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Vehicle SLT-1 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 6A)
Review GM discovered that many Acadias recieved a defective wave plate during assembly. The wave plate is a component in the transmission. Instead of recalling the Acadia and having the part replaced, GMC offered a special warranty up to 120,000 miles to reimburse the cost of transmission repairs. Of course, since I actually take care of my car and drive it gently, my wave plate lasted until 121,500 miles. The transmission repair cost $2700. The problem was a defective waveplate. GMC did not provide any assistance with the repair costs despite the fact it was barely beyond the warranty. I'm actually somewhat thankful though. Now I have a good excuse to buy a foreign car. For the past 20 years, I have always owned domestic vehicles...mostly GM vehicles because I have felt proud of supporting the domestic auto makers. But, with this latest issue, it is apparent that GM has no interest in supporting their customers. Now, if people give me a hard time about buying foreign, I can refer to this experience and people will understand. This will be the last GM product I own. I was going to buy a new Yukon in the Spring. That won't be happening now.
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Available GMC Acadia 2008 Submodel Types: SUV
Available Trims: SLT-1, Denali, SLE-2, SLE-1, SLT-2, SLE, SL
Exterior Colors: Carbon Black Metallic, Quicksilver Metallic, Iridium Metallic, Ebony Twilight Metallic, White Diamond Tricoat, Summit White, White Frost Tricoat, Crimson Red Tintcoat, Dark Sapphire Blue Metallic, Champagne Silver Metallic, Red Jewel Tintcoat, Cyber Gray Metallic, Medium Brown Metallic, Gold Mist Metallic, Deep Blue Metallic, Crystal Red Tintcoat, Liquid Silver Metallic, Blue Steel Metallic, Atlantis Blue Metallic, Dark Blue Metallic, Sparkling Silver Metallic, Blue-Gold Crystal Metallic, Gray Green Metallic, Black Cherry Metallic, Silver Green Metallic, Dark Crimson Metallic, Mineral Metallic, Midnight Amethyst Metallic, Carbon Metallic, Stone Gray Metallic, White Diamond Metallic