fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
12,808 miles

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problem #2

Nov 012007


  • miles
2004 Chevrolet Colorado driveshaft and rear differential failed. Consumer states that the driveshaft fell out while backing out of his driveway and then the rear differential failed. He also stated that GM denied the claim. The consumer stated after the repairs were made, there was a loud noise coming from the vehicle when the gear was in reverse. The dealer stated the transmission failed as a result of the drivetrain failure.

- Liverpool, NY, USA

problem #1

Jul 202005

Colorado 4WD 5-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 25,615 miles
Axle/differential failure. Engaging reverse, vehicle will lunge forward with power and then jumps in reverse as if transmission is slipping or missing reverse gear. Vehicle strains to switch gears to reverse when vehicle is at a complete stop. Cstmer invoice: At time vehicle lunges and jumps in reverse. Reprogrammed PCM with update. Start vehicle idle 5 minutes or more, engaging D gear, engage A/C operation and then accelerating in 80-95 degree F enviromental conditions, vehicle will loose torque, rpms redline while appling normal accelrator pedal pressure. Vehicle stalls but never dies, coasted to nearby parking lot and called dealership for a wrecker, towed back to dealership for repairs. Dealer customer invoice: At times vehicle will not accelerate. Unable to verify customer concern. Operating as designed. No codes.

- Benton, AR, USA