Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Lights out

asked by on

The headlights and running light are out.

When vehicle headlights go out, normally a simple fuse or light bulb replacement can correct this issue. However there is a known problem where the headlamp assemblies, sockets and wiring are melting due to high heat and resistance in this wiring. GMC has issued a number of technical service bulletins, as well as campaigns recognizing that there is an issue with the lighting system on the GMC Acadia. Campaigns are repairs that can be done free of charge to the customer. I would recommend scheduling an appointment with your dealership so this problem can be corrected as soon as possible.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Can a over tightened outer tie rod end cause the boot to split an grease to come out??

If the tie rod boot is torn then it was most likely damaged during installation or was hit by something on the road. Either way the joint will need to be replaced again soon or else the joint will quickly...

Q: Steering wheel is very hard to turn plus my message board keep saying service power wheel steering and service advancetrac

Hi there. It appears you have a few different issues going on here. First, in regards to the steering wheel, it's likely that your Electronic power steering system is either damaged or has a bad sensor or electrical connection. The...

Q: Transmission is slipping in car

It sounds like internal transmission failure. I do not remember if your vehicle has a transmission dipstick. If so, check the level and quality. My guess would be that it is low and dirty. If it is low, there is...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...