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Traction Light on
It sounds like there is a serious problem in the traction control system. Fault codes need to read out to see what the Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM) sees. For the traction control system to work properly, it needs to...
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Power window does not go up
Hello, there are multiple reasons the window is no longer working. The first thing that you could check is your fuses. if the fuses are good then it could be the window regulator, the window motor, the switch or wiring...
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Leaking power steering fluid
The most common power steering leak on your particular vehicle is from the high pressure hose / line and then the power steering pump. Look for obvious signs of a leak such as loose lines, broken lines, or a failed...
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Car shakes when idling
I know these vehicle symptoms all too well. If your GMC Yukon runs better after it has warmed up then it is likely that it is experiencing a vacuum leak in the intake manifold gaskets. It is not uncommon for...
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Blower motor isn't working
Hi there. The fact that no air blows at idle but once the car moves you get flow makes it sound like the blower motor isn't really turning at at all, but rather you have the door set to outside...
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Belts came off
Your vehicle uses two serpentine belts: one for the accessories and one for the A/C. I have known the A/C belt tensioners to fail on these vehicles, causing damage to the belt. There is also a technical service bulletin (TSB)...
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What damage could uninstalling my ABS system do to my 2005 GMC Yukon XL 1500 RWD 5.3L flex fuel
Modifications to vehicle brakes is not something we can help you with due to safety reasons. I can tell you that if the ABS is not active or does not work then the brakes will revert to normal brakes as...
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The rpm in my truck is high while I'm in first gear then drops to normal once i accelerate
Hi Michael. Thanks for contacting us today. A high idle speed while not in gear is often caused by a faulty idle control valve or vacuum leak. It would probably be best to have a mechanic diagnose this issue correctly...
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Can bad front wheel bearings cause 2007 gmc yukon to slip out of 2 wheel drive into 4 wheel drive and slip back again?
Bad wheel bearings can cause the front wheel sensors to not register correct wheel turning rotations and cause sensor fault codes and even faults in 4x4 and ABS systems.
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Engine overheating gmc Yukon xl with ac on. Already replaced head gaskets, thermostat, flushed system. Good on correct coolant.
Hi Laci. Thanks for contacting us today. When the AC is turned on, it will create more strain put on the engine, causing existing small problems to accelerate. There are a few things that could be causing this problem such...
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My car does not pick up like it use to in any gear
The problem sounds like you either have low fuel pressure or have a clogged fuel filter. have the fuel pressure checked and if it is good the try replacing the fuel filter to see if this fixes the problem. Also...
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Gas pump keeps shutting off. I've replaced the charcoal canister also the valve and still won't work
This is likely related to your EVAP emissions system and something called a purge valve solenoid. The EVAP system prevents fuel vapors from the fuel tank from escaping into the atmosphere. The EVAP system collects and temporarily stores the fuel...
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I hit a curb pretty hard.. 5 to 10 minutes later my traction control light and my reduce engine power light came on.. Now ive cha
Any fault/error (or damage to the vehicle) that will affect drivability or vehicle performance "can" cause reduced power. Consequently, the codes that have caused the traction control warning light to illuminate should first be downloaded and if those codes implicate...
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Radiator fan running max frequently
The fan circuit has a relay, switch contacts, and a temperature sensor. There may be other circuit components as well. If the fan is coming on when it is not supposed to, there is a fault in one or more...
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whining noise front of engine, EVAP and temperature control
Hello, thank you for writing in. The first two symptoms may be related. Finding a leak in the EVAP system will take some time and focus. If the noise goes away after fixing the leak, then we know we can...
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pads are 2mm on 2014 yukon xl denali with 52000 miles...all works good...incidental finding...do I replace now? Pads and rotors? o
At 2mm, the pads are definitely due for replacement. The the thickness of the brake rotors should be measured and compared to the minimum thickness specifications. If they measure above the specs and there is enough thickness to them, resurfacing...
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Belt squeal increases with speed
Hi there. Usually when a belt makes the squealing sound which increases in pitch and volume with the increase in engine RPM it is due to one of two things. First, the belt may not be properly tightened or is...
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How to tell if my Yukon has active brake control or not?
Hi there. The best way to determine what braking system you have is to contact your local GMC dealership service or parts department. Make sure you have your VIN # available, as they will use that to determine what system...
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Service park assist is displaying on dash
Hello, and thank you for writing in. Your vehicle is equipped with the Park Assist feature which will help you park in difficult situations. When the computer system detects there is an issue, the warning light illuminates to let you...
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Engine in limp mode-- transmission has been checked and found to be fine. 2002 GMC Yukon XL
Hi there - the first task for a "limp mode" warning is to check for problem codes, even if they are intermittent, and whether the Check Engine light is on or not. Find out what is causing the Low Coolant...

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