2010 Chevrolet Avalanche Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2010 Chevrolet Avalanche

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2010 Chevrolet Avalanche Problems

Reduced Power and Check Engine Light

The throttle position sensor (TPS) on the Chevrolet Avalanche, including the Black Diamond Edition, is notorious for failure which causes:

This issue is related to the throttle position sensor, and can be caused by faulty wiring to the TPS, bad connection at the TPS, or a failed TPS.

To correct this issue, the wiring harness, connector, and throttle position sensor must be inspected, tested, and/or replaced. The most common cause is a faulty TPS.

The Upper Dash May Crack

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.

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2010 Chevrolet Avalanche Questions

Traction light on while driving a 2010 Chevy Cruze (1 answer)

My Chevy is a 2010 Korean Cruze (No Model available in above selection slider). Got the Traction light while driving. Stopped the car. Restarted after 5 minutes - all OK since. What's that?

Also: There is a Traction button by the gear shift. What's that? What does it do? No explanation...

check engine light came on remote start doesnt work valves tappingoilchanged5000 (1 answer)

the oil has been changed reg @5000 107000 mileson truck cant believe i need lifters and valves

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2010 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.

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2010 Chevrolet Avalanche Reviews

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My 2010 Avalanche LTZ is an excellent vehicle and would be Outstanding if it had top quality seats and a brake system that should be exceptional for a 50k plus unit. The seats and brakes that were on my 2007 Yukon Denali far exceeded the quality used in this 2010. The gas milage on the highway is close to 19 MPG when crusing at 80 MPG. the city MPG is around 14.5 MPG. Overall I would rate i...

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