fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
18,870 miles

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problem #21

Nov 132019


  • 22,500 miles
The drivers window, when I press the down button on the control the window will start to go down then close by itself, also I had an issue today 11/13/19, I was able to get the window to roll down, but then no matter how much I tried the window wouldn't roll up..the vehicle is usually in motion when I have had the issue of the window rolling up on its own,

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

problem #20

May 222019


  • miles
Radio display would start to scroll up and down. Now the display of mileage, oil life percentage remaining, tire air pressure display and other options supposed to be previously available through push buttons located on steering wheel are not able to be accessed.

- Celina, OH, USA

problem #19

Jun 172019


  • 24,705 miles
Was returning from a 300-mile trip on June 17th when I received a "service 4WD" message on the display console. Called GM dealer service shop and set up appt for June 28th (earliest available date). Three days later, pick-up auto-shifted and locked into 4WD. Next morning, June 21st, drove pick-up to dealer service shop. Technician was able to take pick-up out of 4WD, but said he could not guarantee it wouldn't slip back into 4WD. I continued to receive "service 4WD" messages. On June 27th, while making a left-hand turn across oncoming traffic, pick-up again auto-shifted and locked into 4WD. The wheels locked while in the turn, stalling the vehicle with oncoming traffic barreling down on me. I did not think I would survive. Fortunately, opposing traffic was able to swerve around me, and I was eventually able to limp the pick-up through the left-hand turn and out of direct traffic. Vehicle went into dealer service shop the following morning (June 28th), still locked in 4WD. Service shop had the pick-up for 18 days. Final verdict: Pin tension issues and fluctuating voltages in connector, which miss-signaled the vehicle to auto-shift into 4WD. This is the third time I've had issues with the 4WD on this pick-up. The first time I received the "service 4WD" message at 214 miles. Vehicle auto-shifted and got stuck in 4WD. Dealer service shop repaired issue. At 5,096 miles, the pick-up again issued a "service 4WD" message and auto-shifted into 4WD. Was diagnosed as an internal short; and the 4WD selector switch replaced. This third time was determined to be another internal short. I filed a report with GM. They determined the pick-up was still safe to drive even though the vehicle had auto-shifted into 4WD on 3 separate occasions and even though the 3rd time almost got me killed.

- Carlton, OR, USA

problem #18

Aug 072019


  • 43,000 miles
The contact owns a 2016 Chevrolet Colorado. While exiting a parking lot at 15 mph, the steering wheel became difficult to turn and the power steering and traction control warning indicators illuminated. The contact continued to drive the vehicle home without power steering ability. When the contact arrived home, he powered off the engine, restarted the vehicle, and everything was fine. The contact also stated that the back -up camera indicated "track not available" on the instrument panel. The contact called koons tysons Chevrolet Buick GMC (2000 chain bridge rd, vienna, va 22182, (703) 790-9800) and scheduled an appointment. The vehicle was not taken to a dealer and was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure, but did not assist. The approximate failure mileage was 43,000.

- Annandale, VA, USA

problem #17

Dec 012016


  • 1,000 miles
The contact owns a 2016 Chevrolet Colorado. On several occasions, the horn required approximately 20 pounds of pressure to activate. In an emergency situation, the contact was unable to activate the horn quickly. The vehicle was taken to concord Chevrolet (located at 1330 concord ave, concord, ca 94520, (925) 682-6400) where it was determined that the failure may have been caused by a design flaw and could not be repaired. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not informed of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 1,000.

- Millbrae, CA, USA

problem #16

Jul 152017


  • miles
The ignition will not turn completely off which means the key will not come out. I may have to restart the engine, put it in gear and move a few feet, five times to get the key out. The engine itself shuts off, but everything else stays on. This happens frequently. Chevrolet has issued a bulletin saying a dirty key will cause this. How many times in your lifetime have you had to clean a key? this happens after I have stopped and tried to turn the truck off.

- Milford, OH, USA

problem #15

Jul 012019


  • 10,000 miles
The driver instrument and radio displays go black for some minutes (2 to 20) minutes and then return to function. During the black out I can not check speed, gas mileage, odometer or any other instrument function. I have visited champion Chevrolet in johnson city, tn and wilson county motors in lebanon, tn to have the problem resolved. Neither could resolve the issue. This is a serious safety concern to me. Car was in motion on a highwsy

- Lafayette, TN, USA

problem #14

Jun 272019


  • 44,000 miles
The contact owns a 2016 Chevrolet Colorado. While driving 30 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The contact was able to restart the vehicle. Additionally, when the vehicle was placed in park, the ignition key failed to cycle to the off position. The vehicle was taken to rydell Chevrolet (located at 1309, 18600 devonshire St, northridge, ca 91324, (866) 802-5628) to be diagnosed, but the mechanic was unable to retrieve a fault code or duplicate the failures. The vehicle was not repaired. The failures were intermittent. The manufacturer was notified of the failures. The approximate failure mileage was 44,000. The VIN was not available.

- Lebanon, MO, USA

problem #13

May 132019


  • 13,000 miles
Instrument panel and radio blackout

- Cleveland, MS, USA

problem #12

Mar 282019


  • 16,635 miles
While turning into a parking lot the vehicle stalled without warning. All electronics went dead, and vehicle lurched to a stop. After shifting into park the vehicle started normally. Shortly after, while turning on a city street it happened again. Towed to dealer for repair. Dealer says it was a faulty chassis control module and repair will be completed on 4/1/19 vehicle was recently taken in to dealer for intermittent mis-fire but diagnostic tests found nothing wrong.

- Honolulu, HI, USA

problem #11

Sep 282018


  • 52,000 miles
The contact owns a 2016 Chevrolet Colorado. While driving at an unknown speed, the instrument panel gauges flickered and the stability trac indicator illuminated. The vehicle was taken to advantage Chevrolet of bolingbrook (630-243-4460, located at 115 S West frontage rd, bolingbrook, il 60440) where it was diagnosed that a wire was exposed and frayed. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and provided a case number. The failure recurred approximately four months later. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was approximately 52,000. The VIN was not provided.

- Lisle, IL, USA

problem #10

Jan 152018


  • 35,000 miles
The contact owns a 2016 Chevrolet Colorado. The contact stated that a loud abnormal noise was heard when shifting into park or reverse, and the vehicle hesitated before shifting into gear. While driving 45 mph, the vehicle lost power without warning. Also, when the vehicle was engaged in park, the key was unable to be removed from the ignition. The vehicle was taken to bellamy strickland Chevrolet Buick GMC (145 industrial blvd, mcdonough, ga 30253, 770-954-3000), but the cause of the failures could not be determined. The manufacturer was not notified of the failures. The failure mileage was approximately 35,000.

- Mcdonough, GA, USA

problem #9

Jul 172018


  • 10,647 miles
I purchased a brand new 2016 Chevrolet Colorado duromax diesel in September of 2016. At 9,638 miles the check engine light came on for the nox sensor. The dealership replaced them but it did not fix anything. As it turns out the issue was a recall which reprogrammed the ECU. They decided to make the tolerances looser on the sensors. At 10,647 miles there was a loud wining coming from the rear of the vehicle. The race to the pinion bearing in the rear differential was pitted and causing the bearing to fail. The rear differential needed to be rebuilt. At 22715 miles the truck would go into reduced power mode which is 25 miles per hour in the middle of the freeway causing other motorists to swerve to avoid a collision. When the truck was turned off and turned back on the error would clear and the vehicle was drivable again. The dealership could not replicate the issue so it took many visits before they replaced the accelerator pedal position sensor. After this did not fix the issue and almost caused another accident the vehicle was taken in and the complete wiring harness was replace. The technician stated that the connectors were improperly crimped at the factory. The truck is now at the dealership again at 26,000 miles to replace the diesel exhaust fluid pump. This fault also causes the vehicle to go into reduced power mode which almost caused an accident again. This vehicle is not reliable, dangerous, and I do not feel safe driving it, especially when my family is with me. I contacted Chevrolet customer assistance team concentrix on behalf of Chevrolet to seek a solution on a brand new vehicle that had major problems. The representative did not care and told me to pursue a resolution on my own.

- Virginia Beach, VA, USA

problem #8

Apr 012017


  • 1,000 miles
Dashboard settings/radio/backup camera display unit goes blank and resets resulting in loss of backup camera availability. Usually, on start up but continuing for up to 15 minutes during which settings and backup camera are unavailable. Usually when stationary but has also happens while backing up. Dealers have been unable to find a fix under warrantee. Has happened occasionally but repeatedly since I purchased the vehicle new in March of 2017.

- Slidell, LA, USA

problem #7

Jun 212018

Colorado 4-cyl

  • 35,000 miles
The contact owns a 2016 Chevrolet Colorado. The contact called behalf of the driver. While driving various speeds, the temperature gauge increased to 210. The vehicle was taken to rydell Chevrolet (186000 devonshire St, northridge, ca 91324, (866) 802-5628) where diagnostic testing was completed, but no failure code was found. The vehicle was not repaired; however, the failure recurred. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 35,000.

- Burbank, CA, USA

problem #6

Jun 152018


  • 30,000 miles
The vehicle was on a street stopped at a stoplight with the left turn signal on and in drive. The vehicle radio and electrical system powered off and reset without known cause and the vehicle engine and electrical system shut down. The vehicle was restarted by placing the vehicle in park and using the key to start normally.

- Oakdale, CT, USA

problem #5

Nov 202016


  • 21,000 miles
TL-contact owns a 2016 Chevy Colorado... contact stated that hood came open while driving going 5mph pulling out of parking lot.. vehicle shut off five times on five different days. Vehicle shuts off going from a complete stop after pressing on gas pedal. Vehicle shut off turning onto main highway and would not start back up. Hood latch does not stay shut. Vehicle was towed to dealership and hood latch was fixed. Vehicle was at dealership again a few days ago and dealership stated no recalls on vehicle. Dealership also stated vehicle was never in shop for shut off reason. Contact advised to contact Chevy at 800-222-1020

- Quincy, CA, USA

problem #4

Mar 282017


  • 2,400 miles
On February 21, 2017 while making a right turn, my 2016 Chevrolet Colorado 4WD crew cab turned itself off. On February 22, 2017 richard lucas Chevrolet looked at the vehicle for 5 hours an drove the vehicle around several times and were "unable to duplicate concern." I was told to call back if the issue ever popped up again, but it was believed to be unlikely. March 28, 2017 while driving home from work, my Colorado ignition made a click noise, and the ignition key turned itself off yet again. This time around was much different than the first occurrence as I had no brakes to stop the vehicle. To stop the vehicle I had to shift into park which I was able to do. Vehicle will be returning to the richard lucas auto center to be reevaluated. On the first occurrence the vehicle was in motion on a county road while completing a turn and the second time it happened while going straight on a residential street.

- Woodbridge, NJ, USA

problem #3

Jan 132017


  • 27,000 miles
I started my Colorado to head home, the weather was clear and cool. The "driver information center" in the instrument cluster flashed that the airbag, anti-theft system, and the traction control system (tcs)/stabilitrak were inoperable. The airbag, tcs, and one other lights were illuminated. I turned the vehicle off. Waited a few seconds and turned it back on. The same thing happened again. I cleared the warning messages and started to drive to take it in and get it looked at by a certified Chevrolet mechanic. I left the parking lot and after entering the nearby street I noticed that the driver information center was not displaying any vehicle information (showing zeros or blanks for all diagnostic information including mileage, fuel, oil pressure, speed etc). Also, the needles for the speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge, and engine coolant temperature gauge were lifeless and reading zeros. Only the odometer and "infotainment" system were working correctly. I estimated my speed to be above 30 mph at this point. I immediately pulled off the road, put the vehicle in park and turned it off. I waited a few minutes and scanned the wiring under the hood and steering wheel but could not identify any issues. When I started the vehicle again, all the issues were gone as if nothing happened. Seemed kinda like restarting a computer to clear software issues. Not sure what could've caused it. My vehicle is a 2016 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 with 27,000 miles on it. It was purchased October 2015. Probably either a software/electrical issue, gremlins, or a russian hacking attempt. Due to bribing the gremlins with socks to bother someone else's car, and the lack of any pictures appearing in the infotainment system featuring a shirtless russian dictator making impolite gestures while riding a bear...my uneducated guess is that it's a software issue.

- Spotsylvania, VA, USA

problem #2

Oct 132016


  • 7,200 miles
Engine revs high coming to a stop. Required both feet pressed hard on the bakes to emergency stop. Speed control quits working then service-stability control comes on, car starts to handle ackwardly, pulls to left then. Cut engine off and it resets, but the cruise control stops working and then that service stability control comes back on.if I don't put on the cruise control, I don't get that stability control message so far. Braking problem happens when comes to a stop. Cruise control happens at highway speeds but sometimes going 45 mph.

- Evans, GA, USA

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