Power Train Problems of GMC Sierra 1500

GMC Sierra 1500 owners have reported 140 power train related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 22 most common power train problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train (66 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's automatic transmission (16 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.

  Recently reported Power Train problems of GMC Sierra 1500

The Power Train problem

When vehicle starts moving foreward from a dead stop and when automatic transmission shifts from 1st gear to second gear there is a hard clunk. This has been happening since 15000 miles. When I bring to dealer ,they want to keep truck ,leaving me without vehicle.   Read details...

The Automatic Transmission problem

The contact owns a 2011 GMC Sierra 1500. The contact was driving up an incline approximately 5 mph and plowing snow in a residential driveway. When the contact shifted into reverse, the vehicle began to roll forward and the engine stalled.   Read details...

The Differential Unit problem

Significant clunking in rear end indicative of improper alignment or lash is rear differential. Excessive vibration at speeds over 65 mph when the driveline is under load. Vehicle has been to the GMC dealership where it was purchased three times with no resolution to date. Current mileage is 18,000.   Read details...

The Transfer Case problem

Power train pcm defective with transfer case with bad designing with shoe pump, and brake line corroded and leak. Brake system will not prevent vehicle to stop when brake lines are leak. For my 2004 I was lucky driving on slow speed on city road, and I was able to use emergency brake to stop my   Read details...

The Power Train Driveline problem

My vehicle has a thump while applying and releasing the brake pedal and the manufacturer has tried to repair the drive line/ shaft several times. Now the manufacturer is saying that there is no repair parts for the problem that I'm experiencing.   Read details...

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