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GMC Yukon 70K Mile failures #5169239 07/23/19 08:20 PM
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2017 GMC Yukon Denali needed sensors replaced in
Tranny, both rear shocks seized and OnStar reprogrammed with antenna replaced
$4800 bucks
Lots of money for a 2 year old vehicle !

Re: GMC Yukon 70K Mile failures [Re: kstanf150] #5169241 07/23/19 08:22 PM
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How many miles? Those parts must have been made of GMC GOLD!


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Re: GMC Yukon 70K Mile failures [Re: bullwinkle] #5169244 07/23/19 08:26 PM
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Originally Posted by bullwinkle
How many miles? Those parts must have been made of GMC GOLD!


70,000

Rear shocks $950 bucks each

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Re: GMC Yukon 70K Mile failures [Re: kstanf150] #5169255 07/23/19 08:37 PM
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Originally Posted by kstanf150
Originally Posted by bullwinkle
How many miles? Those parts must have been made of GMC GOLD!


70,000

Rear shocks $950 bucks each


I was going to say, most of that was probably the shocks. Magneride shocks are NOT cheap, and they're very finicky. I have to imagine the Onstar antenna and programming was pretty cheap, maybe a few hundred, so the rest of it was the trans "sensors"? Seems about right. ~$2,500 for shocks and labor, maybe $500 for the OS nonsense, and another $1,800 for the trans, although unless they replaced the entire valve body that seems a bit nuts to me.


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Re: GMC Yukon 70K Mile failures [Re: kstanf150] #5169271 07/23/19 08:58 PM
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What kind of company would buy a Denali ?

Re: GMC Yukon 70K Mile failures [Re: Warstud] #5169278 07/23/19 09:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Warstud
What kind of company would buy a Denali ?


The owner

Duh 🤔😳🤣

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Re: GMC Yukon 70K Mile failures [Re: Warstud] #5169279 07/23/19 09:03 PM
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What kind of company would buy a Denali ?


A black car service? Granted, most of them use LT Suburbans and Tahoe's, but some are more upscale. Some clients know the difference.

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Originally Posted by Warstud
What kind of company would buy a Denali ?


The owner


Also a good answer. Posted at the same time!

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Re: GMC Yukon 70K Mile failures [Re: kstanf150] #5169281 07/23/19 09:04 PM
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No ac condenser ?.....yet!


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Re: GMC Yukon 70K Mile failures [Re: Chris142] #5169285 07/23/19 09:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Chris142
No ac condenser ?.....yet!


Not yet
But I’m sure a day is coming soon

We have several GM vehicles in our fleet
There’s always something to work on
Our dealers and local mechanics love us !!

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Re: GMC Yukon 70K Mile failures [Re: kstanf150] #5169308 07/23/19 09:46 PM
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I am replacing my antenna on my 2016 Suburban this week. (Due to leaking water) Didn't know it needed to be reprogrammed. Does the reprogramming have to be done at the dealer or is it something I can do on my own?


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Re: GMC Yukon 70K Mile failures [Re: kstanf150] #5169338 07/23/19 10:20 PM
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Its a vehicle far from the kiss principle. Magnaride, onstar etc.

Some people look to have the onstar not work.


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Re: GMC Yukon 70K Mile failures [Re: kstanf150] #5169360 07/23/19 11:03 PM
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Ouch!


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Re: GMC Yukon 70K Mile failures [Re: kstanf150] #5169375 07/23/19 11:55 PM
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I thought shocks were a maintenance item? They wear out like tires.

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Re: GMC Yukon 70K Mile failures [Re: kstanf150] #5169389 07/24/19 12:51 AM
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Yup, that's past warranty. Warranty over here is 3 years/100,000 km (62,000 miles).

The Kuwait Police have been using all-black Denalis are close protection vehicles since they debuted in the early 2000s, and they install all sorts of additional gear, including custom wrap-around all-steel push bars that require three people to lift.

They're used and abused and put away wet, and these guys are pleased with them - then again, they're willing to pay the cost where maintenance is concerned. They're kept until they're scrapped, but that's usually 10 years or so down the line with a ton of miles. Other candidates included the Toyota Land Crusier, Nissan Patrol (Armada in the U.S.) and 5.3L equipped Tahoe/Yukons, but they ended up opting for the SWB Yukon Denali for the 6.2L.


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Re: GMC Yukon 70K Mile failures [Re: Nick1994] #5169433 07/24/19 05:52 AM
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Buy fancy cars, spend lots of money fixing fancy cars.


How true, how true.....


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