If you have had a problem with your 2016 GMC Yukon you may be entitled to a refund. While this model of GMC can be a great car, buyers have discovered issues after driving off the dealership. The major complaints with the vehicle are Transmission, Navigation/Radio Screen, and A/C concerns.
Consumers have complained about the transmission jolting when up shifting and downshifting. In most cases this issue comes up after 30,000 miles but can occur much earlier as well and it seems that dealers and not resolving these complaints effectively. The jolting and vibrations experienced with the transmission seemingly stem from the fluid flush and overall Electrical/Transmission Control Module failure. Some customers have also complained of complete transmission failure without any previous transmission issues.
Transmission Hard Shifts
Numerous consumers have reported problems when gear shifting on accelerating and decelerating. The hard shift not only makes for an irritating drive it can also lead to serious problems with the engine. The longer the issue is there, irreplaceable damage to the transmission and the torque converter can occur which will only exasperate the shaking and jolting concerns.
Navigation and Radio Freeze Up
Drivers have complained about electronic system issues which have led to a variety of glitches with the navigator and radio. Complaints range from the screen being inoperable, to CD’s not ejecting, and radio volume getting stuck.
In addition to the complaints listed above regarding the GMC Yukon, owners have experienced the following issues as well:
- Taillights Not Working
- Vehicle Stalling While Driving
- A/C Inoperable
- Unexplained Squeaking from the Rear of the Vehicle
- Sunroof Motor Failure
NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recall
The NHTSA has issued recalls for the Yukon for the following issues:
- Front Airbags not deploying (two recalls for this issue)
- Insufficient welding on upper control arms
Expert Legal Advice from California Lemon Law Center
As experts in Lemon Law, California Lemon Law Center can help you come to an amicable resolution with your car dealer. If you purchased your GMC Yukon in the state of California, contact us today and we will check through your paperwork and what necessary actions should be taken on your behalf.