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2004 GMC Yukon repairs by problem area

Engine (29%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (9%)

Brakes and Traction Control (11%)

Suspension and Steering (11%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (38%)

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

Other (1%)

Chart based on 106 repairs.
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2004 GMC Yukon repair cost distribution

$2500+ (2%)

$1000 - $2499 (9%)

$500 - $999 (21%)

$100 - $499 (46%)

< $100 (21%)

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Chart based on 95 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

GMC Yukon in Kentucky, United States
Feb 2010 - Jun 2011
Mar 2010

67000 mi

US $50
gauge cluster replaced under recall warranty abs light on, dealer adjusted and reconnected a wiring harness with no cost. replaced thermostat 
GMC Yukon in Tennessee, United States
May 2010 - Jun 2011
Oct 2010

131000 mi

US $500
Suspension was bad replaced all is well. 
GMC Yukon in New Jersey, United States
Jul 2008 - Mar 2010
Aug 2008

85000 mi
Cold air coming out of one side of dual zone a/c and hot coming out of other. with the temperature set the same for both. Outside temp was 94 deg f. Thermostats both set at 70 deg f.  

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2004 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

335-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

GMC Yukon in Mississippi, United States
Mar 2012 - Dec 2012
Dec 2012

160000 mi

US $1000
Would not stay balance 
GMC Yukon in Massachusetts, United States
Jan 2011 - Dec 2014
Dec 2014

108000 mi
Spun crankshaft bearing 

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2004 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

295-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

GMC Yukon in Texas, United States
Nov 2014 - Dec 2014
Dec 2014

133000 mi

US $1100
Tie rods, stabilizers, etc replaced. 
GMC Yukon in South Carolina, United States
Aug 2012 - Jun 2018
Nov 2012

113100 mi
Replaced intake manifold gasket under the warranty from the dealer where we purchased the car. 
Jan 2013

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. 
May 2014

130300 mi

US $200
AC was leaking so they refilled it and asked me to come back a week later so they could see where the leak was. When I returned they could not find a leak so they just sent me on my way. No problems yet, but I bet it'll leak out again. 
Jun 2014

133000 mi

US $310
Wheel bearing replacement. Started making noise and needed to be replaced. I had plenty of advanced warning and this is a common item that needs to be changed every so often. 
Oct 2015

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. 
Sep 2016

150000 mi

US $215
Alternator stopped charging the battery, and I had to get it replaced 
Apr 2017

153000 mi

US $1170
The evaporator coil was leaking and had to be replaced. The part itself was around $300 or so, but the labor was quite expensive as they had to remove the front seats and the dash board to be able to work comfortably on the system. After this was finished they had to evac/recharge the AC system. All of these costs are included in the $1170 figure that I gave. 

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2004 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

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

GMC Yukon in Kansas, United States
Feb 2013 - Mar 2013
Mar 2013

135000 mi

US $49
Rear 3rd Brake Light was out. It comes as a complete kit as the bulbs can't be replaced. 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. 
GMC Yukon in Minnesota, United States
Dec 2017 - Mar 2018
Feb 2018

120000 mi

US $3000
Replace all brake lines. 
GMC Yukon in North Carolina, United States
Jul 2009 - Jun 2018
Oct 2009

70000 mi

US $200
Water pump failed and was replaced. 
Oct 2012

106800 mi

US $150
Blend doors 
Nov 2015

166000 mi

US $125
Right front wheel bearing hub assembly failed. 
Jul 2016

176700 mi

US $200
Replaced the engine knock sensors due to a P0327 DTC. 
Aug 2016

178600 mi

US $350
Replaced failed Timken wheel bearing assembly. Driver's side CV axle replaced due to noise. 
Nov 2016

181200 mi

US $1180
Fuel pump failed. Module obsolete at dealer, aftermarket fuel sender erratic, second unit more erratic. 
Dec 2016

185000 mi

US $180
Bank 2 catalytic converter changed due to P0430 recurring code. 
Apr 2017

187000 mi

US $75
Rear axle was rebuilt with new bearings, new seals and one new axle. Replace leaking exhaust manifold gaskets and valve cover gaskets. 4 broken exhaust manifold bolts extracted from the cylinder heads. 
Dec 2017

197000 mi

US $50
Rear third brake light replaced. 

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2004 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

335-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

GMC Yukon in New Jersey, United States
Nov 2013 - Sep 2018
Jun 2014

166000 mi

US $600
Steering box got to much lose. 
Sep 2015

176000 mi

US $1200
few door actuators required replacement. 
Oct 2017

180000 mi

US $60
Front wheels sensors was out of adjustment. Calibrated. New parts was not needed. 
Feb 2018

185000 mi

US $15
AC doesn't work. Leak in the system. Recharge. With no success 
Jul 2018

192000 mi

US $500
AC was working for few min and shutdown. Required few days to investigate. Has been replaced multiple AC components by using AC Kit (compressor, filter, condenser and so on) 
Aug 2018

193000 mi

US $600
Rusted brake line broke. Replaced line, but in order to bleed system, all calipers need to be replaced. As a result, brake pads and disks need be replaced as well. 
GMC Yukon in California, United States
Feb 2016 - Jun 2018
Mar 2016

177500 mi
Plugged in the code reader -- I need to replace catalytic converter. 
May 2017

187000 mi

US $500
Body Control Module had to be replaced. Prior to replacement, auto locks went on and off when driving, rear windshield wiper would go on and off (even when car was turned off), side view mirror would adjust itself while driving. Surprisingly enough, my check engine light (which has been on for about a year - catalytic converter?) is now off. 
Sep 2017

191000 mi

US $40
Replaced passenger side headlight. Again. Update: Within 1 month the headlight went out again. There must be a short somewhere in the system - this is the 4th headlight we've replaced. High beams work fine, it's the low beam that keeps burning out. 
Mar 2018

196000 mi

US $20
Brake lights and cruise control didn't work. Replaced the brake light switch. 
GMC Yukon in California, United States
Oct 2012 - Nov 2017
May 2012

110000 mi

US $1200
Differential 
GMC Yukon in Florida, United States
Apr 2015 - Apr 2016
Jun 2015

198000 mi

US $2000
No previous symptoms. Sudden loss of reverse, 2 and 4 gear. Fractured sun shell. Transmission had all required services done over the life of the car. Rebuilt transmission should be good for another 200,000 miles. now has 3 year warranty. 
GMC Yukon in Iowa, United States
Jan 2012 - Feb 2012
Feb 2012

109000 mi

US $100
Clanking noise when putting the car in gear..ended up getting new rear U-Joints which solved the problem. Dealer quote was ~$300, had private mechanic fix for $75 

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2004 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

295-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

GMC Yukon in California, United States
Mar 2005 - Mar 2010
Feb 2005

2000 mi
Clunk in steering column. 
May 2005

5000 mi
Strange sound when turning on Air condition 
Dec 2006

30000 mi
Driver side window slow when closing 
GMC Yukon in California, United States
Mar 2008 - Dec 2016
Jan 2016

US $400
Drivers side airflow would not heat. Actuator was replaced. 
Oct 2016

91200 mi

US $600
Passenger side air flow would not heat. Actuator was replaced 
GMC Yukon in Florida, United States
Aug 2009 - Jun 2016
Sep 2009

76000 mi

US $85
Rear window wiper motor not working 
Nov 2009

77400 mi
Replaced rear wiper motor. Replaced high mounted brake light bulb. 
Feb 2012

105000 mi

US $543
Replaced water pump, tstat, ac belt, coolant. All but water pump preventive. 
Jul 2013

126700 mi

US $773
Compressor, acumulator, freon 
Nov 2013

130000 mi

US $128
Rear passenger window motor died. Replaced motor 
Feb 2014

131000 mi

US $670
Replaced ac condenser and evap hose with rear unit and otube 
Mar 2014

132000 mi

US $790
Replaced steering gear and intermediate shaft 
Jul 2014

132300 mi

US $574
Replaced A and B knock sensors Replaced coolant 
Sep 2014

134000 mi

US $1210
AC compressor, clutch fan, dryer, O tube, freon knock sensor harness, intake gasket transmission service caused by a leaking pan gasket, pinion seal and fluid 
Oct 2014

134000 mi

US $415
replace left side temp actuator 

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2004 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

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

GMC Yukon in Missouri, United States
Jul 2009 - Apr 2018
Sep 2009

96000 mi

US $220
Traction Control Active Sensor turns on at very low speeds in dry conditions, 
Oct 2009

96300 mi

US $8000
left driver wheel speed sensor defective 
Feb 2011

121500 mi

US $125
Brake Control Module failed so brake lights did not work. Also affected cruise control.  
Feb 2012

141000 mi

US $200
this was my 3rd trip to repair the ABS/traction control system. It kept activating while accelerating from a stop. Midas fixed it right! 
Jan 2013

159317 mi

US $350
Rear wiper failed and needed a new motor OnStar system displayed warning light. Dealer could not diagnose w/o replacing antenna & sensor. OnStar GPS was not working so I cancelled the service. replaced alternator - not charging batter 
Feb 2013

158917 mi

US $450
replaced original alternator 
Dec 2013

172000 mi

US $240
leak in coolant hoses - replaced both 
Jan 2014

173500 mi

US $110
The rear heat was not blowing hot. 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. 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 
Feb 2014

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 
May 2014

180500 mi

US $100
check 4 wheel drive warning - replaced traction control switch replaced rear wiper control switch 
Jul 2014

185000 mi

US $180
Rear High 3rd Brake Light failed during safety inspection. Simple plug in component for dealer. Parts cheaper online and easy repair, but needed to renew license plates ASAP. OEM part lasted almost 11 yrs 
Nov 2014

191300 mi

US $180
Check engine light (OBD II codes p0171 and p0174) - replaced intake manifold gasket rear wiper inoperable. replaced rear wiper motor with re-man'd motor. 
Jun 2015

203000 mi

US $150
Blend door actuator for front a/c failed. repeatedly would only blow hot air. replaced the actuator with new part. Stealership wanted $1,100 to replace. fixed it for cost of part and 2.5 hrs of time. Hardest part was removing cover 
Jul 2015

205000 mi

US $820
Had compressor, drier and fan clutch replaced. Car blowing barely cool at idle. Much colder now 
Jun 2017

233000 mi

US $529
Right front airbag sensor replaced 
Oct 2017

223752 mi

US $120
brake lines replaced (rusted) replaced right front wheel sensor 
Dec 2017

237134 mi

US $300
all 4 TPMS sensors replaced 
GMC Yukon in Michigan, United States
Aug 2011 - Apr 2018
Jun 2011

112000 mi

US $185
Speedometer stopped working- replaced all step motors in dash cluster. 
Sep 2011

119000 mi

US $383
Rough road noise in front chassis. Replaced right front wheel bearing assembly. 
Feb 2013

144800 mi

US $956
Replaced fuel pump assembly on top of gasoline tank Replaced U Joint 
Feb 2014

165700 mi

US $316
Replaced transmission hose lines 
Jan 2015

166700 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. 
Feb 2016

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. 
Oct 2017

208000 mi

US $350
Front brakes, etc. 
GMC Yukon in Nebraska, United States
Sep 2011 - Jun 2016
Nov 2011

121000 mi

US $130
Replaced front shocks. 
Mar 2013

138000 mi

US $1250
Replaced intake manifold. Replaced water pump, and all 3 transmission lines to transmission cooler. 
Jun 2014

151000 mi

US $980
Replaced both catalytic converters 
GMC Yukon in Massachusetts, United States
Nov 2012 - Nov 2013
Dec 2012

137000 mi
rear wiper motor stopped working. It was two broken wires . I spliced the wires back together and wiper motor works again 
Aug 2013

144600 mi

US $565
I had the water pump and thermostat replaced 

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2004 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

285-horsepower 4.8L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

GMC Yukon in Arizona, United States
Nov 2012 - Mar 2015
Feb 2013

112300 mi

US $800
front shocks 

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2004 GMC Yukon 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

GMC Yukon in Maryland, United States
Feb 2012 - Jun 2018
Jul 2012

118000 mi

US $370
Leaking fuel line. Took a long time for dealer to get correct part. 
Apr 2014

125200 mi

US $200
Front differential pinion seal was leaking 
Aug 2014

128300 mi

US $150
Fuel dampener was leaking. 
Nov 2014

128900 mi

US $110
Thermostat replacement. 
Mar 2015

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. 
Nov 2015

138800 mi

US $750
Steel brake lines rusted out. 

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