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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
48,315 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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2008 GMC Sierra 2500 engine problems

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2008 GMC Sierra 2500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 062013

Sierra 2500 8-cyl

  • 48,315 miles


When traveling merging on I-70 outside of london Ohio my truck started making very loud exhaust sound. After inspection found that driver side and passenger side rear exhaust manifold bolts where broke off allowing unfiltered exhaust to pass. If leak would have been too bad the high temperature of the exhaust could potentially cause a fire inside the engine compartment. The exhaust also broke welds off the exhaust causing the exhaust to fall the break is where the H-pipe come together.

- Mechanicsburg, OH, USA

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