2006 Chevrolet Uplander Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Chevrolet Uplander

2006 Chevrolet Uplander Problems

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

Front brake rotors can wear causing a pulsation felt in the brake pedal. Our technicians often recommend replacement of the front rotors and brake pads as the best option to correct this condition.

The high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid and should be replaced if this is the case.

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2006 Chevrolet Uplander Questions

hooking up neg.cable got a arc.checked all fuses good

started having intermitent issue with car not starting dash going out no turn signal a mechanic recommend I replace the battery as this is what it sounded like to him I did and replace the terminal end as the OEM would not tighten! seems like everything is good now, everything works as it should ...

ran a scan U1300 class 2 short to ground. u1300 Data link low. u1301 data link high.
lights have been flickering since we bought it. I ordered voltage reg kit will install on alternator.
checking grounds.

any onput?

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2006 Chevrolet Uplander Recalls

The tire and loading information label on the driver's side door frame may be inaccurate. A misprinted label could lead to overloading of the vehicle, which could possibly lead to tire failure and a crash. Owners will be provided with corrected labels and installation instructions. At customers' request, a dealer can install the label for them. The recall began March 31, 2006. The GM recall number is 05109.

Some cargo vans may not have a tire and loading information label on the driver's door frame because they were incorrectly labeled as incomplete vehicles. This does not conform to the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard, and the owner may not know the correct tire size and could overload the vehicle. Owners will be sent new tire and loading information labels and certification labels. If needed, the customer can have the dealer install the labels. The recall began March 15, 2006. The GM recall number is 06009.

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2006 Chevrolet Uplander Reviews

Just replaced the battery with a Super Start 34-72 (the recommended replacement battery at O'reilly) and lost electrical to gauges, radio, interior lights, backup lights, and ventilation controls. None of the fuses are blown and the battery is hooked up correctly.

We bought our 2006 Uplander in 2007 & for the MOST part we love it. The mild issues we have are the fact that we have to replace the brakes more often than we have ever had to do w/ our other vehicles & there seems to be some sort of electrical problem as the dash lights tend to flicker slightly. The MAIN issue we have is the fact that there are ZERO rear air vents! This is a big deal for us...

We bought a used 2006 and still owe 2 more years of payments on it. I tell you what I drive with the check engine light on it and find that its weird when I can go to a different town and on the way the engine light will go off then when driving back in town it comes back on and stays on. It has done that several times. I got maybe 70000 miles on it and already the shifter cable has popped off ...

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