2009 Chevrolet Express 3500 Repair and Maintenance
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2009 Chevrolet Express 3500 ProblemsOne or More Rear Lights May Not Work
The tail light wiring harness in the cargo area is not protected very well. As a result it may become damaged due to normal wear a tear. This damage can causing some or all of the rear lights to stop working.
A loose or worn gas cap could be cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.
The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.
2009 Chevrolet Express 3500 QuestionsHow can I troubleshoot my front headlights (2 answers)
My passenger side headlight is not working
2009 Chevrolet Express 3500 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.
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.