The 2 Most Common Acadia Problems

We've pulled together a list of the most widespread problems that Acadia owners have to deal with.

Shift to Park Warning Message

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Leaking coolant from a cracked intake manifold gasket is an extremely common problem on most GM vehicles made from the late 90s to the mid-2000s. Most experts agree that the problem stems from GM's 'DexCool' coolant which erodes away at the…

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GMC Overstated Acadia MPGs

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General Motors admits their estimated gas mileage for the 2016 Acadia was a bit too optimistic. To make up for it, the automaker will pay up or offer warranty extensions to 135,000 owners.

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What Acadia Owners Complain About

Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.

Worst Topics

Worst Years

Comparing 2 Generations

Generations are groups of model years where few, if any, changes were made to the vehicle which means their model years tend to break in similar ways. The Acadia has 2 generations with the latest starting in the 2017 model year.

By the Numbers

  1. 702 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to

  2. 1,958 service bulletins

    Documenting the process of troubleshooting common problems.

  3. 20 recall campaigns

    Time-sensitive, free repairs for widespread safety problems.

The Latest Acadia News

Acadia Hydraulic Brake Fluid Leaks

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While you're probably still digesting that extra serving of holiday cookies, here's something else to chew on – GM says some 2017 Cadillac XT5 and GMC Acadia SUVs will have diminished braking ability because of hydraulic fluid leaks.

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