2004 GMC Yukon GMC Yukon 2004

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2004 GMC Yukon repairs by problem area

Engine (33%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (10%)

Brakes and Traction Control (6%)

Suspension and Steering (13%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (37%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (0%)

Other (1%)

Chart based on 93 repairs.
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2004 GMC Yukon engine repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (10%)

$500 - $999 (19%)

$100 - $499 (48%)

< $100 (23%)

Chart based on 31 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2004 GMC Yukon

Engine not specified

67000 mi

US $50
replaced thermostat 

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2004 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

335-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

108000 mi Spun crankshaft bearing 

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2004 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

295-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

113100 mi Replaced intake manifold gasket under the warranty from the dealer where we purchased the car. 
114300 mi

US $15
Exhaust rattling noise. A heat shield was loose causing a rattle. The problem was fixed for $15 at Midas by tightening up the heat shield. 
141200 mi

US $300
The water pump was leaking. I replaced the water pump, thermostat, hoses, and belts. The time would have been much less but I am very inexperienced. But I tackled it myself pretty easily. 

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2004 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

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

135000 mi

US $49
Check Engine Light Came on with Code P0466 - Purge Flow Sensor Circuit. I examined the valve on the manifold and found it to be dirty. Replaced with a new one and cleared the code. Has been fine for a week now. 
70000 mi

US $200
Water pump failed and was replaced. 
176700 mi

US $200
Replaced the engine knock sensors due to a P0327 DTC. 
181200 mi

US $1180
Fuel pump failed. Module obsolete at dealer, aftermarket fuel sender erratic, second unit more erratic. 
185000 mi

US $180
Bank 2 catalytic converter changed due to P0430 recurring code. 
187000 mi

US $75
Replace leaking exhaust manifold gaskets and valve cover gaskets. 4 broken exhaust manifold bolts extracted from the cylinder heads. 

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2004 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

335-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

177500 mi Plugged in the code reader -- I need to replace catalytic converter. 

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2004 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

295-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

105000 mi

US $543
Replaced water pump, tstat, ac belt, coolant. All but water pump preventive. 
132300 mi

US $574
Replaced A and B knock sensors Replaced coolant 
134000 mi

US $1210
knock sensor harness, intake gasket 

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2004 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

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

144600 mi

US $565
I had the water pump and thermostat replaced 
144800 mi

US $956
Replaced fuel pump assembly on top of gasoline tank 
148300 mi

US $265
Often could not remove key from ignition. Sometimes, car would remain running until key was jiggled and could be turned to "on" position and then removed again. Often process would have to be repeated until engine could be shut off. same problem with removing key but can turn engine off. First trip, ignition was replaced. 
193000 mi

US $300
engine light would come on infrequently when in "all- wheel" drive. At this time car would be running only in 2nd and 3rd gear and no 4WD. Diagnosed as bad ignition switch, replaces. 
172000 mi

US $240
leak in coolant hoses - replaced both 
173500 mi

US $110
The rear heat was not blowing hot. The rear blend door actuator was locked in the default or cold position. The computer was bad also. Replaced both rear actuators and computer, parts from Amazon - simple plug in $110.00 
176047 mi

US $479
Water pump malfunctioned. Had to replace water pump. As a preventative maintenance item, the mechanic also replaced thermostat and upper/lower radiator hoses. water pump failed - replaced 
191300 mi

US $380
Check engine light (OBD II codes p0171 and p0174) - replaced intake manifold gasket 
138000 mi

US $1250
Replaced intake manifold. 
151000 mi

US $980
Replaced both catalytic converters 

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2004 GMC Yukon 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

118000 mi

US $370
Leaking fuel line. Took a long time for dealer to get correct part. 
128300 mi

US $150
Fuel dampener was leaking. 
128900 mi

US $110
Thermostat replacement. 
136000 mi

US $275
CEL came on. TPS bad. I had the whole throttle body replaced. I bought the parts and garage did the repair. 

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