pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
7,296 miles

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problem #2

Nov 232018


  • 9,591 miles
Vehicle was at highway speed when systems began to fail and vehicle abruptly lost acceleration. Warning lights and messages began to appear abruptly without warning. RPM, and mph digital dial/ number jumped to 0 and back up to a random speed and then back down to 0. accelerator pedal did not have any bearing on speed control. Uncontrolled stalling at highway speed without any warning. Vehicle was driven off active roadway at next available exit and parked. Vehicle maintained error codes. Dealer contacted for tow. After waiting for tow and engine off, all error codes cleared. Driven to dealer and currently in service. Vehicle fairly new and repair under warranty. Problem uncertain but technician pointed to a grounding problem. Error lights during incident: Power steering warning light (steady on), tcs/stabilitrak warning light (steady on) and check engine light (steady on). Plus, vehicle service messages: Service power steering and service stabilitrak. I have taken pictures of the instrument cluster. Cluster errors began around 13:42 est and cleared around 15:42 est after parking and cutting engine off for some time (maybe 20 minutes) then restarting. Also, . in place of P in bottom right corner next to odometer reading. Also, after initially parking and the first restart, power steering seemed completely inactive.

- Fresh Meadows, NY, USA

problem #1

Nov 152017


  • 5,000 miles
In cold weather driving, 2017 Chevy Trax will throw a check engine light 20 minutes after startup, which shuts down the vehicles ability to maintain speed. This happens in town and on the highway. Code says turbo freezing. The vehicle will go max 40mph uphill on the highway and max 60mph on flat or downhill highway. Have to pull over because cars are coming from behind very fast in snowy conditions when vehicle will not maintain speed. The vehicle cannot accelerate from a stop either. Very scary. In town driving is almost not possible without getting run into because you cannot get out of the way. We have 10 of these vehicles and they all do the same. Chevy dealer says they have a fix, but cannot gets parts to fix. Its been 4 months of this major safety issue with no help from Chevy. I am fed up.

- Casper, WY, USA