pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
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Average Mileage:
96,964 miles
Total Complaints:
4 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (4 reports)
2004 GMC Envoy electrical problems

electrical problem

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2004 GMC Envoy Owner Comments

problem #4

Aug 102015

Envoy 4.2L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 247,857 miles


2014 had to drop $3000 in transmission twice to be rebuilt and $700 in repairing the coil pack. Has been working up until August the truck shut down for about three weeks then had to drop another five on replacement of a starter and a month later the truck stops and gauges all shut down smells like something is on fire. I've never had to put so much money into an vehicle. Seems like every other month something going on with this truck. Just found out there's a recall on this truck. And this is my only transportation for me and my 11 year old daughters to get trapped in this truck! It's very scary, while driving and everything starts to shut down. Please tell me what to do. Can not afford another one right now. This truck has been giving me problems for the last three years.

- , Pensacola, FL, USA

problem #3

Jul 062010

Envoy XUV V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 51,000 miles

There is some sort of electrical drain that has been going on for a few years. Battery fine, starter fine, alternator fine, yet I almost always have a dead battery. Keep replacing the batteries; that's not the problem. Battery tender now not even helping. Mechanics and dealership are stumped. Need to know if anyone else has had and fixed this issue.

Oil leaks out but not on my driveway. Must be burning out. Constantly have to top off. Air bags in suspension system leaked; after work each day the back end was almost touching the ground. Sun roof died. Back door won't open. Curb view mirrors won't work anymore. Retractable roof gets stuck 1/2 way open/closed. Static from right speakers occasionally. Center window won't go back up. Really sick of this expensive, always something breaking, POS. My last car lasted 14 years - would probably still be fine if some idiot hadn't wrecked into me. I was planning to keep this Envoy (purchased brand new) forever. Such a disappointment.

- , Birmingham, AL, USA

problem #2

Aug 132012


  • Automatic transmission
  • 79,000 miles

When starting my Envoy it hesitates and makes a whining sound for about 10 seconds and the clock returns 12:00

- , Philadelphia, PA, USA

problem #1

Sep 012005

Envoy XL 6 cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 10,000 miles

bought the Envoy brand new, about 10.000 miles the battery went dead, i thought maybe the wife or kid left on the lights, so i charged the battery, about a few months later , the same thing happend, so i thought maybe the battery had some kind of short, soooooooooooo i bought a new battery, & a month or so LATER, the same thing happened,, OK something's wrong, took it back to the dealer, they said they put a load test on it & found nothing wrong.. & it's now 2011 & i still have the same problem,, im done, with GMC,,

- , Oxford, NJ, USA

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