GMC Sierra 1500 owners have reported 121 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 (50 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.
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Power Train problems|
|Automatic Transmission problems|
|Differential Unit problems|
|Transfer Case problems|
|Power Train Driveline problems|
|Transmission Gear Slipping problems|
|Vehicle Shudder problems|
|Transmission Not Engage problems|
|Transmission Noise problems|
|Transmission Failure problems|
|Noises During Shifting problems|
|Transmission Shudder problems|
|Axle Hubs problems|
|Automatic Transmission Control Module problems|
|Axle Assembly problems|
|Automatic Transmission Torque Converter problems|
|Axle Shaft problems|
|Automatic Transmission Gear Indicator problems|
|Automatic Transmission Floor Shift problems|
|Automatic Transmission Cooler problems|
|Transmission Not Go Into Gear problems|
Periodically 3 times a week, while driving, the stabiliztrak illuminates and drivability declines, engine check light illums, the gear remains in a low gear without shifting. Turn the ignition off for a couple seconds and it clears and the engine light goes out after 25-35 miles. 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...
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...
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...
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...