The 2017 GMC Yukon is a full-size truck that is ideal for large families or those who transport a lot of equipment. The car is a popular choice due to how easy it is to maneuver compared to other large vehicles. While this car does have many positives some customers have been left disappointed. If you have bought a car from a dealer and are experiencing continued issues then you do not have to put up with a car that does not fully work.
If you have acontinuous faults with your 2017 GMC Yukon, thenCalifornia Lemon Law Center can help you get compensation.
Complaints logged with the 2017 GMC Yukon are faults with the transmission jerking and jolting causing ‘hard shifts’, and the navigation system freezing up.
Transmission Jolts When Down Shifting and Going to 2nd Gear
Despite General Motors working to fix the automator on the GMC Yukon; drivers are still experiencing problems with the transmission. The shaking and jolting usually occurs when down shifting or going into 2nd gear. investigations have found that torque converters could also be exasperating this complaint but, so far, there is no permanent fix on the table.
Drivers of the 2017 Yukon have reported difficulty driving when accelerating and decelerating. The Yukon is fitted with GM 8L45 or 8L90 automatic transmissions and indicates that there is an underlying problem with the engine, which is frustrating for the numerous customers who have invested in this car. ‘Hard Shifts’have also been reported when shifting between gears, as we have seen from the transmission issue detailed above.
Navigation and Radio Freeze Up
If a frozen screen is a common occurrence in your Yukon then you are not alone in your frustration. Many Yukon drivers have reported issues with both the radio and the navigation freezing and blinking on and off when driving. There appears to be no response when buttons are pressed and sometimes the engine needs to be shut off for at least 10 minutes, which can be extremely frustrating. The issue lies in the computer system but General Motors is failing to deal with what they see as an intermittent issue.
The issue with transmission jolts, shaking, and hard shifts have also been reported by customers driving the 2015 and 2016 model of the GMC Yukon.
The NHTSA has issued 2 recalls for the 2017 GMC Yukon which includes:
- The vacuum pump may decrease power brake assist
- Frontal airbags may not deploy
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