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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
36,124 miles

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2006 GMC Envoy seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2006 GMC Envoy Owner Comments

problem #4

May 242010

Envoy 6-cyl

  • miles


Submission from constituent re recalls-2006 GMC Envoy. The consumer stated, her husband was driving, when suddenly the vehicle stalled. He was able to coast safely to a stop. However, the vehicle would not re-start, and the vehicle had to be towed. According to the invoice, the ignition cylinder was replaced. Also, on numerous occasions, the air bag light illuminated, and remained on for days. The consumer referenced recall # 06V417000. Updated 06/10/14 updated 10/14/14

- Madison, MS, USA

problem #3

Aug 272007

Envoy 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 23,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 GMC Envoy. The contact started the ignition and the fuel gauge displayed an inaccurate reading even though fuel had been dispensed into the fuel tank. While driving, the fuel gauge reading fluctuated which caused difficulty in determining the actual fuel tank level. In addition, the air bag warning indicator illuminated continuously whenever the vehicle was operative. There were also electrical issues which contributed to the radio not to function and the instrument panel cluster lights would not illuminate. The fuel sensor was replaced previously by the dealer and the failure recurred three years later. The vehicle had not been repaired for the most recent fuel gauge malfunction. There were no repairs performed in relation to the other failures. The manufacturer was notified of the problem. The approximate failure mileage was 23,000. Updated 4/2/12 the consumer stated the fuel level sensor failed twice. Also, ai =R bag warning light was fixed by moving the SRS wiring under the driver's sat. The radio and dash lights were replaced as well, due to inferior parts. Updatd 04/16/12

- Ormond Beach , FL, USA

problem #2

Oct 012011

Envoy 6-cyl

  • 23,000 miles
Air bag warning light on. Fuel gauge sensor malfunction.

- Ormond Beach , FL, USA

problem #1

May 202011


  • 98,495 miles
I had a crash at 45 mph into a large tree $9000+ damage to the front end of my car and the airbag never went off. Onstar was called and helped me.

- Wisconsin Rapids , WI, USA

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