definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
35,096 miles

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problem #3

Feb 122015


  • 29,500 miles
My vehicle broke down due to known GM recall no. 08411 (NHTSA campaign number: 09V154000.) after paying out of pocket to have it towed into the local Chevrolet dealer, they refused to pay for the repair as stated in the remedy. Report receipt date: May 06, 2009 NHTSA campaign number: 09V154000 component(s): Fuel system, gasoline all products associated with this recall expand details close 10 associated documents close manufacturer: General Motors Corp. Summary: GM is recalling 27,188 my 2009 Cadillac escalade, escalade hybrid, escalade esv, and escalade ext; Chevrolet Avalanche, Suburban, Tahoe, Tahoe hybrid, and Colorado; and GMC Yukon, Yukon hybrid, Yukon XL, and canyon vehicles. The fuel system control modules may have a condition in which an adhesive separation of the room temperature vulcanizing (rtv) seal between the seal and the housing may allow water to seep into the module. Consequence: Water in the module could cause a short or open circuit, illumination of the service engine soon lamp, setting of diagnostic trouble codes or the engine may be hard to start, may not start or may stall increasing the risk of a crash. Remedy: Dealers will install a new fuel system control module free of charge. The recall began on May 18, 2009. Owners may contact Cadillac at 1-866-982-2339, Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438 and GMC at 1-866-996-9463 or at www.gmownercenter.com. notes: GM recall no. 08411. Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

- Elburn, IL, USA

problem #2

Aug 152014

Colorado 5-cyl

  • 53,787 miles
Fuel pump control module sent a code indicating an open circuit. GM has a recall but of course mine is not part of it. The engine would stall without notice. Cost $320 to fix.

- Sylvania, OH, USA

problem #1

Jul 192011


  • 22,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Chevrolet Colorado. The contact stated that the vehicle was shifted into park when the engine began to rev and jerk slightly. The vehicle was then shut off and the contact could smell a strong odor of fuel. Upon exiting the vehicle, the contact noticed that fuel was leaking from the vehicle. The vehicle was towed to an authorized dealer where the contact was informed that a rodent chewed through the plastic fuel lines. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 22,000.

- Hagerstown, MD, USA