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2004 GMC Yukon repairs by problem area

Engine (44%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (7%)

Suspension and Steering (14%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (35%)

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

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2004 GMC Yukon suspension repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (18%)

$500 - $999 (36%)

$100 - $499 (45%)

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Chart based on 11 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.

110-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD

13020 mi Recall repair for transmission shudder. Seems like they reflashed the truck and that's all. 
36580 mi The heads up display until failed. Had to replace the entire unit. Covered under warranty. 
42780 mi Ball joints had to be replaced under warranty. 

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2012 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

-horsepower 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

75400 mi Z55 AUTO-RIDE SUSPENSION REPLACED. 
86800 mi Oil pump pickup tube o-ring. 

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2009 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

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

152000 mi

US $400
Stuck lifter due to Active Fuel Management system. Freed it by unplugging the brake booster sensor. Range Technology Active Fuel Management Disabler keeps engine from going into V4. GM has serious problem with AFM. Too many premature engine failures. 
156000 mi

US $500
Stuck valve lifter #7 again. AFM. Replaced all 4 AFM lifters on 1 and 7. Second repair. Will continue using Range Technology AFM Disabler and decrease oil change frequency to 3000 
167000 mi

US $400
Stuck valve lifter due to AFM. Replaced remaining AFM lifters on right bank. All 8 have now been replaced. GM design flaw! 
180000 mi

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

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2009 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

turbocharged 300hp 2.5L I5 4-speed automatic RWD

107880 mi

C $1000
Replace shocks and tires 
39060 mi door panel trim came loose. 
50460 mi

C $250
The door trim panels, 3 of the 4 were coming off, warped. the body shop reheated them and reattached the trim. 
51460 mi

C $1000
Front passenger suspension, and tie rod replaced 
57280 mi

C $250
Front transfer case failure 

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2009 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

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

40120 mi

C $900
Throttle potentiometer replacement 
42780 mi

C $300
Bad battery ground cable causing intermittent dash, no start 
50220 mi

C $350
Dead shock LR caused a loud squeaking noise when going over bumps 
63900 mi

C $522
Wiper linkage pivot seized. The whole assembly was replaced Door Lock actuator failed, 2nd one in 2 years 

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2009 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

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

78500 mi

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

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2008 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

295-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

43000 mi

US $377
Driver side door lock quit working. Relay replaced 
137000 mi

US $1100
Ball joints 
139000 mi

US $400
Hose to firewall /heater broke at connection. Replaced both 

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2008 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

-horsepower 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

224040 mi

C $1500
Fixed the tie rod ends, fixed a linkage problem with transmission. 
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. 
69440 mi Knock in engine. Replaced all lifters - suspected collapsed lifter Knock returned along with cold start surging and what feels like misfire on startup, but no warning lights. 
85560 mi

C $350
Truck stalled while driving, in motion. Truck turned over (cranked) but would not run. Required Tow. Dealer said it was a faulty battery. I believe incorrectly diagnosed. Happened again after battery replaced, but at highway speed. 
90700 mi

C $650
LF and RF wheel bearings required replacement. Second set on this truck. Replaced lower ball joints on both sides. 
92540 mi Battery failed - internal short. Third battery in this truck. 
95880 mi

C $450
Rear AC lines developed two holes. Line replacement quoted at $1400, opted to have line spliced. 
96280 mi

C $450
Fuel control module faulty and required replacement. 
97120 mi

C $500
Rear pads, rotors and calipers 
97960 mi

C $25
Rear defroster tab broke off rear window. Rear heater motor has failed. replaced the motor, but not successful. 
102300 mi

C $80
Rear hatch gas struts failed 
115320 mi

C $1300
Fuel pump module leak. Pump cost $545 plus labour to install. This is a very common GM failure where the top of the fuel pump module corrodes and leaks. Fuel tank vent valve also plugged and replaced. Required new harness. 
39000 mi Rattle in door and in liftgate. Door had a loose screw someone dropped inside it. Liftgate had separating trim due to failing plastic retainer clips. Retainer clip on linear actuator arm also was failing causing power liftgate not to work 
41000 mi Rattling in rear and air suspension pump was running constantly. Rear shock absorber (air shock) found leaking and replaced. Chrome plating peeling from one wheel. Wheel was replaced by dealership at no cost to me. 
45300 mi Battery dead, replaced Alternator not charging consistently. Failed on weekend, replaced myself at my cost as I couldn't wait for the dealer to be open on Monday. Needed the car to attend a family function. Odd clicking noises coming from under dash in gauge panel area. Service writer heard the noises and agrees they are not normal, but was not able to diagnose. 
114000 mi

US $2500
rebuilt front differential sway bar frame mounting ears rusted, end links broken rear air shock blown out motor mount separated, replaced motor mount front shock squeaking, shock costs $600 so not replacing. left front cv axle replaced 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. 
123300 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 Car shifts improperly and torque converter locks up when cold, stalling engine when coming to a stop Emissions - fuel tank pressure sensor failed, requires removal and replacement of fuel tank.THIS TRUCK IS A GIGANTIC PIECE OF CRAP!!! 
85300 mi

US $389
Replace hub/assembly. Passenger side/front. 
116000 mi

US $350
Bad front right wheel bearing. Wheel bearing replaced. Broken motor mount 
94000 mi Autoride pump failed 

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2008 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

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

48000 mi Gas filler neck- not venting correctly and fuel as to be added VERY Slowly Tire pressure monitor- was "fixed" by reseting, only to stop working two days later- will address when the gas filler neck is replaced. 
50000 mi tire pressure monitor was replaced 
55000 mi

US $181
Switch on the brake pedal that shuts off the cruise control was bad. This problem caused the cruise control to not work at all. 
101000 mi

US $405
Leaking axle seal 
103000 mi

US $80
Exterior rear view mirror motor needed replacing 
110700 mi

US $500
Power lift gate latch needed stopped working and needed replacing 
114500 mi

US $600
left front wheel bearing failed. 
146700 mi

C $97
Replaced Front Blower Motor 
147800 mi

C $600
Cam Position sensor failed. Trouble diagnosing as many false fault codes were produced. Took vehicle to dealership for diagnosis and repair. 
159720 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. Power and ground wire for driver door severed due to wear and tear over time. 

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2008 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

-horsepower 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

34000 mi Harsh downshift 
40000 mi

US $400
Front passenger shock leaking oil needed to be replaced 
51000 mi Evap Canister Purge Solenoid failure. 
65000 mi

US $150
Rear window defog tab fell off twice, then rear window was replaced. 
77000 mi

US $175
SES light with left bank lean code. Dealer replaced injector, ses came back on after a week. Scheduled for another visit. 
77000 mi SES light still on when traded. 
98300 mi

US $1500
One broken valve spring and elected to replace all others on advice of mechanic and materials expert with metallurgical background. Advised that failure occurred prematurely and balance of springs would likely fail prematurely. 
112000 mi

US $455
R/H front ball joint severely worn affecting steering and safety. Ball joint replaced. 
113300 mi

US $455
*d Right side ball joint replacement. Original ball joint severely worn affecting steering. Mandatory repair for safety. 

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2007 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

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

37000 mi gas tank valve that stopped the autostart from working 
39000 mi Body molding panels popping off. 
39700 mi wheel hub / bearing 
41000 mi

US $300
Lifting of the body panel moldings on the doors. 
64000 mi

US $175
sensor in steering colunn repalced gas filer neck value system passenger side rear bumper electrical connection 

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2007 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

-horsepower 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

101000 mi

US $1074
Ball joints, swaybar, camber adjuster, pub, inner tie rod. 
108300 mi

US $1000
Front air shocks replaced, Ball joints replaced, 
150300 mi

US $30
Squeaking 
157000 mi

US $120
Left upper and lower ball joints Popping noise when turning corner at low speed and wandering at highway speeds 
170000 mi

US $450
Oil pan gasket 
51000 mi

US $386
Replaced water pump AC belt tensioner needed to be replaced 
62000 mi

US $184
Car was making a noise from the front end. Front differential was rebuilt. 
68000 mi

US $200
Had to turn rotors as they were warped and causing vibration during braking. Also replaced master cylinder. 
77000 mi Automatic transmission is shifting roughly. 
81000 mi Replaced right side motor mount 
93000 mi Replaced battery. Advanced Auto 36 o battery. 
101000 mi Cleaned throttle body. 
109000 mi

US $150
Replaced serpentine belt and AC belt. Also had to replace the serpentine and Ac belt tensioners. 
143700 mi

US $1000
Replaced 4 shock absorbers and pneumatic system compressor/dryer. 
91000 mi broken motor mount 
107700 mi

US $1500
Replace front struts 
116700 mi

US $600
4 TIRE PRESSURE SENSORS RELACED PLUGS AND WIRES REPLACED 
126300 mi

US $1500
chasing high speed (70 mph+) vibration on acceleration only. replaced front differential. balanced both drive shafts 
137000 mi

US $1000
vibration at freeway speed, replaced front differential gear, drive shaft balanced,rear differential inspected, problem persists 
138000 mi

US $1000
Air shocks and compressor 
83700 mi Oil pressure sending unit failed and had to be replaced Steering rack was leaking from the pinion seal Rear lift gate struts were leaking hydraulic oil 
94000 mi The GM trucks seem to be prone to broken exhaust.manifold bolts. The truck had all of the bolts replaced and new gaskets 

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2007 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

295-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

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.  
122000 mi Replaced right headlamp bulb. Right headlamp assembly new at 98,000 miles. Original left headlamp assembly and bulb still operational. 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. 

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2007 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

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

143000 mi

US $40
Sway bar bushing and end links 
106300 mi

US $400
100,000 mile service. Small transmission line leak detected and repaired. 
129000 mi

US $1100
Noise from right front of vehicle revealed worn hub & bearings. Assembly replaced, along with alignment. Differential making whining noise. They replaced ring and pinion gear. 
163000 mi

US $670
Alternator went out and according to the shop it ruined the battery. We were unable to change travel plans and had to have it repaired that day. They replaced the battery and the alternator, plus the serpentine belt as a precaution. 
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. 
180000 mi

US $130
Replaced coil pack on #1 cylinder. Also changed all 8 plugs. 

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2007 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

-horsepower 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

4000 mi Front shocks found to be leaking @ oil change appt. Car in overnight to complete replacement of front shocks. 
10000 mi Driver exterior door handle bolt loose; replaced handle and interior assembly. Dealer said known problem on vehicle; waited three weeks for parts. 
11000 mi Interior bolt on driver's side door handle came loose. Entire interior door asssembly was replaced, including the handle on the outside. 
13000 mi Replacement of passenger headlamp assembly due to condensation on interior of headlight. 
15000 mi Front shocks leaking. Second repair. This time coil springs ordered as well to prevent third. Dlr says seal leaked again. Interior front door handle replaced due to peeling chrome finish. 
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. 
19000 mi Another interior front door handle replaced due to peeling chrome finish. 
22700 mi Replacement of driver's side rear door handle, exterior. Replacement of rear moldings on driver and passenger side due to separation/gap from body; required parts and molding painting.  Repair/solder of rear defroster connection third time. 
23300 mi After several short term fixes, the rear hatch glass was replaced in order to fix the detach of the rear defroster connection. Repeat soldering did not work previously. 
24000 mi shocks replaced third time. 
81000 mi

US $600
Ball joint worn. Tire dealer unable to preform alignment for new tires. Waiting to see if extended warrantee covers Drivers seatbelt fraying. seat belt needs to be replaced 
88000 mi

US $350
4 wheel service msg. It was very cold, temp was about 0. Dealer said sensor needed to be reprogramed for low temp 100$.  
165000 mi

US $550
Auto Ride air compressor and rear shocks. 

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2006 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

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

166300 mi

US $500
o2 sensor 
173300 mi

US $400
steering box replaced 
197000 mi

US $300
p0305 - intake manifold gasket was bad, and cyl5 had no compression. gasket was replaced - all is goo 

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2006 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

-horsepower 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

72000 mi

US $105
Check engine light caused by pressurized fuel system issue. Light reset but vehicle would not run "test". Light has remained off. 
72700 mi

US $700
Wheel bearing 
97700 mi

US $1000
Air suspension 
103000 mi

US $400
Replaced front shocks 
116000 mi

US $500
Leaky fuel sender causing vacuum leak and check engine light- part was rusted and required replacement 

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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 Interior relays not working, interior lights out Typical GM intermediate steering shaft "clunk". Replaced intermediate shaft. 
91500 mi A/C compressor failed. Replaced compressor. Oil cooler lines leaking. Lines replaced. Rear A/C system blowing hot air. Coolant valve not working to rear system. Valve replaced. 
105700 mi Service 4WD notification, actuator replaced. 
109700 mi

US $700
Engine running above normal temperature at idle. Leaking coolant. Problem was leak with coolant lines to rear heater core. Not covered by extended warranty (of course). Coolant lines replaced. 
120000 mi Whining noise from rear end. Replaced entire axle/differential assembly. 
125000 mi

US $460
New spark plugs and wires 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

140700 mi

US $100
Steering pinion gear/ gearbox, groaning when turning left. 
142000 mi Bad transfer case bearing. Replacement t-case $1300, labor $400, With warranty cost owner $600 Brake Hydrobooster leak. 
158500 mi

US $25
Hood latch release cable replaced 
162300 mi

US $742
front diff installed by warranty company lasted 1 year. just long enough to be out of warranty. all bearings replaced paid for by owner gear box replaced by warranty company lasted 2 years. still under warranty from re manufacturer. owner paid $100 for labor cost 
172000 mi

US $130
Water pump bearing went out. Squealing but not leaking. I changed it myself. Total for pump, quality gaskets, and antifreeze was $130 
60140 mi

C $225
Transmission line was leaking. Replaced by dealer. 
64480 mi

C $435
needed to replace rear wiper motor. repair only lasted for 1 day. dealer repaired during 2nd visit. Turned out there was a wiring problem. Dealer payed complete cost for 2nd visit. 
69440 mi

C $230
Driver Side door hinge pins needed to be replaced as they were worn out. 
84940 mi

C $265
tie rod end needed replacement. 
88220 mi

C $350
had to replace front ABS sensors. 
91760 mi ABS and Traction Control lights came on. Electronic Brake Control Module needs to be replaced. 
98580 mi

C $1000
computer that engages transfer case (4WD) needed to be replaced. 
100440 mi

C $1354
replaced ECBM and some brake lines. 
106640 mi

C $500
replaced front driver hub assembly 
109140 mi

C $326
replaced power steering pump. 
112000 mi

C $480
replaced u-joint 
120900 mi

C $100
Replaced belt tensioner. 
37200 mi

C $400
Just shocks needed replacing, 2 were actually bad, replaced all 4 
43400 mi Heat on passenger side stuck on. Locks stopped working. 

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2005 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

-horsepower 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

97000 mi

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

US $412
Air Suspension sensor failure and air suspension compressor failure 
125700 mi

US $100
Blend door actuator Dashboard voltmeter, replaced stepper motor. 
130000 mi

US $500
Rear air shocks 
154000 mi

US $500
Water pump went bad. Also replaced temperature thermostat when replacing the water pump. 
156000 mi

US $200
Oil pressure sensor had stopped functioning. Replaced the sensor. 
181000 mi

US $400
Power steering pump went bad Evan system leak. Replaced parts 
196300 mi

US $1800
Rear main seal replaced Replaced valve cover gasket 
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

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

76000 mi after stopping at say red light when you push on gas pedal nothing happens, let off push again and it goes... doesn't stall or miss.. does it intermitenly..computer showed no problems.. suspect speed wheel sensor... all wheel drive truc 
84000 mi wheel speed sensor. simple fix, remove sensor sand away rust build up and reinstall. works fine now 
98000 mi

US $30
When set on 60 a/c blows cold on driver and hot on passenger side. Disconnected battery,drained computer no luck. Actually seems worse. Rear air works fine. blowed hot on passenger and cold on driver...checked all actuators. reset computer for the 5th time, unplugged and replugged connections. Finally started working right airbag warning light on tire pressure monitor 
100000 mi

US $55
Got it scanned, and replaced r/f air baq sensor 
113000 mi

US $370
Replaced rear auto ride air shocks 
114000 mi

US $125
replaced serpentine and a/c belts along with belt tensioners on both. a/c belt tensioner was loose. Heater blower motor wouldn't shut off...replaced blower motor resistor 

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2005 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

-horsepower 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

63000 mi

US $20
Driver side headlight replaced. 
71000 mi

US $130
Truck was sluggish at highway speeds. Felt like driving a V6, not a 6.0 Liter V8.  
75000 mi

US $1100
Bolt sheered in manifold. Drilled out and replaced. Exhaust manifold warped. Replaced. 
78000 mi

US $300
Engine sluggish. Valve seal replaced. 
82000 mi

US $33
Front Right Head Light replaced. 
93000 mi

US $730
Brakes squealing. Backing plate and emergency brake were very rusted. Replaced backing plate and emergency brake. 
101000 mi

US $400
Car reported "Engine Coolant Hot" and "Engine Overheated". Shop looked for leaks/cracks. None found. Replaced Thermostat, Temp Sensor, etc. Seems to be resolved. 
109000 mi

US $1600
Rear Air shocks had a hole. Replaced rear shocks. 
110000 mi

US $450
Replaced Front Crash Sensor and reset airbag light. 

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2004 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

295-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

113300 mi Replaced intake manifold gasket under the warranty from the dealer where we purchased the car. 
114700 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. 
131300 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. 
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. 
141300 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. 
150000 mi

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

70000 mi

US $200
Water pump failed and was replaced. 
107700 mi

US $150
Blend doors 
166000 mi

US $125
Right front wheel bearing hub assembly failed. 
176300 mi

US $200
Replaced the engine knock sensors due to a P0327 DTC. 
176700 mi

US $350
Replaced failed Timken wheel bearing assembly. Driver's side CV axle replaced due to noise. 
182500 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. 

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2004 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

295-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

160000 mi

US $1000
Would not stay balance 
76000 mi

US $85
Rear window wiper motor not working 
77300 mi Replaced rear wiper motor. Replaced high mounted brake light bulb. 
105000 mi

US $543
Replaced water pump, tstat, ac belt, coolant. All but water pump preventive. 
127000 mi

US $773
Compressor, acumulator, freon 
130000 mi

US $128
Rear passenger window motor died. Replaced motor 
131000 mi

US $670
Replaced ac condenser and evap hose with rear unit and otube 
132000 mi

US $790
Replaced steering gear and intermediate shaft 
132500 mi

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

US $415
replace left side temp actuator 
131000 mi

US $500
Suspension was bad replaced all is well. 

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2004 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

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

119000 mi

US $383
Rough road noise in front chassis. Replaced right front wheel bearing assembly. 
145000 mi

US $956
Replaced fuel pump assembly on top of gasoline tank Replaced U Joint 
166000 mi

US $316
Replaced transmission hose lines 
178000 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. 
121000 mi

US $130
Replaced front shocks. 
138000 mi

US $1250
Replaced intake manifold. Replaced water pump, and all 3 transmission lines to transmission cooler. 
151000 mi

US $980
Replaced both catalytic converters 

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2004 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

285-horsepower 4.8L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

112700 mi

US $800
front shocks 

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2004 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

-horsepower 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

166000 mi

US $600
Steering box got to much lose. 
176000 mi

US $1200
few door actuators required replacement. 

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2003 GMC Yukon

Engine not specified

167000 mi

US $320
replaced the starter 
170000 mi

US $600
Replaced alternator Replaced steering pump 

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2003 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

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

87000 mi

US $185
Encoder failed. This is the motorized device that engages 4H and 4L ABS sensor failure. LF 
90000 mi Failed LF wheel bearing 
90000 mi

US $120
Failed Fan clutch - ridiculous at 84K 
94000 mi

US $1150
A/C compressor seized, destroying also the a/c clutch and sending metal crap into the system. Compressor, clutch, belt, drier and hoses replaced. Ridiculously poor service from this original GMC part 
104000 mi

US $1100
repeat failure of a/c compressor 
121800 mi

US $700
Stalling - Fuel pump erratic *d Weak fuel pump causing stalling 
132500 mi *d Fuel pump replaced 
113000 mi

US $91
a/c cycling frequently even at 40 degree outside temp 
114000 mi

US $700
Memory Seat Module failed - drivers power seat inoperable, both heated seats inop 
116500 mi

US $200
Audio totally failed to produce sound even though accessory (radio,cd,dvd working). 
119000 mi Interior lights failed to operate for several days. Spontaneously fixed itself. Major rattle from behind/above cd changer/player on all but smooth roads 
126700 mi A/c compressor cycling frequently in cold weather. Can not be stopped without shutting HVAC down 
135000 mi

US $800
Computer controller box for the 4WD started shifting uncommanded. This is second failure with 4WD on the car. Other was the encoder. It's no coincidence that LEMON and YUKON have 5 letters each. 
136000 mi

US $125
hvac control in dash working erratically. Replaced module 
138000 mi

US $550
Charcoal canister vent solenoid failure Idler pulley failure Alternator noisy 
138000 mi

US $280
pitman arm loose 
140000 mi

US $17
Power feed to the power seats and heated seats share the same circuit breaker. The connector beneath the drivers seat overheated somehow and went open circuit, Dealer said was the memory module $550 + $200 labor. As before, full of crap 
153300 mi Repetitive evap trouble codes are a way of life for this vehicle. This time a thorough cleaning on the fuel cap may have cleared it up for now 
154000 mi

US $900
Fuel pump failed after only 50,000 miles. Pump and filter replaced. This did, however, also fix the repeated evaporative codes that the computer was throwing for the last couple of years 
166000 mi

US $700
Camshaft position sensor failure 
180000 mi

US $600
Cam position sensor fail. FYI. Sensor is buried under the intake manifold at the rear of the engine. Poor design causes this $70 sensor to balloon to $600 to repair 
181000 mi Driver side oxygen sensor upstream from the catalytic converter failed. CEL on. Replaced both upstream sensors Power seat/ heated seat failed for the umpteenth time. Problem is improper gauging of wires supplying the memory module. I have jumpered overheated warped connectors several times. Problem just moves downstream. Currently intermittent. 

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2003 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

-horsepower 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

107000 mi no power to the right not fixed yet 
116000 mi replaced steering gear truck stalls out no power for 10 to 15 sec. Most of the time when turning left. Doesn't send any codes to scanner. 
119000 mi

US $150
truck would die on take off for 15 sec.then go.replaced wheel speed sensors problem gone 
160580 mi

C $100
Stabilitrak engaging when starting from slow speed, not due to road conditions. Found service repair order for an identical problem online, GMC Goodwrench still could not duplicate problem during test drive so would not perform repairs. 4 attempts, $900. automatic airride is not coming on and self levelling vehicle dealer checked and confirmed that shocks and compressor need replacing 
171740 mi Shocks and compressor for them needed replacing. 

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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. 
212000 mi

US $320
Window motor on left rear stopped working. 
215760 mi

C $157
Speedometer pegged at 200 kph & stopped working 
218240 mi

C $385
Crankshaft position sensor replaced 
222580 mi

C $90
4-wheel alignment and adjusted torsion bar suspension to re-level front suspension 
231260 mi

C $370
Rubber boots on front driveshafts were split. Replace both front driveshaft assemblies. 
236560 mi

C $652
Replaced leaking water pump. replaced thermostat, replaced serpentine belt, new engine coolant, replaced A/C drive belt and changed engine oil & filter Replaced the rear half of the transfer case housing. The housing was corroded and leaking oil. The cause of the corrosion was from galvanic action between the aluminum housing and the steel bolts and washers. 
252960 mi

C $240
Drivers door window regulator mechanism was replaced 
257920 mi

C $113
Replaced leaking heater HVAC fluid quick connectors 

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2003 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

-horsepower 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

138000 mi

US $130
Injector cleaned, general tune-up.  Replaced broken plastic dash panel cover. 
167000 mi

US $1100
Rear stabilizer system went out & had to be replaced Water pump was leaking and noticed by mechanic. Replaced. 
177000 mi

US $800
Air Conditioner Compressor had to be replaced. Bearings were making noise. 
177000 mi

US $665
Fuel Pump goes out along interstate. Had to be towed to shop.  
89000 mi

US $2300
New transmission. 
125000 mi

US $3000
Replaced air shocks. Had to replace both front and rear air 

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2002 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

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

140000 mi

US $1500
Replaced plugs and wires, replaced one injector, replaced gasket to correct vacuum leak and misfire and to prevent cat damage. 
176000 mi

US $250
Replace Power Steering Hoses and pump. Failure 

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2002 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV, ext.

-horsepower 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

56500 mi

US $400
HVAC controls did not respond to operator input. Electronics replaced.  *dupe HVAC controls did not respond to operator input 
59000 mi

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

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2002 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

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

62000 mi

US $270
Car wouldn't start, after jumping car died from idle. Alternator and battery both replaced. 
103000 mi

US $300
Passenger side front window motor replaced. 
140000 mi

US $2000
wheel bearings replaced 
144000 mi

US $800
replaced alternator and battery 
89000 mi

US $1400
exhaust manifold bolts had to be replaced. A number of the heads of the bolts had broken off. 
106700 mi

US $1500
The brake lines had failed and had all lines replaced. Also, caliper and rotor damaged due to brake line failure. 
110000 mi

US $455
Water pump leaked, had to be replaced. Also had hoses and thermostat replaced. 
124700 mi

US $7
Had to clean MAF sensor. Check engine light came on , internet claim was to clean it. 
126300 mi

US $400
Alternator made noise. Mechanic replaced it with a new belt and idler pulley. Also had bad cell in battery. Was only 6 months old. Free replacement of battery. 
127000 mi

US $390
ABS not working correctly. Right front wheel bearing had gone bad. Replaced part. 
131000 mi

US $36
Replaced driver power window regulator. Replaced driver door exterior power mirror assembly. 
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 alternator, $133 replaced water pump,idler pulley tensioner pulley, flushed system and added new coolant, $176 
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 rear transmission seal, $5. Replaced ABS sensor in transmission tail piece, $25. Replaced upper and lower intermediate steering shafts, $150. 
231700 mi Replaced oil pan gasket, $52, intake manifold gasket set, $64, rear main seal, $25, and front transmission seal (preventive, since tranny out), $6. Replaced front and rear windshield washer hoses, $44. 
232000 mi Rebuilt ABS module by CheapABS.com, $150, no DTC codes. Replaced front sway bar links, $12. Still have clunk in front suspension. 
232300 mi Replaced upper and lower ball joints, rear stabilizer links, and knock sensors, $120. Replaced rear blower control module, $51, rear blower motor, $55, and weather stripping for the assembly, $11. Still didn't work, then replaced fuse. Fuse wasn't the only problem. 
233000 mi

US $95
Replaced L&R Tailight assemblies. Typical old plastic decay I guess is the best description, I tried polishing them but could not get a good finish.  
234000 mi

US $125
Replaced two knock sensors, intake manifold and valley cover gasket. 

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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
Bad crankshaft $3200, manifold gaskets, fuel evaporate canister, sensor $1250 ball joint. 
170000 mi ball joint repair needed evap control module needed u-joint repair needed intake manifold gasket needed 

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2001 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

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

118000 mi

US $30
Climate control sensor replaced because it was noisy. 
122000 mi

US $43
Replaced clogged Secondary Air Injection Valve in bank 1. This is an emissions fix. 
160000 mi

US $330
Replaced fuel pump. 
164000 mi

US $59
Replaced the secondary air injection valve. Third time in 50000 miles 
177000 mi

US $200
Replace pitman arm, idler arm, lower ball joints, inner tie rods. 
179000 mi

US $29
Replaced a thermometer sensore. 
188000 mi

US $650
Front right wheel hub replaced because it was loose. 
196000 mi

US $800
Replaced oil pan gasket and seals in transfer case. 

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2001 GMC Yukon 4dr SUV

-horsepower 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

134540 mi

$300
Replaced both front hubs due to ABS malfunction. Notice from the annual mandatory vehicle inspection. 
137340 mi

$200
Water pump replaced due to noise and water leaking from weep hole. (Replaced serpentine belt and tensioner as half the work was done anyway.) 
144460 mi

$300
Brake line on rear axle replaced due to leakage and brake failure. 

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1999 GMC Yukon 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

143000 mi

US $325
Erratic sticking injector. Installed MPI replacement upgrade unit. Repair successful. 
150300 mi

US $300
Fuel supply lines rusted out. Replaced fuel lines. 
164000 mi

US $300
Replaced compressor & rear aux. a/c line 
167000 mi

US $150
replaced alternator 
168500 mi

US $130
replace wheel hub/bearing 
177000 mi

US $50
oxygen sensor 
182000 mi

US $137
repaired rusted, leaking brake line 

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