2014 GMC Acadia fuel system NHTSA complaints: Fuel/Propulsion System

NHTSA — Fuel/Propulsion System Problems


pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
6,700 miles

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2014 GMC Acadia fuel system problems

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2014 GMC Acadia Owner Comments

problem #6

Feb 152016


  • miles


The contact owns a 2014 GMC Acadia. The contact stated that after the vehicle was refueled, the fuel gauge displayed incorrectly. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was unknown.

- Lincoln, NE, USA

problem #5

Nov 122014


  • 10,000 miles
Bought car brand new 8-14. Since I have taken into dealership over 5 times regarding it stalling, and complete shut down while driving. First car would shut off when in reverse. Car turned off completely multiple times sitting at red lights. Then while I was driving 35 miles on residential street I had complete failure, car turned off. Was able to restart and drive. Car takes a couple seconds to turn over when first putting key in. Noticed recall in 10-14 for exact issue but GMC dealer in concord ca says my car is not included in it. Interior lights go on at random along with headlights. Gas gauge in "miles" reading on dash lowers by 20+ miles each time I drop kids off at school 5 miles away. Each time I have taken it to dealer, dealer stated they are unable to duplicate the events, no warning codes are showing and they can not find what's wrong with the car. Shocker. Brand new cars do not operate this way and these issues are very serious as deaths could occur when car shuts down while driving. Taking it to dealer again.

- Concord, CA, USA

problem #4

Mar 162015

Acadia 6-cyl

  • 10,500 miles
I was driving at roughly fifty mph when engine shutoff and put vehicle into neutral to pullover avoiding rear end crash by semi truck I attempted to start vehicle but vehicle engine locked without any warning I called dealer and towed into service and it was something internal in engine and told to wait for more info.

- Shelby Twp, MI, USA

problem #3

Aug 142013

Acadia 6-cyl

  • 8,200 miles


Started noticing the gas gauge wasn't accurate. I started out with 1/4 tank of gas and drove not even a mile and the low fuel light came on and the needle was on empty. Panicked and drove to the nearest gas station and I pulled up to the pump and my gas reappeared. Another time I filled the tank and drove approximately 5 miles and it went from full to 3/4 of a tank. Went in the store, came out and started it and it was full again. This has happened several times and once resulting in running out of gas although it showed there was gas. I now reset the mileage to zero when I fill up and know how many miles I should get to the tank and refuel. I spoke to the service advisor at my dealership and he told me it was a new fuel system GM was using and there wasn't a resolution for it. There has to be a resolution to this!

- Waterford , MI, USA

problem #2

Jan 022014


  • 2,500 miles
The Acadia's fuel gauge just stops working and then starts again. The vehicle has a jerky motion when slowing down around any curves...like the engine has to catch up.

- Milton, LA, USA

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problem #1

Apr 102014


  • 9,000 miles
The contact owns a 2014 GMC Acadia. The contact stated that while turning at approximately 10 mph, the vehicle suddenly stalled. The contact was informed by the tow truck driver that the vehicle ran out of fuel although the fuel gauge indicated that the fuel tank was 1/4 full. The contact mentioned that the failure was experienced multiple times. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who was unable to diagnose a defect. The manufacturer was notified. The failure mileage was 9,000.

- Clinton Township, MI, USA

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