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2003 Gmc Yukon - 1GKFK16Z93J- Asbury, NM: August 29th, 2012
I was driving on a 2 lane highway coming to an intersection to make a left turn. The left hand traffic signal arrow was green as i approach the light, appox 300 feet away the arrow light turn yellow, i took my foot off the accelerator to hit the breaks and they went to the floor, on coming traffic was still stopped when i realized i was not stopping and had to go through the red arrow light. I tried to use my emergency break after making the turn on red, that break also went to the floor but seem to slow me down enough so i could pull into a mall parking lot and hit the curb side to stop the vehicle completely.


2003 Gmc S10 - 1GTDT13X23K- Tucson, AZ: August 28th, 2012
Fuel tank leaking-no impact. Noted the fuel tank is separating from the fuel filler neck. Plastic fuel tank is cracking without any impact to the tank.


2001 Gmc Sierra 1500 - 2GTEK19V911- Owensboro , KY: August 27th, 2012
Brake line corroded, causing loss of brake fluid, and subsequent brake warning light. Driver rear brake line corroded with leak in 90 degree bend. 2nd brake line later failed catastrophically, causing all loss of brake control and requiring replacement of all brake lines on vehicle.


2008 Gmc Sierra 3500 - 1GTHK33638F- Garden City , KS: August 27th, 2012
Tl-the contact owns 2008 gmc sierra 3500. The contact stated that while driving approximately 65 mph, the vehicle exhibited low engine power with an illumination of the fuel filter warning indicator on the instrument panel. The failure recurred six times. On a separate occasion the vehicle stalled and failed to restart. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic who replaced the fuel filter which had be replaced seven different times before. The remedy failed to repair the problem. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 68,000. Pmb


2008 Gmc Yukon - 1GKFC13068R- Baxter, TN: August 24th, 2012
Problems with power door locks. Had it with our 2000 yukon, my 1999 sierra, and now our 2008. The 12 volt motor which drives the locks up and down via a screwjack fails. No logical way to just change the motor. The entire assy. Must be replaced @ $153 my nearest dealer. 2nd door to fail on the 2008. Assy is stamped "made in china". This is a recurring problem and should be on a recall.


2008 Gmc Yukon - 1GKFK13058J- Troy, MI: August 23rd, 2012
Rear driver side door lock will only open manually. The key fob and electronic mechanisms to unlock this door no longer work. The rear passenger door now operates in the same manner (it doesn't). I see a significant number of people encountering the same problem.


2002 Gmc Yukon Xl Denali - 1GKFK66U42J- East Stroudsburg, PA: August 22nd, 2012
Broken/leaking brake lines due to severe underbody corrosion: frame,brake and gas lines, front suspension, spare tire assembly, nuts, bolts, exhaust pipes, etc. Along with this i replaced two transmissions, once due to radiator failure, fuel pump failure, brake caliper failure, a few sets of rear parking brake shoes because the adjustments dont work properly, three window regulators and all within 163,630 miles. Yea i'm pis@#$ off.


2002 Gmc Yukon - 1GKEK13V72R- Bedford Hills , NY: August 22nd, 2012
The contact owns a 2002 gmc yukon. The contact stated that while engaging the brakes, the pedal went all the way to the floorboard and the vehicle failed to stop. The contact mentioned that after the vehicle slowed down and he shifted into park he noticed brake fluid leaking from the front and rear brakes. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic who diagnosed that the brake lines were completely corroded. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure who did not offer any assistance since the vehicle was not included on any recalls. The failure mileage was 68,000 and the current mileage was 69,000.


2009 Gmc Sierra - 1GTEK14C19Z- Poplar Bluff, MO: August 22nd, 2012
The contact owns a 2009 gmc sierra. The contact stated that there was a delay whenever he attempted to accelerate, once it engaged the vehicle accelerated unexpectedly. As a result he had to use both feet to engage the brakes in order to slow down the vehicle. The failure recurred causing the vehicle to crash into another vehicle. The vehicle was taken to a dealer but they offered no assistance. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 2,000 and the current mileage was 22,000.


2004 Gmc Yukon - 1 1GKEK13V- Cape May Court House Nj, NJ: August 22nd, 2012
Drove vehicle to my destination for shopping, no signs or warning what to follow. Came out of facility, started vehicle,backed up vehicle,stepped on brake, pedal to floor, said this can't be , pulled a little forward same thing no brakes, got out of vehicle found river of brake fluid. Had vehicle towed to my mechanic where he alerted me that all brake lines were rotted out. All lines now need to be replaced at a cost of $1500. 00 with non-corrosive lines. This is a disgrace and i have called gm to complain who says there is no recall. People are going to die if this is not fixed.


2008 Gmc Sierra - 2GTEK19J281- Cape Coral`, FL: August 21st, 2012
I noticed some corrosion on the frame and undercarriage when i purchased the vehicle, but purchased a warranty thinking i'd be covered if it got worse. The corrosion is not covered and the corrosion is getting much worse very quickly. My frame will rust through at some point.


2006 Gmc Envoy - 1GKES16S366- Lompoc, CA: August 20th, 2012
Drivers side power-window, door-lock, remote outside mirror control. Referring to the gmc recall of aug 18, 2012 of replacing of the power window switch. After contacting gmc ref# [xxx], my vehicle is not in the vin range for repair. The front windows will not go down, drivers door lock will not work, rear windows go down and up by themselves, outside mirrors change position with no intervention. Bought this vehicle new in 2006. We use it extensively as we are traveling nurses. Please look into this so we can get our envoy repaired. Gm spokesman [xxx] stated that owners not living in the recall states will be covered by the recall. Information redacted pursuant to the freedom of information act (foia), 5 u. S. C. 552(b)(6).


2011 Gmc Acadia - 1GKKVTED9BJ- Midland, MI: August 20th, 2012
My 2011 gmc acadia (denali) has now been taken into the dealership 3 times (and likely an upcoming 4th) due to the right front power door lock and window (and rear hatch) working intermittently over the past year. They have tried to replaced the door module and reprogrammed it. The next time, they replaced both the male and female terminals in the connector and applied some grease. Not exactly sure what they did the third time. My concern is that it just happened again although after 24 hours it was fine. I understand gm currently has a recall out for suvs but for more older vehicles = fire, smoke, other are linked to electrical problems with the door unit. Just wondering if my vehicle is having the same issue even though its 5 years newer. There has been no recall on my vehicle as of yet.


2005 Gmc 2500 - 1GTHK29G75E- Hamburg, NY: August 20th, 2012
The 2005 gmc 2500hd fwd (well maintained and oiled to prevent corrosion) experienced a failure while towing my 24' pursuit fishing boat (7200 lbs. ) home from sturgeon point marina to hamburg, ny 14075 (approximately 10 miles) with "minimal" stopping capability as the dot 3 brake fluid was being expelled. I had to feature the throttle to negotiate stopping senarios without issue. As of 8/20/12, this vehicle is with fuccillo chevrolet, inc. (grand island, ny) for overhaul of entire braking system; including fuel lines. The certified technician suggested the entire brake lines system be replaced along with the fuel lines due to extreme corrosion. All this work is being performed since the excellent condition of the vehicle. The estimate for this work is approximately $2250 to replace all lines (brake / gas) affected by severe corrosion. This condition is a result of poor material selection not capable of withstanding normal winter conditions found in the northeast. The same standards should be used as selecting exhaust system material. Brakes can kill you.... Exhaust systems can not! Final note: truck driven 50 miles per week to work (10 miles each day). During winter months, the residual salt is rinsed as required on a weekly basis (or sooner) to prevent corrosion. This truck prior to winter driving has had oil applied to the underframe, apparently, the brake / fuel line where not adequately treated.


2002 Gmc 2500 - 1GNDT13W9T2- Sussex, NJ: August 19th, 2012
First the transmission cooling lines rusted out costing over 400. 00 to repair. Today the brake lines failed because of rust. This will be a very expensive repair. I was fortunate that i was able to avoid crashing the truck when the brakes failed.


2011 Gmc Terrain - 2CTALWEC9B6- Speedway, IN: August 17th, 2012
The contact owns a 2011 gmc terrain. The contact stated that the door locks were too low in the door panel to reach and pull up if the automatic motor failed. The contact stated that she notified the manufacturer of the problem and they advised her to call nhtsa to see if there were any other complaints similar to hers. The vehicle was not repaired. The contact had not experienced a failure.


2001 Gmc Yukon Denali - 1GKEK63U51J- Boonton, NJ: August 17th, 2012
My brake line ruptured on route 287 in new jersey when i needed to brake behind a stopping vehicle in front of me. My foot went down to the floor and i had no stopping power. Gm inspected the vehicle and stated it had multiple flaws in the brake system and needed to be completely replaced.


2009 Gmc Acadia - 1GKEV33D99J- Waterford , WI: August 14th, 2012
The contact owns a 2009 gmc acadia. The contact stated that the traction control light remained illuminated and caused the traction control system to become disabled. In addition, the instrument panel information center failed. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who replaced the instrument panel control module however the failure was not corrected. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not further repaired. The failure mileage was 65,000 and the current mileage was 70,000.


2004 Gmc 1500 - 1GTEK19T532- Rockford, IL: August 11th, 2012
Exhaust manifold bolts broke off causing the drivers side heat shield to fall and jam under the steering linkage. This caused me to almost drive off the road. I had to force the steering wheel to get the vehicle to turn.


2004 Gmc Sierra 1500 - 1GTEC14X24Z- Camden, NJ: August 9th, 2012
Regardless of type of road, i. E. Highway or city roads, and regardless of speed, the vehicle will stall and shut off.