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GMC Yukon repairs by problem area

Engine (28%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (12%)

Brakes and Traction Control (7%)

Suspension and Steering (15%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (30%)

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

Other (4%)

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GMC Yukon suspension repair cost distribution

$2500+ (4%)

$1000 - $2499 (18%)

$500 - $999 (20%)

$100 - $499 (39%)

< $100 (20%)

Chart based on 111 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2015 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

420-horsepower 6.2L V8 8-speed shiftable automatic 4WD w/low range

42780 mi Ball joints had to be replaced under warranty. 

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2012 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

403-horsepower 6.2L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

75700 mi Z55 AUTO-RIDE SUSPENSION REPLACED. 

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2009 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

310-horsepower 5.3L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

180000 mi

US $250
Ball joints, upper and lower, Struts and shocks 

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2009 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

332-horsepower 6.0L V8 Hybrid 4-speed 2-mode automatic 4WD w/low range

107880 mi

C $1000
Replace shocks and tires 
51460 mi

C $1000
Front passenger suspension, and tie rod replaced 

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2009 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

320-horsepower 5.3L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD w/low range

78000 mi

C $500
replaced worn upper ball joint on one front wheel. 

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2009 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

310-horsepower 5.3L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD w/low range

50220 mi

C $350
Dead shock LR caused a loud squeaking noise when going over bumps 

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2008 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

380-horsepower 6.2L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

91500 mi

C $650
LF and RF wheel bearings required replacement. Second set on this truck. Replaced lower ball joints on both sides. 
117180 mi

C $300
Rear air suspension control module shorted out, causing the truck to act as though there was a bad ground. All control systems, ignition, hvac, body control modules etc acted up as if there was a grounding issue. Module replaced and all is good. 
41300 mi Rattling in rear and air suspension pump was running constantly. Rear shock absorber (air shock) found leaking and replaced. 
114000 mi

US $2500
sway bar frame mounting ears rusted, end links broken rear air shock blown out front shock squeaking, shock costs $600 so not replacing. outer front left unitized bearing replaced 
120000 mi

US $350
replaced road sensing front shock, front end still making awful noises after replacing other shock, sway bar, axles, bearings, and having whole front differential rebuilt (as reported last quarter). Worst truck I have ever owned. 
122600 mi Front magnetorheological struts replaced again - demanded that dealer pay for it since I had just paid to replace them with OEM parts. Now left shock rattles, probably a loose or worn mount. 
129000 mi

US $800
Strut rattling, replaced again 
85700 mi

US $389
Replace hub/assembly. Passenger side/front. 
91500 mi

US $350
Bad front right wheel bearing. Wheel bearing replaced. 
222640 mi

C $1500
Fixed the tie rod ends, 
243040 mi Drove into a snow bank, which put water into a rear suspension control module, which made everything on dash go crazy. Dried it out - works perfect. 
98000 mi

US $320
Air shocks were leaking. OEM replacements were to expensive and replaced with Arnot air shocks. 
94000 mi Autoride pump failed 

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2008 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

320-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

137000 mi

US $1100
Ball joints 

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2008 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

380-horsepower 6.2L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

112000 mi

US $455
R/H front ball joint severely worn affecting steering and safety. Ball joint replaced. 
40000 mi

US $125
Front passenger shock leaking oil needed to be replaced Front passenger shock leaking oil. Needed to be replaced. 

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2008 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

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

105200 mi

US $600
left front wheel bearing failed. 
169520 mi

C $400
Rear Z55 Air ride shocks failed. Replaced shocks, compressor and air lines. 
168020 mi

C $350
Failed Right wheel bearing. Front right CV Axle failed, would make loud popping noise when turned completely to the right. 

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2007 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

380-horsepower 6.2L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

84100 mi Steering rack was leaking from the pinion seal 
106800 mi

US $1500
Replace front struts 
137500 mi

US $1000
Air shocks and compressor 
101000 mi

US $1074
Ball joints, swaybar, camber adjuster, pub, inner tie rod. 
107900 mi

US $1000
Front air shocks replaced, Ball joints replaced, 
157000 mi

US $120
Left upper and lower ball joints Popping noise when turning corner at low speed and wandering at highway speeds 
143000 mi

US $1000
Replaced 4 shock absorbers and pneumatic system compressor/dryer. 
171000 mi

US $900
Replaced passenger side wheel bearing  

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2007 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

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

39300 mi wheel hub / bearing 

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2007 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

380-horsepower 6.2L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

165000 mi

US $550
Auto Ride air compressor and rear shocks. 
81000 mi

US $600
Ball joint worn. Tire dealer unable to preform alignment for new tires. Waiting to see if extended warrantee covers 
4000 mi Front shocks found to be leaking @ oil change appt. Car in overnight to complete replacement of front shocks. 
15000 mi Front shocks leaking. Second repair. This time coil springs ordered as well to prevent third. Dlr says seal leaked again. 
16000 mi parts had been ordered, repair was made. replaced coil springs and shocks due to leaking. second repair on this item, this time the actual coil springs were replaced. 
24000 mi shocks replaced third time. 

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2007 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

320-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

122000 mi Replacing tires for abnormal wear. Diagnosis: Autoride shocks (front and rear) need replacement. Quote from reputable tire shop using parts purchased from dealer/mfr @ $2,200. Dealer quote @ $2670. Searching for info about expected life. 
137000 mi Autoride shocks never fixed. 
86000 mi

US $140
Inner tie rod was bad causing a lot of float in the steering while on the road. Found during an oil change. Took to a trusted mechanic for repair.  

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2007 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

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

143000 mi

US $40
Sway bar bushing and end links 
129200 mi

US $500
Noise from right front of vehicle revealed worn hub & bearings. Assembly replaced, along with alignment. 
170000 mi

US $375
Steering column universal joint and boot were replaced. The only problem was the boot which had deteriorated. However the boot is not replaceable and I had to replace the entire steering column component. Bad design for me, good for GM part. 

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2006 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

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

172700 mi

US $400
steering box replaced 

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2006 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

335-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

74000 mi

US $700
Wheel bearing 
85500 mi

US $1000
Air suspension 
102400 mi

US $400
Replaced front shocks 

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2005 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

335-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

130000 mi

US $500
Rear air shocks 
180100 mi

US $400
Power steering pump went bad 
15000 mi Pinon gear on steering system. 
186000 mi

US $500
speed sensor went bad. Had to replace the entire hub 
97000 mi

US $1200
Air Suspension shocks had developed leaks. 
116000 mi

US $412
Air Suspension sensor failure and air suspension compressor failure 
123000 mi

US $200
Drivers wheel bearing came apart. Limped home and replaced with a new part. 

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2005 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

295-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

131000 mi

US $1250
Replacement of shock absorbers Lower ball joint and control arm. 
87000 mi Typical GM intermediate steering shaft "clunk". Replaced intermediate shaft. 
125000 mi

US $460
New front driver wheel bearing needed 

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2005 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

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

141400 mi

US $100
Steering pinion gear/ gearbox, groaning when turning left. 
37200 mi

C $400
Just shocks needed replacing, 2 were actually bad, replaced all 4 
84940 mi

C $265
tie rod end needed replacement. 
106640 mi

C $500
replaced front driver hub assembly 
108040 mi

C $326
replaced power steering pump. 

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2005 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

335-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

107900 mi

US $1600
Rear Air shocks had a hole. Replaced rear shocks. 
611000 mi

US $1200
Air compressor went bad, and before it fried the circuit breaker / fuse, it ruined the compressor... the part alone cost 900.00 

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2005 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

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

113000 mi

US $370
Replaced rear auto ride air shocks 

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2004 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

295-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

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. 
133000 mi

US $1100
Tie rods, stabilizers, etc replaced. 

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2004 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

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

166000 mi

US $125
Right front wheel bearing hub assembly failed. 
178600 mi

US $350
Replaced failed Timken wheel bearing assembly. 

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2004 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

335-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

166000 mi

US $600
Steering box got to much lose. 

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2004 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

295-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

131000 mi

US $500
Suspension was bad replaced all is well. 
132000 mi

US $790
Replaced steering gear and intermediate shaft 
2000 mi Clunk in steering column. 
160000 mi

US $1000
Would not stay balance 

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2004 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

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

121000 mi

US $130
Replaced front shocks. 
119000 mi

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

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2004 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

285-horsepower 4.8L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

112300 mi

US $800
front shocks 

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2003 GMC Yukon

Engine not specified

170000 mi

US $600
Replaced steering pump 

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2003 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

320-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

160580 mi

C $100
automatic airride is not coming on and self levelling vehicle dealer checked and confirmed that shocks and compressor need replacing 
170500 mi Shocks and compressor for them needed replacing. 
107000 mi no power to the right not fixed yet 
116000 mi replaced steering gear 

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2003 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

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

34000 mi Steering knuckle replaced**warr 
90000 mi

US $500
Failed LF wheel bearing Failed LF Wheel Bearing - ridiculous at this low mileage 
91000 mi

US $120
Failed Fan clutch - ridiculous at 84K 
138000 mi

US $280
pitman arm loose 

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2003 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

320-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

167000 mi

US $1100
Rear stabilizer system went out & had to be replaced 
85000 mi

US $3000
All four bi-state shocks; several oil leaks particularly related to the engine oil cooler and transmision oil cooler. 
124700 mi

US $3000
Replaced air shocks. 

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2003 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

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

207000 mi

US $200
Replace power steering pump. 
54000 mi

US $1800
steering gear box 
222580 mi

C $90
4-wheel alignment and adjusted torsion bar suspension to re-level front suspension 

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2002 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

320-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

59000 mi

US $1700
feels like power steering intermittantly stops working. pump not faulty according to shop. unable to find other cause. 
101400 mi

US $400
Replace Auto Level/Auto Ride Air Compressor system 

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2002 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

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

172600 mi

US $250
Replace Power Steering Hoses and pump. Failure 

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2002 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

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

56036 mi replaced right front wheel bearing 
127000 mi

US $390
ABS not working correctly. Right front wheel bearing had gone bad. Replaced part. 
140000 mi

US $2000
wheel bearings replaced 
7500 mi clicking sound in steering column 
180000 mi

US $750
Rear shocks were bad. Did modification and bypassed air bladders because too expensive to replace 

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2001 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

285-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

231000 mi Replaced front suspension bump stops, $44, and rear suspension bump stops, $47. Replaced front wheel hub assemblies, $275. Replaced shock absorbers, $117. Replaced upper and lower intermediate steering shafts, $150. 
232000 mi Replaced front sway bar links, $12. Still have clunk in front suspension. 
232000 mi Replaced upper and lower ball joints, rear stabilizer links, and knock sensors, $120. 

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2001 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

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

159000 mi

US $4500
ball joint. 
170000 mi ball joint repair needed 

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2001 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

320-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

134540 mi

$300
Replaced both front hubs due to ABS malfunction. Notice from the annual mandatory vehicle inspection. 

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2001 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

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

177000 mi

US $200
Replace pitman arm, idler arm, lower ball joints, inner tie rods. 
188000 mi

US $650
Front right wheel hub replaced because it was loose. 

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1999 GMC Yukon 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

168000 mi

US $130
replace wheel hub/bearing 

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