1st Generation (2009—2010) H3T Problems

This generations ranks 3rd out of 4 Hummer generations in reliability and is one of the safer bets out there. Owners have the most complaints about the cooling system (50%), electrical (50%), and the We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Transmission Fluid Mixing With Engine Coolant 1 complaints at an average of 336 miles in the 2009 Hummer H3T.
  2. Automatic Locks Not Working Properly 1 complaints at an average of 65,000 miles in the 2009 Hummer H3T.

What H3T Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Hummer model years.

Watch out for the 2009 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2010 0 0 0 0.0
2009 2 0 0 3.74

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