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fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
12,000 miles

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1999 GMC Yukon fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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1999 GMC Yukon Owner Comments

problem #5

Mar 172004


  • 60,000 miles


The contact owns a 1999 GMC Yukon. The contact stated that the fuel pump failed at least seven times. The vehicle would stall without warning while traveling at any given speed. The vehicle would not restart when the failure would occur and would have to be towed to her place of residence. Initially, the fuel pump was replaced by the dealer under the factory warranty. All other repairs were made by an independent mechanic. The were no recalls on the vehicle and was outside of the warranty. The VIN was not available at the time of the complaint. The failure mileage was 60,000 and the current mileage was 144,000.

- Chicago, IL, USA

problem #4

Jan 012005

Yukon 8-cyl

  • miles
1999 Yukon fuel leaked out onto the engine. The consumer stated the fuel pump. A recall was issued, however the consumers vehicle was not included in the recall. The anti-lock brakes failed.

- Downers Grove, IL, USA

problem #3

Sep 232004


  • miles
Starting truck for work in morning. Truck wouldn't start. No fuel to engine. Sent to georgian Pontiac in barrie Ontario. Diaognostic faulty fuel pump. Replaced. Second time same thing, tired to visit my uncle who lives 10 minutes away truck was running in driveway and died. Fuel not getting to the engine. Pump under 1 year warranty. Replaced, but the fuel gauge not working. 3rd time just happened 1 Dec 04. Waiting in drive through for a coffee truck died. No fuel to engine (full tank, filled night before.

- Unknown, DC, USA

problem #2

Feb 252003


  • miles
The fuel pump overheated to the point where it melted the wire to the top of the tank, then proceeded to melt a whole in the connector going to the gas tank.

- Grass Valley, CA, USA

problem #1

Sep 112000

(reported on)


  • miles
Vehicle returned after 'fix' on 6/14 complaint: A loud thump noise at engine transmission area, then loss of power going uphill work done: Lubed drive shaft (inv 412596) second time in: 6/20 (inv412895) complaint:cust returned for complaint of intermittent stalling and, extended starting" work done: Ignition coil, ignition replace third complaint 7/18/00-7/25 in shop (inv 414264 "T5533 replace new scpi injector(s) as necessary - bad catalytic converter replaces, replace right 87wt"fourth complaint: 9/6/00 to 9/8/00 in shop (vehicle not driven between 8/2 and 8/26, in garage) "customer states engine died while driving50 mph. It lost power and seemed like no fuel was getting to engine" stated cause:50psi, low L1225 sender/pump assembly, fuel (tank unit) - repalce left tank 228 wtl 2.20.

- Malibu, CA, USA

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