GMC Sierra 1500 owners have reported 77 power train related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 19 most common power train problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train (27 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's automatic transmission (11 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Power Train problems|
|Automatic Transmission problems|
|Differential Unit problems|
|Power Train Driveline problems|
|Transfer Case problems|
|Transmission Gear Slipping problems|
|Transmission Noise problems|
|Noises During Shifting problems|
|Transmission Failure problems|
|Automatic Transmission Cooler problems|
|Automatic Transmission Floor Shift problems|
|Automatic Transmission Gear Indicator problems|
|Vehicle Shudder problems|
|Transmission Not Engage problems|
|Automatic Transmission Control Module problems|
|Axle Hubs problems|
|Transmission Shudder problems|
|Automatic Transmission Torque Converter problems|
The contact owns a 2000 GMC Sierra 1500. While driving 50 mph, the vehicle had a sudden loss of power steering and the brakes failed to engage without warning. The contact mentioned that the vehicle would veer to the right independently. Read details...
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...
There is play in the rear axles that emit a clunking noise when I am slowly backing over a grade with the steering wheels turned. I demonstrated play in the rear axles to the GMC factory rep and he said the axle play is within tolerances. Read details...
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...
The contact owns a 2004 GMC sierra. The contact was towing a boat and discovered there was transfer case oil splattered all over the boat. The vehicle was taken to an independent repair facility where he was informed that there was a hole in the transfer case. Read details...