• Tiny
  • John Ahrens
  • 2004 GMC Yukon

Steering problem
2004 GMC Yukon V8 All Wheel Drive Automatic 128000 miles

3 months ago, a repair shop said that my Pitmen Arm should be replaced. They used a part number K6536.

On last months trip, my all wheel drive Denali rear end swayed out 30 degrees on a quiet, slow wet turn. The Cadillac dealer said my tires were too worn; I replaced them with OEM Goodyears.

The problem seems to continue. Here in Prescott, AZ, I had the Cadillac dealer service the rear differential which they concluded, upon disassembly, was a bit sticky.

The problem seems to persist; the rear end seems to take an extra movement in any turns - usually.

I think my next step would be to have the dealer check that the correct Pitman Arm is installed and then service the mid body transfer case.

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 AT 9:11 AM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • obxautomedic
  • Expert
  • 3,743 posts


Other possibilities are.

The Stabilizer Shaft Link - The most likely cause

The Leaf Spring/Coil Spring


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Tuesday, July 6th, 2010 AT 9:35 PM

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