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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 2
Average Mileage:
95,750 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2003 GMC Envoy brakes problems

brakes problem

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2003 GMC Envoy Owner Comments

problem #4

Apr 052014

Envoy

  • 190,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Where the top of the nesk of the fuel tank meets the fuel pump it is broken where the 2 meet. Fuel vapors, as well as actual fuel leaking on the ground R both present. Stationary, as well as, in motion.

- Little Rock, AR, USA

problem #3

Aug 072015

Envoy

  • 60,000 miles
The contact owns a 2003 GMC Envoy. While driving approximately 5 mph, the brake pedal vibrated and hesitated to respond when depressed. In addition, the brake pedal felt abnormally soft when applied, which required a longer stopping distance. The failure became progressively worse. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 60,000.

- Pittsburgh, PA, USA

problem #2

Dec 102012

Envoy 6-cyl

  • miles
Driving at approx. 2:30 pm in intermittently rainy conditions- I suddenly found myself unable to control my vehicle and had trouble seeing my surroundings even though I had new rain-X wipers on. While I applied the brakes they did not work as effectively as they should. Additionally, after the first and second impact (multiple vehicles were involved)- no air bags deployed. I was the only person in the vehicle and still the drivers side air bag did not deploy. Resulted in two fatalities in another vehicle while I suffered a head injury, facial fractures that required surgery, and a broken collar bone from the seat belt that I could not afford the medical intervention required for repair.

- Marietta, GA, USA

problem #1

Jul 072013

Envoy 4WD 6-cyl

  • 133,000 miles
Some times when the brakes are applied the throttle also advances causing unwanted acceleration. Happens at low speeds. Have there been any factory recalls for this problem?

- Kent, WA, USA

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