Power Train Problems of GMC Sierra 1500
GMC Sierra 1500 owners have reported 59 power train related problems since 1996. Table 1 demonstrates the 16 most common power train problems. The number one most common problem is linked to the vehicle's power train (12 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's automatic transmission (11 problems).
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Power Train problems||12|
|Automatic Transmission problems||11|
|Differential Unit problems||7|
|Power Train Driveline problems||6|
|Transfer Case problems||5|
|Transmission Gear Slipping problems||3|
|Transmission Noise problems||2|
|Noises During Shifting problems||2|
|Transmission Failure problems||2|
|Transmission Not Engage problems||1|
|Axle Hubs problems||1|
|Automatic Transmission Torque Converter problems||1|
|Automatic Transmission Floor Shift problems||1|
|Automatic Transmission Gear Indicator problems||1|
|Vehicle Shudder problems||1|
Recently reported Power Train problems of GMC Sierra 1500
The Power Train problem
The owner has a 2011 GMC Sierra 1500. The contact stated that while driving 43 mph, the vehicle lunged forward and exhibited an abnormal noise. The failure recurred intermittently. The vehicle was taken to a dealer, who was unable to determine the cause of the failure and stated that the abnormal Read details...
The Automatic Transmission problem
The vehicle is a 2011 GMC Sierra 1500. On November 18, 2010, returning from vacation, driving a new 2011 GMC sierra sle pick up with less than 2,000 miles use, pulling a 24' travel trailer. The truck was in "tow" mode descending a 15% grade hill at approximately 45 mph. Read details...
The Differential Unit problem
The vehicle involved is a 2011 GMC Sierra 1500. The VIN of the car is 1GTN2VE02B_. 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. Read details...
The Power Train Driveline problem
The vehicle having this issue was a 2008 GMC Sierra 1500. Vehicle identification number (VIN) of the vehicle is 2GTEC19J68_. 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. Read details...
The Transfer Case problem
The vehicle involved is a 2006 GMC Sierra 1500. The contact stated that while driving 75 mph, the service 4-wheel drive light illuminated. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnosis and the transfer case encoder motor and transfer case selector switch were both replaced. Read details...