2006 Chevrolet Colorado Repair and Maintenance
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2006 Chevrolet Colorado ProblemsCheck Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue
Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.
The heater - AC blower motor may stop working at one or more speeds due to a faulty blower motor resistor block.
The engine may develop a misfire due to worn valve seats. This fault will cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate. Replacement of the cylinder head may be required to correct this concern.
2006 Chevrolet Colorado QuestionsHow do you remove the intake manifold? (1 answer)
I'm changing my valve cover gasket, but the last two screws are under the intake manifold. This has become a bigger job then I expected.
got all the bolts out,the old pads and caliper is off rotor is free be cant get flange in front of rotor off. hope it isn't pressed on but don't think so
It shows on the dashboard temperature gauge that it's heating up. The mechanic checked the outside with a temperature laser gun and it reads temperature its normal. I already changed water pump, fan clutch, termostat, temperature element, radiator cap, and cleaned the radiator. I really don&...
2006 Chevrolet Colorado RecallsGM Recalls 2004–2011 Vehicles Due to Inaccessible Top Tether Anchor for Child Safety Seat
General Motors is recalling certain 2004–2011 Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon, and Isuzu regular and extended cab models without a rear seat and equipped with a 60/40 front bench split seat for failing to comply with federal safety standards on child restraint anchorage systems. The top tether anchor for the front center seat is not accessible and the manual provides no instruction on its use. In order to correct the problem, dealers will cut a hole in the back panel trim cover to allow access to the top tether anchor and will provide supplemental instructions on the use of the top tether.
General Motors is recalling various 2004–2009 models in twelve Southern and Southwestern states, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands due to contamination in the brake lamp switch, which may cause the brake lamps to fail or stay on continuously. This could lead to a crash since other drivers may not be aware of the operator's intentions. Dealers will inspect and replace the necessary components free of charge. For more information, call Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438, GMC at 1-866-996-9463, or Isuzu at 1-800-255-6727.
The brake lights may fail to illuminate, or illuminate at all times. In this condition, the cruise control will not function. If towing a trailer connected to the brake lamp wiring, the trailer lights will also be affected. A following driver may not know when the brakes are applied, increasing the risk of a rear-end crash. Dealers will replace the brake lamp switch assembly. The recall began December 5, 2006. The GM recall number is 06030.