NHTSA — Engine And Engine Cooling: Engine: Gasoline Problems

7.2

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
7,600 miles

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2006 GMC Sierra 1500 engine problems

engine problem

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2006 GMC Sierra 1500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 252007

Sierra 1500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 7,600 miles

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

At the first oil change in my new 2006 GMC Sierra, I found pieces of metal (assembly from the engine) attached to the magnetic drain bolt. Such is usually symptomatic of a defective bearing or something. No problem as of yet with the vehicle, but registering this observation. For record purposes. The attendant at the place where I got the oil changed said my vehicle was the fourth one he's observed with the same kind of metal pieces.

- Goldsboro, NC, USA

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