hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
78,670 miles

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problem #5

Sep 052019


  • 170,000 miles
Vehicle was stationary. Unable to start for approx. 10 minutes. Security passcode issue

- Jersey Shore, PA, USA

problem #4

Aug 162018


  • 90,000 miles
Security passcode issue 2009 Chevy Colorado. At times it will not start and then it will take 10 minutes for it to come back on. All the lights work in the car and lock symbol flashes. The battery is not dead and I can't do anything to restart it besides wait the ten minutes for it to reset. Not only for myself but for my children this is not safe. I should be able to rely on my vehicle to start every time I turn the key. Not sure if its passlock system or ignition.

- Kansas City, KS, USA

problem #3

Nov 302017


  • 37,000 miles
From time to time truck will not crank. Dash lights up with a blinking lock flashing. If you wait 10 minutes will start. Have had it at Chevrolet dealer and 3 other repair shops spent $600 never fixed. Had 50000 miles on it. Otherwise runs great

- Clanton, AL, USA

problem #2

Oct 262017


  • 48,352 miles
My original complaint number is 10967682. This is a follow-up on the complaint I filed earlier with the Colorado not starting. I have time now because I missed another doctor's appointment because the truck won't start. I have narrowed the problem down to the truck's V-pass or passlock security system. Once again, I have to wait at 10 minute intervals for the truck to start. All the dash lights come on but the truck won't crank. Sometimes it requires a 10 minute wait, sometimes a 20 minute wait, sometimes a 30 minute wait. All the dealer can say is to bring it in and they will look at it. I have already been there, done that. No fix to date has solved the problem. I would trade this truck in, but I would feel guilty passing this problem onto another person

- West Des Moines, IA, USA

problem #1

Jan 102015


  • 48,000 miles
Truck starts fine except about every month on average I will go to start truck and nothing happens. At first I thought I had a dead battery. After the third time this happened I googled the problem and found out it was the passlock system. If I wait ten minutes truck starts. This first started to happen around two years ago.

- Bear, DE, USA