definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
42,500 miles

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2009 GMC Acadia steering problems

steering problem

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2009 GMC Acadia Owner Comments

problem #2

Sep 012014


  • 42,000 miles


The contact owns a 2009 GMC Acadia. While driving various speeds, the steering wheel became difficult to turn. The dealer stated that the power steering pump and steering rack needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The VIN was not available. The approximate failure mileage was 42,000.

- Madison Heights, VA, USA

problem #1

Apr 012011

Acadia 6-cyl

  • 43,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 GMC Acadia. While driving approximately 5 mph, the contact heard a squeaking sound coming from the steering. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnostics. The technician stated to the contact that the rack and pinion would have to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 43,000. Updated 02/01/12 the consumer stated the problem has become more intense and the rubbing noise is more pronounced, the steering wheel made a noticeable click when returning to neutral from both the left and the right at slow speeds. The consumer stated the power steering pump has been replaced three times. The consumer also stated he would be having the steering rack and pinion gear box replaced. Updated 02/08/12

- Pickerington, OH, USA

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