Chevrolet Repair and Maintenance

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

Chevrolet Problems

Transmission Pressure Control Solenoid Failure May Cause Erratic Shifting

The transmission pressure control solenoid may fail causing erratic shifting. Our technicians tell us that partial dis-assembly of the transmission is necessary to replace a failed pressure control solenoid.

Compressor

The AC system may not blow cold at times. In many cases, replacement of the AC compressor has corrected this issue.

Water Pump May Fail Prematurely

The water pump may develop a coolant leak resulting in an engine overheating condition.

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Chevrolet Recalls

Front Suspension Control Arm Welds Fail

The front suspension upper control arms may have welds that are not sufficient, resulting in separation of the arm from the bushing. Dealers will replace both the left and right upper control arms and realign the vehicle suspension free of charge to resolve the concern.

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Does Not Deploy In A Crash

The occupant classification system may not appropriately detect an occupant in the passenger front seat, and as a result may not power the passenger frontal air bag for deployment in an accident. Dealers will reprogram the air bag control unit and occupant classification system electronic control unit in some vehicles, replacing the occupant classification system electronic control unit additionally in other vehicles free of charge to resolve the concern.

Driver's Seat Belt Fails

The tensioner cable for the driver's seat belt may be positioned such that the driver slides over it, resulting in fatigue of this cable. This could cause it to separate from the seat belt. The driver may not be properly protected in a crash if this happens. Dealers will modify vehicles to prevent the tensioner from being damaged, and will repair any tensioner that has already been damaged free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Chevrolet Reviews

Had to replace wheel sensor for stabiltrack at 3000 miles not covered under warranty! &725.32 and same problem showed up at 40000 miles, not replacing this time!!!! $10.00 Quart of oil every 1000 miles, Chevy replaced 1 (ONE) piston, gasket and timing chain! Runs worse then before, idles at 500 rpm and has no get up and go,,, funny still has the same problem! I will NEVER buy another...
At around 40,000 miles everything started falling apart. Moisture accumulated in the headlamp area, causing me to have to replace the bulbs every year. Have to replace at dealer because entire grill has to come off to replace. Cost of approx. $75.00 per bulb. Mirror covers on both visors broke off within the first couple of years (I do not have any small children, broke just by opening them...
found out i had multiple issuses. two ground wires broken. coil broke inside. now running fine.

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