2009 Chevrolet Express 1500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Chevrolet Express 1500
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2009 Chevrolet Express 1500 ProblemsReplace 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.
The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart.
2009 Chevrolet Express 1500 QuestionsThe door latch will not open sometimes. (1 answer)
The latch on my 2009 chevrolet express sliding side door will work 3 or 4 times then you cannot open the door.
2009 Chevrolet Express 1500 RecallsInsufficient Instrument Panel Padding
Certain vehicles are being recalled because if a crash were to occur not requiring deployment of the front airbags, the head of an unbelted front seat passenger could hit the instrument panel, resulting in personal injury because the panel may not sufficiently absorb the impact. As of this writing, General Motors is still working on a remedy for this concern.
Certain vehicles, fitted with a specific Braun wheelchair lift, has a roll stop latch on the outer barrier of the wheelchair lift that may become bent or misaligned over time and with frequent use. Main Mobility is working with Braun to notify owners and Braun dealers will repair the lift as necessary to correct this concern. This recall only pertains to vehicles altered by Main Mobility. General Motors and Ford are NOT involved in this recall.
The heating and AC control knobs may fracture and spin on the control shafts. The driver may not be able to control the heating and ventilation for the vehicle. If this happens when the defrost system is needed, visibility could be reduced, which could lead to a crash. Dealers will replace all of the heating and AC control knobs free of charge. The recall began March 11, 2010. The GM recall number is 10012.