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2015 GMC Terrain repairs by problem area

Engine (26%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (5%)

Suspension and Steering (11%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (42%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (5%)

Other (11%)

Chart based on 19 repairs.
See TSBs and recalls for the 2015 GMC Terrain.

2015 GMC Terrain repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (15%)

< $100 (85%)

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Chart based on 13 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2015 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

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

GMC Terrain in Michigan, United States
Sep 2015 - Oct 2015
Oct 2015 Shuddering. Alternator replaced as per TSB. Loud constant clicking noise within cabin. vibrations. Repair unsuccessful, dealer and GM not aware 
GMC Terrain in Pennsylvania, United States
Feb 2016 - Jun 2018
Dec 2017

28837 mi
Replaced warped front rotors, repack wheel bearings and replace front pads. Rear rotors are ok. 
Mar 2018

32009 mi

US $179
Called "AAA" as car would not start. Battery had a dead cell. 
GMC Terrain in North Carolina, United States
Feb 2015 - Jun 2018
Mar 2018

20000 mi
Power Steering was making a a groaning noise and vibrating when steering was turned during low speed maneuvers. The repair was covered under warranty and GM had released a TSB concerning the problem. 

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2015 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

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

GMC Terrain in Ohio, United States
Mar 2015 - Jun 2018
Oct 2015

3300 mi
Navigation freezes during trip and eventually entire radio goes black and then restarts. Approx. 12 incidents since acquired. 
Sep 2017

18000 mi
Tire leaking air. Valve stem replaced 
GMC Terrain in Michigan, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2018
Feb 2017

22000 mi
Seat heaters not working reset module by unplugging and reconnecting 
Aug 2017

31000 mi

US $90
Rodents chewed through wires for oxygen sensor- replaced pigtail. Seems rodents like wires because made from soy based products for insulation. Put rodent repellent tape on exposed wiring. 
Sep 2017

31000 mi
Low oil level warning message even though manually checking was full. Replaced Fuel pump/oil pump unit. 
GMC Terrain in Pennsylvania, United States
May 2015 - May 2017
Dec 2015

6000 mi

US $150
water leaked into both tail lights after car wash. only noticed it one time, but on one of them, the little sticker inside moved so it was obvious something happened... 
GMC Terrain in Washington, United States
Nov 2016 - Dec 2016
Dec 2016

26000 mi
Car makes a loud ticking noise in cabin of vehicle after warmed up dealer said it was the purge value,second time in it could be the water pump not repaired....compass in car not working dealer didnt know how to fix it...burns oil no fix Yet compass in car not working dealer didnt know how to fix it... 

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2015 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

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

GMC Terrain in Texas, United States
Apr 2015 - Jun 2018
Feb 2016

6400 mi
Voice recognition system does not recognize commands consistently. It is apparently a problem due to Apple software. Software may be upgraded in the future per Apple. 
GMC Terrain in New York, United States
Jan 2015 - Jul 2016
Jan 2015

1000 mi
Bad gas mileage 
May 2015

2900 mi
code P0662B Crank No Start Due to Internal In ECM. Solution: 4025390 engine control module replacement. 

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2015 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

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

GMC Terrain in Michigan, United States
Feb 2015 - Mar 2016
Mar 2015

1000 mi
OnStar non functional when the delivery was taken. 
Sep 2015

8000 mi
Front passenger seat-belt notification/chime keeps coming ON even with no one sitting in the seat. The dealer tried to fix it, but was unsuccessful. 
Feb 2016

12900 mi
Front passenger seat-belt notification/chime keeps coming ON even with no one sitting in the seat. The dealer tried to fix it, but was unsuccessful. 

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2014 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

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

GMC Terrain in Michigan, United States
Dec 2013 - Aug 2017
May 2015

23000 mi
Tires beads leaking air rims seal 
Jul 2015

26800 mi
Steering shutter, replaced steering gear pump. This correct the steering shutter 
Sep 2015

31000 mi
Hard shifting. Dealer re flashed trans software per service bulletin. 
Feb 2016

37000 mi
Rust on rear hatch around tail lights and logo, second repair 
Jan 2017

23500 mi

US $176
No heater controls, radio, check engine light for a few minutes, then everything started to work 
May 2017

56000 mi
Tail gate rust 
GMC Terrain in Tennessee, United States
Apr 2014 - Sep 2018
May 2018

17000 mi

US $125
Battery died exactly 4 years from the month of purchase as a new car. 
Sep 2018

19000 mi

US $24
HVAC actuator failed. Air can not be re-directed to defrost or dash vents. It is stuck on floor vents. The part is fairly cheap on the internet. However, it involves 4 hours work to remove major portions of the dashboard on the driver's side. 
GMC Terrain in New Mexico, United States
Nov 2013 - Jun 2018
May 2018

48000 mi

US $115
Rear hatch would not open. Module needed to be “reflashed” 
GMC Terrain in Missouri, United States
May 2014 - Jun 2018
Jun 2015

12500 mi
Replaced 4 cradle mounting bolts to stop creaking & popping noises in the front end. 

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2014 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

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

GMC Terrain in Pennsylvania, United States
Feb 2018 - Mar 2019
Mar 2018

86000 mi
Front rotors replaced and Right wheel balanced 

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2014 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

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

GMC Terrain in Manitoba, Canada
Apr 2014 - May 2017
Jun 2016

35960 mi
Small spot of rust on tailgate, directly below chrome trim piece. New trim installed, rust removed, and tailgate repainted. 
GMC Terrain in Michigan, United States
Dec 2016 - Jun 2018
Aug 2017

54000 mi
Cam actuator replaced. 

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2013 GMC Terrain

Engine not specified

GMC Terrain in New York, United States
Jan 2013 - Sep 2013
Apr 2013

2800 mi
Trouble reading IPOD and CD on screen - did not show all songs, and skipped through them as tho it was on shuffle when it wasn't. Would go through artists when I was in songs. This Friday I will have taken it to the shop 3 times to fixthis 

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2013 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

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

GMC Terrain in Alberta, Canada
Jun 2013 - Nov 2017
Dec 2013

4960 mi
onstar had codes dealer could not pull any codes uprnall systems tested normal 
Jun 2015

16120 mi
Rust on hatch by handle, Hatch repainted. 
Nov 2017

37200 mi

C $300
starts and shuts off dealer unable to fix 
GMC Terrain in Quebec, Canada
May 2013 - Dec 2013
Aug 2013

1520 mi
Would hear the direction "groaning" when turning the wheels when stopped. They changed the on board computer and this appeared to eliminate the problem. 
Oct 2013

2160 mi
When taking bumps or sometimes turning at a street corner, a creaking noise would come from the back of the truck. Turns out the hatch locking "post" or "U" on the body appeared to be misaligned - an easy fix. 
GMC Terrain in British Columbia, Canada
Jun 2013 - Dec 2016
Feb 2015

21980 mi

C $65
Park brake pedal goes to the floor and does not hold. One of the brake cables was replaced. Dealer damaged drivers side body panels when placing car on hoist. 
Mar 2015

24180 mi
Hard 2 to 3 upshifts during off throttle after acceleration. Very violent bang during full throttle acceleration. Reprogrammed a computer. Still upshift with a more gentle jolt during cruising throttle uplifts. 
Dec 2016

35340 mi

C $325
Car would not crank over after a 40 minute ferry trip. Up to that point it had cranked over somewhat slower for the prevous weeks. 
GMC Terrain in Connecticut, United States
Feb 2018 - Jun 2018
Feb 2018

64000 mi

US $150
Water pump bearing started making noise, pulley became loose. No visible leaks or loss of coolant. Replaced water pump, idler pulley and serpentine belt as well as changed coolant. 
GMC Terrain in New York, United States
Sep 2012 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

52000 mi
Rear hatch support shock 

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2013 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

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

GMC Terrain in Virginia, United States
Aug 2013 - Jul 2016
Feb 2014

4400 mi
Heated seats do not seem to be warming when vehicle is remote started. Was given a TSB stating they all do that and that the weight needs to be in seat for heat to be felt. Seats are warm when vehicle is stated with key with no weight. 
GMC Terrain in Arkansas, United States
Aug 2013 - Sep 2013
Sep 2013 Headlight not mounted properly at factory resulting in 10mm gap around left headlight and hood. Carpet under drivers side pedals has come loose and no longer fits under trim panels. 
GMC Terrain in Texas, United States
Mar 2013 - Jun 2018
Jun 2013

2000 mi
Nav. System screen was randomly going blank. 
Sep 2017

41000 mi

US $130
Replaced 4 year old battery. 
GMC Terrain in Iowa, United States
Aug 2016 - Jun 2018
Sep 2017

81000 mi

US $133
Brake pedal vibration. 
GMC Terrain in New York, United States
Jan 2013 - Jun 2018
Jan 2018

76000 mi

US $1400
Stabilizer joint boots were worn out, joint was filled with salt. Replace right and left lower control arms. Left ball joint boot was completely gone, joint was filled with debris. Right ball joint boot was deteriorating and would soon fail. 
GMC Terrain in Florida, United States
Jul 2013 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

51000 mi

US $701
Intake solenoid bad, replaced both intake and exhaust. 
GMC Terrain in Illinois, United States
Oct 2012 - Apr 2017
Oct 2016

51000 mi
replaced timing chains, no cost due to extended warranty 
GMC Terrain in Indiana, United States
Mar 2016 - Jun 2018
Jan 2018

60000 mi

US $719
PCV Orifice frozen over. Removed Intake to expand PCV orifice to prevent freezing. 
Mar 2018

61000 mi
Replaced timing chains 
GMC Terrain in Oklahoma, United States
Jun 2014 - Sep 2017
Sep 2016

76000 mi

US $500
Ball joint bad. Oil leakage 3-4 qts due most likely to piston seals gone bad. Out of warranty. 

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2013 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

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

GMC Terrain in Michigan, United States
Dec 2012 - Nov 2015
Feb 2014

10400 mi
Flexfuel sensor went bad. Dealer attributed to very cold temperatures. Delay getting part. 
Sep 2014

17000 mi
Rear tail light filled with water. 
GMC Terrain in New Brunswick, Canada
Jan 2013 - Jun 2013
Jun 2013

1240 mi
Engine is making a snapping/popping sound same as when the 2012 model we owned did. Nothing has been done, But I believe the my ex wife is in for the same problem. Replace head or whole engine. It will work crappy afterward, poor fuel econ. 
GMC Terrain in New York, United States
May 2017 - Jun 2017
Jun 2017

52000 mi
Timing chain busted and bent pistons. Dealer installed new refurbished engine Wiper motor replacement 
GMC Terrain in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2015 - Dec 2016
Nov 2016

38920 mi

C $500
Ball bearing worn Wiper bearing fault. 
GMC Terrain in New York, United States
Mar 2013 - May 2016
May 2014

11700 mi
Intermittent stall 

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2012 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

264-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

GMC Terrain in Arizona, United States
Dec 2011 - Jan 2012
Jan 2012 Steering grinds or is rough at low speeds. Dealer checked and said nothing is wrong but GMC created a file and will watch for others with this problem. Rear seat does not fold flat--appears stuck.Dealer lubed the lever and said I was not pulling the lever properly (give me a break). I tried several times at dealer and it worked fine. Got home and tried again and it did not work. 

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2012 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

264-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

GMC Terrain in New York, United States
Nov 2011 - Dec 2017
Feb 2012

5000 mi
Tire pressure sensors erroneous readings, Dealer performed upgrade of BCM under recall to correct 
GMC Terrain in Michigan, United States
Nov 2011 - Dec 2015
Feb 2015

75000 mi

US $250
Check engine light.stabilitrac needs service, reduced engine power' displays all at same time. Turn car off. Wait. Then on. Just engine lite. Code is P0191. Replaced fuel rail pressure sensor. 
Jun 2015

82000 mi
Rubbing noise front driverside. Just heard it when slowing down,braking. It was front wheel bearing. 
Aug 2015

83700 mi
Leaking. Water pump bad. Covered under the 100k powertrain warranty! 
Sep 2015

88000 mi

US $200
Dead battery 
Dec 2015

88000 mi
Windshield washer fluid was not: working. Both front and back. Assuming issue with the pump. Didn't repair. Traded vehicle in at that point 
GMC Terrain in Michigan, United States
Jul 2012 - Mar 2018
May 2014

35000 mi
Air Intake was loose allowing for lean condition causing power loss In-dash Nav would occasionally freeze. It would repair itself after stopping and restarting the engine Key would not turn in ignition 
Mar 2018

98000 mi

US $400
Replace right front hub (with bearing) - system checked due to ABS, AWD & Traction control warning messages 
GMC Terrain in New York, United States
Mar 2012 - Mar 2016
Jun 2012

4000 mi
Front passenger seat belt buckle was put on backwards 
Dec 2014

35000 mi
Power liftgate would go to the up position but then it would drop to half way point after about a minute. The fix was to replace the pneumatic strut on the right side; seal was bad allowing gas to escape. 
GMC Terrain in Kuwait
Jul 2012 - Jul 2018
Jul 2018

46500 mi

$1300
Front lower bushings changed, and both rear arms changed Coolant leak was found during service. Replaced the water pump. Stability warning light came on and the car had lost some power, car was checked by the dealer, didn’t anything Wrong with the system. So no repair or parts were required. 
GMC Terrain in New Hampshire, United States
Mar 2012 - Sep 2014
Jul 2013

18700 mi
Chrome trim around cup holder was peeling. Dealer replaced with new part under warranty. 
Oct 2013

22700 mi
First trip to the dealer they did the de-carbonization, then on the second trip and 1 week in the shop they found excess carbon buildup on the intake valves and have replaced 3 injectors, added fuel treatment and recommended the top tier gasoline to us. 
Jul 2014

33300 mi
Paint starting lifting off of rear hatch. It was repainted under warranty. 
GMC Terrain in Ohio, United States
Jan 2012 - Apr 2014
Dec 2013

44000 mi

US $290
Battery went bad after fewer than 2 years on the road. New Battery is $200 and $60-$80 to "reprogram" the computer. 

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2012 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

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

GMC Terrain in Ohio, United States
Jun 2012 - Apr 2015
Mar 2013

9000 mi
TSB for oil life monitor. Reprogrammed oil life monitor for more frequent oil changes. Done with routine maintenance appointment. 
GMC Terrain in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2012 - Dec 2016
Jul 2014

46860 mi
Timing chain and tensioner assy 
GMC Terrain in California, United States
Dec 2012 - Jan 2016
Jan 2016

US $198
Air sensor and battery replaced 
GMC Terrain in Florida, United States
Mar 2017 - Feb 2018
Jan 2018

96000 mi

US $300
axle 
GMC Terrain in Illinois, United States
Dec 2014 - Dec 2014
Dec 2014

45000 mi

US $5000
TOTAL ENGINE REBUILD. RINGS, TIMING CHAIN, SEALS, ETC. TOTAL ENGINE REBUILD. RINGS, TIMING CHAIN, SEALS, ETC. 
GMC Terrain in South Carolina, United States
Sep 2011 - Sep 2015
Feb 2013

11600 mi
USB not working right sometimes faults out to radio OLM software reset 
GMC Terrain in North Carolina, United States
Oct 2012 - Jun 2015
Sep 2014

33000 mi
AC to be reprogamed 

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2012 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

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

GMC Terrain in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2013 - Jan 2016
Aug 2013

20060 mi
All 4 doors were repainted at the bottom seam due to perforation and rust developing. This was done under warranty 
May 2014

47740 mi
Infamous door seams with paint peeling, rear lift gate paint blistering. 
Apr 2015

72540 mi
Power steering motor replaced under warranty. Notice received in mail for steering locking in position at highway speeds 
Jul 2015

75620 mi
Power steering motor replaced, power steering rack and inner tie rods replaced Ex solenoid replacement. Check engine light on. 
Sep 2015

78740 mi
infamous door seam issue. Bottoms of doors corroding 
GMC Terrain in New Brunswick, Canada
Dec 2012 - Feb 2013
Feb 2013

10540 mi
Oct. 2012 Engine was replaced due to defect.(using oil). Under warranty. Before this repair was performed, vehicle worked perfectly, excellent performance. Once repair was done, vehicle worked terrible,poor fuel mileage, engine sputter etc. 
GMC Terrain in Missouri, United States
Jun 2013 - Aug 2014
Mar 2014

30000 mi
Chrome trim damaged the hood of the vehicle, resulting in rust. 
Aug 2014

35890 mi
Actuators, lower solenoids, timing chain, seals, replaced. Oil flushed. Timing chain lost durability making it loose. Actuators, lower solenoids, timing chain, seals, replaced. Oil flushed. Timing chain lost durability making it loose. 

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2011 GMC Terrain

Engine not specified

GMC Terrain in Arizona, United States
Jul 2010 - Jan 2011
Aug 2010

2000 mi
The headliner has come down in the middle of car. National back order on this item. I have only had the car one month and the liner was down or noticed it the first day. It has been 4 weeks and not heard from dealer. 
Dec 2010

7000 mi
Headliner came down and could not be fixed. Turned in the car for a 2010 Traverse. 
GMC Terrain in Michigan, United States
Feb 2011 - Mar 2011
Mar 2011

4000 mi
Twice the car would not start. Had to have road service twice. 

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2011 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

264-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

GMC Terrain in Texas, United States
Feb 2014 - Jul 2018
Nov 2015

31700 mi

US $640
A/C Condenser had a pin-hole leak. Condenser $204; Freon $30; Labor $400. 
GMC Terrain in Michigan, United States
Jul 2011 - Jun 2018
Oct 2012

52000 mi

US $304
Stabilitrak inop / reprogramm stabilitrak/ABS module 
May 2017

170000 mi

US $625
new radiator 

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2011 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

264-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

GMC Terrain in Washington, United States
Jul 2011 - Aug 2011
May 2011

2497 mi
Starter stays engaged car flutters and then turns off. Tech can not reproduce. Rattle in the back hatch  
Aug 2011

5019 mi
Lost power steering while driving. Pump Leaked on to axel almost causing fire. Pump was replaced. Was on a trip had to stay extend stay in a hotel car was not drivable.  Power steering is loud again and has a burning smell. Tech states nothing is wrong. Lost power steering while driving. Pump Leaked on to axel almost causing fire. Pump was replaced. Was on a trip had to stay extend stay in a hotel car was not drivable.  Starter stays engaged still not fixed Transmission jerks when at a stop and take off. Was told its the memory in the transmission would stop at 5000 miles however when told we were already over 5000 miles! Still doing it to this day.   Power steering is loud again and has a burning smell. Tech states nothing is wrong  
GMC Terrain in Alberta, Canada
Feb 2011 - Jul 2013
Sep 2012

12400 mi
replaced radio volume not working plastic trim wrinkling 
Dec 2012

15500 mi
awd service indicator, battery weak replaced 
GMC Terrain in Michigan, United States
Nov 2010 - May 2011
Dec 2010

2000 mi
Vehicle prematurely bumping rev limiter in first gear, causing hesitation during WOT. Software reflash fixed the problem. 
GMC Terrain in Alberta, Canada
Mar 2012 - Sep 2015
Feb 2012

13474 mi
INSPECT AND REPORT FOR CENTER CONSOLE BY TRACTION CONTROL BUTTON WARNING.. PLEASE SEE ADVISOR BEFORE DIAG. DIAG 0.2 Cause: ordered damaged part tech 99380 INSPECT AND REPORT FOR FRONT DEFROST INOP Cause: front defrost control head switch failure Correction: ordered control head 
Mar 2012

13541 mi
C0182 R/F WIN REG R&R/RPL 22803199 REGULATOR D0890 MODLE-BLOWER MTR CONROL-RPL Removed faulty driver control & replaced with new. Check operation of all controls; all ok. Front defrost operational now. 
Apr 2012

12084 mi
L0618 SENSOR, FUEL TANK PRESSURE-RPL 13500745 SENSOR 12641740 PUMP,FUEL N3314 R,F DR WIN MOTOR RPL 
Aug 2012

18351 mi
Manual shifting not working K5222 TRANS SHIFT ROD RPL 
Sep 2012

19967 mi
INSPECT AND REPORT FOR CUSTOMER CONCERN THAT THERE IS RUST SPOTS APPEARING ON THE REAR HATCH A2961 LIFTGATE PANEL REFINISH/ CLEAR COAT W SUBLET RED DEER COLLISION & REPAIR/BODY REPAIR WSUB 1 25922412 EMBLEM 1 25795265 EMBLEM INSPECT AND REPORT FOR CUSTOMER CONCERN THAT RIGHT FRONT TIRE IS ALWAYS GOING LOW CUSTOMER JUST HAD TIRES INSTALLED ON RO 796581 E9475 WHEEL, BEAD SEAT REPAIR (ONE) E9475 FIXED Z7906 RENTAL VEH 6+DAYS MJ-98 SUBLET KENNEDY RENTALS 
May 2013

22500 mi
CC was shot, had been since day 1. 
Jun 2013

24620 mi
123 TIRE REPAIR bead sealed all tires. found some of the chrome plating coming off on inside of rim by the bead and could be causing seal issue. performed tire repair on all four wheels. removed and bead sealed all 4 tires 
Oct 2013

26683 mi
INSPECT AND REPORT FOR CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ON. DIAG 1.0 IF CP CUSTOMER BELIEVES THAT IT MAY POSSIBLY BE A CAT CONVERTER. WAS IN FOR SAME ISSUE ON RO# 1009189. CAT CONVERTER ORDERED 4050880 Catalytic Converter Replacement - Left Side 2 15032594 NUT 1 20893953 GASKET 1 25800997 CONVERTER 1 25801015 GASKET replaced bank 2, (left side) catalytic converter 4050880 
Nov 2013

27207 mi
Front Side Door Window Regulator Motor Replacement 22803200 REGULATOR Replaced right front window regulator with new motor.Assembled and confirmed proper operation. 2025310 
Feb 2015

34584 mi

C $26
CHECK AND REPORT ON THE HEATER FAN IS MAKING A NOISE WHEN TURNING IT ON THE LOWER SETTINGS NUMBER ONE AND TWO Blower Motor Replacement WGMPP 99732 Z5000 $DIFF 22896430 WSUB 99545 14271 POWER HEIGHT ADJUSTABLE DRIVER AND PASSENGER FRONT SEATS performed recall 14271. Installed bolt on left front seat for height adjuster 4410600 Blower Motor Replacement WGMPP SUBLET Z5000 $DIFF 22896430 WSUB 1 22896430 MOTOR WGMPP replaced heater fan CHECK AND REPORT ON THE DRIVERS SIDE WINDOW IS SLOW TO ROLL UP AND DOWN, FEELS LIKE ITS SEIZING Correction: cleaned and lubricated window tracks CHECK AND REPORT ON THE PASSENGER SIDE WINDOW IS SLOW TO ROLL UP AND DOWN, FEELS LIKE ITS SEIZING Correction: cleaned and lubricated window tracks 
GMC Terrain in New Jersey, United States
Nov 2010 - Jan 2012
Dec 2010

5000 mi
The power control module failed. The car had to be towed to the dealer. The module was repaced. 
Mar 2011

10000 mi
The car -- for whatever reason -- went into "theft" mode and locked out the ignition. They had to reprogram the computer. 
GMC Terrain in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2012 - Mar 2014
Aug 2013

30380 mi
Purge Valve system was rattling up against the firewall creating noisy rattling at idle. There is a GMC 'silent recall' on this issue. 
Feb 2014

32240 mi
Rear back-up Camera 
GMC Terrain in Connecticut, United States
Feb 2011 - Dec 2015
Sep 2015

62000 mi
Once auto-climate control engaged, impossible to shut it off without re-program of HVAC resulting in expected MPG loss due to A/C being engaged very often (plus comfort compromised) 
GMC Terrain in Massachusetts, United States
Jun 2015 - Aug 2017
Jun 2017

48000 mi

US $70
Needed to stabilizer links front also did rear.bought top of the line moog with a grease fitting. Should last double the miles than oEM. I know there trying to shave off a vechile but plastic links don't cut with me bought usa made links and did myself. 

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2011 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

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

GMC Terrain in California, United States
May 2011 - Mar 2012
Feb 2012

11000 mi
Driver seat not properly storing memory of saved info, 
GMC Terrain in Arkansas, United States
Jun 2011 - Jul 2011
Jul 2011

19 mi
Complicated seat and mirror memory system, learned how to more conveniently store settings in memory. Seat and mirror memory system 
GMC Terrain in Oklahoma, United States
Nov 2016 - Sep 2018
Jun 2016

84000 mi
Check engine light diagnosed at AutoZone as P0013 and P0014, exhaust camshaft position actuator valve control circuit "had a fault lodged or was disconnected for a predetermined period of time." The next day, the engine light was not on, so I did nothing. Now it seems to be on some trips and not others. 
GMC Terrain in Texas, United States
May 2011 - Dec 2014
Apr 2011

15000 mi
Engine head pulled and clogged oil port cleaned due to oil starvation. Fiber from skinless oil filter was causing an oil starvation/pinging. 
Dec 2013

47000 mi
Earlier repair: an engine port clogged and required the dealership to pull the heads due to oil starvation. 
Dec 2014

56000 mi
Faulty design with AC condenser. Leak at the weld and the entire unit had to be replaced Transmission began to skip at high speeds. Due to many prior issues with vehicle, decided to trade the vehicle for another brand/make 
GMC Terrain in Michigan, United States
May 2011 - Jan 2014
Apr 2013

28800 mi
It was a sensor. Car started fine, but kept stalling. 
GMC Terrain in Georgia, United States
Feb 2013 - Mar 2015
Jun 2013

36000 mi
2ND REPLACEMENT OF ENTIRE HEADLINER 
Sep 2014

53000 mi

US $100
Driver left seat cushion bolster developed cracks in leather in 2 places. GM paid 200 toward getting repaired since car was beyond full warranty coverage on trim items. 
Jan 2015 OEM battery was cracked and leaking and replacements were on back order from GM. Dealer contacted GM Service and another battery was substituted for the defective one 
GMC Terrain in Wisconsin, United States
Mar 2017 - Mar 2018
Jan 2018

106000 mi
Extreme oil consumption. Rings, bearings, gaskets, some sensors 
GMC Terrain in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2011 - Mar 2018
Apr 2013

24500 mi
Front GMC logo on grill needed replaced. Was showing signs of water damage. 
Sep 2013

31000 mi
Broken rear seat latch 
GMC Terrain in Florida, United States
Jun 2011 - Dec 2014
Jul 2011

6000 mi
Check Engine Lite Intermittant. Dealer upgraded software. Light went off and has stayed off so far. 
Apr 2013

24000 mi
Replaced A/C Condenser 
Oct 2013

30300 mi
Battery eeveloped one bad cell. Battery replaced 
Jul 2014

37300 mi
AC not cooling......software updated.....fixed the problem. 
GMC Terrain in Texas, United States
Jun 2011 - Jun 2018
Jan 2012

29000 mi
passenger seat belt locking up. Seat belt replaced under warranty 
Aug 2012

40200 mi
solenoids on camshaft were faulty. replacement under engine warranty 
Aug 2013

59000 mi
oil leak showed up 2 wks after oil change. took it back to dealer, they removed the oil filter, cleaned gasket(dirt under gasket),and changed oil. 
Sep 2013

60000 mi
car continued to leak oil after repair in August. Complained and had a new gasket installed on the oil filter cap. This seems to have fixed the problem, will monitor for oil leaks. 
Nov 2015

73000 mi

US $100
Master brake CFL was leaking onto booster, both were replaced. 
Jan 2018

86 mi

US $331
Clicking noise coming from right front wheel area. Inspection revealed that front axel had to be replaced. Firestone auto repair performed the replacement of the part. 
GMC Terrain in Maine, United States
Nov 2011 - Jan 2012
Nov 2011

7200 mi
check engine light came on and called onstar to find out what the problem was. They said my suv had a recall issue with the engine. Took it to the dealer, was fixed. Engine has more power and better gas mileage. All issues were covered. 
Dec 2011

8000 mi
center console light stopped working. Took it to my dealer and they found the problem to be a bad wire harness. They ordered new part and tried to install. Dealer couldn't get the center console apart without damage, new console ordered. Replaced center console from previous repair. center console light stopped working. Took it to my dealer and they found the problem to be a bad wire harness. They ordered new part and tried to install. Dealer couldn't get the center console apart without damage, new console ordered. 
GMC Terrain in Georgia, United States
Mar 2012 - Jul 2012
Jul 2012

20000 mi
Vehicle bought back due to diesel-like engine noise, gas in oil that kept coming back despite about eight repair attempts. Replaced oil pump and timing chain, performed TSB for actuator. 
GMC Terrain in Indiana, United States
Jun 2014 - Feb 2017
Jan 2015

US $525
Cabin fan only blew air to floor. Couldn't change air to vents or defrost. Dealer said issue was hvac module but was the actuator. 
Feb 2017

94000 mi

US $860
Heard a whirring noise when accelerating. Also the temp gauge was going up and down. Replaced thermostat and water pump and had cooling system flush. 
GMC Terrain in Pennsylvania, United States
Oct 2011 - Jun 2018
Jan 2012

13200 mi
At purchase the vehicle had three "blisters" on the roof and a similar mark on the door. They had the car 13 days and shortly after its return the new paint turned white. I got GM approval to take it to another dealer for the 2nd repair. 
Apr 2012

4200 mi
Rear passenger door has be repainted twice and several weeks ago I noted new defects. White spots coming through the paint. Left it with the dealer all day, they were able to remove some but looks like it may need to be painted again. 
Jul 2012

5300 mi
Paint defect same spot as previous, white showing through paint. After the dealer told me they wouldn't do anything else GM got involved and had them paint a third time, hopefully the last. 
Oct 2013

12000 mi
engine oil smelled of gasoline, fuel pump confirmed leaking and replaced. 
Nov 2015

36000 mi
Replace timing chain and tensioner or guides retrieve broken guides from oil sump replace oil 
May 2016

44400 mi
Engine noise at start up timing chain was stretched. The timing chain was also stretched with broken tensioners in November 2015. This makes 3 timing chains on this car, something is seriously wrong. 
Jul 2016

45500 mi

US $2812
Engine noise at start up, poor fuel economy and performance. Replaced fuel pump this was the third fuel pump on the car  replaced an intake and exhaust valve two camshaft actuators. leaky torque converter seal. replace torque converter seal. replace noisy serpentine belt 
Sep 2017

54000 mi

US $490
Hoped for a diagnosis on engine noise. I've been hearing this noise since early 2016, it's very easy to duplicate. It happens about every other start yet they tell me they don't hear it. Replaced brake pads. 
GMC Terrain in California, United States
Mar 2014 - Jun 2017
Mar 2014

41000 mi
Makes funny noise on acceleration like it was gasping for air, dealer could find no issues, still makes the noise, there was a warranty recall for the same issue for other Terrains but not my model. The dealer was totally unhelpful. 
Sep 2015

63000 mi
Engine check light 
Dec 2016

89000 mi
Poor gas mileage, burns oil 
GMC Terrain in Alabama, United States
Mar 2012 - Oct 2015
Nov 2013

22400 mi
TPMS system failure 
GMC Terrain in Utah, United States
Apr 2014 - Aug 2015
Jul 2014

41800 mi
The lifters for the rear door are no longer capable of holding the door up. 
Sep 2014

46000 mi

US $30
The driver side headlight has burned out twice. Dealer can find nothing wrong with it. 
Mar 2015

55000 mi
Passenger side covering of the front windshield post keeps coming off. 
Aug 2015

60000 mi
Left headlight burned out or stopped working on at least 3 occasions. 
GMC Terrain in Virginia, United States
Apr 2014 - Dec 2016
May 2014

53000 mi

US $600
Wiper motor and transmission had to be replaced 
Oct 2015

76700 mi
Car turned off while in drive 
Dec 2015

80000 mi

US $300
Car cut off while in drive 
GMC Terrain in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2011 - Aug 2014
Dec 2013

24800 mi
timing chain and seals and water pump replaced 
GMC Terrain in Ohio, United States
Sep 2010 - Mar 2013
Feb 2011

3000 mi
thought I smelled gas in oil. dealer tested, said no contamination present. changed oil, request return visit in 30 days. 
Sep 2011

9000 mi
excessive ticking noise. insulation shield installed. 
Jan 2013

21800 mi
drivers side heated seat inoperative 
Feb 2013

22600 mi
drivers seat heater became inoperable. realer replaced heater. overall it took three trips to get it completed. 
GMC Terrain in Florida, United States
Jul 2010 - Jun 2011
Oct 2010

2000 mi
Engine sputtered and vehicle cut off while coming to a stop in parking lot. Towed to dealer who reset engine light (reported engine control system error) but could not replicate issue. Returned after 12 days replacing intake cam solenoid. 
GMC Terrain in California, United States
Nov 2010 - Jun 2012
May 2012

11200 mi
Condenser leaking oil. 
GMC Terrain in British Columbia, Canada
Jan 2011 - Sep 2013
Mar 2012

6820 mi
6 weeks ago started noticing carbon where vehicle is parked & started several times a day & gas mileage has gone up. Was told this is normal & given printouts from GM. Don' think they did anything. 
May 2012

7740 mi
Gas mileage poor & carbon where parked & started. Dealer kept car 3 days & drove it. Adjusted muffler/exhaust. Advised to keep eco button on & monitor. If still problem to bring back. 
GMC Terrain in Illinois, United States
Dec 2010 - Jul 2013
Jan 2011

1100 mi
Check engine light came one. Vaccum seal around dipstick faulty so repaired. Service Soon Light On (check engine). Found lean codes in memory, inspected engine for vacuum leak S. found dip stick tube not sealed properly. Repaired and road tested vehicle 
Feb 2011

2000 mi
SES Light IS On J5672 .8 OHL .9 DIAG SMOKE TEST EVAP, FUEL SYSTEM. INTAKE GASKETS. NO LEAKS DETEC. RELPALCED MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR. REPLACED THE SENSOR AND ROAD TESTED VEHICLE. 
GMC Terrain in Minnesota, United States
Jan 2011 - Apr 2012
Mar 2012

11000 mi
LEAKING CASE SEAL 
GMC Terrain in Texas, United States
Jan 2011 - Jul 2017
Jan 2013

28000 mi
Engine would shut off as I was driving in parking lot. There was a problem with emissions. Had it repaired under warranty. 
Jan 2015

19700 mi

US $150
Knocking noise heard from behind glove compartment on occasion while driving. Replaced actuator parts. 
Feb 2016

70900 mi

US $1100
Engine would idle roughly and shut off when stopped at traffic lights. 
Jul 2016

73300 mi

US $160
Front left tire sensor needed to be replaced. 

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2011 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

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

GMC Terrain in North Carolina, United States
Aug 2010 - Oct 2017
Jun 2011

13000 mi
Keyfob would NOT work intermittantly. Technician was able to duplicate and determined it was a faulty keyfob. They placed it on special order and am waiting for delivery of replacement at this time. 
Sep 2011

18000 mi
Transmission slips between 2nd and 3rd gear when drving in stop and go traffic under 20-mph. I was able to duplicate this concern for the dealership, but they are unable to fix. 
Nov 2015

73000 mi

US $446
Heater did not work. Parts replaced included the Thermostat-#4698, Control Module-#13578140, and Actuator-#25952814. 
Feb 2016

77000 mi
Vehicle was consuming oil along with timing chain noise. New pistons and piston rings were installed to include the replacement of the timing chain. 
Apr 2016

77200 mi

US $4528
Complete removal of broken transmission and installation of new transmission to include 4-wheel alignment. The transmission would not allow the vehicle to shift higher than 2nd gear. 
Apr 2017

87000 mi

US $130
Battery replacement. Added refrigerant to system as it was low and not cooling the vehicle. 
Aug 2017

89000 mi

US $550
Car kept stalling along with a check engine light. The cam shaft position sensors were replaced. 
GMC Terrain in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2012 - Jan 2013
Feb 2012

12400 mi
Engine light on; rough idle; severe jerk at times. The mechanic told me I needed to change oil more often and drive train needs replacing 
Mar 2012

14260 mi
Same as before. Rough idle, almost stalling at times, kicks on acceleration. 
May 2012

19560 mi
step on gas, hesitation then forward thrust. Not as much power on acceleration. 
Jan 2013 The rough idle/jerking/surging was never resolved. The dealership said they could not find anything wrong. It was definitely a problem and thats why we got rid of it. We were not happy at all with the vehicle and considered it a lemon. 
GMC Terrain in Newfoundland / Lab., Canada
Aug 2012 - Sep 2013
Sep 2012

17360 mi

C $80
Loud rattle on cold start. Sounds like a diesel starting again. Occasional loss of power. Knocking on left side front end. Headliner dropping again. 
GMC Terrain in Illinois, United States
Dec 2012 - Mar 2014
Apr 2013

35300 mi

US $34
Rattle from rear hatch and/or headliner by sunroof. 
Jun 2013

37000 mi
The Remote would work intermittently. The issue was an interlock ignition problem that didn't recognize that the key was removed. 
Sep 2013

42000 mi

US $100
BlueTooth stopped working 
Mar 2014

44000 mi
Rattle in back never successfully fixed. 
GMC Terrain in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2011 - Jun 2018
Apr 2018

81220 mi

C $13
Muffler leaking, cut the leaking portion off and replaced with new one, didn't change the whole exhaust pipe. 
GMC Terrain in Minnesota, United States
Mar 2016 - Sep 2016
Apr 2016

70000 mi

US $23
Temperature mode actuator made loud clicking noise when temperature changed. Replaced temperature mode actuator with new one. 
GMC Terrain in Massachusetts, United States
Apr 2018 - Apr 2019
Apr 2019

123000 mi

US $800
STRUTS AND SHOCK ABSORBERS. 
GMC Terrain in Manitoba, Canada
Mar 2011 - Jun 2018
Sep 2012

16120 mi
Noticed oil on tranny when I did my own oil change. Took to dealer and was informed the torque converter seal needed to be replaced. 6-8 hour job, and all covered by warranty. Dealer said common to first runs of Terrain and Acadia 
Dec 2013

25420 mi
Computer update for Oil life monitor as well as service air bag sensor. 
Sep 2016

71300 mi
Engine rebuild due to excessive oil consumption. New pistons, rings, timing chain, tensioner and fuel pump. 
GMC Terrain in Wyoming, United States
Oct 2014 - Dec 2015
Aug 2014

99479 mi

US $493
AC not working, dealer charged AC and added die (junior Mech.) they did not find what caused discharge on this trip. Had to return to dealer AC discharged over weekend,first mech. recharged, discharged two blocks away, senior mech. found hole rubbed in condensor replaced and recharged. had to leave over night for parts. they had a loaner. 
Sep 2014

102896 mi

US $344
the intake cam solenoid went out dealer relpaced 
Oct 2014

104000 mi

US $347
Warning, stabilitrac not working, no abs, no awd, Dealer found right speed sensor bad, replaced hub and sensor,hub has mag strip for sensor. 
Nov 2014

106000 mi

US $448
Warning, stabilitrac not working, no abs, no awd, Dealer found right speed sensor bad, replaced hub and sensor,magnetic strip on left front hub completely gone. 
Jan 2015

US $700
One of factory rims cracked, from inclusion. Replaced all 4 with aftermarket more economical then one factory. 
GMC Terrain in Missouri, United States
Nov 2010 - Dec 2011
Jul 2011

5000 mi
The headliner was sagging and the cubby hole lid in the top of the dash broke, would't spring up and stay up 
GMC Terrain in Missouri, United States
Jun 2011 - Mar 2018
Jan 2012

70200 mi
Recall for rough idle The headliner looked like it is coming down. 
Jun 2012

23000 mi
Interior light in the back above cargo area fell out and wouldn't stay in. They fixed it. 
Sep 2014

75000 mi
Leaking oil and shifting funny. Replaced the torque convertor. Replaced catalytic convertor. 
May 2016

110000 mi

US $115
Said it was the timing chain streched and it damaged the engine. My extended warranty paid for a new engine. 
GMC Terrain in British Columbia, Canada
Nov 2011 - Nov 2012
Jan 2012

12180 mi
Vehicle started holding compacted snow in lower door panels + on rocker panels. Reported. "OH stop worrying about your car." 3 complaints later and they think that the problem might be solved. At -20C after being garaged in my garage, the car has on several occasions stopped and blown cold air into the vehicle. They supposedly fixed it but we haven't had similar weather. Dealer attempts to twist the truth baffles brains. 
Nov 2012

17980 mi
Still having problem with vehicle computer, got rid of it. 
GMC Terrain in Wisconsin, United States
Nov 2010 - Jun 2018
May 2012

21000 mi
Blown speaker, repaired under warranty. 
Oct 2012

27000 mi
Camshaft actuator solenoid replaced 
Jan 2013

17800 mi
Open circuit in throttle position sensor - replaced throttle body 
May 2013

37000 mi
Weatherstripping rolled causing slow window movement. 
Dec 2013

49000 mi

US $200
Replaced weak driver window motor. Motor fails in cold weather. 
Jan 2014

34700 mi

US $311
Throttle position sensor failed, pedal position sensor, replaced pedal position sensor. 
Sep 2014

62000 mi
Timing chain replacement, special warranty. 
Jul 2015

73800 mi

US $500
Leak in A/C Condensor 
Jan 2017

72800 mi

US $180
Exhaust leak, replaced resonator 
Jun 2017

105000 mi

US $230
Replaced leaking axle seal 
Sep 2017

110000 mi

US $478
Cracked Exhaust Manifold 
Jan 2018

115000 mi
Excessive piston ring wear causing oil consumption. Covered by GM special extended warranty. Faulty catalytic converter. Replaced under GM special extended warranty. 
Feb 2018

117000 mi

US $508
Pedal position sensor and battery replaced 
GMC Terrain in Illinois, United States
Oct 2010 - May 2011
Dec 2010

2000 mi
Transmission was stuck in 5th gear. Mechanics at the dealership disassembled the transmission and discovered torn 1234 clutch piston seal and scored housing. The piston and housing were replaced. 
GMC Terrain in Michigan, United States
Nov 2010 - Dec 2011
Jun 2011

16600 mi
rattling noise on startup...dealer couldnt duplicate it. return for rattling noise on startup. showed dealer a TSB. they ordered a part. also got a check engine light before taking to dealer. code was P0011.cam error. dealer installed part. next day was rattling again.. returning to dealer again for rattling startup noise. rattling noise at startup..GM is aware of this issue with the 2.4 I-4 engine..they have no fix at this time. rattling noise on startup..couldnt dupicate. ordering parts to do a tech bulletin. parts installed (actuators-cam) still have the same issue check engine light,rough idle. stalled once. 
Jul 2011

18000 mi
GM called me that they had a repair for the Rattling startup noise that I have had for 6 months and 4 past unsuccessful visits. Said it was the Oil pump and needed to replace. Dealer replaced the oil pump per GM..the rattling came back. 
Aug 2011

20000 mi
The vehicle is on the Final Repair Attempt for lemon law. Same issue for past 7 months..intermittent rattling startup noise..Dealer had it for 5 days, couldnt duplicate the issue..nothing was done..2nd day having it back..I had the noise.. rattling startup noise issue still..in the repair shop at dealer for Final repair attempt per the lemon law, with GM 
Dec 2011

24000 mi
Received financial settlement from GM. Kept the Terrain, living with the noise. Update: traded it for a 2012 with the V6. reoccurring check engine light several times in the last week of ownership (codes related to cam/rattling startup) slipping trans also 
GMC Terrain in Wisconsin, United States
Jul 2011 - Aug 2011
Feb 2011

2 mi
Rear tailgate switch stopped working less than 2 hours after owning the vehicle. GM could not get the rear end open on the truck didnt know how to fix. Took over 23 days in the shop to fix. Had rental car for the whole time. 
May 2011

7000 mi
Service engine soon light came on. Same rattling noise. GM tech support still does not know how to fix cleared code and reprogramed computer for start up fuel to air mixture. 
Jul 2011

8000 mi
Engine stalling. GM didnt know how to fix, replaced cam actuator. Makes rattling noise when it starts. 
Aug 2011

8408 mi
GM cant figure out how to solve problem. Loud rattle from motor when it starts. Sounds like a diesel engine starting. car stalls out on trip. GM cant fix and cant get to replicate. Gm cant figure out how to solve problem. Loud rattle from motor when it starts. Sounds like a diesel engine starting. car stalls out on trip. GM cant fix and cant get to replicate 
GMC Terrain in British Columbia, Canada
Nov 2010 - Jun 2018
Aug 2011

10540 mi
Chrome on front of the hood was starting to bubble near the bottom lip (where you unlatch the hood) 
Dec 2011

18600 mi
Drivers window rolling up slowly in the cold. Rolls down just fine. Rod was greased to see if it would help. 
Jan 2014

22000 mi
Drivers side window going up and down slowly again. Actuator greased. 
Mar 2015

48360 mi

C $200
Unable to manually shift. Wire has been "cut" somewhere in the shifting equipment. Paid $240 to find out it was going to cost $900 to fix it. Part "not covered" even though it affects manual shifting. Did not repair based on cost. 
Oct 2016

67060 mi

C $1989
Torque converter. Exhaust manifold was leaking and loud. Rear brake pad and rotors replaced. Had to insist to get GM parts. 
Apr 2018

85560 mi
Check engine light came on. GM tech says the error is caused by the catalytic converter. Will need to be replaced in the future. 
May 2018

86180 mi
Excessive oil consumption. Pistons and rings replaced. Balance and timing chain replaced. Seals, gaskets, bolts replaced. Catalytic converter causing check engine light. Converter needed replacing. GM recently announced a recall on catalytic converters for our model of car, just so happened that our first warning light came in a month after the recall was released so it was repaired along with our oil consumption warranty. (could be related to the oil use issues too?) 

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2010 GMC Terrain

Engine not specified

GMC Terrain in Alabama, United States
Nov 2010 - Jun 2011
Dec 2010

7000 mi
Key would not come out of the ignition. 
GMC Terrain in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2011 - Jun 2011
May 2011

22940 mi
Fuel pump pumping fuel into oil Stitching coming out of rear seats. No fix by the dealer they are hoping for a recall. Weather striping replaced after water damage. Rattles in front console loud noise on acceleration. Missing insulator and repaired GMC logo, water in logo Chrome bubbled and peeled on rear hatch. wire snapped causing check engine light Passenger door handle fell off Rear hatch handle broke IPOD connection does not work all the time 
GMC Terrain in California, United States
Sep 2010 - Jan 2011
Nov 2010

15300 mi
I Have Difficulty putting in gas. The Nozzle keeps Shutting off. I can't put the nozzle on automatic it keeps shutting off. I can't put gasoline in at any level. It will continually shot off. The dealer says there is nothing wrong with it. 

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2010 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

264-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

GMC Terrain in Ohio, United States
Apr 2011 - Mar 2016
Jun 2011

38000 mi
5/18 engine stutter @highway speeds.Ck engine lt on but did not stay on. Complained several times prior but dealer could not duplicate problem.Svc tech drove it home and experienced prob.Replaced spark plugs. Still an issue, not fixed 
Mar 2012

54000 mi
I backed my car out of garage to clean it. Later when I went to pull it back in, it wouldn't start, wouldn't turn over, just kept cranking. After ~10 attempts, on the last try giving it gas (pedal to the floor) it finally turned over. 
Oct 2012

70000 mi
noise in steering column. Steering gear was replaced 
Feb 2014

99700 mi

US $375
rear driver door latch would not release to allow the doot to open 
Apr 2014

102800 mi

US $712
radiator split at the seam 
GMC Terrain in Florida, United States
Feb 2010 - Jul 2012
Jun 2010

3000 mi
Dim/intermitent right front parking lamp Entire headlamp assembly had to be replaced 
Mar 2012

20000 mi
Software update to prevent vehicle from internittantly downshifting at will. 
GMC Terrain in Florida, United States
Jun 2010 - Mar 2013
May 2011

40000 mi
Clocked would not stay set on correct time and lighter sockets where not working.. Also got oil changed 
Apr 2012

47000 mi
Nav defaults to Washington DC. I have to agree to term and conditions each time the car starts.Car never goes back to audio setting it was on before it was started.Not able to save new navigation locations or delete old ones. Time remains Back window makes popping sound will lowered 
May 2012

49100 mi

US $150
Dealer claimed car was storing old error codes causing the car to lock and unlock. Also car was unable to power forward or backward. 
Nov 2012

60100 mi
Battery dead- cells dead within battery . Car wouldn't hold a charge 
Mar 2013

68000 mi
Reset of Tire pressure sensors 
GMC Terrain in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2014 - Aug 2015
Dec 2014

57660 mi

C $300
No interior heat. Heater damper repaired. 
Aug 2015

65100 mi

C $280
Stabilizer bar also had a wheel bearing fail not fixed. traded vehicle instead. 
GMC Terrain in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2010 - Apr 2014
Sep 2010

5000 mi
Power Steering making noise. Topped off fluid and bled system. No leaks detected. 
Oct 2010

5500 mi
Power Steering Pump Replacement 
May 2011

12700 mi
Driver Power Lumbar not working, fixed broken bolt Powertrain control module reprogramed 
Sep 2011

16000 mi
Right Front Bearing and Hub assembly replaced Due to internal Failure 
Apr 2013

33300 mi
Left Front Seat Lumbar not working. Technical bulliten from GM to replace mounting for power lumbar. 
Dec 2013

42000 mi
Reflash transmission to fix hard downshifting 
GMC Terrain in British Columbia, Canada
Oct 2009 - Jan 2012
Nov 2010

11160 mi
Power steering whine. Problem identified and parts ordered Replaced power steering pump and hose. 
Jul 2011

16400 mi
Satellite radio not working Driver side speaker hisses. 
Dec 2011

21700 mi
Fixed alignment of centre console that was not properly replaced during earlier visit. Replaced driver side door speaker. 
GMC Terrain in South Carolina, United States
Jul 2010 - Nov 2016
Apr 2012

22700 mi
left rear passenger power window would bind on way down. 
Nov 2013

38800 mi
Back up camera occasionally not working 
Nov 2016

65000 mi
Check engine light on 
GMC Terrain in Louisiana, United States
Jul 2010 - Oct 2010
Oct 2010

8000 mi
Ongoing engine misfire problem that dealership couldn't fix from June thru Oct...GM bought back. 

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2010 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

264-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

GMC Terrain in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2009 - Jun 2011
Jan 2010

4960 mi
Low Windshield wash warning system is not working. They can't fix it. 
GMC Terrain in Oregon, United States
Mar 2010 - Jun 2018
Dec 2015

12000 mi
Driver Info Center malfunctioning, covered by recall 
GMC Terrain in Pennsylvania, United States
Jul 2010 - Jul 2011
Apr 2011

22800 mi
The front bumper appeared to be coming loose. I had the dealership look into it, they found no sign of anything hitting it to cause it, but they re-seated it and it's fine now.  
GMC Terrain in New Jersey, United States
Jun 2010 - Jun 2017
Jun 2013

77000 mi

US $600
replaced the radiator 
Apr 2015

113000 mi

US $600
Replaced both front end Hub Barings 
Jun 2017

180000 mi

US $2500
Transmission blew 
GMC Terrain in Pennsylvania, United States
Sep 2010 - Apr 2012
Dec 2010

12000 mi
volume display on Nav was raising and lowering on its own, and not turning off. Also the Windshield washer fluid froze at 30 Degrees Farenheit 
Dec 2011

20000 mi
The lumbar seat actuator broke and caused the lumbar support to not work. Dealer installed new actuator. No cost to me 
GMC Terrain in Alberta, Canada
Sep 2009 - Jun 2011
Dec 2009

2170 mi
Power Steering Pump failed, could be related to -39ºC temperatures over a 2 day period. Power Steering Pump failed, could be related to -39ºC temperatures over a 2 day period. Problem resolved by dealer with a replacement pump. 
Jan 2010

3720 mi
HVAC controls failed, replaced module. This problem is listed as a TSB. HVAC controls failed, replaced module. Problem is a listed TSB. 
Feb 2010

3720 mi
Power steering lines cracked with total fluid loss, lines and pump replaced (2nd pump replacement). Fuel tank vent jumper also replaced. Transmission re-calibration performed. All above problems are listed Technical Service Bulletins (TSB). 

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2010 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

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

GMC Terrain in North Carolina, United States
May 2010 - May 2013
Jun 2010

7000 mi
Extremely hard shifts intermitently occur from 1st to 2nd or 2nd to 3rd gears.  
Dec 2010

16500 mi
Power lumbar support in driver's seat inoperable. Per dealer, this appears to be a manufacturing defect or possible design flaw. Attempted repair unsuccessful, replacement parts ordered. Repaired power lumbar support with redesigned part 
Sep 2012

40000 mi
Engine was making noise. Dealer replaced drive belt and water pump tensioner. Speaker in drive side front door makes "static" noise intermittently, normally right after cold start. Dealer updated software but didn't fix problem. 
Apr 2013

50000 mi
Took vehicle to dealer to diagnose "grinding" noise related to air conditioning. Dealer reported A/C compressor needed to be replaced and provided estimate of $1500, not under warranty. Chose not to make repairs, traded vehicle instead. 
GMC Terrain in New Jersey, United States
May 2010 - Apr 2013
Dec 2011

36000 mi
Replaced timing chain, idler & water pump 
Jan 2012

34900 mi
camshaft actuator replaced 
May 2012

42000 mi
Misfires @ startup & on deceleration 
GMC Terrain in California, United States
Apr 2010 - Jul 2018
Jul 2011

24672 mi
Reset Navigation system TSB listed for it 
Sep 2011

27000 mi
Update nav system software 
Jan 2013

32500 mi
Navigation system reset 
May 2013

51700 mi
Reset Nav system 
Sep 2015

99000 mi

US $160
Tire speed sensor 
Dec 2015

104000 mi

US $800
Leak radiator 
Jan 2018

132000 mi

US $430
Oil leak and seals 
Jul 2018

139000 mi

US $960
Catalytic converters replaced 
GMC Terrain in Florida, United States
Jan 2010 - Mar 2011
Sep 2010

17000 mi
Headliner sag issue. Dealer replaced but did not fix problen. Dealer has ordered a 2nd one to try again. 
Dec 2010

21000 mi
For 2010 model Terains GMC is now installing 2011 headliners on the non-sun roof models as it has 4 magnets instead of 2 and is thcker to eliminate sag. 
GMC Terrain in Ohio, United States
Mar 2010 - Jul 2014
May 2011

33000 mi
2010 Gmc Terrain Fuel System, Gasoline Service Bulletin 220189. check engine light on; dtcs p0172 and p0175; engine runs rough (follow diagnosis and replace high pressure fuel pump). *pe updated 3/28/11.  
Oct 2011

46700 mi
Timing chain tensioner and related parts replaced 
May 2013

94700 mi
Codes for misfire and fuel delivery. High pressure fuel pump replaced. 
GMC Terrain in Michigan, United States
Dec 2009 - Jun 2011
Sep 2010

9000 mi
Interior molding on passenger side front windshield pillar fell off. Trim was repaired In less than an hour but I was left in the waiting room looking out the window at my repaired car for 45 minutes before thay would let me have it. Patsy Lou GMC service department is horrible. 
GMC Terrain in South Carolina, United States
May 2010 - Oct 2011
Aug 2011

21800 mi
There would sometimes be a loud rattling noise when cranking the car.  
GMC Terrain in Maryland, United States
Oct 2009 - Jul 2018
Dec 2014

52000 mi
fuel pump knock, known issue that GMC paid to repair 
Dec 2015

59000 mi

US $700
Front driver abs sensor 
May 2016

62000 mi
Oil consumption- new pistons and rings 
Jul 2018

73000 mi

US $40
Remove resonator 
GMC Terrain in Illinois, United States
Feb 2010 - Jun 2014
Apr 2010

6000 mi
Engine burned through 8 quarts of oil in 4500 miles. Oil consumption test was performed, and GMC decided to replace engine completely after finding that two cylinders were bad for different unknown reasons. 
Jul 2010

11000 mi
The lumbar support "bladder" popped in the driver's seat. A new part had to be ordered and was replaced. 
Jun 2011

27000 mi
The backup camera display in my nav system would sometimes go blank, or the display would become pixelated and difficult to see when on the map. 
Jan 2012

38000 mi
If the vehicle in the cold for several hours, about 3-4 minutes after it is started there is a "popping" noise that comes from the catlytic converter area. It does it approx. 5 times, then several times in rapid procession. 
GMC Terrain in Delaware, United States
Mar 2010 - Dec 2013
Oct 2010

12300 mi
Squeaking driver side- could not replicate, but heard some squeaking in tailgate-so added grease, checked all joints/parts. 
Sep 2012

44000 mi
AC fan was weak - after inspection, AC Condenser replaced because leaking, had hole 
Mar 2013

50000 mi

US $175
Rear driver tail light out 
GMC Terrain in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2010 - Apr 2012
Feb 2011

26660 mi
Engine was continuing to run after key was shut off, dealer replaced high pressure fuel pump and changed engine oil, (diluted with gasoline) 
Dec 2011

47120 mi
Camshaft tensioner worn out 
GMC Terrain in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2010 - Jun 2018
Oct 2011

13920 mi
Changed oil seal on trans torque and R.H. axle seal. 
Nov 2012

22100 mi
Paint peeling on inside front pass. door, repaired, no cost to me. Headliner dropping drown, by about 3 or 4 inches and was repaired. 
Mar 2013

22940 mi
Auto-Transmission would not shift manually, with the plus and minus selector, repaired. Under warranty. 
GMC Terrain in Florida, United States
Apr 2011 - Jun 2016
Dec 2011

49000 mi

US $400
Noisy valve tapping 
Jan 2012

US $700
Starter Dragging 
Feb 2012

51900 mi

US $600
Right Pillar Speaker Short 
GMC Terrain in New Jersey, United States
Oct 2009 - Sep 2013
May 2010

7000 mi
Center console unresponsive, climate/defrost/radio all non-functioning. Had received recall notice and called several times to schedule. Didn't get a call back then issue actually occurred in our vehicle. 
Jun 2013

42000 mi
Water pump chain snapped. 
GMC Terrain in Indiana, United States
Apr 2010 - Oct 2013
Jul 2010

6000 mi
High pressure fuel pump was over fueling the engine causing low mpg, louder direct injection noises and lower preformance. 
Apr 2011

16000 mi
Engine rattle that was heard but GM has issued a TSB saying they know the noise exists but no fix is out yet. 
GMC Terrain in Kentucky, United States
Apr 2011 - Mar 2012
Nov 2011

17000 mi
Squeak in emergency brake cable.was repaired at no cost.sound was in driver side near rear wheel.covered by a tsb 
GMC Terrain in Arizona, United States
Dec 2014 - Jul 2016
Jan 2015

US $1500
Terrain overheated after almost 2 hrs of driving. cooled off then, drove about 2 mins and overheated again. Towed to dealership. GM dealership said "water pump" but replaced it 2x drove it and overheated....dealership said "timing chain" 
Mar 2016

105000 mi

US $450
Engine make a noise at slow speed of about 10-15 mph. They took the engine out and replaced the timing chain. I think. or, the drive chain. 
Jul 2016

108000 mi
Transmission stopped working. Too costly to repair so traded it in. 
GMC Terrain in Indiana, United States
Jan 2015 - Mar 2018
Feb 2015

38300 mi

US $150
High pressure fuel pump needed to be replaced, and since engine was opened up, I opted to pay for a new timing chain at dealer suggestion since it was done with no labor charge. 
Jul 2016

47500 mi
Excessive oil consumption. Changed out pistons and rings 
GMC Terrain in Illinois, United States
May 2014 - Oct 2015
Nov 2014

63300 mi

US $100
OnStar signal goes in and out. Light on right side of mirror was Red. They told me the VCIM module was replaced but the receipt does not say that. They then said it was a GM or OnSTAR part swap and did not need to be listed which is a problem for me. 
Mar 2015

69000 mi

US $100
Now in MARCH 2015 the OnStar problem is back and tech believes i need to have new CHORDS installed. $100 deductible 
Sep 2015

79000 mi

US $520
Catalytic converter 
GMC Terrain in Texas, United States
Dec 2013 - Jul 2018
Sep 2014

72000 mi
Bad Exhaust Manifold 
GMC Terrain in Michigan, United States
Oct 2015 - Nov 2016
Nov 2016

137000 mi

US $2200
replaced with used transmission 
GMC Terrain in South Carolina, United States
Sep 2012 - Oct 2012
Oct 2012

56000 mi
both timing chains were slack and had to be replaced. while being replaced, the engine (full of sludge) had to be cleaned. 
GMC Terrain in North Dakota, United States
Jan 2015 - Sep 2015
Aug 2015

57900 mi

US $140
Battery five years old with no signs of issues. Had new battery scheduled but no signs of weak starts. Computer shut down our air conditioning while driving due to overheating. Pulled over and the car was not overheating. Low voltage issue. 
GMC Terrain in Ohio, United States
Mar 2015 - Mar 2019
Mar 2015

26000 mi

US $467
The rear view camera (RVC) stopped working. There was no picture on the screen when car was put into reverse. 
Mar 2019

47000 mi

US $2000
Check engine light with codes P011, P016 and P017. After receiving diagnosis and repair estimated I opted not to fix the vehicle. 
GMC Terrain in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2016 - Dec 2017
Mar 2017

85560 mi
Windshield wipers stopped. Was subject to GMC recall and the parts were replaced at dealership for no charge. 
GMC Terrain in Oklahoma, United States
May 2016 - May 2018
Aug 2016

117000 mi

US $2000
Oil consumption service bulletin, led to service dept replacing all four piston rings. 
Sep 2017

117000 mi

US $2000
Had to replace engine 17000 miles after repair. The #4 piston rod let go and exited the bottom of the engine. Dealership wanted $8,000 to replace the engine. The warranty was for 16,000 miles and/or 1 year. After 2 weeks of haggling back and for the between myself GM customer service (HAHA...customer service.....????) and the local dealership I ended up paying $2000 to replace the engine and while it was in the shop they cracked my windshield. Which was fixed on my dime. 
GMC Terrain in West Virginia, United States
Nov 2010 - Jan 2011
Oct 2010

6890 mi
Had to be towed trans lost power dirt in trans 
GMC Terrain in Tennessee, United States
Aug 2015 - Jun 2016
Aug 2015

94000 mi

US $500
AC condenser had a hole in it, seems to be a common problem based on the low frontal location. One trip on a gravel road could take it out. 
Dec 2015

100000 mi

US $4400
Car lost all ability to move itself leaving me stranded on the interstate. Transmission had to be replaced but none was available. Took GM a couple months to get one in. Car had a noise at idle for a while. Dealer offer to perform a special exception out of warranty repair on the balancer components. Also offered to replace timing belt/chain at no additional labor cost if I bought parts. 
Jan 2016 After the previous repair the car was using a quart of oil about every 1200 miles. Upon bringing this to the attention of the dealer I was told there was another special exception from GM to overhaul the engine, specifically to replace ring 
Jun 2016

109000 mi

US $1400
Started not blowing as cold of air as it should then about 2 days later no AC at all. Diagnosed as bad compressor. Replaced AC compressor, drier and expansion valve (or whatever that item is called now days). 
GMC Terrain in California, United States
Apr 2015 - Dec 2015
Apr 2015

111000 mi
When dealer rebuilt transmission they neglected to bolt down some parts causing noise and check engine light to come on. Also very high rpm 
GMC Terrain in Illinois, United States
Feb 2012 - Jan 2015
Sep 2014

112000 mi

US $1900
the timing chain jumped a few teeth. damage caused required replacement of timing chain and tensioner, cam actuators, and assorted small timing-related parts. 
Nov 2014

113100 mi

US $50
GM has a recall for oil consumption. Replaced pistons and rings, timing chain, fuel pump and spark plugs. 
GMC Terrain in Alabama, United States
Mar 2012 - Apr 2012
Apr 2012

41000 mi
Had knocking sound. Service Advisor said timing belt was going out and water pump needed replacing. 
GMC Terrain in Georgia, United States
Jan 2012 - Apr 2012
Apr 2012

76000 mi
noise, turned out to be timing chain. started 5,000 miles after replacing motor. 
GMC Terrain in Ohio, United States
Apr 2011 - Apr 2012
Mar 2012

17000 mi
Rust on rear gate around tail light. This was the second time this was repaired in less than 6 months. 
GMC Terrain in Michigan, United States
Feb 2011 - Jul 2011
Mar 2011

27000 mi
stabilitrak light on, check engine light on, replace high pressure fuel pump. leather front seat developed wrinkles. replaced padding in seats. 
Jul 2011

32000 mi
new strut mounts and bearings 
GMC Terrain in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2011 - Mar 2011
Mar 2011

13640 mi
Engine pinging on gentle acceleration. Cured by using Premium fuel. 
GMC Terrain in Texas, United States
Aug 2011 - Oct 2013
Sep 2013

80000 mi
Transmission was replaced or rebuilt. 

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2010 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

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

GMC Terrain in Michigan, United States
Nov 2009 - Jan 2012
Dec 2011

19000 mi
Tire Pressure Monitor Replaced 
GMC Terrain in Yukon Territory, Canada
Dec 2010 - Jun 2018
Jan 2011

4340 mi
High pressure fuel pump not working properly. Over-fueled engine and filled crankcase with gasoline. Caused car to run very rough. 
Mar 2015

52700 mi

C $230
Rear hatch door latch quit working all at once and would not lock/unlock by switch or hand pressure on latch. It would however unlock and open on its own while driving, but did not swing up. Stuff could have fallen onto the road while drivg 
Nov 2016

70760 mi
warranty recall due to excessive oil consumption. Rings, pistons and related parts replaced 
GMC Terrain in Florida, United States
Jul 2010 - Jan 2011
Nov 2010

10000 mi
The plastic decorative panel at the bottom of the drivers side door just fell off the vehicle when parked during a rain storm. Owner could not get the part back onto the car. 
GMC Terrain in South Dakota, United States
Sep 2010 - Nov 2011
Jul 2010

8000 mi
Engine running rough, no power. Service engine light and Stabilitrak light on for 200 miles. Took to dealer. They couldn't duplicate problem. Did nothing, even though computer stored trouble code. Didn't have diagnostic equipment. Engine running rough again. Service engine light on. Same trouble code as before. This time dealership bought a laptop to hook up to computer and actually drive vehicle. Replaced high pressure fuel pump, and injectors. 
Oct 2011

52000 mi
Said it must be bad gas. Fill up at same place everytime.That explanation has been used before for same problem. 
GMC Terrain in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2010 - May 2012
Jan 2011

5580 mi
Digital displays fade or do not come on, rear window and mirror defrosters inoperative, DIC said service AWD when it was OK; dealer ordered a "Integrated center control stack" for later installation. 
Sep 2011

8680 mi
Warning "battery saver mode on" appeared, and blower fan stopped working. At dealer's, system reverted to normal; this mode occurred once before. Each time, no extra loads on battery. Vehicle has new 750 cca battery under warranty. 
Feb 2012

9920 mi
Shifter did not perform the manual-control up or down gear selection. Broken squeezed wire in shift unit. Whole unit replaced. 
GMC Terrain in Newfoundland / Lab., Canada
Sep 2010 - Jan 2015
Jul 2011

14880 mi
water leaking into rear left taillight, tailight replaced under warranty 
Mar 2012

21700 mi
Defective vent valve solenoid, replaced engine code P0449 
Apr 2012

22200 mi
paint peeling, rust above license plate and just below chrome trim. Repaired by dealer body shop. 
Aug 2013

35960 mi
+/- button on column shifter N/S. Dealer replaced with new shifter under warranty 
GMC Terrain in Minnesota, United States
Dec 2010 - Sep 2017
Jan 2013

34000 mi
timing chain There was rust on the trunk door 
GMC Terrain in Quebec, Canada
Nov 2010 - Aug 2013
Aug 2011

14880 mi
Replace the seal between Transmission and motor. Hatchback small rust appeared from beneath the paint at the top right corner above the license plate. 
GMC Terrain in New Mexico, United States
Feb 2011 - Dec 2012
Mar 2011

29000 mi
Chain drive for water pump broke and had to be replaced. 
May 2011

33000 mi
Spring for seatbelt tensioner replaced, second part needed and on order. 
Jun 2011

33000 mi
The drivers side seat belt clip is not working correctly. It has been to the shop twice but each time more parts are needed that are not in stock. Hopefully the 3rd time will be the last.  Rear wiper blade is etching window. Dealer will replace window and wiper arm under warenty. Discovered an oil leak between the engine and trans. Dealer couldn't find. 
Jul 2011

34000 mi
Parts to complete repair installed. 
Sep 2011

36000 mi
Hook holding floor mat was pulled out by car wash when removing mat for cleaning. Dealer had to replace all of carpet in car to fix missing hook! Seats had to be removed etc and took more that 1/2 of day. No wonder GM has trouble! 
GMC Terrain in British Columbia, Canada
Feb 2013 - Sep 2015
Sep 2014

68200 mi

C $1400
Fuel Pump inside fuel tank stopped working 
GMC Terrain in Minnesota, United States
May 2010 - Jun 2015
Sep 2011

27000 mi
Leaky condenser. replaced condenser. 
Dec 2012

51000 mi
Faulty high pressure fuel pump. Faulty throttle body 
Jan 2013

33300 mi
Faulty timing chain 
GMC Terrain in Minnesota, United States
May 2010 - Feb 2011
Jul 2010

2000 mi
Transmission shifting issues. Transmission didn't know which gear to go into while speeding up to highway speeds and car jerked back and forth until gas pedal was released. Dealership knew of existing problem but said there is no fix yet. 
Jan 2011

7000 mi
Transmission shifting issues again. 
GMC Terrain in Wyoming, United States
Jan 2010 - Jul 2011
Jun 2010

7000 mi
trailer wiring not opreating, needed programing. 
GMC Terrain in Saskatchewan, Canada
Jan 2013 - Mar 2015
Mar 2013

21080 mi
The sensor for the AWD was replaced in the rear housing. 
May 2013

23880 mi
High pressure fuel pump was replaced 
Jan 2015

C $500
Right Front Wheel Hub Replaced. Wheel speed sensor quit working 

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