GMC Sierra - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

GMC Sierra owners have reported a total of 4,270 problems for their cars built in the 24 model years listed in the chart below. The chart shows the number of problems reported across all service years for each given model year of the GMC Sierra. The 1999 GMC Sierra cars have the most problems reported (719 problems).

Table 1. Total number of problems by model year for GMC Sierra

  Common problems of GMC Sierra

The following chart shows the 27 most common problems for GMC Sierra cars. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic (1,333 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train (301 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of GMC Sierra

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Service Brakes
1,333
  Power Train
301
  Steering
262
  Electrical System
245
  Engine And Engine Cooling
221
  Visibility
220
  Structure
188
  Air Bag
175
  Equipment
167
  Suspension
164
   
  Exterior Lighting
158
  Vehicle Speed Control
147
  Tire
129
  Gasoline Fuel System
88
  Seats
71
  Other Fuel System
66
  Seat Belt
65
  Air Brake
60
  Parking Brake
55
  Unknown Or Other
47
  Wheel
39
  Latches/locks/linkage
33
  Electronic Stability Control
20
  Diesel Fuel System
7
  Interior Lighting
5
  Child Seat
2
  Traction Control System
2


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