jan 2011

42000 mi
Climate control module went out, had to be replaced. 
May 2011

45200 mi

US $100
New alternator was needed 
Aug 2012

61300 mi

US $100
Power steering pump went out. 
GMC Acadia in Alaska, United States
May 2013 - Jun 2014
Dec 2013

68000 mi

US $975
Klunking noise over bumps at slower speeds. Was advised that front struts and sway bar needed to be replaced. 
GMC Acadia in Georgia, United States
May 2008 - Dec 2012
Jun 2008

24000 mi
Leaking Power steering pump 
Jul 2008

24000 mi
Leaking power steering pump....very slow and not easy to find leak. Dealer replaced pump. 
Mar 2009

34000 mi
Noise when turning steering wheel slowly..Repair:required replacing the steering column. Drivers seat seems to move when braking hard...Told same as others they tested. No action taken. 
Jun 2009

37000 mi
Rear deck will not open with electric motor. 
Sep 2009

38000 mi
Rear hatch won't open with switch...only manually Wrong parts delivered on trip one...Correct parts on trip 2 and door repaired. 
Jul 2010

53800 mi
Lost all gears except 3rd. "Chack Stabilitrak" and "check Engine light" on. Transmission replaced. 
GMC Acadia in Rhode Island, United States
Dec 2010 - Feb 2011
Feb 2011

65000 mi
Transmission failure 7000 miles after previous rebuild. After a lengthy process GM finally replaced the transmission 
GMC Acadia in Wisconsin, United States
Oct 2012 - Sep 2013
Aug 2013

176000 mi

US $2800
Would not shift out of first gear. Repaired twice for the same issue, when sold it was still intermittently not shifting out of 1st gear. NEVER AGAIN WILL WE OWN A GAENERAL MOTORS VEHICLE !!!! 
GMC Acadia in New York, United States
Jun 2007 - Mar 2010
Jul 2007

4000 mi
transmission needed a reflash 
GMC Acadia in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2007 - Mar 2010
Apr 2007

1781 mi
Air conditioning does not work 
Sep 2007

4960 mi
Lumbar support on both seats broke and required two trips to dealer to have repaired. Ordered parts. Fixed the passenger lumbar but had to order more parts for the drivers side as it was completely broken inside. Installed new lumbar for the driver side. 
GMC Acadia in Massachusetts, United States
Jul 2007 - Oct 2007
Jul 2007

3400 mi
TCM updated-slow to accelerate 
Aug 2007

4300 mi
vehicle has water leak in several places.Dropped headliner 1st time and put sealent in 4 places. car still leakes couple of weeks later, so dropped headliner again and replaced seal. Also put new seal at bottom of windshield. Battery dead again. Replaced front passenger door latches. Also dropped headliner and fixed four leaks where there was not enough sealant. Was leaking at driver's side B pillar and also around emergency brake. 
GMC Acadia in Wisconsin, United States
Sep 2010 - Jan 2012
Apr 2011

59000 mi

US $150
coolant leak.. it was determined that the water pump was defective 
Jun 2011

61000 mi

US $182
went in for an air conditioning repair. Squeak in the steering wheel. The power steering gear was determined to be the problem. The dealer agreed to cover the replacement cost of the steering gear as shop goodwill. Still not right. 
Jan 2012

58000 mi

US $137
intake duct damaged by dealer in earlier repair on order will have to return to complete repair. 
GMC Acadia in Indiana, United States
Aug 2010 - Apr 2017
Mar 2011

50000 mi
Power rear tailgate opens itself. Dealer ordered part to solve problem, switch off in interim 
Apr 2011

51000 mi
Sunroof leaking, causing short circuit into electrical functions. Ignition switch slow to shut off, takes up to a minute to turn off when in off position. 
Nov 2011

59000 mi
Rearmost dome light leaking water, replaced seals/drains on roof 
Sep 2012

71000 mi
Timing belt needed to be changed. Water leaking into rearmost dome light. Diagnosed as leaking through roof-mounted antenna-carried kayak this summer, which may have opened a seal.(So apparently user-created, unlike other leaks) 
Dec 2012

73000 mi
Tie rods worn out (had been making clunking noise), replaced under warranty by dealer. 
Dec 2014

104000 mi

US $7000
Engine blown. Connecting rod went through the sidewall of the block. Car out-of-warranty (103,000 miles). Paid in full for repair ($7000). New engine sourced from GM. No assistance from GM. 
Jan 2015

67800 mi

US $220
check engine light on. #1 Cylinder misfiring. #1 cylinder ignition coil needed replacement. Though entire engine was replaced in November, still had to pay for ignition coil replacement. Replaced ignition coil and spark plug. CEL cleared. 
Jun 2015

109000 mi

US $1100
CEL on, transmission codes present. Dealer diagnosed and car needed a new transmission control module. Installed new TCM, codes cleared. 
Jul 2015

109700 mi
Driver's door hinge was rusting and/or loose, thus squeaked/sagged. Dealer tech tightened and oiled hinge. Solved problem. Recently resurfaced (Oct. 2015). 
GMC Acadia in Virginia, United States
Aug 2007 - Jun 2011
Oct 2007

8122 mi
Reflashed the ECM and TCM. Replaced latch on Rear Liftgate(Manual Liftgate) Vehicle shifts much better with new program. 
Mar 2009

21000 mi
Driver seat track was replaced due to jerky movement. 
Nov 2009

30000 mi

US $100
Check Engine light came on. After diagnosis, it was determined that the timing chains had to be replaced. 
Mar 2010

35000 mi

US $35
Replaced engine mount. 
GMC Acadia in South Carolina, United States
Jul 2011 - Mar 2013
Sep 2011

39000 mi

US $100
Nav system stopped working. Dealer replaced under extended warranty with $100 deductible. Cover on visor mirror would not stay open. Could not use lighted mirror. Dealer replaced visor. 
Jun 2012

53000 mi

US $100
Roof leak. Warranty had expired, but GM repaired as "Good Will" Drivers side seat belt stopped retracting completely. 
Jan 2013

39000 mi

US $100
Water leaking from sun roof down A-post into vehicle. Was in shop for repair and drying out for 2 days at a cost of $100. Unfortunately, car leaked again (worse) the night I took it home. Back to dealer next week. 
Feb 2013

65000 mi

US $800
Roof leaked like a sieve. Got Acadia back after 6.5 weeks and traded it away. Dealer would not give any guarantee that leak had been fixed or that car wouldn't continue to leak. 
GMC Acadia in Colorado, United States
May 2007 - Aug 2014
Sep 2007

5000 mi
Transmission/ECM reflash 
May 2008

14000 mi
Trailer backup light not working. 
May 2009

28000 mi
Message - Tire Monitoring System Failure 
Mar 2013

69000 mi

US $170
Struts on rear hatch failed 
Mar 2014

78000 mi

US $4000
Replaced battery 
GMC Acadia in Connecticut, United States
May 2009 - May 2010
Dec 2009

40000 mi
a skylight leak was repaired 
GMC Acadia in Utah, United States
May 2007 - Jun 2011
Jul 2007

1000 mi
Replaced component of transmission that malfunctioned. Factory warranty covered repair, towing and cost of rental car. Took ~6 days for part to arrive, 1 day to replace broken component. 
Jun 2009

25000 mi
replaced one headlight (bulb). 
Oct 2009

32000 mi
side-view mirror motor was replaced (it automatically moves in and out) 
GMC Acadia in British Columbia, Canada
Jan 2009 - Jun 2011
Mar 2010

47740 mi
Transmission replaced. No transmission fluid and no visible leak 
GMC Acadia in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2008 - Dec 2012
Mar 2008

13020 mi
The drive seat rocked back and forth . Driver seat also squeaks all the time. The rockering was fixed by TSB, but the squeak was not, they said leave it for another 30 days. 
Jul 2008

19220 mi
The Driver seat squeaks all the time. Dealer still can not fix it. 
Oct 2009

40920 mi

C $780
Power Steering hose needs replacement. Sluggish response on AWD system, intermittent power loss. 
Jan 2010

103540 mi
Power steering hose 
Apr 2011

70680 mi
Seals and oil leak from the last Drive train and sensor repair. 
GMC Acadia in Minnesota, United States
Apr 2007 - Dec 2016
Jun 2007 Refill valve on Air conditioner broke and had to be replaced. Repair shop ordered part, replaced and refilled air conditioner. 
Oct 2009

39000 mi
Check engine light came on. Next step is to replace timing chain. Parts ordered. Check engine light came on. Cam sensor replaced but problem came back.  
Jan 2010 Replaced timing chain after cam sensor replacement did not fix problem. 
May 2011

52000 mi
loose tie rod replacement made noise. 
Dec 2012

68000 mi
steering gear replacement. covered under warranty 
Jun 2015

95000 mi
Water pump, covered under shadow warranty 
GMC Acadia in Minnesota, United States
May 2010 - Feb 2012
Nov 2010

69700 mi
Broken Wave Plate made gears 3-5-R inoperable and also damaged casing. Transmission overhauled. Under Warranty. Broken Waved Plate made gears 3-5-R inoperable and also damaged casing. Transmission overhauled. Under Warranty. 
Jun 2011

76000 mi
Check Engine Light w/codes P0016, P0017, P0018. Performed re-calibration of ECM including OLM interval change. Check Engine Light still illuminated so Timing Chains were replaced. 
Feb 2012

83000 mi
Transmission intermittently stuck in gear. CEL threw code Transmission Solenoid A Stuck On. 
GMC Acadia in Colorado, United States
May 2007 - Mar 2009
Jul 2007

6000 mi
Engine light was on, replaced gas cap. 
Aug 2007

8000 mi
check engine light was on. Replaced pressure sensor on gas tank. 
Feb 2008

12000 mi
SEAL FOUR HOLES UNDER STATIONARY GLASS, ADD EXTENTION TO SUNROOF DRAIN HOSES, REMOVE CROSS HATCH INSIDE SUNROOF DRAIN TUBES. 
Jul 2008

20000 mi
Check engine light was on - replaced 3 terminals in x305 
GMC Acadia in Texas, United States
Apr 2007 - Dec 2009
Sep 2007

2000 mi
Traction control and stabilitrak became inoperative because of a faulty sensor. 

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2007 GMC Acadia 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 4WD

GMC Acadia in Virginia, United States
May 2008 - Oct 2017
Sep 2012

62000 mi

US $746
Water pump replacement. 
Mar 2016

81000 mi

US $302
Harmonic Balancer became defective and stripped part of the main belt. 
Apr 2016

81000 mi

US $302
Harmonic Balancer had become deformed and was starting to damage belt. New harmonic balancer and new belt was installed. 

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2007 GMC Acadia 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

GMC Acadia in Pennsylvania, United States
Jul 2007 - Mar 2010
Sep 2007

7000 mi
Temp sensor Seatbelt adjuster replacement. Chrome strip ordered. Require another trip when part is in. 

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