Few will argue that the GMC Yukon XL 2507 is a great SUV. Since it came out in 1933, it has made quite an impression on the American drivers. So much so that the Yukon and its sister the Chevy Suburban have been the longest continuous-use nameplates in production in the United States. Unsurprisingly, this beast of a vehicle is considered GMC's most profitable vehicles. Still, nothing is ever made perfect, and the Yukon is no exception. Listed here are the two most common problems that consumers have encountered with the Yukon XL 2507 through the years-the better to be informed and prepared.
This rather serious problem was observed in both the 2003 and 2004 Yukon XL 2507s. At its worst, it has caused collisions on the open road. At best, it made braking a pain in the foot. It's a problem that can occur no matter what speed the driver is cruising under and isn't specifically tied down to a specific service life of the vehicle itself. This is naturally very troubling as brakes are front and center when it comes to driver safety.
Several recall orders were issued for the 2003 and 2004 Yukon XL 2507. Make sure that you check if your particular Yukon XL is covered by the recall. If it isn't, take it to your dealer anyway. It's a problem that needs to be addressed immediately.
Far simpler than the preceding problem, this trouble with the electrical system tied to the doors is most manifest in the 2008 version of the GMC Yukon XL 2507. The actuators on one or all of the doors do not function in tandem as they should. In some cases, the operation of the door via remote control fails as well. While the defect is-in itself-very simple, it's glaring due to the very essential nature of the doors.
No recall orders were issued for the problem but it is still advised that customers experiencing this difficulty bring their Yukon to the dealer to have it looked over and fixed. Alternatively, one can avail of aftermarket services as many manufacturers provide the parts for the fix at a very low cost.