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GMC Envoy, GMC Envoy XUV, GMC Envoy XL, Engine, Fuel System, SUV
#170 of 192 Re: 2006 Envoy Denali..Catastrophic Engine Failure [richking2]
Dec 28, 2012 (1:02 pm)
Fantastic. I just bought a 2007 Envoy Denali with 90000 miles, and there is a serious "Ghost in the machine". Check engine light flashing, backfiring and smoke out the tailpipe, a gas gauge that, when it gets past half, you can actually watch the needle drop to empty. It is at GMC right now, they called and said theres nothing wrong with it, "We've cleared the codes for you!" Oh, gee, thanks, now there will be no history in the computer to prove long-standing problems. This sucks!
#172 of 192 Re: 2006 Envoy Denali..Catastrophic Engine Failure [1tuffyrefyter]
Dec 28, 2012 (1:41 pm)
We're sorry to hear about the troubles you're having with your Envoy. If you would like for us to check into anything further, please contact us via email at socialmediagm.com (include your name and contact information, a brief recap of the situation so far, and the last 8 digits of your VIN).
GM Customer Service
#173 of 192 XUV gauges going, going...gone
Dec 28, 2012 (11:32 pm)
Time for me to add my problems to this thread. I am the original owner of my 2004 Envoy XUV and my gas gauge was the first to go a couple weeks ago. At first it would read a half tank more than actual and now it has spun clockwise past full and sits just below empty. Next the tachometer sits at 4000 rpm or higher at idle and now the battery gauge is almost pegged. Like most folks on this message board I was quoted a price of $650+ to repair a possible bad sending unit to fix my original problem with my fuel gauge. Now that two other gauges are bad I am wondering if it is not faulty instrument panel/cluster (I researched bad stepper motor part #X-C5-168 search on Google). I am considering having the following company http://www.gmgaugerepair.com/ completely rebuild my instrument cluster first to see if it fixes my problems because the dealership wants way too much money for the same repairs (but I have a feeling that the gas gauge will still be bad because of the possible bad fuel sending unit). My wife really loves her Envoy and I am hoping this isn't the start of more serious problems down the road.
#174 of 192 Re: faulty oil pressure gauge on 05 denali [dditore]
Jan 03, 2013 (11:32 pm)
My husband and I paid 39k cash in January 2006 for my 2006 Envoy Denali XL. I have read most of all the previous posts and have had very similar problems. My Envoy is currently sitting in our back garage because of my blown motor and lack of funds to fix it. It has been about a year since this happened. We were told that it spun a bearing and that the motor was hard to come by because it is an aluminum block. I was driving on the freeway when it blew. I have had the same issues with my gas gauge and a few other electrical problems. I also have problems with the rear airbags. I am interested to know if you have an attorney moving forward with a class action law suit yet. I may be willing to join in. my email address is cat_heinzelive.com
#175 of 192 Re: XUV gauges going, going...gone [andrews89]
Jan 04, 2013 (4:45 am)
hi mr. andrews,
sorry to hear your joining our group of disgruntled GMC owners. i also love my '04 envoy SLT, but man is it aggravating seeing which gauge is not working each day. with this many people ALL having the same issues its not a coincidence... its a manufacturing defect, or defect designed to happen to drum up parts / service revenue.. thank you for sharing your research of the gauge rebuilder with us all, appreciate it and good luck. hopefull a class action attny. will come forward yet !!
#176 of 192 Re: GMC SHOULD PAY [jakawhite3421]
Jan 04, 2013 (4:52 am)
please add me to list for class action ... i can be contacted thru this site anytime ...
#177 of 192 Re: faulty oil pressure gauge on 05 denali [dditore]
Jan 04, 2013 (5:00 am)
i think thats an AWESOME idea !! i know there are thousands of people who have these issues but dont know about this site.. FB reaches BILLIONS of people, and once a major news station picks it up stuff will happen !!
#178 of 192 Re: 2006 Envoy Denali..Catastrophic Engine Failure [1tuffyrefyter]
Jan 04, 2013 (5:04 am)
sorry to be the bearer of bad news, BUT ... the "fun" has just started... buy yourself a $2000. used car, it will save you money on rentals when the envoy is in shop .... good luck .. [used ford is a good bet]
#179 of 192 Re: faulty oil pressure gauge on 05 denali [cat_heinze]
Jan 04, 2013 (5:19 am)
hi ms. heinze,
sorry to hear of your "envoy curse". as you can see you have plenty of company !!! i am very happy to hear you and your children were not hurt when engine blew on freeway, that had to be horrorific .. the group seems to be close to class action status, and taking this to social media will surely help publicise our plight ... i cant believe GM will wait till some family is killed on the freeway before they take responsibility for THEIR screw up ...i've owned fords in the past and they contact you anytime they find something wrong in a model line .. and fix it free, like a good company should ... my next truck WILL be a ford explorer ...