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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
66,667 miles

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2011 GMC Acadia fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2011 GMC Acadia Owner Comments

problem #3

Apr 142016


  • 69,000 miles


Fuel take indicator fluctuates not giving an accurate reading of actual gas in tank. It will read 3/4 tank and after turning off and back on again it will read on "E". we do not park on a hill we have a flat driveway/garage. This happens anywhere I go. I have almost ran out of gas numerous times because of this.

- Mason City, IA, USA

problem #2

Feb 032015

Acadia 6-cyl

  • 58,000 miles
While driving my 2011 Acadia the low fuel light came on, I go to fill up and there's 3/4 of a tank still full. The next morning I still had a low fuel reading and now a serivce engine light. This has happened multiple times since. This problem with the fuel and/or computer systems causing a false low fuel reading and service engine light has been recalled on other year models, but not 2011. Is there something that can be done to expand the recall" or will GMC correct the issue because it has been recalled on other year models"

- Pensacola, FL, USA

problem #1

Sep 272014

Acadia 6-cyl

  • 73,000 miles
June 11th 2014, it was a Wednesday. I drove over a set of railroad tracks and all of a sudden my car starts beeping and flashing all of these lights at me. The park assist off, the traction control off, the service stabilitrak" and the ?check engine? lights all come on. We are in town and not going very fast so I don?T notice the car driving any differently at first. I stop and still everything seems fine, except for all these lights flashing at me. When I try to go again is when I realized that there is a problem. My car will not accelerate. I have the gas pushed all the way to the ground and my car is moving at like snail speed, I?M trying to make a left hand turn, up a hill, to get to the parking lot but my car literally will not move! vehicles are swerving to avoid crashing into us, I call a tow truck and my finance. When we do hear back from the GMC dealership they basically tell us that we?re idiots. They test drove the car and looked it over and hooked it up to their fancy machines and there?S nothing wrong with it. August 16th. My fiancÉ is driving, on a highway at 65 all of those same lights come on and my fiancÉ announces, ?omg samantha, I think it?S happening again. ? sure enough he is unable to accelerate and the vehicle stalls out in the middle of the road. Luckily for us this time we are on flat terrain and we are able to coast into my mother"S driveway. Because it is so late we decided to just go to bed and deal with it in the morning. In the morning, though, we get into the car and it drives perfectly fine. We drive 6 hours back to rapid city, with no issues, although we are sick to our stomachs. Saturday, September 27, 2014 the exact same thing happens. Dash reeds as this traction control off park assist off service traction control service stabilitrak

- Rapid City, SD, USA

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