GMC Overstated Acadia MPGs
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.Continue reading article "GMC Overstated Acadia MPGs"
Envoy Inaccurate Gauges
One of the more infamously problems with GM vehicles is a faulty fuel gauge that often leaves owners wondering just how much gas is left in their tank.Continue reading article "Envoy Inaccurate Gauges"
Where Fuel System Complaints Happen
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.
- leaking gas, cracked gas tank filler neck in the 2003 Envoy
- gas gauge not working properly in the 2007 Envoy
- fuel level sensor failure in the 2005 Envoy
- gas tank has a cracked neck in the 2004 Envoy
- high pressure fuel pump failure in the 2011 Sierra 2500
- cracked gas tank filler neck leaking gas in the 2003 Envoy XL
- fuel injector malfunction in the 2017 Yukon
The front gas tank in some 2016-2018 General Motors HD trucks is overfilling, rupturing, and leaking fuel.
The affected trucks all have two gas tanks. …keep reading article "2016-2018 HD Trucks Recalled for Overfilling Gas Tank"
GM allegedly cut corners by installing a fuel pump that isn’t compatible with US diesel in its larger trucks.
It’d almost be hard to believe, except we are talking about GM here.…keep reading article "Lawsuit Says GM Tried to Save a Few Bucks by Intentionally Selecting a Fuel Pump That Can’t Handle US Diesel"
Back in May GM admitted that they overstated the fuel economy on some 2016 SUVs
and offered a compensation program as a sorry 'bout that. Owners received somewhere between $450 to $1500, based on a few factors, for their troubles. But that wasn't enough for some.
A new lawsuit wants GM to pony up more cash for the decreased resale value of the 2016 Chevy Traverse, Buick Enclave, and GMC Acadia.
"The GM lawsuit says consumers who purchased those SUVs believed the vehicles were EPA-rated at 17 miles per gallon in city driving and 24 miles per gallon on the highway, resulting in a combined rating of 19 mpg. However, the plaintiffs say the Traverse, Enclave and Acadia are in fact rated at 15 mpg in city driving and 22 mpg on the highway, resulting in a combined rating of 17 mpg."
Listen, I get it – GM advertised one thing and produced another. That's no good. But if someone is looking to buy a large used SUV, then I'm not convinced that 2 MPGs are a deal breaker.keep reading article "Has Acadia Lost Value Because of MPG?"
GM admits they dipped their hands into the fuel economy jar and pulled out a couple more MPGs than they should have for the 2016 Acadia.
Well, I guess dinner is spoiled now.keep reading article "GM to Compensate 2016 Acadia Owners for Lost MPGs"
While exact amounts are unknown, owners should soon expect to receive compensation ranging from prepaid debit cards to extended warranties.