There have been reports of premature head gasket failure; an updated gasket design is available to correct this problem.
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If you experience a harsh downshift from fourth to third gear, the transmission control module (TCM) software should be checked and updated if necessary before any other repairs are performed.
Due to corrosion at the pivot, the driver side window wiper may fail. The damaged pivot will require replacement to repair this problem.
If you hear a popping, clunking, or snapping sound from the front of the vehicle after five miles of driving on smooth surfaces, the outer tie rod ends may be worn and require replacement.
A defective vehicle speed sensor can cause problems with the cruise control and speedometer operation, as well as erratic shifting. The connectors on the sensors are also susceptible to corrosion, which will create similar symptoms. Any of these problems can cause Check Engine Light illumination.
A bad ground on the left frame rail can cause intermittent operation of the radiator cooling fans or AC compressor.