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Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
3 / 0
Average Mileage:
70,201 miles

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2007 GMC Yukon seat belts / air bags problems

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2007 GMC Yukon Owner Comments (Page 2 of 3)

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problem #25

Jun 012015


  • 80,000 miles


Front dash on the vehicle has cracked around the air bags. This is a safety concern. If the air bags deploy, the cracked plastic will act as shrapnel, causing serious damage.

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

problem #24

Mar 062015


  • 180,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 GMC Yukon. While driving approximately 60 mph, the contact crashed into another vehicle. The air bags failed to deploy. There were no injuries and a police report was filed. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 180,000. The VIN was not available.

- Meridian, MS, USA

problem #23

Dec 152014


  • 152,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 GMC Yukon. The contact stated that while driving 35 mph, the air bag warning light illuminated. The failure occurred multiple times. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 152,000.

- Centralia, KS, USA

problem #22

Sep 012013

Yukon 8-cyl

  • 125,000 miles


I noticed cracks opening near the front passenger airbag area and on the top of speedometer cluster. Contacted the GM and I was told a series of excuses such as: "your warranty is over", "you bought the car used ( I bought it from a GM dealer under the pre-owned warranty)", or "maybe you used products that crack the plastic!" after a brief research I found out tens of thousands of complaints about GM made vehicles with the same problem. The crack open at the same exact spots, down to the millimeter, and it happen in the brand new cars as well as the older ones. It is clear that this is a manufacturer defective item, and result of a wrong design. GM does not replace the part unless we pay for it. They are not concerned that parts could fly into the cabin as a result of the air bag deployments and refuse to address the issue. Our cars loose also their value with a defective/broken dash board. The funniest excuse by GM was: "oh, the dash parts are made in Mexico! you know how the mexicans are!"

- Sherman Oaks, CA, USA

problem #21

Aug 012013

Yukon 4WD 8-cyl

  • 85,000 miles
It appears as though there have been several people affected by cracked dashboard on gms. The major concern is that this design flaw will obstruct the airbags. My car is no different. I'm have two cracks in my dash similar to the multitude of others complaining about the same thing. The dash is continuous and extremely expensive for consumers to eat the cost of this design flaw.

- Johnson City, TN, USA

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problem #20

Apr 052013

Yukon 8-cyl

  • 60,000 miles
In April of 2013 I took my GMC into dealership because of the crack that started above my instrument panel and was traveling toward my airbag. The dealer said they were aware of the issue and that GM had repaired some but was no longer doing so. He also said that if they replaced the dash with a new one, it would do the same thing. The crack has continued to travel and now my airbag panel is raised on the dash. I contacted GM and they offered to split the cost of the repair at $400-$500 with no warranty on the repair. They agreed that it is a safety issue. My interior door latches also began peeling which left sharp edges of plastic (?)-my daughter sliced her finger opening the passenger side door from the inside. GM at first refused to replace them in April of 2013 but as of today, offered to replace them at no cost to me.

- Glendale , AZ, USA

problem #19

Jun 162014

Yukon 8-cyl

  • 92,000 miles


Very large cracks in the dashboard that can potentially affect use of air bags on both driver and passenger side of vehicle. Potential for punctures in bags from sharp plastic edges of cracked dashboard.

- Round Rock, TX, USA

problem #18

Jan 012014

Yukon 8-cyl

  • 63,000 miles
Crack in dash behind the steering wheel to the left of the hump. Was told that it could compromise the airbag. Needs to be a recall on this, as I see that many, many other people have this same problem.

- Louisburg, NC, USA

problem #17

Jan 012013


  • 75,000 miles
My dash cracked and separated right where the dash meets the airbag. My concern is about the safety during a collision or airbag deployment from sharp plastic exposed due to the cracks in the dash cutting the airbag or shards of plastic becoming projectiles potentially causing injury to occupants. I can provide pictures if needed.

- Bullard, TX, USA

problem #16

Apr 102014

Yukon 8-cyl

  • 99,000 miles
My dash cracked and is very sharp.. I am worried about it in an accident with the airbag.

- Tucson, AZ, USA

problem #15

Dec 182013


  • 120,000 miles


The contact owns a 2007 GMC Yukon. The contact stated the service air bag light spontaneously illuminated. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not alerted of the failure. The failure mileage was 120,000.

- Southfield, MI, USA

problem #14

Feb 272014

Yukon 8-cyl

  • 124,000 miles
There are multiple cracks in the dash that came out of no where the vehicle has never been in a collision. This issue has been reported to GM by hundreds of people due to this very common issue, but they have done nothing to correct this problem. My main concern is one of the cracks is by the passenger air bag which could be a hazard during a collision or airbag deployment. With a possible chance of sharp plastic exposed due to the cracks in the dash cutting the airbag or shards of plastic becoming projectiles potentially causing injury to occupants. The other crack in the dash is on the driver side to the left of the instrument cluster I suspect the dash will continue to crack in more spots as time goes on. I feel like this issue needs to be addressed as this is a flaw in either materials or design.

- Herrin, IL, USA

problem #13

Jan 022014

Yukon 8-cyl

  • 88,000 miles
The dash on my vehicle has cracked and feel that if the air bag is ever deployed it will send plastic flying into my passengers face or cut the air bag. I have complained to GM about this and do not feel that its a safety issue and I was told that it would be $1,100 the first time I called and after many attempts they are telling me they could do it for $500 now. I still feel that this is GM's issue and it should be recalled for the safety of the consumers.

- Grand Prairie, TX, USA

problem #12

Aug 052013

Yukon 8-cyl

  • 67,590 miles
A large crack occurs in dash around area of airbag as well as a crack on the drivers side dash near instrument cluster.

- Faifield, CA, USA

problem #11

May 142011

Yukon 8-cyl

  • 97,500 miles
The SUV has a few cracks in the dash board next to the airbag section and instrument cluster. My daughter serverly cut her finger on the cracked dash by accident. Her finger got infected and she couldnt use her hand for week. Also my concern is if an accident occurs and the airbag is deployed this could cause the plastic pieces to cut the airbag. The pieces of the dash could also break off and become airborne and injure me or a passenger. I have researched this issue and there are plenty of complaints (thousands) about the same thing. I feel that GM should put out a warning about this and replace the dash of every vehicle affected.

- Daphne, AL, USA

problem #10

Dec 012011


  • 50,000 miles
I have the inevitable cracked gmt900 dashboard by the airbag cover. There are 2 cracks in the dash where the airbag cover is held in place as well as another crack above the steering wheel hump. I've contacted GM regarding this and they have not offered to repair it. There should definitely should be a recall, I don't exactly know how unsafe the cracks are by the airbag cover but essentially every 2007-2013 Tahoe, Yukon, escalade, Suburban, Sierra, etc... has or will have the exact same cracks.

- Metairie, LA, USA

problem #9

Aug 162013


  • 80,000 miles
I was sitting still in traffic when hit in the rear passenger quarter panel by a F150 truck traveling approx 65mph. It hit head on in the rear passenger tire & quarter panel. The tire was knocked off, axle knocked out of the vehicle, frame was damaged, rear air condition was crushed and the vehicle valued by state farm at $27,000 was totaled. The F150 was also totaled. An adult was in the driver seat, infant in 2nd row captain chair driver side, 8 yr old 2nd row captain chair passenger side, 5 yr old was in the 3D row passenger bucket seat at the point of impact. No air bags deployed and on star was not called. I called 911 from my cell phone & all passengers were taken to the hospital. State farm now owns this vehicle but I have pictures. Now my new 2010 Yukon has a service air bag system light on. Something is seriously wrong with GM's air bag systems.

- Rutledge, GA, USA

problem #8

Apr 012013

Yukon 8-cyl

  • 76,000 miles
Dash board crack at airbag compartment. Dealer agreed to fix due to safety concern if airbag were to deploy. Dealer said GM has acknowledged that every 2007-10 GMC truck and SUV dash will crack due to defective inferior part. Dealer charge to me was $100. I feel that this should be a recall issue. According to the hundreds of online complaints on this GM dash crack issue I was lucky to only pay $100, many others were not so fortunate and still have these dangerous parts in their cars. The replacement dash is the same defective part as the original, the dealer told me to expect it to crack again in about two or three years.

- Carlsbad, CA, USA

problem #7

Jan 022012


  • 71,000 miles
Dashboard cracked on the passenger side at the airbag compartment, concerned that it may cause airbag to malfunction.

- Mansfield, TX, USA

problem #6

Jun 012012

Yukon 8-cyl

  • 70,000 miles
Defective dashboards installed by GM create a safety hazard. Cracks occurred on drivers side (hump above steering wheel) and cracks in dash on both sides of airbag. If airbag deploys cracked pieces of dash could cause harm to driver and passengers in vehicle. GM is aware of this well known problem/defect and it is very widespread with thousands or more GM customers having the same issue yet GM refuses to replace defective dash for customers which is ultimately putting GM customers and their passengers in danger.

- Thousand Oaks, CA, USA

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