really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
80,333 miles

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problem #3

Aug 262019

Sierra 1500

  • 147,000 miles
TL- the contact owns a 2016 GMC Sierra 1500. The contact stated that while driving 70 mph, the energy saver warning light illuminated indicating service charging system failure. The contact coasted over to the side of the road the vehicle stalled. The contact pop the hood and took the air bradder off to see the alternator and noticed the alternator was burned. The vehicle was towed to the contact residence. The contact called the alternator company and it was informed that the alternator was a product type unit and it should not have failed the way it did and advised the contact to call a dealer. The contact called cecil atkission motors- kerrville, Chevrolet, Cadillac and Buick dealer (550 benson dr, kerrville, tx 78028, (866) 240-2964) and was informed because he took the part off himself was to contact the manufacturer and was to towed the vehicle to them. The vehicle was not towed to the dealer due to the towing fee. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and informed the contact that it was the first time that they heard of one of their product caught on fire and informed the contact that it was and experimental part that was manufacturer in Tennessee and was to take the vehicle to a dealer. The approximate failure mileage was 147,000.

- London Tx 76854, TX, USA

problem #2

Aug 042018

Sierra 1500

  • 45,000 miles
The contact owns a 2016 GMC Sierra 1500. While driving approximately 15 mph, the vehicle lost power and stalled. The contact shifted into park and restarted the vehicle. The contact stated that the steering wheel began to shake violently and the vehicle came to a complete stop again. The vehicle was shifted into park and restarted. The vehicle was driven to the contact's residence. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer or an independent mechanic for diagnostic testing. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 45,000.

- Owens, MD, USA

problem #1

Feb 172018

Sierra 1500

  • 49,000 miles
On two separate occurrences, w/ family in the vehicle, starting speed at approx. 35mph, the accelerator (gas pedal) stuck to the floor during the process of passing another vehicle during city street driving. Top speed got to approx. 55mph, w/ stop lights fast approaching. The pedal simply would not release from full throttle until after the vehicle finally came to complete stop with brakes applied, shifter to neutral position, slamming the shifter to park, and ignition was turned off! had to take immediate and decisive emergency actions during both situations! the first time it occurred, thought perhaps the rubber floor mat may have contributed to this event; however, driver side floor mat was immediately removed. Several days later, during similar operations, the accelerator (gas pedal) again stuck to the floor board in full acceleration mode w/ family in the vehicle! currently have appointment set-up at a huntsville, al. GMC dealership. This truck was purchased brand new at laura Buick in collinsville, il. Although I realize there are other GMC customers; not sure why this huntsville, al dealership would not work me in sooner. This vehicle has approx. 49K miles and should still have warranty remaining until 68K miles. GMC service department rep. Stated, "Monday 26, February is first date available."

- Harvest, AL, USA