fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
11,165 miles

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2001 GMC Yukon electrical problems

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2001 GMC Yukon Owner Comments

problem #5

Aug 192004

Yukon 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 28,482 miles


Original equipment acdelco battery positive terminal corroded and fell off with no prior warning. No visible signs. Failure can occur at any time, with vehicle either running or parked, and at any location. Repair is a battery replacement and repair of acid-damaged parts located under the battery. I've since learned that this failure is common knowledge of GM repair centers and other GM SUV vehicle owners.

- Whittier, CA, USA

problem #4

Nov 152002

Yukon 4WD 8-cyl

  • 27,344 miles
Battery acid was leaking out of the truck and onto the driveway. The third battery was installed because of this problem.

- Debary, FL, USA

problem #3

Jun 012004

Yukon 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle having multiple problems with seatbelts. The front seat belt would not pull out or return to position, two weeks later, the same problem occurred in the passenger seat belt. The rear seat belt experienced the same problem. The battery leaked acid from the positive battery post and the material on the drivers seat was wearing out.

- Elk Grove, CA, USA

problem #2

Jul 012001


  • miles
Headlights just go off on low beam will work only on high beam. Sometimes they work and then at other times they go off. Took to local dealership in brandon Mississippi, could not reproduce, however got stranded wouldn't crank at 23900 miles, boosted, took to dealership, gauges were clicking and jumping battery was replaced under warranty but I am afraid this is not the end of this problem. We have had three GMC's with previous battery problems while under warranty.

- Jackson, MS, USA

problem #1

Nov 012002


  • miles
For at least three months the dim headlights would go out and only the high beam lights would work we took the truck in they could not duplicate. Then the truck stalled at 23500 miles and it was taken in and a new battery was put in under warranty. This is the third GMC vehicle we have had with battery problems. We also have a 1999 Suburban that has had three batteries installed. We do not know at this point if the new battery will correct the headlight problem but will certainly return to dealer if not. I would like to know if there are other owners experience the same electrical/shortage problems?

- Jackson, MS, USA

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