2008 Chevrolet Avalanche Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Chevrolet Avalanche

2008
Chevrolet
Avalanche
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2008 Chevrolet Avalanche
$
234
to $
357
2008 Chevrolet Avalanche
$
672
to $
801
2008 Chevrolet Avalanche
$
214
to $
1,081
2008 Chevrolet Avalanche
$
93
to $
119
2008 Chevrolet Avalanche
$
344
to $
1,009

2008 Chevrolet Avalanche Problems

Dashboard Cracking in 3 spots

The upper dash may crack, most commonly on vehicles in warm climates and exposed to a lot of sunlight. The common repair is to replace the upper instrument trim panel. Information on a technical service bulletin or extended warranty is not available at this time.

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.

Replace spark plugs every 100,000 miles

The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.

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2008 Chevrolet Avalanche Questions

I am getting a bad o2 sensor code from auto zone P1133 and have replaced it 2x (1 answer)

The code according to the Tech's at auto zone said I needed to replace the o2 sensor, bank 1 sensor 1. I have done this 2 times and they cannot clear the code. My truck is still getting terrible gas mileage and doesn't seem to have the same power it had before this problem. I also changed...

backup camera malfunction (1 answer)

my car is blowing hot air (1 answer)

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2008 Chevrolet Avalanche Recalls

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Possible Under Hood Electrical Fire

The heated washer module under the hood could overheat due to excessive current draw. Under certain conditions, this could result in an under hood fire. This previous recall attempt in 2008 to repair this concern did not have the expected success. Dealers will now permanently disable and remove the heated washer module to correct this concern. This recall is expected to begin on June 20, 2010.

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2008 Chevrolet Avalanche Reviews

I love love love my Avalanche truck. But I have some of the problems listed above. I have the check engine light on a lot and it is usually because of the 4WD issue or because of the gas cap. So damage to something may not be present and yet it's telling the code reader the whole thing needs to be replaced. Just make sure you get a second opinion before committing to a whole piece replacement.
service air light is on
I HAVE A 2008 AVALANCHE LTZ, THAT I BOUGHT NEW. CURRENTLY IT HAS 125,000 MILES AND I LOVE IT. THE ONLY PROBLEM I HAD WAS HAVING TO CHANGE MY FRONT BRAKES AND ROTORS FOUR TIMES. THE FIRST SET OF TIRES GOT 80,000 MILES (GREAT), THE SECOND SET ONLY GOT 35,000 MILES. THE BRAKES SEEM GOOD FOR 20,000 MILES AFTER CHANGING AND THEN THE FRONT ROTORS START TO PULSATE. I WOULD BE AFRAID TO TO...

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