GMC Sierra 1500 owners have reported 96 power train related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 20 most common power train problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train (38 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|
|Transfer Case problems|
|Power Train Driveline problems|
|Transmission Gear Slipping problems|
|Vehicle Shudder problems|
|Transmission Not Engage problems|
|Transmission Noise problems|
|Noises During Shifting problems|
|Transmission Failure problems|
|Automatic Transmission Floor Shift problems|
|Automatic Transmission Gear Indicator problems|
|Transmission Not Go Into Gear problems|
|Automatic Transmission Control Module problems|
|Axle Hubs problems|
|Transmission Shudder problems|
|Automatic Transmission Torque Converter problems|
|Automatic Transmission Cooler problems|
The traction control is not working. On wet pavement it spins sideways out of control. Definitely a safety issue acknowledged by the dealer but after 5 straight weeks of working on the problem, gm says it's normal. This will get someone killed. 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...
The contact owns a 2014 GMC Sierra 1500. While the vehicle was in the park position, the four wheel drive service light illuminated without warning. The contact was unable to disable the four wheel drive. The vehicle was taken to be diagnosed by a dealer, but the issue recurred. 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...