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Water leaks from the headliner may be cause by damaged sun roof drain tubes.
The front struts may wear prematurely, resulting in poor handling and/or a rough ride. Struts may also be diagnosed as leading. When replacing front struts on 2007 - 2009 vehicles, the jounce bumper should be inspected. If it is found to be a one-piece black rubber part, it should be replaced with a newly designed jounce bumber end dust shield.
A no crank or no start condition may be the result of a theft system fault. Our technicians tell us that replacing the wireless control module should correct this issue.
The AC compressor may be damaged during cold weather conditions due to refrigerant "slugging." Our technicians tell us that the repair involves replacing the AC compressor and the condenser.
A no crank or no start condition may be the result of a theft system fault. Our technicians tell us that replacing the wireless control module should correct this condition.
The rear wiper may stop working and a fault code B2215 stored. Also, the A.C. power inverter may not work as it should. Our technicians tell us that a software update for the totally integrated power module will correct these issues.
Vehicles equipped with 4-wheel disk brakes have had a parking brake adjustment added to their 30K interval service.
A whistle sound may be noted while driving from the left side. Modifications to the outside mirror assembly may be necessary to correct this issue.
A high pitched tone may be heard from the engine compartment at temperatures below 0 degrees. The repair involves replacing the bypass valve and four o-rings on the back of the radiator.
Various engine and transmission fault code issues and driveability concerns have been addressed with software upgrades. Our technicians tell us that in some cases the engine and transmission control modules must be programed as a coordinated change. Driveability concerns may develop if only one module is reprogrammed.
A swish sound may be noted from the rear over low speed bumps. Our technicians tell us that new shock caps are available to correct this issue.
The ESP lamp may illuminate while driving due to a steering angle sensor fault. Our technicians tell us a software update is available to correct this issue.
A weak or dead battery may me caused by an excess draw related to the cabin compartment node. Our technicians tell us that a software update is available to correct this issue.
A moan type sound may be noted in the range of 2300-2500 RPM under moderate throttle applications. Our technicians tell us that the repair for this issue involves replacing the exhaust mid-pipe isolator and re-torquing the mid-pipe clamp.
A metallic rattle sound from the liftgate while driving over bumps may develop. Our technicians tell us that replacing the liftgate bumpers should correct this issue.