2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 2500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 2500
2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 2500 Problems
The 4WD transfer case encoder motor position sensor or the selector switch may fail causing the service 4WD message to be displayed. Fault code(s) stored in the transfer case control module will be of assistance in determining the exact fault causing the message to be displayed.
The muffler heat shield may become loose on the muffler causing a rattle or popping noise. Our technicians tell us there is a kit available from GM to correct this problem.
Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.
2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 2500 Questions
My "4WD NEEDS SERVICING" warning message has been on for about 2 months. I checked/added 4WD fluid to both transfer cases. This morning, my "4WD LO" light was illuminated and I had no success shifting out of 4LO following manual instructions. 4LO light is still illuminated. An...
The AC blows hot air on the driver side and cool on the passenger and when the heat is on it blows cold air on the driver side and hot air on the passenger side. It dose this off on on.
2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 2500 Recalls
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.
Under certain conditions, the shift lever position indicator located in the instrument cluster may not illuminate. If the indicator does not illuminate, the driver may not know which gear the vehicle is in. This could result in the vehicle moving in an unintended direction, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will reprogram the instrument panel cluster to correct this concern. This recall is expected to begin on February 14, 2005. The General Motors recall number is 05023.