GMC Sierra - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

GMC Sierra owners have reported a total of 4,220 problems for their cars built in the 23 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 (1,320 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train (294 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of GMC Sierra

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Service Brakes
1,320
  Power Train
294
  Steering
260
  Electrical System
243
  Visibility
220
  Engine And Engine Cooling
218
  Structure
184
  Air Bag
171
  Suspension
163
  Equipment
158
   
  Exterior Lighting
157
  Vehicle Speed Control
146
  Tire
128
  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
18
  Diesel Fuel System
7
  Interior Lighting
5
  Child Seat
2
  Traction Control System
2


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