10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 2
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
56,019 miles

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problem #10

Jul 102009

Colorado

  • miles
The contact owns a 2009 Chevrolet Colorado. The contact stated that the pass lock security system feature intermittently activated and that there was some sort of an electrical malfunction. The contact was not able to access the vehicle several times due to the failure. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer who replaced the ignition switch twice, but the failure recurred. The contact attempted to access the vehicle, but was unable to due to the security system activating upon trying to access the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to another authorized dealer who also diagnosed that the ignition switch needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure several times. The VIN was not available. The failure mileage was not available.

- Huntsville, TN, USA

problem #9

Dec 072014

Colorado

  • 28,300 miles
No crank, no start condition caused by defective ignition switch housing (pass lock sensor failure) that can leave owner stranded. This is widespread among GM and Chevrolet Colorado vehicles. GM needs to redesign ignition switch housing and pass lock sensor to prevent failure and issue a recall. There is no recall notice or any indication that replacing the original ignition switch housing defective parts with identical, new parts does not guarantee the problem will not unexpectedly occur again. Part numbers replaced as indicated on repair order for this vehicle: 15795321 ignition housing; 26028106 bolt; 12377900 lubricant.

- Pompton Plains, NJ, USA

problem #8

Jan 152014

Colorado 4-cyl

  • 24,000 miles
No crank/ no start. This is a widesperead and very common issue with all years Chevy Colorados and happens intermittently where the engine will not crank (turn over). This can be a particularly unsafe issue for manual transmission models if for some reason the vehicle is stalled in traffic or leaving the driver stranded in some remote area under adverse weather conditions, for example and will not start. This happens sporatically, very difficult to duplicate making this vehicle unreliable and unsafe. GM does not acknowledge there in an electrical problem as no recalls have been issued.

- Pompton Plains, NJ, USA

problem #7

Sep 052014

Colorado 5-cyl

  • 76,371 miles
Purchased vehicle used. Within 1 week vehicle failed to start. Dash shows security lock flashing. Vehicle will not start until it is no longer illuminated, takes approx. 10 to 15 minutes. Continues to happen on a regular basis every 7 to 10 days, on occasion has happened twice in same day or 2 days in a row. Called dealership - offered no solution. Has been 2 months now and have been stranded many many times waiting for vehicle to start.

- El Paso, TX, USA

problem #6

Jul 012014

Colorado

  • miles
The contact owns a 2009 Chevrolet Colorado. The contact stated that the vehicle failed to start after several attempts. The contact mentioned that the failure could have been related to a pass lock failure. The vehicle was taken to a dealer on multiple occasions where the failure was unable to be duplicated. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was unknown.

- Mcallen, TX, USA

problem #5

Sep 162013

Colorado 4WD 5-cyl

  • 40,000 miles
Traveling on a dark cold night when vehicle coded service engine ABS and traction control came on we had no headlights brakes lights no wipers no heat or air and unable to unlock doors. We were fortunate that we git off the side if road before any collison. We were unable to get anything to come back on for a few minutes. We actually had to shut off vehicle and restart that worked until we could get home. No one cm tell us what is wrong with the truck. Now it is not running and unable to drive it. Not very pleased with this truck. We bought it new in 2009. I feel that this is a problem GM should have to fix. I still can't find a recall for this vehicle.

- Mc Kee, KY, USA

problem #4

Jul 162014

Colorado 4-cyl

  • 88,200 miles
This vehicle "pass lock" system is activating nearly every attempt to start. This requires the driver to wait 10 minutes with the key in the ignition, in the "on" position. After approx 10 minutes, the pass lock light will go off allowing the driver to attempt to start the vehicle again. Sometimes it will activate the pass lock system an additional time and repeat the above process. This has left me stranded on multiple occasions in areas I prefer not to be around any longer than necessary. This issue is a major safety concern.

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #3

Jul 152014

Colorado

  • 88,150 miles
This vehicle "pass lock" system is activating nearly every attempt to start. This requires the driver to wait 10 minutes with the key in the ignition, in the "on" position. After approx 10 minutes, the pass lock light will go off allowing the driver to attempt to start the vehicle again. Sometimes it will activate the pass lock system an additional time and repeat the above process. This has left me stranded on multiple occasions in areas I prefer not to be around any longer than necessary. This issue is a major safety concern.

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #2

Aug 012011

Colorado 4WD 5-cyl

  • 20,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Chevrolet Colorado. The contact stated that once the vehicle was shut off, it would become difficult to restart. The contact was able to restart the vehicle after waiting twenty minutes. The vehicle was taken to the dealer. The technician diagnosed that the ignition switch was faulty and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer had not been notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 20,000. Updated 10/07/14 updated 3/16/2015

- Grantsville , UT, USA

problem #1

Apr 082013

Colorado 4-cyl

  • 46,000 miles
Vehicle will not start, crank over, nothing, must wait 10 minutes for ignition to clear in order to start. Condition happens randomly.

- Oakville, CT, USA