definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
24,000 miles

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problem #1

Jul 152002

Astro Van

  • Automatic transmission
  • 24,000 miles
The July 2002 failure (first of two) of the 2001 Astro AWD transmission was fully covered by the warranty. I bought the vehicle used with 8000 miles in February 2001. It had been purchased new in August 2000. I drove it for 16000 miles in 16 months (24000 odo), and the transmission would not go into reverse or 3rd gear. The dealer repaired the transmission and gave a one year/12000 mile warranty on their work. Unfortunately the repaired transmission is now slipping in 3rd and I am afraid to drive it. It is over one year since the July 2002 fix, but I have just driven it over 11000 miles (35000 odo). I have not yet contacted the dealer, but I fear that the response will be isn't that just too bad

- Greensburg, PA, USA