2006 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500

2006 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Problems

Heating and AC Temperature and Air Delivery Mode Door Actuators May Fail

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.

"No start" Caused By Failed Fuel Pump

The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart.

ABS Light Due to Poor Electrical Ground Under the Battery Tray

A poor electrical ground under the battery tray may cause the ABS warning light to illuminate. Our technicians tell us that cleaning and properly securing this ground and also the main ABS ground on the frame rail below the drivers door may be necessary.

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2006 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Questions

Can a evap solenoid be misdiagnosed for a fuel tank pressure sensor. (1 answer)

Had my truck repaired at a dealership and less then a week later the check engine light came back on and now they say its my psi sensor in my fuel tank.I think they messed up.

what is wrong with my avalanche?? (1 answer)

I turn too sharp with 4x4 engage and two days later it start clunking on the front right side

Where is the Fuel Pressure Sensor (1 answer)

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2006 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Recalls

Fuel 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.

Tire and Loading Information Labels Are Innacurate

The tire and loading information label on the driver's side door frame may be inaccurate. A misprinted label could lead to overloading of the vehicle, which could possibly lead to tire failure and a crash. Owners will be provided with corrected labels and installation instructions. At customers' request, a dealer can install the label for them. The recall began March 31, 2006. The GM recall number is 05109.

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2006 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Reviews

I have a 2006 Avalanche that the doors and tailgate keep freezing. If anyone have suggestions please let me know.
Use Mobile 1 synthetic oil, at 119,000 miles low oil pressure sensor light came on, had checked at Auto Zone, said oil clean and levels correct. Recommended purchasing new sensor. Started home and within two miles truck locked up. I had someone's driveway blocked and had to restart engine to move the vehicle. Engine locked up due to oil pump failure and had to be replaced. Now I only get 10...

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