NHTSA — Power Train: Automatic Transmission Problems

3.5

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
37,096 miles

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2002 GMC Yukon transmission problems

transmission problem

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2002 GMC Yukon Owner Comments

problem #4

Dec 012006

Yukon 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 95,386 miles

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

Transmission failed in 2004 and now again the exact same problem 2006.

- Blacksburg, VA, USA

problem #3

Nov 112005

Yukon 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 53,000 miles
Transmission fails to engage drive unless placed into reverse. When stuck in drive, pushing on the accelerating will cause car to move forward slowly, until their is a loud violent sound from the rear of the vehicle ar which point the vehicle will engage drive and proceed in a sluggish fashion. The vehicle has been at the dealer who had investigated and fixed the problem since November 2005 and the problem persists today (2-7-2006). The problem presented itself after the dealership flushed and changed the transmission fluid at approximately 53000 miles (the service dept recommended the service). The transmission has been faulty ever since. The vehicle is 2002 GMC Yukon, 2 wd.

- Sacramento, CA, USA

problem #2

Dec 282004

Yukon 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle will not go into reverse. When taking to be serviced it was determined that transmission failed.

- Castroville, CA, USA

problem #1

May 042004

Yukon

  • miles
When shifting the gears transmission down shifted on its on. Vehicle failed to move. Consumer had the vehicle towed to the dealer for inspection, and mechanic determined that transmission needed to be replaced due to worn out parts.

- Arvin, CA, USA

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