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6.0

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
13,200 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2013 GMC Terrain electrical problems

electrical problem

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2013 GMC Terrain Owner Comments

problem #4

Aug 032015

Terrain 4-cyl

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2013 GMC Terrain. When the ignition was turned to the on position, the backup camera screen failed to operate. While driving at an unknown speed, the radio screen powered off without warning. After several miles, the screen powered on without being prompted. The failures recurred numerous times. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was unknown. Updated 04/29/16

- Stockton, CA, USA

problem #3

Aug 202014

Terrain

  • 20,000 miles
The electrical system has failed to work on a number of occasions. During this time, I have had the user interface screen freeze, not power off and lose services during usage. The electrical panel issues will lead to further complications moving forward.

- Chicago, IL, USA

problem #2

Dec 052014

Terrain

  • 32,299 miles
After being parked for 30 minutes. The vehicle caught on fire at the driver side taillight. The cause of the fire determined by the police and fire department was faulty electrical wiring.

- Chula Vista, CA, USA

problem #1

Jul 252013

Terrain 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 500 miles
The contact owns a 2013 GMC Terrain. The contact stated while driving 65 mph, the front collision alert sensor illuminated and the vehicle decreased in speed. The manufacturer was contacted. The vehicle was taken to a private mechanic who stated that the vehicle was working properly. The failure recurred on several occasions. The failure mileage was 500 and the current mileage was 8,033. Updated 8/22/14

- Baldwinsville, NY, USA

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