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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
42,861 miles

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2002 GMC Yukon brakes problems

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2002 GMC Yukon Owner Comments (Page 1 of 2)

problem #21

Oct 302009

Yukon 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 87,944 miles

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

The contact owns a 2002 GMC Yukon which was purchased brand new in 2002. He stated that the anti-lock braking system was activating inappropriately at low speeds of 8 mph and under. The failure would cause the pedal to pulse and would not stop in a normal fashion. The vehicle would brake on and off and caused him to feel as if he was losing control of the vehicle. Although there was a recall campaign regarding the same failure (NHTSA campaign id number: 05V379000) his VIN was not included in the recall. The manufacturer would take no liability for repairs in the vehicle. No repairs were made. The current and failure mileages were under 87,944. Updated 12/22/09 updated 12/22/09.

- Winston Salem, NC, USA

problem #20

Aug 062009

Yukon

  • 60,000 miles
There is a recall (05V379000) and I bought my vehicle in to be taken care of in 2007, now the same thing is happening two years later and they wont cover it. I have contacted GMC to see what they can do for me.

- Manchester Center, VT, USA

problem #19

May 182009

Yukon

  • 74,000 miles
A major failure of the ABS system on my GMC Yukon 2002, I have contacted GM but they denied any previous issues with this. I found a NHTSA campaign #05V379000 in relation with this. Please advise.

- Manteca, CA, USA

problem #18

Nov 012008

Yukon

  • Automatic transmission
  • 79,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2002 GMC Yukon. While driving 15 mph, the ABS activates and prevents the vehicle from coming to a complete stop when needed. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer, but the contact called them and was informed that they were not responsible for the defect. He has done much research and found several recalls with the same failure as his vehicle. The vehicle has not yet been repaired. The failure mileage was 79,000 and current mileage was 80,000. Updated 03/12/09. Updated 03/13/09.

- Franksfurt, IL, USA

problem #17

Jul 072007

Yukon 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 43,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 GMC Yukon. When the brake was applied to slow down and stop the vehicle, the brakes began to pulsate and the vehicle would vibrate. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 43,000. The current mileage was 44,000.

- Mountain Top, PA, USA

problem #16

Jul 032006

Yukon 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 122,000 miles
ABS pump running all the time, scared to drive it. I must find out if safe to drive. Thanks.

- Geismar, LA, USA

problem #15

Feb 242006

Yukon 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 71,498 miles

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

: the contact stated after having the recall #05V379000 regarding the ABS performed on the vehicle the brakes began to pulsate at speeds below 10 mph. The vehicle worked properly before the repairs. The vehicle was immediately taken back to the dealership, where it was determined the ABS hubs need to be replaced. Updated 3/17/2006 -

- Oxon Hill, MD, USA

problem #14

Dec 112005

Yukon 4WD

  • miles
2002 GMC Yukon brakes pulsate during normal and slow speed stops. Vehicle makes a crunching or clunking noise and brake pedal goes to far down toward the floorboard. When the consumer took the vehicle to a repair shop, the consumer was told the rotors were corroded. The consumer was told his vehicle was not included in the recall, because his vehicle was purchased in Georgia.

- Buford, GA, USA

problem #13

Oct 272005

Yukon

  • miles
Consumer complaint regarding 2002 GMC not being included in recall. The vehicle would skid and grind when the brake pedal was applied. The consumer took the vehicle to the dealer to be serviced for recall 05V379000. The dealer informed the consumer that his vehicle was not included in the recall therefore they would not repair it. The same day the vehicle was taken to a local repair facility where they replaced the left front unitized bearing and front wheel drive hub assembly.

- Youngstown, OH, USA

problem #12

Nov 032005

Yukon 4WD 8-cyl

  • 41,230 miles
2002 GMC Yukon front wheel assembly had to be replaced. After the recall for the wheel speed sensor was complete the dealer claimed they also had to replace the left hub assembly due to corrosion. The replacement of the hub was not going to be cover under warranty because it had expired.

- Watchung, NJ, USA

problem #11

Aug 092005

Yukon 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 38,410 miles

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

2002 GMC Yukon. The consumer had to have ABS sensors replaced. There was a recall but it did not effect the consumer's state, which was Wisconsin. This could be replaced by dealership for the amount of $924. The consumer paid to have sensors replaced. The consumer experienced the same problem as stated in the recalled vehicles. Mechanic tested the sensors and stated this would not stop vehicle. The front hub and bearing were corroded along with the sensors. The left rear axle was worn which caused a fluid leak.

- Waukesha, WI, USA

problem #10

Jul 152005

Yukon 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 51,000 miles
There is a an ongoing investigation on the issue consumer was experiencing, NHTSA investigation PE05020. While driving at low speeds under 5 mph ABS engaged when applying brakes. The wheel speed sensor improperly responded with pedal depressed and a loss of brakes. Took vehicle to the dealer for repairs and the left front wheel hub bearing assembly was replaced along with the wheel speed sensor. Since this repairs the problem has been corrected. Consumer did contact GM, who noted no recall in the us.

- Riverside, RI, USA

problem #9

Aug 052005

Yukon 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • 38,000 miles
Failure of antilock brakes sensor at low speeds. Resulting in multiple near misses with structures and vehicles. Happened about a dozen times in the last week. I brought my car to my texaco which diagnosed this and stated that there was a texaco bulletin on the issue. I googled and found that the problem is known by GM and caused a recall in Canada. Reference detroit news article "Agency checks brake sensors on 1.3 million GM trucks, road salt buildup in colder states may have led to an antilock system malfunction." (www.detnews.com/2005/autosinsider/0505/03/C01-169774.htm). I phoned my local GM which offered to "take a look" but that "they were not aware of any situation with these vehicles." Texaco replaced the front sensors at a cost of $520.40.

- Winchester, MA, USA

problem #8

Feb 012005

Yukon 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 29,000 miles
2002 GMC Yukon, the vehicle's front wheel speed sensor corroded. When the brakes were applied, while the vehicle was traveling at speeds greater than 3.7 mph, but less than 10 mph, the corrosion caused the ABS to activation. If this were to occur where stopping distance is limited a crash may occur. Vehicles have a condition permitting corrosion to occur between the front hub-barring assemble in the wheel speed sensor. This is the exact problem that the consumer is experiencing with his vehicle. It is also, the same information that is include in a manufactures recall in the nation of Canada. Recall date Jan. 25, 2005 product safety recall I.D. 04094 and the document I.D. 1587153. Consumer had taken the vehicle to dealer they said that they would not repair the vehicle unless the he paid for the repair out of pocket. They dealer also told the consumer about the recall in Canada. The consumer had contacted the manufacture, which told him that they would not do anything about it because the recall is in Canada. The consumer had taken it to the following three dealerships: Denooyer cheverolet 518-458-7700, depaula cheverolet 518-489-5551, goldstein GMC 518-869-2291, all three are located in albany, New York. Consumer also, found a NHTSA action no. PE05020 that is very similar to his complaint.

- Glenville, NY, USA

problem #7

Jun 142005

Yukon 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 76,000 miles
When just about to stop in dry weather, the ABS brake system kicks in and makes stopping distance longer.

- South Lyon, MI, USA

problem #6

Jun 032005

Yukon 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 39,000 miles
2002 GMC Yukon. Anti-lock brakes cycle at low speeds while accelarating and not using the brakes. Dealer has confirmed the problem

- Howell, MI, USA

problem #5

Jan 092000

Yukon 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 50,000 miles
Anit-lock brake modules on the 2002 and 2003 GMC Yukon burn out and get stuck, and won't operate. The anti-lock brake will come on with engine off, and only way to stop is to disassemble the brakes. It almost caused a fire, but consumer caught it in time.

- Pomana, CA, USA

problem #4

May 032005

Yukon 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Dt the ABS engaged although the vehicle was not on a slippery road. The consumer had the brakes checked and was told that everything was fine. On another occasion while driving slowly out of his driveway the brakes did not engage when applied. The vehicle was taken tot he dealer who agreed to repair the brakes but at the consumer's expense.

- Staton Island, NY, USA

problem #3

Nov 012004

Yukon

  • miles
Experience problems with anti-lock braking system on 2002 Yukon. The rotors rusted prematurely and caused the sensors to fail. Updated

- Washington, DC, USA

problem #2

Sep 082004

Yukon 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Intermittently while driving at very slow speed. And applying the brakes pedal went to the floor, and there were no brakes. This resulted in extended stopping distance.

- Amsterdam, NY, USA

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