2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500
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2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 ProblemsSpeedometer or Other Instrument Panel Gauge May Work Erratically
The speedometer or other instrument panel gauge may begin to work erratically at times. Our technicians tell us that the instrument cluster must be sent to a repair facility to correct this fault. The warranty has been extended on some of these units to 7 years or 70,000 miles.
One or more heater & AC (HVAC) air delivery and/or temperature mode door actuator may fail. This can result in incorrect air delivery or temperature. If this occurs, fault code(s) stored in the HVAC control module should be available to assist with diagnoses.
The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart.
2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 QuestionsMy 2005 Avalanc tailgate will not latch. Keeps falling down. How do I fix this (1 answer)
Falls when I hit a small bump or won't close at all.
After po440 code, replaced tank pressure sensor and all seems ok but several miles later the evap monitor sensor wont clear and reads inc? Thank you in advance.
It has been difficult to switch between 4 low 4 high or 2 wheel drive for about a year. It would do it but it took many attempts before it finally clicked. Now its in 4 lo and when you hit the button you hear clicking then it just stops and stays in 4 low. I don't have any codes or problem...
2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 RecallsFuel May Leak from Fuel Rail
The retainer clip for the fuel rail pulse damper may fracture and allow the damper to come loose from the fuel rail. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire. Dealers will replace the engine fuel rail pulse damper free of charge. The recall began August 31, 2006. The GM recall number is 06080.
The second row center seat belt routing may make it difficult to position correctly on smaller passengers. If the seat belt rides up to fit around the abdomen, the risk of internal injury is increased in a crash. Dealers will cut the guide loop, remove a portion of the loop, and the remaining sides should be folded over and secured with a retainer. The recall began July 21, 2005. The GM recall number is 05037.
On vehicles equipped with the Bosch hydraulic brake booster, the boost pressure accumulator may crack and break away from the hydro-boost assembly during normal operation. If this were to happen while the hood is open, fragments from the accumulator could injure people standing in the immediate area. The loss of fluid while driving would cause increased steering and braking effort and a crash could occur without warning. Dealers will test the hydro-boost assembly for function of the two-function valve. If the hydro-boost assembly fails the test, it will be replaced free of charge. The recall began March 23, 2005. The GM recall number is 05006.