Ignition Problems of GMC Sierra
GMC Sierra owners have reported 3 problems related to ignition (under the electrical system category).
#1 - Ignition problem of the 2001 GMC Sierra
The vehicle involved is a 2001 GMC Sierra. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is 1GTEC14W81_. The consumer took vehicle to the dealership for manufacturer's recall 05500 work on 7-28-05 for the ignition distributor system. It was inspected and replaced. . When the consumer took the truck to dealer it was running well, there were no problems. About 30-45 minutes later consumer was called by the service desk and informed that truck needed a new distributor. However, consume r did not believe that truck needed a new distributor. Then a service person told consumer that vehicle needed a distributor or they could tie a zip tie on the distributor, and that was what the service department did. They tied a plastic zip tie onto the distributor. Consumer was wondering why that happened to the vehicle when it was running well. Before the recall work was done thirty minutes earlier. The service person said if the owner did not get a new distributor the tie could come loose and the truck would quit running. Needless to say, consumer was not satisfied that the dealership put a brand aide fix on the truck and put it back on the road. Consume r had not contacted gm at this point. This ignition problem happened on Jul. 28, 2005.
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#2 - Ignition problem of the 1997 GMC Sierra
The vehicle involved was a 1997 GMC Sierra. The VIN of this vehicle was 1GTEC19R5V_. Distributor assembly failed. This ignition problem happened on Thu., Aug. 14, 1997.
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#3 - Ignition problem of the 1996 GMC Sierra
The car was a 1996 GMC Sierra. The vehicle identification number (VIN) of the car was 2GTEC19R1T_. Owner says the remote control mirrors on the vehicle caught fire while the key was not in the ignition and the vehicle was turned off. Owner contacted the dealer and was told that although his vehicle looks like the 1997 and that vehicle was recalled for this issue and this vehicle is not being recalled. Provide further details. It was 05/16/04 when this ignition issue occurred.
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Other Electrical System related problems of GMC Sierra:
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Instrument Panel problems||36|
|Electrical System problems||29|
|Dash Wiring problems||12|
|Horn Assembly problems||6|
|Dashboard Failed problems||5|
|Ignition Module problems||5|
|Instrument Panel Failure problems||4|
|Fuses And Circuit Breaker problems||3|
|Underhood Wiring problems||3|
|Anti-theft Controller problems||3|
|Battery Dead problems||2|