2009 Chevrolet Avalanche Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Chevrolet Avalanche

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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.

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

First the front passenger and eventually all automatic door looks stopped responding. If you look out there, it is a known problem with the Avalanche at least for certain model years. Basically the parts inside your door wear out prematurely. I think it was an actuator or something like that but not sure. Anyway, negotiated with the dealership as I felt this was ridiculous to have door locks fail at 75K. I made a point that I had a vehicle...

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2009 Avalanche 4 door vehicle.
Initially this was just driver side rear passenger door, now it's both rear door locks. The front two door locks are functioning fine.

Is this possibly a driver switch issue or could both rear latching components be failing?

Is this typically an ins...

what is the cause of a clicking noise in my right rear wheel? click goes quiet when I lift the wheel off the ground or make right corner turns. clicks started about a month ago.

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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.

The RTV seal on the fuel system control modules may allow water to enter into the module. Water in the module can cause a short, which may cause hard starting, a crank-no start condition, or stalling, and the Service Engine Soon light may come on. If the engine stalls unexpectedly, there is an increased risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the fuel system control module free of charge. The recall began on May 18, 2009. The GM recall number is 08411.

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Beautiful vehicle, good truck! Minor wear and tear, except the gas gage has sporadic behavior after 50,000 miles. Looks good and still turns heads!

i have a 09 avalanche and i can't get the camera to work it was fot a min.HELP

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