The 3 Most Common Sierra 1500 Problems

We've pulled together a list of the most widespread problems that Sierra 1500 owners have to deal with.

A/C Condenser Leaking

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GM used leaky air conditioners that buckle under pressure in many 2014-2017 trucks and SUVs. Whether it's busted hoses or leaky condensors, thousands of GM owners are showing up to work with sweat stains down their back. It's such a widespr…

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Sierra's Terrible Headlights

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For such a big, rugged truck, the GMC Sierra has some of the worst headlights on the road. But why?…

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GMC Vehicles with Recalled Takata Airbags

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Some GMC models are part of the Takata airbag recalls. Takata, a parts supplier for numerous automakers, manufactured defective, shrapnel-hurling airbag inflators that have affected over 34 million+ vehicles.

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What Sierra 1500 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

Sierra 1500 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 Sierra 1500 has 4 generations available in North American markets.

By the Numbers

  1. 1,070 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to CarComplaints.com.

  2. 3,225 service bulletins

    Documenting the process of troubleshooting common problems.

  3. 28 recall campaigns

    Time-sensitive, free repairs for widespread safety problems.

The Latest Sierra 1500 News

GM Shipped 2019 Trucks with Damaged Airbags

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You’ve barely had a chance to get your 2019 truck dirty before buzzkill GM comes knocking for a recall of damaged airbag control modules.
The busted module means the passenger side airbag might not deploy in a crash … or maybe it will? No-o … continue reading

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