NHTSA — Electrical System: Wiring: Interior/Under Dash Problems

3.0

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
46,515 miles

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2001 GMC Sierra 1500 electrical problems

electrical problem

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2001 GMC Sierra 1500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 102007

Sierra 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 46,515 miles

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

While driving I tilted my steering wheel and the headlights stopped working. I found that as I moved the wheel up and down there was a spot at which the lights would stop working. After going to the dealership I they found that a wire in the junction block of the multifunction switch (blinker assembly) had shorted out causing the lights to go out. Dealership replaced the multifunction switch.

- Clarkston, MI, USA

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